Few people know that T.O.P (BIGBANG) and actor Lee Jung Jae have a special friendship. The two are 15 years old apart, but when standing next to each other, they still attract attention.
Recently, the popularity of Netflix series Squid Game has not shown any signs of declining. Thanks to the drama’s influence, the cast are also noticed by the audience. Many fans are also curious about the relationships between the actors of Squid Game and other celebrities. Recently, netizens discovered the friendship between the male lead of Squid Game and T.O.P (BIGBANG).
Many close photos of T.O.P and actor Lee Jung Jae are suddenly reposted and shared by fans. These photos show that the two often hang out and have meals together. However, what catches the fans’ attention are the top-notch visuals of the two male stars. Although they are nearly 15 years apart in age, Jung Jae does not look any less outstanding than his junior. On the other hand, the male idol also looks very mature when he is around his actor friend.
The male lead of Squid Game got to befriend T.O.P because they share the same special hobby. He once revealed, “The hobby of art paintings and interiors has brought T.O.P and me to become good friends. We talk every day on the phone about art.”
Lee Jung Jae also revealed that he has been passionate about art since he was a child, so he often goes to art museums. Meanwhile, T.O.P regularly visits major domestic and international exhibitions. The male idol is also willing to spend millions of dollars to buy an artistic item that he likes. This particular hobby becomes a unique opportunity for the friendship between T.O.P and Jung Jae to blossom.
In recent days, actor Lee Jung Jae has become the focus of the audience’s attention thanks to his role in the hit series Squid Game. In the drama, the actor plays Seong Gi Hun, an important character with a complicated development. Thanks to his long-term acting experience, Jung Jae has successfully conveyed the emotions to the viewers.
After the release of Squid Game, the actor’s popularity is increasing day by day. He is praised for his youthful and masculine appearance even though he was in his 40s. In his younger days, Lee Jung Jae was also a top visual among Korean actors who captured the hearts of many fangirls, including BLACKPINK Jennie’s mother.
According to Jennie, her mother was a fan of Lee Jung Jae in the drama Sandglass. After watching the drama, she liked Lee Jung Jae’s character Baek Jaehee so much that the female idol’s mother wanted to name her first child Jaehee if he gave birth to a son. However, she gave birth to a daughter, so she decided to call her child another name that sounds similar to Jaehee – which is Jennie.