Comedian Yoo Jae Suk Reveals Why He Does Not Want His Wife To Appear On Variety Shows

“Is Na Kyung Eun going to appear?…”

The nation’s comedian, Yoo Jae Suk recently brought up his wife, former announcer Na Kyung Eun.

Yoo Jae Suk | The Korea Herald
Na Kyung Eun | News1

On the episode of KAKAO TV‘s original variety show Playou, Yoo Jae Suk had a mission to find the lucky tree.

The staff instructed the comedian to find a partner who was to help him complete the mission.

| Kakao TV

As the comedian went looking for his NPC (Non-Player Character) partner, who was planted by the production team, the live chat started asking if his wife in real life, Na Kyung Eun, would be appearing.

Is Na Kyung Eun going to appear?

— Live chat

Yoo Jae Suk emphatically stated that his wife would not be appearing and gave a compelling reason why.

Na Kyung Eun will not be appearing. Na Kyung Eun always tells me that the moment she appears on a broadcast, my career is over.

— Na Kyung Eun

Before marrying Korea’s living national treasure, Na Kyung Eun was an up-and-coming announcer for MBC. She voiced a character on Infinity Challenge where the two first met.

Yoo Jae Suk and Na Kyung Eun married in 2008, after two years of dating. The happily married couple has a son and a daughter together.

KAKAO TV’s Playou is a live-streamed variety show featuring Yoo Jae Suk. The show features a live chatroom where users can interact with Yoo Jae Suk.

Poster for Playou | KAKAO TV
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