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U.S. Daily Calls Actor Bae 'One-Man Corp.'

2005/11/03 | Permalink | Source

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The Los Angeles Times says popular actor Bae Yong-joon, nicknamed "Yonsama" in Japan, is like a one-man corporation worth billions of dollars.

Calling Bae a cultural ambassador who is enhancing his nation's image, the daily on Wednesday cited his massive popularity in Japan since the release of his hit KBS-TV drama "Winter Sonata" two years ago.

The report also analyzed the economic and cultural effects of the Yonsama phenomenon in Japan and included an interview with the actor.

Reported by KBS World Radio
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