Byeon Woo Seok Breaks Silence About His Explosive Popularity: ‘I Can’t Sleep…’

Rising actor Byeon Woo Seok expressed his honest thoughts on the ongoing fame of “Lovely Runner” and the unexpected surge of following he’s receiving.

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‘Lovely Runner’ Actor Byeon Woo Seok Enters His Prime Era

Byeon Woo Seok
(Photo : Byeon Woo Seok Instagram)

Thanks to his ongoing drama “Lovely Runner,” it is safe to say that Byeon Woo Seok is currently experiencing his prime era as an actor. After playing minor roles to finally leading his own series, the heartthrob is now amassing a following and being recognized globally.

He plays the iconic role of Ryu Sun Jae, a top star and a member of the fictional boy band ECLIPSE. He is sharing the screen with first-time drama partner Kim Hye Yoon, who is also impressing the audience with her multifaceted acting.

As the drama and their chemistry immediately clicked in the eyes of the viewers, fans in Korea and abroad are having the “Lovely Runner” syndrome. In addition, fangirls are also experiencing the “Byeon Woo Seok Effect” and “Sun Jae” syndrome.

Due to this, the “Moonshine” actor’s popularity is rapidly increasing and is all over multiple media platforms.

‘Yoo Quiz on the Block’ to Have Byeon Woo Seok as Their Next Guest

Byeon Woo Seok
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While the drama is still airing, the actor already received invitations from various programs, proving his skyrocketing fame. Among those, Byeon Woo Seok is set to appear in the next broadcast of the famous variety-talk show “Yoo Quiz on the Block.”

The program dropped a teaser of his upcoming appearance where they shared chops of the male star’s interview with Yoo Jae Suk and Jo Se Ho.

Byeon Woo Seok revealed his thoughts and shared behind-the-scenes stories about the popularity of tvN’s “Lovely Runner.”

In the clip, Yoo Jae Suk complimented the actor saying that he became cooler. Surprisingly during their conversation, he called him Sun Jae instead of his real name, making the actor laugh and let the veteran actor just call him that way.

Byeon Woo Seok Still In Shock of the Enthusiastic Response From the Public

Lovely Runner Still-Byeon Woo Seok
(Photo : tvN Official Instagram)

Byeon Woo Seok confessed, “I am confused about the responses these days. I can’t sleep because my heart is racing.”

He also revealed that the drama took 3 years to produce. The heartthrob said that because he was not cast, the script was sent to other actors, and he expressed his overwhelming feelings, “Thank you for giving me the role of Ryu Sun Jae.”

Amid his ongoing success, Byeon Woo Seok shared his dream of having a good house.

“When I was young, I lived in a house with steep stairs. It was inconvenient for my grandmother to go up. I grew up with her and stayed in the same room.”

As he went on, the rising star got emotional sharing his real-life stories in public for the first time. This also added to the curiosity about his success story.

Furthermore, catch Byeon Woo Seok in “Yoo Quiz on the Block” which is scheduled to air this May 22 on tvN.

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