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FTIsland's Lee Hong Ki under orders to dress up in Singapore despite blistering heat

Published on Mar 7, 2014 4:13 PM
No matter how hot the weather gets, the members of Korean band FT Island (from left) Song Seung Hyun, Lee Jae Jin, Choi Min Hwan, Lee Hong Ki and Choi Jong Hoon make sure they dress to impress. -- ST PHOTO: MATTHIAS HO

Rain or shine or suffocating, muggy weather, a Korean pop star has got to look good.

At a press conference on Friday ahead of his band FTIsland's concert on Saturday, singer Lee Hong Ki said while he was happy to be in a warm country because "it's really cold in Korea now", it was "simply too hot here".

It did not help that he was in an all-black ensemble complete with sunglasses.

When the host of the press meet suggested he could have dressed lightly and casually, Lee, 23, quipped: "My stylist wanted me to dress up for the press conference."

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