Yang Hyun Suk and Park Jin Young are Long Time Friends?

Pictures published of Yang Hyun Suk and Park Jin Young paint a different picture than what is seen on screen.

Yang Hyun Suk and Park Jin Young are currently judges on SBS TV’s “Survival Audition K-Pop Star.” Recent photos of the pair caught the attention of netizens. In the images, it shows an authentic look at the 20 year friendship between the entertainment heads.

During “K-Pop Star” the two men’s opinions oppose one another, keeping up an image of rivalry. Online portal sites have “Yang Hyun Suk and Park Jin Young fight” as commonly associated search terms, yet in reality that is not the case. The two tend to be natural on set and their intimacy is most demonstrated behind the scenes, away from the sight of the camera and the public.

A staff member during filming commented on the show saying, “’K-Pop Star’ tends to emphasize the judges’ individuality, often times showing their likes and dislikes which conflict with each other. It will be a fun challenge for viewers to figure out which contestant the judges like best.”

On the January 8 episode, Yang Hyun Suk and Park Jin Young observed the direct training of the participants throughout the audition process. Who the judges will ultimately decide to pursue has amplified the public’s curiosity.