“Marry Koo Jun-yup”… Who is Barbie Hsu?

Taiwanese actress Barbie Hsu (46) is drawing attention for the dramatic wedding announcement of her and former Clon member Koo Jun-yup (53).

Seo Hee-won

Barbie Hsu gained popularity by appearing as the female lead Shan Cai in “Meteor Garden” (2001), the Taiwanese version of the drama “Boys Over Flowers”. “Meteor Garden” is based on the Japanese manga “Boys Over Flowers”, which also became famous after being broadcast in Korea. Barbie Hsu later worked with Jung Woo-sung in the movie “Reign Of Assassins”.

Barbie Hsu married Chinese entrepreneur Wang Xiaofei on March 20th, 2011 and recently divorced. The two got engaged after meeting each other 4 times, and got married 49 days later.

Koo Jun-yeop-Seo Hee-won

Koo Jun-yup (born in 1969), also known by his stage name DJ Koo, is a Korean disc jockey and singer. In 2015, he and Maximite produced the song “Pick Me” for television show “Produce 101”.

The love story of Koo Jun-yup and Barbie Hsu was literally like a drama. They met again after such a long time like fate. The two met each other for the first time more than 20 years ago. At that time, they were in desperate love with each other. Appearing on MBC’s entertainment program “Radio Star” in 2010, Koo Jun-yup said, “I dated Barbie Hsu for about a year.” After another decade, Koo Jun-yup contacted Barbie Hsu for the first time in 20 years.

Koo Jun-yeop-Seo Hee-won

Koo Jun-yup said on his Instagram on March 8th, “I’m… getting married. I’m going to continue my love with the woman I loved 20 years ago. After hearing the news of her divorce, I found her number 20 years ago and contacted her.”

He added, “Fortunately, the number was the same, so we were able to connect again. Since we couldn’t waste much time anymore, I proposed marriage and she accepted. She decided to register for marriage and live with me. We ask for your support and blessings. Thank you.”

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