Seoul, Korea ㅡ Singer and Actor Kim Hyun Joong and “Dong Yi” Han Hyo Joo were awarded with the ‘Popularity Award’ chosen by the Netizens.
During the “2010 MBC Acting Awards” that took place December 30 9.50pm at MBC Dream Center, Ilsan, Kim Hyun Joong and Han Hyo Joo was placed 1st during the vote for the ‘Popularity Award’ that was carried out until from the beginning till the first half of the ceremony. Both won the prize with over 40% of popularity rating.
Han Hyo Joo said after receiving the award, “It means a lot to me since the voters were the viewers themselves,” and “It is great to receive an award from the work I am fond of.” Kim Hyun Joong said, “I would like to attribute this glory to all the netizen and I would like to thank all the voters,” as his acceptance speech.
The award grabbed even more attention because Kim Hyun Joong chose Han Hyo Joo as ‘the actress he would like to work with in his next work’, during an interview. Also, Han Hyo Joo evoked laughter when Ji Jin Hee asked Han Hyo Joo, “Who would you like to work with in your next work? Kim Hyun Joong or me?” and Han Hyo Joo replied without hesitation, “Kim Hyun Joong.”
By Hwa Young Han (firstname.lastname@example.org)