Korean Actor Lee Min-ho Just Can't Seem To Catch A Break From Plastic Surgery Rumors
Boys Over Flowers' Lee Min-ho is one of the most beloved South Korean actors, majorly because of his drop-dead gorgeous personality. But, at times, the same gorgeousness has also invited headache for the actor, as many question him if he has had plastic surgery to maintain a glowing face.
Does the actor have answers to the fan questions related to his plastic-surgery? And did he really go under the knife? Read on to know everything related to Lee Min-ho’s plastic-surgery topic!
His Past Association With Various Plastic Surgery Platforms Gave Birth To Rumors
Being a notable figure, one gets associated with various brands, products, and platforms every now and then, as well as meet people from all walks of life.
In that process, Lee Min-ho was clicked with a few plastic surgeons on December 17, 2007. The surgeons were associated with Star Line Plastic Surgery Clinic. Later, the picture surfaced on the homepage of a plastic surgery clinic, which led netizens to speculate whether the actor had undergone plastic surgery.
Lee Min-ho's picture with the surgeons in 2007 with before and after comparison by netizens (Photo: Star News)
Lee Min Ho Clearly Denied Going Through Any Plastic Surgery
Needless to say, the curiosity and questions from fans regarding his plastic surgery speculations reached the ears of the 33-year-old star. And when he was asked how he maintains his good looks during a press conference on January 14, 2015, he was very quick to address the plastic surgery topic. He cleared the rumors and suspicions of him going under the knife.
I don't worry about suspicions of plastic surgery because I have proof in graduation photos... My face is the type that gets swollen easily. People who don't know jokingly ask me, 'Who beat you?' My face is different in the morning and at night too.
The Gangnam Blues star also stated then that he was not very conscious about maintaining his looks in the past. But he started paying attention to his looks since becoming a public figure.
Before, I didn't try to maintain my looks, but that's becoming more and more different. I think I need to pay attention at least a little. In the past, I didn't go to the dermatologist for 8-9 months, but now, I go here and then.
The Rumor Mill Is Still Spinning
Even years after the birth of Lee’s plastic surgery rumors, the speculations and questions are still alive on the internet. Netizens continue to ask questions and post memes regarding that.
On June 22, 2020, a curious Twitter user posted, “Did the Lee Min Ho guy really do plastic surgery?” While other Twitterati wrote, "I heard Lee min ho did plastic surgery, that's why he's fine like that..."
So it looks like the good actor can't find an escape from the baseless speculations he is subject to. He should, however, find consolation in the fact that he is still a heartthrob in many of his fan's hearts.