Lifestyle: Descendants of the Sun actor Song Joong-ki donates ‘Hurry Up, Brother’ fee to charity

(From Yibada)

Song Joong-ki has donated his entire fee for appearing on a Chinese variety TV show, “Hurry Up, Brother,” to an unnamed charity. His agency, Blossom Entertainment, did not reveal the amount of money he donated or the name of the charity.

In a statement obtained by All K-pop, a representative the actor’s agency said that he has intended to donate his entire appearance fee from the beginning. He partook as a special guest in the fourth season of “Hurry Up, Brothers,” along with the show’s Chinese cast – Wong Cho Lam, Luhan, Deng Chao, Li Chen, Angelababy and Zheng Kai.

The Chinese variety show is based on the Korean popular variety show, “Running Man,” wherein Song was one of the regular hosts from 2010 to 2011. The Korean “Running Man” cast is also expected to make a special appearance in the forthcoming special episode.

The special episode will hit the airwaves on May 13 at 9 PM on China’s Zhejiang Television. It is expected to achieve impressive viewer ratings in light of Song’s skyrocketed popularity in mainland China. Read More

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