Squid Game actor Lee Jung Jae shared details about his friendship with BTS V and what he thought of him when they first met.
Lee Jung Jae and V's friendship took the spotlight in December 2021 when the Deliver Us From Evil actor shared a photo of them together. He soon shared another snap with the BTS member in August.
Celebrities and staff members always shower V with compliments and share with the public that they have the best impression of the K-pop idol. Lee Jung Jae, for his part, shared what he thought of V when they first met.
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Lee Jung Jae Shares What It Felt Like When He Met V
The Hunt star recently sat for an interview with Ilgan Sports and shared how his friendship with V started. The interviewer discussed the topic after asking Lee Jung Jae about their selfie together.
According to the actor, they met at a private gathering. He did not share when exactly it happened, but he revealed that V was extremely friendly.
Thus, they ended up exchanging numbers.
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Lee Jung Jae went on to share how the Run hitmaker has a "beautiful appearance and personality," showing how people fell in love with him.
The actor said, "I ran into him at a private gathering. He was very friendly and we exchanged contact information. He let me hear a song he was working on. He is not only attractive in appearance, but also in personality. I understood why he was so loved worldwide."
Lee Jung Jae Says He Has Busy Schedule This Year + Shares What He Wants To Do Next
In the interview, Lee Jung Jae also reflected on his busy schedule this year. The South Korean actor began filming his first project with Disney, Star Wars: The Acolyte, in September.
Per Lee Jung Jae, the filming will run until March or April.
He will soon work on the series, Ray, which serves as the spinoff of his hit 2021 film, Deliver Us From Evil. With that, he clarified that he would not work on any project as anything more than an actor.
"Being a producer and an actor for the same project is not an easy task. I don't think I'll be working on a project where I'm directly involved solely as a producer quite yet," he went on. "Taking on the role of a producer means that you shoulder much more responsibility. Plus, I can't quite picture anything where I'm not the actor yet."
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