Actor Lee Yi Kyung shared a sweet reunion with his friend BTS’s Jin at the 2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA)!
On December 14, Lee Yi Kyung attended the 2018 MAMA ceremony in Hong Kong as an award presenter. During his brief time on stage, the actor remarked, “I’m happy to be able to be here together with my friend, BTS’s Jin.”
The next day, Lee Yi Kyung posted a photo that he had taken with Jin after the award ceremony and wrote, “When you ran backstage to see me after the ceremony ended, I was touched to see that you hadn’t changed at all.”
He added, “I’m going back [to Korea] after receiving great energy from you. Let’s see each other soon.”
Lee made his acting debut in 2011, and first gained recognition from playing a rebellious student in the teen drama School 2013. Thereafter, he played supporting roles in television dramas such as My Love from the Star (2013) and Descendants of the Sun (2016). Lee gained popularity following his comedic role in Confession Couple, and has since then been cast in his first major role in Welcome to Waikiki (2018).
Lee has also appeared in both independent and commercial films, notably Leesong Hee-il’s White Night (2012) and Kim Ki-duk’s One on One (2014). In 2018, he stars in two films – drama film Monsters (also known as Wretches) which tackles teenage bullying; and omnibus horror film Pension: Dangerous Encounter.
BTS racked up an impressive total of 10 awards during this year’s MAMA, including three Daesangs (Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, and Worldwide Icon of the Year)