Burdened with Good Looks

Korea's No. 1 heartthrob doesn't date. It's not that Jang Dong Gun, 29, lacks opportunities to meet women. Lunching recently at a noodle shop in a trendy part of Seoul, Jang, by his mere presence, sent the women at a nearby table into paroxysms of girlish twittering. Soon, a crowd of girls gathered outside the restaurant window. By the end of the meal there were dozens of women jostling for position outside — his manager had to help him push his way through the throng. This kind of thing sometimes follows Jang when he leaves South Korea. In Vietnam last year,...

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