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Song Joong-ki's Airport Joke Sparks Debate: Actor Playfully Dodges Son's Name Inquiry

Song Joong-ki's playful airport quip about his son's name sparks online debates. Fans defend his humour, while others express mixed feelings about the actor's recent approach to privacy.

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Popular South Korean actor Song Joong-ki, known for his roles in hit series like "Vincenzo," found himself in the spotlight once again, this time for a quirky response to a question about his son's name during an encounter at the airport. The incident has gone viral, eliciting a range of reactions from netizens and fans alike.

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Song Joong-ki, who married his British-Colombian girlfriend Katy Louise Saunders in January and welcomed a baby boy in June, was approached by a journalist curious about the child's name. When asked, "Did you decide on your son's name?" the actor's response was notably tongue-in-cheek: "Why would I tell you that?" This offbeat reaction, captured by the media, left the journalist humoured and stirred up a mixed bag of responses online.

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Among netizens, some expressed reservations about Song Joong-ki's response, with comments like, "I weirdly can't warm up to him...he just doesn't match well with me," and "He used to be an actor I really liked, but lately he's a bit...TTT." Others believed that the actor may have made the comment thoughtlessly but then tried to pass it off as a joke, with one user noting, "It seems more like he thoughtlessly blurted it out, but rushedly tried to package it nicely as a joke. Lolll."

In contrast, several supporters of Song Joong-ki came to his defence, asserting that his response wasn't a big issue. They argued, "I don't see the problem...," and "If you saw 'Running Man,' you'll know that this is just his personality," while suggesting, "I think he was just joking."

Before this airport encounter, Song Joong-ki had openly expressed the joy of fatherhood and the challenges he and his wife have faced as new parents. The actor revealed that he communicates with his son in Korean, noting, "My English isn't that good." He further shared that he and his wife are actively discussing how they will navigate communication as a family, ensuring that their son thrives in a multicultural environment.

Song Joong-ki's witty response at the airport may have sparked a minor controversy, but it's clear that the actor remains a beloved figure in the hearts of his fans, and his journey into parenthood continues to be a subject of fascination for many.

 

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