Jessy Mendiola attests Sandara Park’s popularity in South Korea
Jessy Mendiola, Maria Mercedes (Philippine’s telenovela remake) star, shared a story about meeting and talking to Sandara Park when she revisited South Korea.
Jessy flew to South Korea last Oct.29, 2013 and stayed there for 5 days for her Korean Premium Tour, where in she been able to visit Korea’s famous landmarks.
She got a chance to met Sandara while she was there.
“It was my first time to met her, Krung Krung as in Krung Krung…” Jessy said about Dara during her press launch as Honorary Korea Tourism Ambassador last Nov. 27, 2013 at The Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati City.
When Sandara was still in the local showbiz, “Pambansang Krung Krung” was her moniker, wherein it pertains to her Funny and Unique personality.
Sandara joined ABS-CBN artist search Star Circle Quest Season 1 last 2004 and became a runner-up to the winner Hero Angeles who later on became Dara’s on-screen partner. When Dara career in PH went down, she and her family decided to return to South Korea.
Most of the Filipinos were surprised after a few years, when Sandara became a member of the All-female singing group called 2NE1 (now a very popular group in Korea).
STILL POPULAR. Jessy attest Sandara’s popularity in Korea.
Sandara’s billboard can be seen in various places around Seoul.
“Sandara is very popular in Korea, you can see her faces every where” said Jessy.
Jessy laughed when Sandara could not believe when she told her that “Sandara is very popular in the Philippines and Filipinos still love her very much”.
When they met Dara was a little bit tired, because she just came from an event, but still Dara was game to talked with Jessy.
“We talked about how she is and if she misses the Philippines.”
“Dara said she wants to visit the Philippines but not sure if she will be permitted”
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Translated by: @carmelasepsia