Since early May, Elle China teased about Song Hye Kyo‘s upcoming June feature, and today, it has finally given us a peek!
The zine zooms in on Hye Kyo’s spellbinding, beaming face for the cover page. Per khxy (from Soompi’s KiKyo thread), the cover caption says: ‘Song Hye Kyo: The Man I Love Is Humorous.’
The shoot for the magazine took place in refreshing Jeju Island.
Meanwhile, the actress has been prominent in the news lately because of her rejection of a Mitsubishi endorsement deal and a letter written to her by an elderly woman who was touched by her choice. A re-post from Soompi:
I can only hazard a guess as to how Hye Kyo felt when she read the elderly woman’s letter, but I don’t think it would be harmful to assume that such a heartfelt message must make her choice [to reject the deal] even more meaningful to her. What I appreciate most about this news is that Hye Kyo’s decision and the lady’s letter have opened up a serious discussion among Koreans—and even among foreigners. It’s important to talk about such matters, especially these historical and painful ones that have helped shape their current culture and attitudes. Such discussions are a form of education.
Although she was young when she entered the entertainment industry and pretty much came of age surrounded by showbiz people and responsibilities, I absolutely respect Hye Kyo for not using this large part of her upbringing as an excuse to be ignorant of history. It would have been easy for her to get caught up in the superficial trappings of her career, being driven by ambitions of further popularity (through media play), but Hye Kyo seems to have stayed grounded and aware of the world outside of her fame. Gaaah, I love this woman!
Sources | DC Inside SJK | Soompi, c/o khxy, MiAmour, & nefer