Yoo Jae Suk And Ji Suk Jin “Expose” Lee Kwang Soo’s Talent Casting Fee

Kwang Soo can’t help but play along with his friends’ jokes.

Usually, Korean celebrities avoid discussing personal matters like their dating lives, spending habits, and how much money they earn when appearing on reality shows, but when Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, and Ji Suk Jin got together for a Running Man mini-reunion on Jae Suk’s new web series, they held nothing back and talked about everything under the sun.

Ji Suk Jin (left), Yoo Jae Suk (center), and Lee Kwang Soo (right) | 뜬뜬 DdeunDdeun/YouTube

Jae Suk even revealed how Kwang Soo was initially cast in Running Man, and Suk Jin inadvertently exposed himself as a forgetful friend when he said he got gifts for all the members, except for Kwang Soo!

The trio is notorious for teasing each other about their personal lives since they stay close friends outside of work, but Suk Jin took it to another level when he said that Kwang Soo only appears on shows for a minimum of ₩300,000 KRW (about $242 USD)!

Jae Suk quickly added to the joke by saying it was closer to ₩150,000 KRW (about $121 USD).

Kwang Soo couldn’t help but play along by saying it was only after a long negotiation period that he and the staff settled on the amount.

The joke continued throughout the rest of the show, and like a true entertainer, Kwang Soo never gave up on the bit.

Fans are dying to see all the original members of the Running Man cast come together on a variety show again, but until then, small reunions will have to do! Watch the full episode of Just An Excuse starring Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, and Ji Suk Jin below. They start teasing Kwang Soo about his talent fee at the 7:55 mark.

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