My baby boy went off to the army! Not just to any military division, Yoon Si Yoon quietly enlisted in the most hardcore marines this past week with no media coverage until after he left. I heard about it a month ago when his agency confirmed that he had been accepted into the marines and that he was planning to quietly enlist after promotions for his movie Mr. Perfect with Yeo Jin Goo. When Hyun Bin enlisted in the marines it kinda made sense because he’s always struck me as a very focused intense guy but I was taken aback with Yoon Si Yoon electing to join the marines. It’s exciting that he applied and got accepted because he’s going to challenge himself the way he wants and I have faith he’ll come back enriched from the experience. I tried to ignore his enlistment this past week in an useless attempt to pretend it didn’t happen but now I’ve dealt with my sadness I can say farewell to this very talented young man as he heads off on a new two year journey in his life.
Thankfully I’ll have his Jae Hee from Me Too, Flower! and his Enrique Geum from Flower Boy Next Door to rewatch anytime I miss him, and maybe even a side of his Kang In Ho in Prime Minister and I if I’m really desperate and have run out of things to watch. He’s due for a dark gritty role when he comes back. I have a batch of Yoon Si Yoon magazine spreads from the last few months gathering dust in my files so now’s the perfect time to share as I blink back tears to send off another of my favorites. He did an Allure Korea spread for the February 2014 edition that is adorable and full of hearts just in time for Valentine’s Day, plus late last year he was promoting Flower Boy Next Door in Japan and did a couple of magazine shoots for the Japanese publications. One particular spread feature him with his FBND co-star Park Shin Hye so that’s a double treat for me.