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A Sweet Day With Kim Beom

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KP’s note: …. is what the event SHOULD have been called instead of ‘Kim Beom, With Sweet Day’. I guess they did a word by word translation of 김범이랑 달콤한 날. Am rolling my eyes right now.
Kim Beom (& Byun Ki Soo) at Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

Kim Beom (& Byun Ki Soo) at Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

On the afternoon of April 12, Kim Beom held a fan meeting in Korea. ‘Kim Beom, With Sweet Day’ took place for three hours at Kwangwoo University’s Culture Centre. Approximately 600 fans were in attendance, including some from Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, and even Guatemala. The event was emceed by comedian Byun Ki Soo.

Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

Kim Beom entered singing Shin Seung Hun’s classic, “I Believe”, and made the crowd erupt into cheers. After he spoke a few words of greeting, there was a cake-cutting to celebrate three years since his debut. Fans presented him with 600 paper roses that they folded for him. A question and answer period followed.

When asked what he believes is his attractive quality is, Kim answered with a shy laugh, “Many people tell me that it’s my smiling appearance.” He said that Zo In Sung has been [one of his] favorite actors for awhile, and he hopes that he can be like Zo who debuted at a similar age (as Kim). If Kim had to choose between love and friendship, he admitted that he would choose love. Kim Beom also told the crowd that he would work hard to give happiness to his fans and the many people around him that he’s grateful to.

Kim Beom, Kim Joon, and Kim Hyun Joong at 'Kim Beom, With Sweet Day'

Kim Beom, Kim Joon, and Kim Hyun Joong at 'Kim Beom, With Sweet Day'

His Boys Over Flowers castmates, Kim Hyun Joong and Kim Joon, were also present to give Kim Beom support at the fan meeting. Kim Hyun Joong showed up for an hour, while Kim Joon was there with his fellow T-Max members to perform the theme song from Boys Over Flowers, “Paradise”.

Kim Hyun Joong said about his friend, “While watching East of Eden, I thought that [Beom] is someone who is good at acting with anger and with tears. When I saw him in real life, his face was really small and he had a force as an actor.” Continuing on about their friendship, he explained, “We became close through doing Boys Over Flowers together. We play soccer together, go to [each other’s] houses, and are enjoying ourselves.”

Kim Joon admitted, “At first, it seemed like he’d be arrogant (laughter), I quickly realized that he was a warm and bright person. He’s a very good person who is also quite mischievous.”

This was also the first time that that Kim Beom’s personal track from the Boys Over Flowers OST, “I’m Going Right Now To Meet [Her]” (loosely translated from “지금 만나러 갑니다”), was revealed to the public.

Kim was moved to tears near the end of the meeting, when fans presented him with a five-minute video clip they had prepared. He expressed his thanks, saying that he’s faced difficulty lately but has gained strength through the fans’ love.

He wrapped up the event stating to his fans, “I will try hard so that I can give more joy to all of you who believe in me despite my inadequacy and send me lots of love.”

Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

Kim Beom, With Sweet Day

Kim Beom reportedly gave all of the staff a scare by plopping down (almost like collapsing into a sitting position) as soon as he entered the waiting room at the end of the event. According to a source, Kim had to receive two shots the day before and one shot the day of [the fan meeting] because of his weak body condition. Another source also said that Kim has had trouble even speaking due to swollen tonsils. However, he wanted to keep his appointment with his fans and gave his all while hosting the three-hour fan meeting.

Kim Beom went to New York for a week-long working holiday at the beginning of this month. He is heading over to Tokyo on April 15 along with the rest of F4, Ku Hye Sun, SS501, and T-Max. Upon his return to Korea following the promotional activities for Boys Over Flowers‘ Japanese premiere, Kim Beom will begin filming for Flight (Fly Up; 비상) with Kim Byul on April 20.

