Actor Kang Dong-won Reveals Battling Alcohol Temptation and Hospital Visits
By Chae Tae-byeong | 27th September 2023, 8:10 PM
Renowned actor Kang Dong-won recently opened up about his struggles with alcohol temptation, admitting to having visited the emergency room three times due to excessive drinking. In a video titled ‘Ask Kang Dong-win something he didn’t ask on You Quiz,’ uploaded on the popular YouTube channel ‘Psick Univ,’ Kang candidly shared his experiences.
Reflecting on the incidents, Kang revealed, “The first time I ended up in the emergency room was due to peer pressure from my college seniors, forcing me to drink. The second and third times were simply because I consumed more alcohol than my body could handle.”
When asked about his alcohol consumption, Kang replied, “Honestly, I don’t keep track, but I estimate drinking about two bottles of soju these days.”
Furthermore, the acclaimed actor humorously mentioned his ongoing struggle against temptation, stating, “Even now, I easily give in to temptations. Recently, the latest temptation I managed to resist was alcohol. I am aware that I should refrain from drinking, but I still find myself indulging.”
In addition to his personal revelations, Kang shared his perspective on being labeled a “handsome boy.” He admitted, “When I was younger, I didn’t appreciate such a label. However, now, I find it amusing that people refer to me as such. Nevertheless, I prefer not to be called a pretty boy frequently.”
This open and honest discussion by Kang Dong-won sheds light on the challenges he faces behind the glitz and glamour of the entertainment industry. His transparency serves as a reminder that celebrities are not immune to personal struggles.
— Chae Tae-byeong
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/Photo= YouTube channel ‘Psick Univ’ Actor Kang Dong-won admitted that he is open to the temptation of alcohol and that he has been to the emergency room three times due to excessive drinking.
On the 27th, the YouTube channel ‘Psick Univ’ posted a video titled ‘Ask Kang Dong – win something he didn’t ask on You Quiz.’
In the video, Kang Dong-won said, “I’ve been to the emergency room three times because of soju. The first time was because my college seniors forced me to drink. The second and third times were because I drinks too much.”
/ Photo = YouTube channel ‘Psick Univ’ Kang Dong-won, who was asked about how much alcohol he drinks, said, “Honestly, I don’t know exactly,” and “I think I drinking about two bottles (of soju) these days.”
Kang Dong-won talked about his masterpiece movie ‘Temptation of Wolves’ and said, “I was tempted, but even these days, I still easily give in to temptation.” He then made everyone laugh by saying, “The latest temptation I gave up was alcohol. I know I should stop drinking, but I still drink.”
He also revealed his thoughts on the ‘handsome boy’ image. Kang Dong-won said, “When I was young, I didn’t like that word,” and “Now I’m in a situation where I’m asking you to call me. Nowadays, it’s people seem to do that. Don’t call me a pretty boy very often.”
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