Did You Know? These ‘Squid Game’ Stars are K-Pop Enthusiasts by Heart

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Hallyu wave is getting bigger each year. The interactions between K-Pop and K-Drama artists are gaining various reactions from the netizens from time to time and can become hot topics over social media. Actors supporting their local artists are so beautiful to see.

Squad Goals for the 'Squid Game' Stars Lee Jung Jae, Jung Ho Yeon, and Wi Ha Joon

Just like the "Squid Game" stars Lee Jung Jae, Jung Ho Yeon, and Wi Ha Joon. They excel in their crafts as actors and public figures, they may have specialties when it comes to their careers, but they have one thing in common, the three Kdrama stars are also K-pop enthusiasts by heart.

In the previous video released by Netflix Korea with the cast of the megahit drama, Lee Jung Jae confessed that he is a BLACKPINK fan. He shared that one of his favorite Netflix shows is "BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky."

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Lee Jung Jae also expressed his surprise when he finally met BLACKPINK's Jennie on the set of "Squid Game" way back in 2020. It was when the "How You Like That" singer visited the filming site and sent a coffee truck as support to her real-life friend Jung Ho Yeon who made her acting debut in "Squid Game."

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On the other hand, as they are both active in the fashion industry, Jung Ho Yeon and BLACKPINK's Jennie established a strong friendship. They have their ways of supporting each other. Jung Ho Yeon is said to have watched BLACKPINK's concert before. They are also open about their adorable friendship on social media.

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(Photo : Jung Ho Yeon's Instagram)

Joining them is the new Korean heartthrob and "18 Again" actor Wi Ha Joon. Now that he has become an instant celebrity, fans have found precious video clips of the actor dancing to TWICE's Cheer Up. Though he had not admitted yet that he is a fan, seeing how he memorized every step of TWICE's megahit song proved that Wi Ha Joon is a pro when it comes to dancing.

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(Photo : Wi Ha Joon Official Instagram)


As the video resurfaced on social media, many were happy to see him dancing to TWICE's song, which almost everyone loves. The video was taken in 2016 in Gangnam, Seoul. It has been said that Wi Ha Joon was part of a project team called Star Project.

Korean Celebrities Who Received 'Squid Game' Merch From Netflix Korea

Due to its popularity, Netflix Korea has improved their PR stunts and sent Squid Game gifts to Kpop idols, namely BLACKPINK's Jennie, Day6 Jae, and Sunwoo of The Boyz. These celebrities who received the gifts shared it on their social media accounts.

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What can you say about the "Squid Game" stars being Kpop fans? Let us know in the comments!

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Written by Shai Collins.

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