Ki Hong Lee Named Fourth Sexiest Man of 2014

 

People magazine has named Maze Runner star Ki Hong Lee the fourth sexiest man of 2014 in its annual “Sexiest Men Alive” list. How did the 28-year-old actor accomplish this great feat? With his dimples, of course.

“I’m the worst with compliments,” Lee told People magazine in his interview. “People will compliment me on my dimples ? but medically, dimples are flawed muscles – they’re not supposed to occur! People think it’s beautiful, but it’s nature’s mistake.”

 

People magazine includes actor Ki Hong Lee in its annual list of “Sexiest Men Alive” (Photo courtesy of Collin Stark/People)

People magazine includes actor Ki Hong Lee in its annual list of “Sexiest Men Alive”
(Photo courtesy of Collin Stark/People)

 

While Chris Hemsworth topped the list and graced the cover of the magazine issue, Lee managed to edge out Blake Shelton, Bradley Cooper and Matt Bomber, who placed fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively.

This year, KoreAm and Audrey Magazine are proud to present the “Male Breakout Star of the Year” to Lee at the 13th annual Unforgettable Gala. To learn more about the upcoming gala, click here.

 

–STORY BY REERA YOO 
This story was originally published on iamkoream.com

 

Steven Yeun Named to People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Men’ List

Story by James S. Kim.

Actor Steven Yeun’s character, Glenn Rhee, dates one of the more attractive The Walking Deadcharacters, but Yeun is no slouch in that department himself. People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” issue, which goes on newsstands this Friday, is giving Yeun his due for what many people already know.

The magazine didn’t choose the 30-year-old as the sexiest man, but he’s still one of People’s top picks. During his photo shoot, Yeun explained what he considered attractive in others.

“The quality that I think is sexy … is style, kind of how you carry yourself,” he told People. “I don’t think it has to do with all the ‘sex’ part of it really. I think it’s just how you exude your presence in the world. I find how you are as a human as probably the sexiest thing.”

Apparently, Yeun himself wasn’t expecting to be on the list. “When I first heard that I was going to be in the issue, I asked if they were sure, that was the first thing I asked,” he said. “Maybe second question was, is this a joke? But it’s an honor. It’s really awesome.”

Yeun said his girlfriend (yes, he is taken) was the first to hear about the news, and she was very cool in finding out that she was dating one of the most attractive men on Earth.

“She was really chill about it, and she’s so supportive, so it was great,” he said.

For a glimpse of the photo shoot and Yeun shirtless, take a look at the video below.

This story was originally published in iamkoream.com.

People Magazine Can’t Tell Asians Apart

A billion-dollar love triangle is big news right? So it would have probably been a good idea for People magazine to publish a picture of the right Asian girl, but I suppose that’s asking for too much. Apparently you put Google Glass on two Asian women and it will make them indistinguishable.

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Angry Asian Man caught wind of the mistake and wrote:

This is downright silly. Last month, news broke that Google founder Sergey Brin is splitting with his wife Anne Wojcicki, amid reports that he is dating a 27-year-old employee, Amanda Rosenberg. Honestly, none of this is news I give a crap about … except when People has a hard time getting two Asian faces straight.

 

In its coverage of Brin’s breakup, instead of posting an image of Rosenberg, People used a photo of completely different Asian woman, albeit also wearing the awkward Google eyewear. The photo is actually a cropped stock image of an unidentified non-Rosenberg woman taken on the streets of New York.

 

And as Angry Asian Man points out, this inability to tell Asians apart isn’t new to People magazine. Back in 2008, they published an article Rain making his Hollywood debut. The only problem? They didn’t include a picture of Rain. Instead, they put in a picture of Karl Yune who played a smaller role in the featured film.

People, you may want to think about hiring staff to do some basic fact checking. Or who don’t think all Asians look alike.