Source: Dailian, hankooki

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Written by KP

April 12, 2009 at 9:53 pm

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  1. Hwaaaaa…. You sure are FAST KP!!
    I wish I can fly & attend this fan meeting after Easter mass
    I wonder if Korean also celebrate Easter =P

    True brotherhood between Yi Jeong & Woo Bin… So sweeet =)

    rethasapi

    April 12, 2009 at 10:50 pm

  2. thank you for this! I’ll pray for his success. I really lovee kim bum 🙂

    mimie

    April 12, 2009 at 11:11 pm

  3. thank you so much for updating on what kim bum’s up to! keep up the great updates and everything. can’t wait to hear more about him in the future!

    amy

    April 13, 2009 at 12:47 am

  4. where can i get the video..??

    fifie

    April 13, 2009 at 1:06 am

  5. thank you so much. I really lovee kim bum

    ibeova

    April 13, 2009 at 9:26 am

  6. them as F4 (or in this case, F3?) in real life is really cute.

    i love himmmm, can’t wait to get my hands on the song 😀

    thanks for this piece of news! 🙂

    jandoe

    April 13, 2009 at 10:00 am

  7. OMG; I LOVE KIM BEOM ❤
    ^HES SO SEXYY AND HAWT :3
    i wished when he was in New York; i would have met him :[

    Boysoverflowersfan :D

    April 13, 2009 at 11:34 am

  8. is kim bum’s track already out?

    nemiXX

    April 13, 2009 at 6:23 pm

  9. hey that Guatemalan girl is my roomate and she hugged 김범…she hugged 김범…the thing is, they didnt put the photo of that moment!!?? we dont need proof though Isaw it with my eyes…lol…Analucia hugged 김범!!!Analucia hugged 김범!!!Analucia hugged 김범!!!She will be there on next time too…of course we were not be able to go to Japan anyways see you soon!!! heheheh…

    ece_bbar

    April 18, 2009 at 3:06 am

  10. If i just could have been there 😦

    Isma

    April 18, 2009 at 2:48 pm

  11. If only he came to visit UC Berkeley!

    Jenna

    April 26, 2009 at 1:00 am

  12. his o cute…
    look good appearance…
    hmhmhmh,,,,

    i think his so good…

    zai

    June 2, 2009 at 11:11 am

  13. aku suka sama kamu……
    bbbangettttt….

    tita

    June 3, 2009 at 3:27 am

  14. Kim Bum please come to surabaya,indonesia T-T…huks…

    Maria

    June 12, 2009 at 10:19 am

  15. hi konnichiwa
    how are you ? i hope you are will. my name is kitano jinko i am a japan girl.i like you so much .but i don’t love you .i think love and like is not same .what is your birthday ? my birthday is one day that i don’t know.do you like weatlife.(singers) i like it .also i don’t know your birthday ,happy birthday to you .if my fortume is good ,i want to meet you. saroonara…..

    kitanojinko

    July 21, 2009 at 2:26 am

  16. KIM HYUNG JOON… pleasa come to jakarta,indonesia. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH. i have a lot of photo of you. i am really love you.

    RIRI

    August 15, 2009 at 10:14 pm

  17. hi!it,s me your great fan.now u r too sweet.and another your hair is too curly.you make your hair to barber you stupid idiot donkey duffer,moron,monkey you think you are cool but youare not …plz come 2 nepal

    rojita shrestha

    December 12, 2009 at 4:10 am

  18. i like ur hair staillll………so cool….!!!!!!

    n0r

    January 9, 2010 at 6:09 am

  19. Kim Boem is really a true,hard working and honest celebrity i have ever seen.. he truly loves his fan and we, fans also equally love him and by the way he must take care of his health too. it’s so sorry to hear that he was not fine during the fan meeting. well hope he’ll care about his health too cos we all fans of him,we wanted to see him happy, healthy, wealthy, successful and more famous all over the entire world….we all love u Kim Boem.

    Mira

    February 4, 2010 at 4:00 am

  20. olaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa me encanta kim beom lo amo me gusta como actua en boys before flowers,como quisiera q conosieras bolivia es una city muy bonita pero eso es casi impocible si tu estas en corea =( q pena pero sin enbargoI wish you all the best in your life I love you chau chauuu

    selva leonela

    May 29, 2010 at 7:44 pm

  21. We love Kim Bum because he is honest. Kim Bum please come to Kazakhstan!!! You have many fans here!!! I wish you, be HAPPY and be good person like now. We believe in you!!

    Fariza

    December 8, 2010 at 11:23 am


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