SG Wannabe’s Lee Seok Hoon: “I Lost Weight Because of My Girlfriend”


SG Wannabe‘s Lee Seok Hoon recently revealed the reason for his weight loss.

Lee Seok Hoon was a guest on YTN’s “News 12 – Issue and People” on October 10 and shared his story of how he lost 33 kg (76 lb) and went from being 100kg (220 lbs) to 67kg (148 lbs).

During the broadcast, the anchor asked, “Have you ever had a sad love like the lyrics to your sad ballads?” Lee Seok Hoon answered, “I once said that love is subjective and have experienced a heart-breaking love in the past.”

Lee Seok Hoon then talked about his 33kg weight loss. He said, “I needed to lose weight in order to become a singer and plus, my girlfriend likes skinny guys. Anyone could say that being overweight is not that great. So I officially started my diet.”

The the anchor asked him, “Do you have a girlfriend right now?” and Lee Seok Hoon answered, “No, not now. Well even if I do, I can’t say it on air,” which brought about much curiosity.

Towards the end, Lee Seok Hoon shared, “I don’t sing in order to be applauded. I want to be a true singer who can give comfort to many people and move their hearts.”

Lee Seok Hoon recently released his solo album and will hold a solo concert at Ehwa University starting on October 19 for three days.