Wanna One’s Hwang MinHyun Chosen As Non-Foreign Celebrity Good In Foreign Language
On July 23rd, Wanna One‘s Hwang MinHyun was chosen as the non-foreign celebrity who is good in foreign language and the celebrity which people would want to ‘steal’ their foreign language ability.
According to community portal site, DC Inside, the poll was carried out from July 15th to 21st for a total of 7 days.
Wanna One’s Hwang MinHyun won the poll with 31.7% of the votes.
The reason many chose him was because during the time when he was active as in Japan promoting under Nu’est, he was noted for always bringing his Japanese language textbook wherever he went. Thanks to his hard work, he is fluent in Japanese and able to attend broadcast in Japan. He is also able to act in Japanese. When Wanna One was promoting in Japan, Hwang MinHyun was also seen acting as a translator then.
In second place with 23.3%, BTS‘s RM was chosen. Just by watching American series “Friends”, RM learned and picked up English through the drama series. It was also noted that during BTS’s promotion in the U.S., he has been the one mainly undergoing interviews and doing translation for the rest of the members to understand.
In third place, actor Kang DongWon received 12.4% of the votes. With the intention of advancing to foreign markets, Kang DongWon was known to have studied hard for English. His first upcoming Hollywood movie is said to be ‘Tsunami LA’ and it will be distributed to South Korea in 2019.
Aside from them, singer Sung SiKyung, BIGBANG‘s SeungRi and comedian Kim YoungChul were also on the list.