- Kapamilya actress Jessy Mendiola got a photo op with Song Joong Ki and other Korean stars
- Jessy was the first Filipino to be awarded the Best Asia Pacific Star Award
- Jessy was appointed as the honorary ambassador of Korea Tourism Organization (KTO)
Kapamilya’s It-Girl Jessy Mendiola proved that she is a Kpop fan as she grabbed the opprtunity to take a photo with Kpop stars.
Jessy's Instagram posts showed that she posed with South Korean heartthrob Song Joong Ki and other Kpop stars at the recent 5th Asia Pacific Actors Network (APAN) Star Awards.
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Jessy was awarded the Best Asia Pacific Star Award and is the first Filipino to receive the said award. The event was held at the MBC New Building in Seoul, South Korea on Oct. 2, Sunday.
In her speech, she said that the event is a celebration of promoting cultural exchange and opening new opportunities in Asia. She also thanked her fans in Korea and Philippines.
This is not the first time that Jessy met South Korean superstars. In 2012, Jessy met SM Entertainment's boy group SHINee as she represented the Philippines in Korean Broadcasting System's second "World Date". The following year, the actress met another Kpop boy band Boyfriend for an interview for Mulawin.
Moreover, on October 31, 2013, Jessy was appointed by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), which is a government agency promoting Korea as its honorary ambassador. The actress gushed on how much she loved Korea and its culture. Proving her fascination to anything Kpop, she has been in South Korea plenty of times.