“Running Man” Kim Jong Kook praised Ji Seok Jin.
Actress Kim Ji Eun and broadcaster Jo Se Ho appeared as guests on SBS’ entertainment program “Running Man“, which aired on Nov 27th. On this day, Kim Jong Kook, who was aware of the “Teasing Ji Seok Jin” controversy, praised him.
As soon as Ji Seok Jin appeared, Kim Jong Kook gave out of the blue compliments, “You’re pretty today. Your cardigan is pretty. The white hat looks good on you. It smells good, too.” Ji Seok Jin, embarrassed by the compliments he has never received for 13 years, responded, “You’re conscious (of the controversy). Stop it. Don’t be conscious.”
When Kim Ji Eun appeared as a guest, Ji Seok Jin said, “Are you happy to be here? You can have fun.” When Yoo Jae Suk tried to restrain him, Kim Jong Kook stopped Yoo Jae Suk and told Ji Seok Jin “Talk about whatever you want“, causing laughter.
Ji Seok Jin then told Kim Ji Eun, “When you appear on Running Man, I can recognize you even if you wear a mask and a hat.” Kim Jong Kook made everyone laugh by saying, “That’s right. Bear in mind. Such a great remark.”
Ji Seok Jin got bewildered, “Stop it. Don’t talk nonsense.” Yoo Jae Suk also joked, “Isn’t it kind of teasing him?”
Earlier, Kim Jong Kook was embroiled in the “Teasing Ji Seok Jin” controversy due to his remarks towards Ji Seok Jin on “Running Man”. At that time, netizens pointed out that the members’ teasing towards Ji Seok Jin was excessive.