Pinoy fans of Son Ye-jin got closer to the actress in a virtual fan meet where she briefly talked about her past visit to the Philippines. The “Crash Landing On You” star also revealed the place she would love to see when she returns to the country.

Lucky Fans Got to #SmartHangoutWithYejin

Smart Hallyu Hangouts, a series of online events for Pinoy Hallyu fans, premiered last July 16 with none other than South Korea’s melodrama queen, Son Ye-jin. The actress participated in an interview, with Sam Oh serving as the interpreter. 

Questions ranged from her future goals as an actress to her fashion style, fitness regimen, and beauty secrets. Son Ye-jin gamely answered the questions, even revealing stories on set like drinking real alcohol for her drunk scenes. No wonder she’s so convincing!

Two lucky fans were also able to greet Son Ye-jin through a short video call where they expressed their love for their idol. They will also receive personal gifts from the actress, including a pair of sunglasses similar to the ones she used on “Crash Landing On You.”

Son Ye-jin Talks About Her Visit to the Philippines

Son Ye-jin said she would love to visit the Philippines soon to meet her fans personally. She would also like to travel to Boracay.

The Hallyu star recalled a family trip to the country a long time ago. She said what struck her then was the friendly faces of the Filipinos who seemed very happy. She also recalled thinking she would love to live in a place surrounded by the beauty of nature. 

Fans Express Their Love for Son Ye-jin

One of the highlights of the program is a compilation of video messages from Son Ye-jin’s devoted Pinoy fans. The actress appeared to be overwhelmed by the love and support she’s getting. She admitted that she sometimes felt that she was not worthy but said that her fans’ support motivates her to do her next project.

Before ending the program, Son Ye-jin said she couldn’t wait to visit the Philippines and told her fans to take care until then. We’re definitely looking forward to that!

Next on Smart Hallyu Hangouts this July 31 is Son Ye-jin’s boyfriend and fellow Smart ambassador Hyun Bin.

Myla Torres-Eder

Myla writes news stories for a living and watches K-dramas for leisure. She enjoys doing both for Hallyudorama.

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