16 May 2014 – South Korean popular drama, Emergency Couple’s main lead Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo was in town yesterday for their “Emergency Couple Fan Meet in Singapore” that will be held on 16 May 2014.
But the duo first made a mall appearance last night at Square 2 with a sea of fans flooding the shopping mall just to have a glimpse of the pretty actress Song Ji Hyo and charismatic actor Choi Jin Hyuk!
Since it’s his first time in Singapore, Choi Jin Hyuk said that “Singapore is such a cosy, clean and beautiful country“. Whereas Song Ji Hyo who was here for the Running Man Fan Meet previously, expressed her love for our popular local dish, chilli crab! She also said, “I can feel the love and energy from the fans whenever I’m in Singapore!”
The duo also talked about filming the drama, Emergency Couple. Song Ji Hyo revealed that it was fun to play the comical role in the drama, especially since she gets to see the funny side of her partner Choi Jin Hyuk. Her reason being, him always acting the serious roles in his previous dramas. In return, Choi Jin Hyuk confessed that he is actually a bright and happy person who likes to play pranks on people! Much like Song Ji Hyo herself.
Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo also talk about the difficulties in filming the drama. The duo said, “We took a long time to prepare for the roles. We needed to do rehearsals and because it is a medical drama, we have to play our roles naturally”. Song Ji hyo added on that they visited hospitals and ERs (emergency rooms) very often so as to get familiar with their surroundings before filming the drama!
Kang Gary, a member of the hip-hop group Leessang, also as known the other half of the Monday Couple with Song Ji Hyo on Running Man, made a cameo on Emergency Couple! With that, Song Ji Hyo expressed her thanks to Gary for the help of his appearance. When asked to rate his acting skills, Ji Hyo did not hesitate and said his acting skills are 10/10!
With the short interview coming to an end, Choi Jin Hyuk revealed that he is currently filming a drama, which is originally from Taiwan, titled “Fated to Love You” He hopes that he will be able to meet the fans again, probably in July!
On the other hand, Song Ji Hyo revealed that she is currently taking a break from drama production but she will still be filming Running Man weekly!
Before the duo leave the venue, Song Ji Hyo said, “Thank you Singapore fans for the warm welcome and support, I felt overwhelmed with all the love I’ve received. Thank you so much for coming!!”
Choi Jin Hyuk said, “Thank you so much for waiting and the love! Please support the drama Emergency Couple! I hope to see you guys again!”
Check out KAvenyou Facebook page for more photos of the event here: Emergency Couple, Song Jihyo and Choi Jinhyuk Mini Fan Meet
Do remember to tune in to Emergency Couple which is currently airing on cable television:
Every Monday and Tuesday, 10pm
StarHub TV Ch. 824 and SingTel mio TV Ch. 518
Available in English and Chinese subtitles
Article by: Xiaosi @ KAvenyou
Photography by: Xiaosi & Shawna @ KAvenyou