12 Moments When Idols Freely Embraced Their Quirks

Almost every K-pop group has a member with a wonderful 4D personality. Their eccentric character is usually witnessed on variety shows, live broadcasts, and even during music award shows where they proudly exhibit their unique persona, much to fans’ delight. To show our appreciation of these idols’ lively auras that never fail to make us smile, here are 12 moments […]

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BIGBANG’s T.O.P And Lee Byung Hun Enjoy A Reunion Meal

Actor Lee Byung Hun and BIGBANG’s T.O.P were seen having a meal together. On May 8, it was revealed that the two stars ate together at a famous Pyeongyang noodles restaurant in Cheongdam, Seoul. A photo of them was uploaded on the social media of their mutual friend. T.O.P is gazing comfortably at the camera while Lee Byung […]

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BIGBANG’s T.O.P Reported To Have Not Violated Military Rules With “Flower Road” Release

Last month, it was reported that BIGBANG’s T.O.P was being investigated by the Seoul Regional Military Manpower Administration on whether the release of “Flower Road” was a violation of a military rule that prohibits soldiers from engaging in additional business. On April 5, a source from the Yongsan District Office told a reporter for CBS NoCut News that […]

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10 Times BTS Members Couldn’t Hide Their Fanboy Feels For BIGBANG

As more and more BIGBANG members complete their national duties, we begin to realize how much we’ll be missing them these days. But we’re not the only ones out there who will miss them. Over the years, we have seen many artists express their admiration and gratitude towards the BIGBANG members for their leadership and contributions […]

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YG Responds To Reports About T.O.P Being Investigated For BIGBANG’s “Flower Road” Release

Following reports of BIGBANG’s T.O.P being investigated, YG Entertainment has responded. Earlier today, reports stated that the Seoul Regional Military Manpower Administration is looking into whether the release of BIGBANG’s “Flower Road” is a violation of a military rule that prohibits soldiers from engaging in additional business. A source from YG Entertainment said, “Fans already […]

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BIGBANG’s T.O.P Says Goodbye To G-Dragon With Sweet Hug

On March 2, Phillip Chun, the chairman of Paradise Group, shared some sweet photos of BIGBANG’s G-Dragon saying goodbye to T.O.P right before enlisting in the military. The photos seem to have been taken on their way to the 3rd Infantry Division recruit training center located in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province, where G-Dragon will be undergoing five weeks of basic […]

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13 Devoted Celebrities Who Have Fascinating Collections

Some idols tend to have interesting hobbies, and owning collectibles is definitely one of them!

From purchasing all the releases of a specific merchandise, to being content with figurines and plushies from famous brands, to completely going the extra mile and investing in luxurious items; one thing is sure about these collections: they’re all unique.

Here are some fascinating collections led by 13 devoted celebrities.

Merchandise

BTS’s Jin surely expresses his dedication for the Mario universe by acquiring tons of related figurines and plushies that ornate his room. He also receives Mario-themed gifts from his fans during fansigns.

Furthermore, he is very protective of his collection and often threatens his members should they dare to touch it in his absence.

When it comes to EXO’s Chanyeol, his love for Rilakkuma has been perceived on more than one occasion. In fact, he publicly shows his love for the Japanese character by proudly displaying his collection in his bedroom.

He also packs his dolls wherever he goes, just like he did prior to his appearance on “The Roommate.”

As for Super Junior’s Kim Heechul, the disney movie “Frozen” seems to have bewitched him. The humorous idol not only collects everything Frozen-themed, but he also enthusiastically cosplayed as both Anna and Elsa on different occasions.

A mutual appreciation for “The Simpsons” seems to unite CNBLUE’s Jong Yong Hwa and HyunA! Both idols have quite the collection to brag about, with HyunA’s Instagram feed basically breathing the famous animated show.

Another fervent collector of fictional characters is actor Shim Hyung Tak, who has opened up about his obsession with Doraemon during his featuring on “Real Men.”

A couple of years back, he also spoke on “Infinite Challenge” about the comfort that the Japanese animation brought him during his school days when he was shunned by his classmates.

Stuffed animals

Uhm Hyun Kyung seems to have a specific preference when it comes to stuffed animals, and that is none other than stuffed giraffe dolls.

During her appearance on “I Live Alone,” Uhm Hyun Kyung displayed her giraffe mania as seen down below.

Figurines

[email protected] and KAWS are two of the most popular figurines that receive a lot of idols’ attention, and 2PM’s Junho is definitely a collector.

He introduced viewers to his house via his group’s reality show “Real 2PM,” humbly revealing his exhibition corner where an aesthetic ensemble is displayed. (Start watching at 2:20)

Art

Art and BIGBANG’s T.O.P are a match made in heaven. He has turned his Instagram feed into a virtual museum, thanks to his numerous posts of paintings and mostly chairs that he has ambitiously acquired throughout the years.

As of 2016, the rapper-turned-actor became a curator for Sotheby’s, pushing his passion for fine art even further.

Footwear

Apparently, Park Hae Jin and Highlight’s Lee Gikwang share the same passion: collecting sneakers.

Park Hae Jin is one of the biggest collectors of Nike shoes, based on the storage he keeps in his house.

On the other hand, Gikwang is more of an avid collector of a wide variety of sneakers, as seen during his appearance on “I Live Alone.”

Cars

Both JYJ’s Kim Junsu and Dok2 have dedicated their time and money to collect expensive cars, which basically counts as a lifetime investment.

Check out Junsu’s proud collection on his Instagram account:

Dok2 also shared a snap of his white cars, aligned in his garage:

Which collection is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

Esmee L. is a Moroccan lively dreamer, writer, and Hallyu enthusiast.