Actress Park Shin Hye and FT Island singer-actor Lee Hong Ki have been friends since they starred together in the k-drama “You’re Beautiful.” In the drama his character Jeremy had a crush on her character but lost her to Jang Geun Suk, who played the leader of the band Anjell. Despite Jeremy’s broken heart, they remained friends. In real life, Park and Lee did remain close friends, celebrating special events together and showing up to support each other’s projects.
She showed up to support him when his band played at the 2015 FNC Kingdom Concert in Seoul. in 2014 she posted photos of herself dressed in pink clothing from Lee Hong Ki’s Skull Hong clothing line. Besides singing and acting, Lee is a fashion designer, songwriter and the author of a book on nail art.
In 2013 she wrote a supportive message for Lee Hong Ki’s film debut in “Rocking on Heaven’s Door.” She wrote “Cheers for ‘Rocking on Heaven’s Door. Thank you so much Hong Star.”
And in 2012, Park calld him when she appeared on the variety show “Music and Lyrics.” And he paid back the compliment by participating in a call to her during a 2013 episode of Super Junior’s “Kiss The Radio Show.”
The latest way Park will support her friend is to star in a music video for his first solo album.
“Despite her busy schedule, Hong Ki asked her and she promised and said it was her pleasure to appear in his music video,” said a reperesentative from FNC Entertainment.
Lee began acting as a child but he has been the lead vocalist of FT Islandsince 2007. The band started 2015 with a world tour, called the “2015 FTISLAND FTHX Tour” then also toured Japan after releasing the single album “Puppy.” As well as releasing successful singles, FT Island has contributed various sdrama oundtracks over the years, including the OSTs of “The Heirs,” “Heartstrings,” “Bride of the Century” and “Modern Farmer.” According to the Korean media outlet Naver TV, Lee Hong Ki’s first solo album will include a selection of tender ballads. The album will be released mid-November with the first teaser page due on November 9. Will the music video feature a love line between the two former co-stars? Fans can only hope.
Lee Hong Ki’s drama credits include “You’re Beautiful,” “Bride of the Century” and “Modern Farmer.” Park Shin Hye was last seen on the small screen in the drama “Pinocchio” and recently appeared in the films “The Royal Tailor” and “Beauty Inside.”