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So Ji-sub loves the nickname So Ganzi  → The first purpose of acting is “to make money” (You Quiz on the Block)

In “You Quiz on the Block”, So Ji-sub discussed a fashion issue that occurred because of his nickname So Ganzi, causing laughter.

In the October 12th episode of the tvN entertainment program “You Quiz on the Block”, actor So Ji-sub, who is known for his versatility in character portrayal, appeared for the special episode “Thousand Faces”.

On this day, Yoo Jae-suk asked, “Actually, So Ji-sub is the only person in Korea who is allowed to use the word Ganzi. Do you like the nickname ”’So Ganzi’?“. (So Ganzi is a popular nickname of So Ji-sub, which means “fashionable” and refers to the actor’s unique fashion sense)

'You Quiz' So Ji-sub

Hearing this, So Ji-sub showed affection by saying, “It was burdensome at first, but now I am so grateful and I love it.”

Yoo Jae Suk then asked, “Did you ever worry about going out for a little bit because of your nickname?”, to which So Ji-sub laughed before answering, “It was like that in the beginning. So many strange styles came out.”

Yoo Jae-suk then smiled and asked, “Are there any strange fashions?”, and So Ji-sub replied, shyly “There are a lot of them. In fact, there are too many.”

'You Quiz' So Ji-sub

Then, So Ji-sub saw Jo Se-ho preparing a photo and lowered his head in embarrassment, saying, “Oh, you have a photo?”

As it turns out, Jo Se-ho prepared a photo that shows the so-called “Wizard Fashion” of So Ji-sub, causing everyone to burst into laughter. So Ji-sub then revealed that the clothes in the photo were what he had in his closet, and he didn’t even wear makeup in the photoshoot, having thought of himself as cool at the time.

On the same day, So Ji-sub also introduced the story of becoming an actor as the head of a household.

'You Quiz' So Ji-sub

In an earlier interview, So Ji-sub reflected on his life as an actor and told Yoo Jae-suk and Jo Se-ho that, “After becoming an adult, I had the responsibility to take care of my family. I was worried about whether I could do well. Fortunately, I received good reviews and achieved great results through ‘Rough Cut’. After that movie, I became more confident in my acting.” 

In the beginning, I had a lot of troubles. (The job of an actor) wasn’t suitable for me, and I had an introverted personality,” he also shared in an interview with the production team, adding, “But my first purpose was to make money as the head of the household. As a result, I put pressure on myself and pulled myself through it all. It remains that way even now.”

'You Quiz' So Ji-sub

Finally, So Ji-sub said, “Now, I take things lighter than before, but I can’t let go of my life as an actor because it’s a force that motivates me.” burdened myself and flogged myself. It remains that way. It’s lighter than before, but it’s the power that moves me, so I can’t put it down.” He confessed about his life as an actor.

Source: daum

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