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How Actor Jang Dong Yoon Gained 14 Kg For His “Like Flowers in Sand” Role

It made gaining the weight much easier.

To step into character as a ssireum wrestler for the K-Drama Like Flowers in Sand, actor Jang Dong Yoon had to put on a lot of weight to look the part. During his MMTG interview, he shared the method that made it easier to gain those extra pounds.

Jang Dong Yoon

Jae Jae mentioned the fact that Jang Dong Yoon was said to have gained 10 kg (22 lbs) for his role. That turned out to be false.

Jang Dong Yoon revealed that he’d gained more than that, ending with 14 kg (30.8 lbs). Jae Jae wondered how he was able to do it.

He shocked her with the fact that he gained 5 kg (11 lbs) per week. There was something that made it easy for the actor.

Making everyone laugh, Jang Dong Yoon credited the “tasty” American-style pizzeria Jackson Pizza.

While gaining extra weight for a role can be difficult for some actors, Jang Dong Yoon had an enjoyable time eating pizza.



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