In the 56th Baeksang Arts Awards, Lee Kwang Soo and Yoo Jae Suk won the Best Supporting Actor and Best Male Variety Star Awards. And their acceptance speeches are drawing attention.
On June 5, Lee Kwang Soo wong the Best Supporting Actor in the film category for his role in Inseparable Bros. He got on stage and started his acceptance speech in a trembling voice. He said, “I really didn’t expect it. You all must be surprised, too.”
“It was an honor just to be nominated together, and I sincerely thank you and would like to apologize. Though I am lacking, thank you so much for giving me such a great award,” and once again added, “I’m sorry.”
His heartfelt speech has touched the fans and viewers. They poured out their cheers and supports for Lee Kwang Soo, saying, “You deserved it, bro,” “Why are you apologizing? You were great,” and “This is why I love Lee Kwang Soo.”
Later, Yoo Jae Suk was awarded the Best Male Variety Star Award for his performances in How Do You Play?. He got on the stage with a puzzled look and first to give credit to viewers and the production team.
He then thanked his family. He said, “I’m the father of two. My second child can’t say dad yet, so she calls both my wife and me ‘mom.’ So I would like to tell my daughter, ‘Mom won the award!’”
“There are so many welcome faces here,” he continued. He called out Kim Hee Ae and Kim Hye Soo, whom he is close to, to greet them and finally added, “Jeon Do Yeon and I are from the same class (of college). It’s been a while, so I went up to her earlier and said, ‘Do Yeon, it’s been so long.’ And she said, ‘Me too, sir.’”
He added, “I would like to tell Do Yeon this. Do Yeon, we used to talk down to each other.” Jeon Do Yeon, who was shown on the screen, responded with laughter.
His witty and amusing acceptance speech has captivated the viewers. They are responding, “This is exactly the reason why he won the award,” “Look at Jeon Do Yeon laughing,” and “Yoo Jae Suk is the best.”