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Actor Jo In-sung confesses how he got the nickname “Arab King”

By Chae-hyun Kim | December 08, 2011 05:59 PM EST


On December 7’s Channel A Korean Talk ‘Show King’, actor Jo In-sung explained how he got his nickname.

In Jo In-sung’s profile, it says his nickname is ‘Arab King’. The original ‘Arab King’ MC Shin Hyun-joon asked the actor “How did you get the nickname ‘Arab King’?”

Jo In-sung replied, “I got this nickname from actress Shin Min-ah. We went on a work-related trip somewhere and she told me I looked like the Arab King in the comic book she is currently”.

Then Jo In-sung stated, “Recently I was named another nickname by Kim C. It is ‘Jjo-da (loser)’. When MC Kim Soo-mi heard this, she replied, “let’s change your nickname now. Let’s change it to ‘Soo-mi’s man’” making everyone laugh.

Jo In-sung starred in the show ‘Show King’ because of his 9 year friendship with MC Kim Soo-mi. 

Tagged :  Jo In Sung, nickname, Shin Min Ah


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