This actor caught the eyes of netizens for his cute chemistry with Kim Tae-ri at the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards.
At this awards ceremony, Kim Tae-ri was honored with the TikTok Popularity Award and Best Actress in the TV Series category. When Kim Tae-ri was about to go on the stage to get the Popularity Award, Choi Hyun-wook stood up and bowed to congratulate his senior.
Seeing Choi Hyun-wook standing up, Kim Tae-ri grabbed him by the shoulders and pushed him back to his seat. Choi Hyun-wook tried to wrap his arms around Kim Tae-ri’s shoulder as if he was trying to hug her but then sat down due to Kim Tae-ri’s push. Their funny but cute moment drew laughter from netizens.
The video recorded this scene went viral as it has gained more than 20,000 retweets and likes on Twitter.
In addition, when Kim Tae-ri was announced as the winner of Best Actress in the TV Series category, Choi Hyun-wook once again stood up and naturally received the mask that Kim Tae-ri took off before coming on the stage. He clapped enthusiastically to congratulate Kim Tae-ri.
Throughout the awards ceremony, the two attracted keen attention with their warm chemistry. Choi Hyun-wook showed his cute charm by sincerely following Kim Tae-ri’s order to make a big heart above his head in front of the camera.
21-year-old actor Choi Hyun-wook and 33-year-old actress Kim Tae-ri played Moon Ji-woong and Na Hee-do, respectively, in tvN’s drama “Twenty-five, Twenty-one”. Choi Hyun-wook, who made his debut through the web drama “Real: Time: Love” in 2019, emerged as a rising star after winning Best New Actor at the SBS Drama Awards last year.