Actor Kim Gun Woo recently made headlines after he revealed that he had to borrow money from his agency before filming ‘The Glory‘ due to financial difficulties.
The news shocked fans of the actor, who had previously appeared in several dramas, including ‘Fight for My Way,’ but hadn’t been in the limelight until his role as the villainous ‘Son Myeong Oh‘ in ‘The Glory.’
The actor shared his financial struggles during an end-of-show interview on March 23rd. He stated that while he did have some savings from past salaries, he had to borrow money from his agency to make ends meet. He even had to give his future earnings as collateral, but he has since paid back the agency.
He said, “I did have some savings from the past salaries but I also had to borrow money from the agency to make the ends meet, giving my future earnings as collateral. I’ve paid them back now“.
Despite his financial struggles, Kim Gun Woo‘s popularity has been on the rise since the success of ‘The Glory.’
He spoke about the increase in recognition during the interview, stating that more people are recognizing him in public and that he has gained many more followers on social media.
Kim Gun Woo expressed his gratitude to his fans during the interview, stating that he was overwhelmed by their love and support for ‘The Glory.’
He even gave a shout-out to international viewers, thanking them for their support as well.
Fans were shocked to hear about the actor’s financial struggles and were thrilled to hear about the actor’s growing popularity, with many expressing their support for him on social media:
“It’s so brave of him to share his struggles with us. I hope he knows we’re all rooting for him.”
“I had no idea he was going through this. It just goes to show that you never know what someone is going through.”
“I’m so proud of him for working hard and paying back his agency. He’s a real inspiration.”
“He totally deserves all the recognition he’s getting! He killed it in ‘The Glory.'”
“I’m so happy for him! He’s such a talented actor and he deserves all the success.”
“I’ve been a fan of his for years, and it’s so great to see him finally getting the recognition he deserves.”
“I can’t wait to see what he does next! He’s such a talented actor and I know he’ll do great things.”
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