Lee Mi-joo, a former member of girl group Lovelyz, attracting attention for a cute accident while receiving the Popularity award.
On October 17th, Lee Mi-joo attended the “17th Asian Model Awards”, which was held at Uijeongbu Indoor Gymnasium in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province.
The “Asia Model Awards”, one of the main events of the “Asia Model Festival”, selects not only models, but also actors, singers, fashion, beauty, and other artists who performed the best in the Asian entertainment sector and awards them every year. It is the largest entertainment festival in Asia where there are both splendid performances such as famous brand fashion shows, beauty gala shows, and K-pop performances. In addition, Hallyu stars, Asia’s best models, actors and singers from the fashion and beauty industries participate and communicate at the event.
Here, Lee Mi-joo was named as the winner of the Popularity Award in the entertainment category. Lee Mi-joo, who went up on the stage amid warm congratulations, was handed a trophy and a bouquet of flowers.
Standing in front of the microphone, Lee Mi-joo bowed her head and greeted with a short smile. “I never really imagined that I would win the Popularity Award,” she said.
Mi-joo then went on to thank the team of the entertainment show “Sixth Sense”, but stopped mid-way. She then sighed, took a moment, and confessed that she forgot her speech.
Embarrassed at her mistake, Lee Mi-joo concluded, “Anyway, thank you very much to everyone who made it possible for me to win, and congratulations to everyone who won today. Thank you.”
At Mi-joo’s flustered reaction, MC Kim Il-joong, who was hosting, said, “Once again, congratulations. How can an award-winning speech be so entertaining?”
Then, Lee Mi-joo hurriedly approached the microphone again and said, “Thank you, CEO Yoo Hee-yeol. I am also grateful to Yoo Jae-suk oppa.”
Later, she returned and added, “Thank you, mom and dad”, after being prompted by the MC.
“As expected, she is a trend in the entertainment world”, the host wrapped up as everyone laughed.