November 5, 2010Seoul, Korea – Actor So Ji Sup proved his hallryu popularity when a hat he donated for a charity auctioned was sold off at a high price of 2,346,000 won.
On the 5th of last month,So Ji Sup donated a personal hat to the ‘Angel Day Writers and Stars Personal effects Beautiful Auction’ hosted by the Love 1004 Movement and the Internet Bookstore Yes24.
With the starting price set at 5,500 won, it reached its final price of 2,346,000 won on the 3rd, gaining much popularity. This is 3 times the price of the 2nd highest product, which was 780,000 won and about 4 times the amount of the 3rd highest product, which was 562,500 won.
Including So Ji Sup, 47 personal effects from famous writers and celebrities were donated to this auction. Also, So Ji Sup did not participate as an actor but as a writer through his recently released photo essay book ‘So Ji Sup’s Road’.
All the proceeds of the auction will be donated to those in hard times through the Love 1004 Movement and So Ji Sup is currently taking a break while considering his next project.
By Lee Suh Eun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Source: ReviewStar (Original article in Korean)
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Translated by Timothy Nam / Korea.com