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‘The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop’ Actress Lee Se Young Would Kill For Life Experience As Non-Celebrity

By Inayah Mulia Dewi | March 06, 2017 07:50 AM EST

Lee Se Young may have been living the dream of a lot of people's to become a famous actor since a young age. However, "The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop" actress has always wanted to experience life as normal kids in general.

Lee Se Young is considered as a young artist in the entertainment industry, but she already has at least 22 years of experience as an actress. Since she has been an actress since she was a kid, Lee Se Young may not have experienced a normal childhood like everybody else. Korea Boo reported Lee Se Young has done a lot of things in order to find out what it feels like to live a life as non-celebrity. "When I was a university student, I tried hiding my celebrity identity and doing part-time jobs like tutoring or working as a waitress" revealed the actress during an interview with Yonhap News that was held on March 6 after Lee Se Young's latest drama "The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop", aired its last episode.

Lee Se Young also recounted her experience to enter university. She admitted that she experienced some difficulties to get into university because of her celebrity status. At the admission interview, the interviewer judged her by her celebrity identity instead of her academic achievement. Even though she felt pretty upset at first, she didn't let that get in her mind. Instead, Lee Se Young used that experience to motivate herself to become a better actor.

During the live interview, Lee Se Young also shared her biggest dream to establishing a support foundation to help financially-challenged children pursue their dreams, Chosunilbo reported. "I want to provide children who have a passion and vision for their future but are unable to achieve it. I also want to be a teacher for them someday," said the actress who also played a role in "Jewel In The Palace". Lee Se Young concluded the live interview with advice for younger kids to think million times before deciding to make a career in the entertainment industry and pursue their dream as an artist out of passion and generosity.

Lee Se Young made her acting debut when she was just five years old. Her cute appearance and acting skill earned her a lot of roles in dramas and films. When Lee was in high school, she decided to step away for a while to focus on his study.  

Tagged :  Lee Se Young, actress, kdrama, interview, actor

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