Korean Actors Who Quit Smoking: Namgoong Min, Kwak Si Yang, etc.

For some, smoking is a way to de-stress, while others prefer to do so when socializing with friends or co-workers.

While some celebrities are criticized for smoking cigarettes because it might harm their image, these South Korean actors have chosen to quit for a variety of reasons.

Namgoong Min

(Photo: Namgoong Min Instagram)
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The versatile actor surprised viewers with his Hulk physique in his return to Kdrama “The Veil.”

During the height of the drama, Namgoong Min shared his healthy lifestyle to get stronger and fit for the role.

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However, he once led an unhealthy lifestyle which included smoking, but due to his devotion to his character in “I Need Romance 3”, Namgoong Min quit smoking to portray the perfectionist and workaholic character of Kang Tae. Yoon.

Now, it seems the award-winning star has ditched her unhealthy habits and often posts her workout routine on her Instagram.

Kwak Si Yang

Kwak Si Yang

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The South Korean idol appeared on MBC’s “We Got Married” alongside award-winning actress Kim So Yeon.

The reality show is about two celebrities who are paired up to live as a married couple for a period of time.

From episodes 287 to 316, viewers witnessed Kwak Si Yang and Kim So Yeon’s journey as husband and wife, dubbing them the “Si So” couple.

Interestingly, the actor quit smoking because of Kim So Yeon. It was the ‘The Penthouse’ actress who asked Kwak Si Yang to quit, and he did.

Interestingly, as noted Korea ChannelDuring their guest finale for “We Got Married,” Kim So Yeon praised Kwak Si Yang as a “great man,” adding that he showed himself from start to finish,

As for the actor, he expressed his gratitude to the actress, seven years his senior, noting that she “changed him a lot”.

Song Joong Ki

Song Joong Ki

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Since his debut in 2007, Song Joong Ki has never been embroiled in controversy except for his divorce from ex-wife Song Hye Kyo and after he was caught pulling a cigarette alongside actors. and teams in his 2017 film “Battleship Island.”

Amid the backlash, fans have reportedly urged the Hallyu star to quit smoking before marrying Song Hye Kyo.

In a report, the viral photo was taken by “Battleship Island” director Ryoo Seung Wan with co-stars So Ji Sub, Hwang Jung Min and some of the crew. After coming to the public’s attention, this is the last time Song Joong Ki was seen smoking in public.

Additionally, the outlet also mentioned that at the time, fans were claiming that the South Korean idol totally quit smoking after marrying Song Hye Kyo.

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