In an age where social media makes communication with people from all over the world seamless and easy, it is a natural assumption to think that your favorite celebrity has at least one. After all, it is the fastest way to connect with fans. That’s why it’s especially rare to see a celebrity who does not utilize it.
For one reason or another, here is a list of 12 Korean celebrities who do not use social media.
1. Gong Yoo
Actor Gong Yoo previously said that he tries to not divulge his personal life online because there will always be memories that he will want to forget.
2. Yoo Jae Suk
Yoo Jae Suk shared that he does not use social media because he fears becoming addicted to it and ending up not doing other things throughout the day.
3. Song Joong Ki
Song Joong Ki revealed that he does not use social media because he is not tech-savvy.
4. Park Bo Young
Actress Park Bo Young said that she does not trust herself to use social media because she is emotional and loses her temper easily.
5. Kang Dong Won
Kang Dong Won revealed that he does not use social media because of three reasons: he has nothing to share, he has a personality that does not want to talk to many strangers, and he does not see how it can be a form of communication.
6. Park Hae Jin
Park Hae Jin said that although he believes that social media can be used to promote one’s work, it does more harm than good because it can cause controversies.
7. Kim Hee Won
Kim Hee Won revealed that he does not want his private life to be exposed on social media and he does not have anything to share with the public.
Singer Chungha shared that she is scared to make mistakes on social media, so she will only start using it when she gains experience through time and learns what to be careful of.
9. Dong Ha
Actor Dong Ha shared that he thinks social media brings with it many issues, so it is better to be safe than sorry even though he agrees that it is a good tool to communicate with fans.
SHINee‘s Minho revealed that he is not good with technology and does not see the need to have social media as of the moment. He also wonders if it’s a waste of time.
11. Ha Jung Woo
Ha Jung Woo said that he does not see the need to use social media, especially considering that he is already in his 50s.
Block B‘s P.O. shared that he does not use social media due to two reasons. The first is that he is not good with technology. The second is that he is an emotional type of person, so he is afraid of posting long messages after drinking. In order to not leave an embarrassing past online, he does not want to use social media.