Korean celebrities give a congratulatory shout out to Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim
Cari Pak, Feb. 13, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Korean celebrities and Korean American celebrities gave congratulatory shoutouts to Chloe Kim who went viral after her incredible performance that won her a gold medal in the women's snowboarding halfpipe competition. The 17-year old Korean-American snowboarder representing Team USA, received a total of 98.25 points in her final run where she performed back to back 1080-degree spins that only she has been able to successfully accomplish.
During past interviews, the professional snowboarder mentioned she enjoyed listening to CL's music and gets pumped up by dancing before heading out on the snowy field. Upon hearing the wonderful news, CL shared a screenshot of the usa_olympics Instagram feed showing Chloe Kim, as she congratulated her fellow GZB/bad girl with great enthusiasm captioning the post, "+GZBz do it well+ #congrats @chloekimsnow!!! #goldenGZB!!!"
Actor Park Seo Joon also shared his amazement sharing a screenshot of her scoreboard adding the caption, "That's crazy..."
Korean American actor Daniel Dae Kim shared a photo he took with Chloe Kim after her historic moment.
...And a Star is Born. Congrats to @chloekimsnow, who just CRUSHED her way to an #Olympic #GoldMedal!!! Lucky to be able to steal a picture with her, especially because she had absolutely no idea who I was. To her, I was just another #fanboy! 🤣🤣🤣 Thank you for making all of us Koreans AND Americans so proud today. #USA! 🇺🇸 🏂 #Olympics #Pyeongchang2018 #AAPIpride #chloekim
'Ocean's 8' star and rapper Awkwafina cheerfully tweeted:
WATCHING CHLOE KIM AUDIBLY SOBBING ON THIS JETBLUE FLIGHT N THEY THINK IM ON ACID. GOD BLESS THE USA GOD BLESS CHLOE KIM— AWKWAFINA (@awkwafina) February 13, 2018
Congratulations Chloe Kim!!