If you don’t listen to the podcast (ahem…and why are you not? We are completely long-winded and fabulous), you are probably unaware of my obsession with the Instagrams of the Asian and Famous.
Why do I prefer Instagram over all other social medias?
1) I don’t speak Korean. So filling my Twitter feed with a long stream of Korean celebrities writing out what I assume are entertaining and pithy comments in a language I don’t speak? I feel left out.
2) The pictures are taken by the celebrity themselves (for the most part), and it’s like a little unfiltered glimpse into their actual lives.
3) The time difference. When I wake up in the morning, they’ve already had a whole day, so I roll over, grab my phone, and check out what they’ve been up to. It’s better than coffee.
There is a wide gamut of Instagramers out there. You have the stars who start an Instagram and almost instantly abandon it (Lee Min Ho), there are stars who use it to only promote their next work (Taeyang—although I hear he’s gotten better), and then stars who love Instagram so much they SPAM THE CRAP out of it *cough*T.O.P*cough*.
On the podcast, we usually talk about the recently found or recently added Instagram accounts. We discussed it and decided that rather than put them in the show notes for only those who listen to enjoy, we’re going to make a page right on the blog, of Instagram accounts that we’ll continue to add to.
Here are some of my favorites:
Amber—she is a hoot and does lots of great videos.
Eunhyuk—because whose life can’t be made better with a little Eunhyuk.
Heechul—I love this weirdo.
Kim Jong Kook—with his Instagram, we often get behind-the-scenes of Running Man, cute pictures of him and Kwang Soo, and he posts mostly in English!
Siwon—we get lots of English, lots of behind-the-scenes Super Junior, and he posts a lot. (Stopping just shy of spamming.)
So, if you are not on Instagram—you should totally make one! And if you are on Instagram and know of some stars (you can see we don’t just list Korean but also some Thai and Taiwanese) that are egregiously missing from our list, let us know and we’ll add them on.
Click here to check out The K-Instagrams Collection.