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US Fashion Magazine Dubbed Lee Sung Kyung As South Korea’s Gigi Hadid

By Inami | April 07, 2017 05:30 AM EDT


There's no denying that Lee Sung Kyung has stolen everyone's attention for her appearance in "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo". Recently, the actress was featured in a US magazine for a special interview.

Starting off as a model, Lee Sung Kyung expands her field of expertise in the TV industry. Since her debut, Lee Sung Kyung has gained massive fame and appeared in numerous ads, variety shows, and hit-drama "Cheese in The Trap", "Doctors", and "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo". Being a multitalented young woman who has gained a lot of outstanding achievement, Lee Sung Kyung was even dubbed by W Magazine as "South Korea's Answer to Gigi Hadid".

The fashion magazine compared Lee Sung Kyung's popularity to Gigi Hadid's based on the number of followers she has on Instagram. According to Kpop Herald, as of now, the actress has collected more than 5.5 million followers, which is more than 10% of nation's population, making her the right comparison for Gigi Hadid's following in America. During the special interview, Lee Sung Kyung also expressed her enthusiasm over LA people that recognized her as weightlifting fairy.

One of the ultimate questions that a lot of people might crave for an answer is obviously about Lee Sung Kyung's romantic interest. However, she reveals that right now she has no interest in any romantic relationship because it's just impossible to maintain one amid her hectic schedules as one of South Korean's most talented celebrities.

Meanwhile, Lee Sung Kyung was rumored to set her next acting project for the upcoming SBS drama "Suspicious Partner". However, the actress reportedly declined the offer, and her supposed role in the drama will be portrayed by Nam Ji Hyun instead. For now, Lee Sung Kyung's biggest plan is to make a transition to a film. Lee Sung Kyung reportedly is waiting for a confirmation for her upcoming film debut that soon will be announced.

Tagged :  Lee Sung Kyung, interview, w magazine, Gigi Hadid


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