Stray Kids’ Bang Chan Names His Favorite Korean Actor, Revealing They Are Close IRL

They met through JYP Entertainment!

Stray Kids‘ leader Bang Chan named his favorite Korean actor in a recent live broadcast.

Stray Kids’ Bang Chan | @Stray_Kids/Twitter

Of course, every STAY knows that Bang Chan’s favorite actor is Ryan Reynolds, and he has since become a successful fan as the two formed a friendship.

Stray Kids’ Bang Chan (left) and Ryan Reynolds (right). | @realstraykids/Instagram

Now, Bang Chan has revealed who his favorite Korean actor is…

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In Episode 156 of Chan’s Room, Bang Chan was asked to identify his favorite Korean actor. He hesitated to say at first, knowing there were many he liked.

I respect and really, really like a lot of them… If I had to pick…

— Bang Chan

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Finally, he remembered one that stood out from the rest. It was none other than Business Proposal star, Korean Canadian actor Ahn Hyo Seop!

If I had to choose… Oh! I could show support for Ahn Hyo Seop, Hyo Seop hyung!

— Bang Chan

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Bang Chan revealed that he is not only a fan of Ahn Hyo Seop’s. They are actually friends, IRL!

He’s an actor I really, really like, someone I’m close to.

— Bang Chan

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Ahn Hyo Seop in “Business Proposal.” | SBS

The two had originally met through JYP Entertainment as Ahn Hyo Seop once was a trainee and nearly debuted with GOT7. A few years ago, the actor revealed that although he trained and lived with the GOT7 members, he ultimately didn’t make the lineup because he was “too tall.

GOT7’s Jackson Wang with Ahn Hyo Seop on “Celebrity Bromance.” | MBC via GOT7-UPDATES/Tumblr

Read more below:

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Watch the clip from Chan’s Room below:

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