Running Man Cast Member Lee Kwang-soo
Lee Kwang-soo (hangul: 이광수) is known for being a fixed member for the popular South Korean variety show, Running Man since 2010. He is also known for being called a Giraffe for his tall height, reaching 194 cm (6’4″), and funny personality. He likes to flirt with the girls, whether they are from a girl-group or female celebrities.
Let’s check out the article below to find out about Lee Kwang-soo’s ex-girlfriend, dating rumors and whether he’s currently seeing anyone on the sly!
Who Is Lee Kwang-soo Ex-Girlfriend?
When people are famous or thought of as stars, the public gets curious about their relationships. Many idols have been caught dating someone, or fans have found out that they used to have a relationship with some other celebrity.
Lee Kwang-soo got a surprise on Running Man, in one of episodes that aired in 2016. Lee Kwang-soo was reunited with his first love, from back when he was still in elementary school, and had the opportunity to meet her again as an adult.
Lee Kwang-soo said that he liked her very much, and his feelings for her were undeniable. He is also stated that he tried to look strong and manly in front of his past lover while he was playing a soccer match, even though he was bleeding after getting bitten by a vicious dog. His statement of having a first love during elementary school made the viewers, and even the other members from the Running Man cast, tease him by saying that he [Lee Kwang-soo] was cheesy even when he was in elementary school.
Before meeting his first love, Lee Kwang-soo called her for the first time. From the telephone conversation, viewers learned that Kwang-soo’s nickname was King Kong. And when Yoo Jae-suk asked about what kind of friend Lee Kwang-soo was, she answered, ‘Ugly’, and everyone laughed at Kwang-soo.
Lee Kwang-soo felt tense before meeting with his first love again. When they did meet, both their faces were flushed. Kwang-soo welcomed her by rubbing her head like the other Running Man members taught him, but his first love dodged. She said that she doesn’t like skinship. The began to talk about shared memories from their past. The last time they saw each other was in second grade.
Song Hye-jin, the lucky girl who was Lee Kwang-soo’s first love, finally reunited with him for the first time in 25 years. She said that Lee Kwang-soo was a quiet kid when they were in elementary school, and she used to fight the other students who liked to bully him.
When she was asked about what kind of person Lee Kwang-soo was when he was a child, she answered that Kwang-soo was quiet and caring. When asked if she already had a boyfriend, she replied that she was already married. And when asked about what kind of woman is suitable to be Kwang-soo’s girlfriend, she answered a woman who respects Kwang Soo’s parents. The last mission from this episode was that Kwang-soo had to deliver his first love back home safely. While walking home, they both remembered their past together and before they separated from each other, Kwang-soo gave Son Hye-ji, his first love, a friendly hug.
Lee Kwang-soo’s Dating Rumors
Lee Kwang-soo has been called Prince of Asia, and received a lot of love from his fans in Korea and around the world. Being a fixed member of the popular variety show, Running Man, Lee Kwang-soo is the goofy and funny personality among the cast members. He never misses an opportunity to get closer with female guests that have appeared in each episode, and likes to show his flirty side, making them blush with his pick-up lines.
The celebrities he’s been paired with on the show mostly haven’t been linked with him as possible dates, but there are others who have a high potential as Lee Kwang-soo’s girlfriend, such as :
Girls’ Generation Yuri
One of the times that SNSD, or Girls’ Generation, appeared on Running Man as guests, fans noticed some chemistry between Lee Kwang-soo and Yuri. In one of episode of Running Man, Yuri ended up with being a team with Lee Kwang-soo instead of Yoo Jae-suk.
Yuri was disappointed at first when she didn’t team up with Yoo Jae-suk, but during the game show, fans started to cheer on Yuri and Lee Kwang-soo, after they expressed their excitement while holding hands.