Did You Know? Lee Yoo Mi Worked as a Delivery Rider Before She Appeared in ‘Squid Game’

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In her recent collaboration with Cosmopolitan Korea, Lee Yoo Mi shared some of her real-life behind-the-scenes before she rose to stardom after appearing in the phenomenal Kdrama "Squid Game."

Lee Yoo Mi Shares Her Experiences Working as A Delivery Rider Before Gaining Popularity in 'Squid Game'

Lee Yoo Mi gets real about her life before and after she appeared in the titular series "Squid Game." The actress continued to enjoy her newfound fame with the upcoming December 2021 Cosmopolitan Korea issue.

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The female star looked stunning wearing fashion outfits, and displaying her different personalities in each piece makes her stand out during the pictorial. Lee Yoo Mi also sat for an interview and talked about her life and career experiences, including her successful appearance in "Squid Game."

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The 27-year-old actress has been pursuing acting for 11 years already but has only recently started to receive the fruit of her hard work when she played a compelling role in the said Netflix series.

Lee Yoo Mi confessed that since she didn't earn that much before, she had to work part-time as a food delivery driver for Coupang Eats, a Korean food delivery service. She said that during her time off in acting, she would work part-time, but she was surprised when everyone knew who she was because of "Squid Game."

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The actress added, " I was puzzled. It was amazing, but I still can't believe the kind of popularity that I am receiving." Lee Yoo Mi also said that she still has a lot to achieve in her career. That's why she has been working hard and also reminding herself to always stay humble.

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Lee Yoo Mi to Star in New Zombie Series 'All of Us Are Dead'

After the success of "Squid Game," the rising star is already making her return on the small screen. Lee Yoo Mi shared that she has an upcoming zombie series, "All of Us Are Dead," and gave her honest thoughts about it.

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Lee Yoo Mi said that she is already prepared for the malicious comments that she might get when the drama already airs. The "Squid Game" star mentioned that people who watched her acting said that her character was easy to hate, showing how flexible she is in portraying various roles and giving justice to each of them.

Meanwhile, "All of Us Are Dead" is slated to premiere in January 2022.

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Written by Shai Collins.

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