Before reaching success, cult stars had to face opposition from their families.
Becoming a celebrity is the dream of many people and of course it is never easy. Besides talent, luck you need a lot of hard work and effort. But not all celebrities have received support and encouragement from their loved ones in the first place.
From Choi Woo Sik, Ahn Hyo Seop to versatile star Yoo Hae Jin, three cult stars of the Korean entertainment industry once received fierce opposition from their families when pursuing art. Fortunately, their persistence in pursuing their dreams helped them pursue their art and achieve success.
Choi Woo Sik
Choi Woo Sik is best known for his role in the movie “Parasite” in 2019. The film has helped Korean cinema “brow up” around the world. At the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, “Parasite” won the Palme d’Or, becoming the first Korean film in history to do so. It was also the first non-English-language film in history to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
These victories of “Parasite” have helped Choi Woo Sik’s name come closer to domestic and foreign fans.
Despite his fame as a Hallyu star, the 32-year-old handsome actor revealed that his parents were initially against his pursuit of art.
His father worked as an engineer in Canada, so Choi Woo Sik was mentally prepared to follow in his father’s footsteps. After entering Simon Fraser University, one of the top universities in Canada, Choi Woo Sik decided to return to Korea to pursue acting. At that time, Choi Woo Sik received fierce opposition from his family. Only later did this actor receive support from his parents.
Ahn Hyo Seop
The A Business Proposal star once shared how her family opposed her dream of becoming an actor. During a guest appearance on KBS’s “Happy Together” in 2017, Ahn Hyo Seop revealed that he was a JYP Entertainment trainee for three years. At that time, Ahn Hyo Seop trained with GOT7 members but was unable to debut in the end.
From planning to be a K-pop star, Ahn Hyo Seop tried her luck in the acting field and eventually became a part of the 2016 MBC drama One More Happy Ending.
However, at first, Ahn Hyo Seop’s father did not want his son to become an actor and wanted to focus on his studies.
Yoo Hae Jin
It is undeniable that Yoo Hae Jin is one of the most versatile stars of the Hallyu wave, however, like Choi Woo Shik and Ahn Hyo Seop, the star’s parents were opposed to their son pursuing his passion. .
“At that time, famous actors were the most handsome guys. My friends said that actors must be pretty boys. I was teased a lot,” Yoo Hae Jin shared when the game was over. with Yoo Jae Suk in You Quiz On The Block.
Yoo Hae Jin’s parents said that acting is not a stable job and that life would be difficult if he didn’t succeed.
Despite this, Yoo Hae Jin still pursued his dream and told his father that he really wanted to act. Seeing his son’s determination, Yoo Hae Jin’s father firmly believes that is what his son wants and wishes him success.
Source: KDRAMA STAR