27 May '14, 8pm

She gets to hang out with K-pop celebs whenever they come to Singapore. Why?

She gets to hang out with K-pop celebs whenever they come to Singapore. Why?

SINGAPORE — She has whispered in Kim Soo-hyun’s ear. She has hung out backstage at Super Junior’s concerts. She has even seen Song Ji-hyo try her hand at peeling chilli crabs. And you see her at almost every Korean pop event. No, Jessica Min is not some corporate bigwig or rabid K-pop fan. She is, however, the go-to translator for Korean stars when they visit Singapore. And for the modest, soft-spoken student at Singapore Management University, what was meant to be a means for some “extra pocket money” has become an eye-opening adventure. “Without this job, I would never have got to experience what life is like for the stars,” the third-year Economics and Finance major said. Min, who was born in South Korea and spent nine years in Malaysia before coming to Singapore to study, first applied to be a translator for Korean boy band SHINee. Although she didn’t get the job, she ...

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