We Got Married Couple Red Velvet’s Joy and BTOB’s Yook Sungjae Celebrate Chuseok
Michael Song, Sept. 28, 2015, 12:40 p.m.
On the latest episode of the hit variety virtual marriage show, We Got Married, celebrity couple Joy of Red Velvet and BTOB’s Sungjae celebrate Chuseok. The couple go on a date to Gyeongbuk Palace. When they receive their mission for the day, it tells them to make a special memory in celebration of Chuseok.
Then Joy shows Yook Sungjae her “marriage bucket list” and suggests “going to Gyeongbuk Palace wearing hanbok,” which Yook Sungjae agrees to without hesitation. When Joy comes out wearing hanbok, Yook Sungjae can’t take his eyes off her, saying, “You’re pretty.” The couple takes the subway and gets off at Gyeongbuk Palace station. They even converse with foreign tourists while on the way.
We Got Married is a South Korean reality variety show, one segment of the Sunday Sunday Night program. First broadcast in 2008, the show pairs up Korean celebrities to show what life would be like if they were married. Each week, couples have assigned missions to complete, with candid interviews of the participants to reveal their thoughts and feelings.
Joy was born Park Soo-young on September 3, 1996 in Seoul, South Korea. She is the lead rapper and vocalist of the group. She represents the color of green. In grade school, she performed K-rock band Cherry Filter's "Flying Duck" which began her aspiration to become a singer. She auditioned and was cast by S.M. Entertainment at the SM Global Audition in Seoul in 2012. She graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2015. In 2015, Joy gained public interest by joining the fourth season of reality show We Got Married, where she was paired with BtoB member Yook Sung-jae.
Yook Sungjae is a South Korean idol, actor, singer, dancer and member of the South Korean boy group BtoB. He was a cast member in the variety show Real Men. He is best known for his roles in Plus Nine Boys (2014) and Who Are You: School 2015 (2015).