It’s been belatedly revealed that actor Kim Hyun Joong had saved a man’s life.

On August 31, Korean news outlets reported that during his visit to a Japanese restaurant last week, he ended up performing first aid on a 47 year old chef (Mr. Oh) who fell unconscious; he helped him regain consciousness and directed the staff to call 911.

CCTV footage from the restaurant shows that Kim Hyun Joong administrated emergency care immediately, he supported the man’s head to free his airway, rubbed his chest and remained by the his side while waiting for help to arrive, when the paramedics arrived, he stayed there to describe exactly what happened in details.

The staff didn’t have an idea about the identity of the man who saved the chef’s life, and when they found out that it was Kim Hyun Joong, they reported it to the media and expressed their gratitude for helping save the chef’s life.

A source from Kim Hyun Joong’s agency told news outlets, ‘he did what he had to do.’

Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong is preparing to greet his fans through an online concert this October.

K-Netizens are showering Kim Hyun Joong with praise for his kind action.

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  1. Kim Hyun Joong is the most amazing human being! He just rushed to help without thinking about himself. That’s the kind of person he is. Selfless, compassionate, kind. That’s why we love him and admire him. We know that he is not just a pretty face and talent. He has a heart of gold!

  2. I am not surprised by this, Kim Hyun Joong has always been this type of person. He did it without recognition until the Restraunt wanted to Thank him. I am proud to be his fan!!!


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