Lee Jong-suk is a South Korean actor and model. He debuted in 2005 as a runway model, becoming the youngest male model ever to participate in Seoul Fashion Week. He was a public service worker owing to his ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) caused by a car accident as a teenager. He gave his first interview since the discharge and spoke about life in the military and his life after discharge. Lee Jong Suk confessed he was nervous about facing the camera during the magazine shoot.
He hoped that the photos from the shoot turn out to look good, he said he went on a strict diet ten days before the shoot for he had gained 10 kilos. “I went on a strict diet that went as far as fasting for a few days before the photoshoot because I was gained 10kg. This diet was particularly difficult since you can’t exercise (at the gym) these days. I had no choice but to lose weight through Home training and dieting, so I felt like my body was drying up,” he said.
He also spoke about his time at the training. He also said that he was comfortable at the times in military. “I’ve always been thinking about my work and activities. So I was quite relaxed because I was able to let go of those concerns. All I had to do was my given tasks,” he confessed.
Lee Jong Suk noted that while he is not sure what the future holds, he assures he would be more comfortable about his skill than he was in the past. “There was a time when I watched the camcorder like a compulsion and re-watched the monitor 100 times. It seems that it became more and more painful as I blamed it all on me. I’m trying to do that less now in order to love myself. I think that I thought, ‘This is self-objectification’ and treated myself more harshly,” he observed.