A huge trend of “Mukbang” (social eating) has been sweeping Korea in the recent days, and some stars are gaining attention for their incredible appetite. Let’s delve into stars who are known for loving food!
Jin is known for his love for eating and cooking food. He cooks for his fellow members and even hosts V Live broadcasts dubbed “Eat Jin,” where fans can witness his love for food in action!
Singer Tei explained his nickname as a foodie on MBS’s “Radio Star.” He revealed during that broadcast that he spends over 30 million won (approximately $27,000) yearly for food costs. He said, “I eat four to five packets of ramen in one sitting. I’ve even eaten 12 packets by making four packets at a time. But I exercise a lot.”
He is also the sixth person to have completed the famous Hongdae’s Jumbo Ramen challenge.
g.o.d’s Son Ho Young
This past August, Son Ho Young fully showcased his foodie side on OLIVE’s “One Night Food Trip.” During his eating competition on the show, he revealed that he eats three hamburgers regularly, and that he never eats one serving.
Park Hae Jin is known for his slim figure, but he is another certified lover of food. A photo of him in front of massive piles of sushi plates has been circulating online communities for a while. He revealed that five staff members and he finished 130 sushi plates that day.
Bomi has shown viewers her hungry side on many variety programs, namely Weekly Idol. Many are surprised that she has such a big appetite due to her slim figure.
Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany
Last April, Girls’ Generation’s Sunny appeared on tvN’s “Wednesday Food Talk” and revealed that Tiffany has an amazing appetite. Sunny revealed that when she saw Tiffany hold and eat four to five ice creams in both of her hand, she realized Tiffany was a huge foodie.
Yoon Kye Sang’s girlfriend Lee Honey appeared on JTBC’s “Please Take Care of My Refrigerator” in 2015 and revealed that Yoon Kye Sang often cooks for her. She said, “He eats a lot but he’s a gourmet.”
Last but not least, Changmin often talks about food when he appears as a guest on variety programs. He has once said, “Why would you run away from home where warm meals come from?” When he also wrote to Cassiopeia, TVXQ’s fandom, while serving in the military, he dedicated a whole paragraph talking about food.
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