A representative for Hook Entertainment – Lee Seung Gi’s agency – revealed today that the entertainer will be a torchbearer in the upcoming olympics this year, which are to be held in London.

He stated, “Lee Seung Gi was chosen as a torchbearer for the London Olympics to be held on July. The specific details regarding it have yet to be revealed“.

Reportedly, it was through Samsung’s recommendation that Lee Seung Gi was chosen. As the company is sponsoring the London Olympics, they have the right to suggest a number of torchbearers. With Lee Seung Gi endorsing their kimchi refrigerator line, he was suggested by the electronics giant.

Lee Seung Gi will be leaving for London after completing filming for the upcoming MBC drama “The King 2 Hearts” and his Japanese solo concert in June.

Other  reports suggest that Han Ga In, star of “The Moon that Embraces the Sun”, is also set to be a torchbearer, although this is currently unconfirmed. A marketing representative of Samsung released a statement saying,  “In regards to Han Ga In, nothing has been decided yet“.

This is a great opportunity for UK fans of the entertainer to finally see him in the flesh, as most visits from non-idols tend to be secretive and the stars have left before fans ever realise they were on UK soil. Will you be going to see him?

Source: AKP/Nate


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