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Korean superstar experiences ‘uncomfortable’ incident with Filipino fans

by | Entertainment

Aug. 02, 18 | 11:31 am

Many netizens were not pleased with Filipino fans aggressively interacting with Korean actor and model Nam Joo Hyuk when he visited the Philippines.

Nam visited the country last week, together with fellow Korean superstar, Sandara Park, for a fan convention organized by Penshoppe, a local clothing brand which they both endorse.

During the said convention, Nam and Park posed for photo with their Filipino fans, but some of them got a little too excited upon meeting their idols.

The hosts and security team of the event repeatedly reminded the fans not to get too close to the Korean personalities but they were left ignored.

As seen in a video circulating on social media, there were some fans who grabbed Nam’s waist and arm and clutched to him throughout the photo op.

Nam also looked uncomfortable in the video.

Nam Joo Hyuk PH, the Korean star’s fans club in the Philippines posted an apology on their Twitter account after the videos made rounds online.

“We know many are disappointed on how some fans showed their excitement upon seeing him upclose on stage. Nevertheless, we ask forgiveness on what had transpired,” the statement reads.

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