While Song Joong Ki is a hot issue as he publicized his romantic relationship, netizens dig up a shocking fact about Song Joong Ki’s past.
Regarding the news, Song Joong Ki’s agency HighZium Studio released a position, saying “Song Joong Ki is dating a woman with good feelings. We hope you give the two’s romantic relationship a warm gaze. Please understand that we cannot confirm any information other than the dating fact.”
Later on the same day, an article titled “The past of Song Joong Ki that people have forgotten” was posted in major communities, such as FMKorea, and spread rapidly. It contains a surprising fact about Song Joong Ki’s past that most people nowadays don’t know.
The netizen on FM Korea shared the post about Song Joong Ki’s past, calling that a “short but meaningful” time. They revealed, “Song Joong Ki used to be a cast member of ‘Running Man’”.
Netizens who did not know about this fact responded that they were shocked by the fact that Song Joong Ki, who has a serious and prince-like image, did join an entertainment program as a regular cast member.
“Running Man” has been airing since July 11, 2010. Song Joong Ki appeared on the show at that time as one of the original members, and he was active on the show for more than a year until May 1st, 2011.
At that time, Song Joong Ki impressed viewers by showing off his chemistry with actor Lee Kwang Soo on “Running Man”. Both are known to be same-age best friends born in 1985.
Song Joong Ki was the “visual” of the team thanks to his outstanding appearance. As he performed enthusiastically and worked hard to complete the missions, the members gave him the nickname “active Joong Ki”. However, some people pointed out that Song Joong Ki was “not funny”.
Song Joong Ki dropped out of “Running Man” after the episode on May 1st, 2011 to focus on his acting career. In the last broadcast, the actor shed tears and confessed, “I was very happy to be on the show, and I promise that I would return to ‘Running Man’ with a better appearance. I’m especially thankful to my friend Kwang Soo, who has always been a good listener to me”.