The heartthrob from Single’s Inferno, Oh Jin Taek, recently appeared on the YouTube channel of Sunny Dahye to answer some burning questions from the viewers and fans. Sunny Dahye mentions how she has never received so many questions for the previous personalities that she interviewed. For those who don’t know, Oh Jin Taek was one of the contestants of the wildly popular Korean Netflix dating television show Single’s Inferno, released in 2021. All of the contestants of Single Inferno are currently enjoying the popularity gained from the show. Some of the couples from the show are just friends now, like An Yea Won Kim Jun Sik. Meanwhile, Moon Se Hoon has admitted that he is dating Shin Ji Yeon!
Oh jin Taek starts off by introducing himself and his profession. He has a tailor shop business called ASCOTTAGE. He also talks about opening a YouTube vlogging channel called “Jintaek Hyung” to satiate the curiosities of his day-to-day life that his fans have. He promises to come out with a variety of content like what his current hobbies are, where he goes to eat, his hangout spots, and behind-the-scenes of photoshoots.
Single’s Inferno Oh Jin Taek on Kang SoYeon
On being asked how he got to know about Single’s Inferno, Oh Jin Taek replies, “one of my friends talked about the casting for Single’s Inferno, and that’s how I auditioned for the program. The first and second rounds were difficult. Along with interviews, we also had to go through psychological tests like MBTI tests. The Netflix audition was harder than Korean ones for sure.”
On his first impressions of the concept on Single’s Inferno, Oh Jin Taek says, “I was happy that it was based on an uninhabited island, but also nervous because I had to do a lot of work-out and exercises.
On whether the show was scripted or not, Oh Jin Taek says, “it was not scripted at all. When asked about moments in the show where he felt flustered or shy while watching Single’s Inferno, Oh Jin Taek says, “I felt embarrassed every time I appeared on screen! It was embarrassing watching myself on television screens, especially during the end of ‘couple selection,’ when I uttered the phrases “beyond paradise,” I really couldn’t bear to watch myself.”
When asked to choose a woman from the show he would’ve been drawn to even outside the show, he replies, “Maybe Soyeon. This is because my feelings for Soyeon were sincere from the very start. “
And indeed, Sunny says 80% of the questions were about Kang Soyeon. “Are you dating/meeting Kang Soyeon?” To this, Jin Taek replies cryptically, “Kang So Yeon is a person I always want to meet.”
He confirms that the cast still keeps in touch with each other. “Especially us guys meet up and hang out quite often. And we help each other out with our work, even though our professions are very varied from each other.
Oh Jin Taek on Self-care and Travelling
Single’s Inferno Oh Jin Taek also shared his skincare and fashion secrets: “most important thing is sunscreen. My skin becomes sensitive on being exposed to the sun without sunscreen. As for clothes, I am more confident in clothes which fit me well and are comfortable at the same time.
Some other things he revealed about himself was that he would’ve been a chef or a bartender if he wasn’t in the fashion business. He wants to revisit Canggu in Bali after the COVID situation gets better. The Indonesian food that made the biggest impression on him was Nasi Campur.
He recommends couples massage activities during Valentine’s week as he and Soyeon also had a massage session together during their stint on Single’s Inferno. He reveals that he doesn’t do much special on Valentine’s day but prefers to do special things on anniversaries or on ordinary days instead. Hey, maybe we will get a Single’s Inferno Oh Jin Taek and Kang Soyeon update on their anniversaries!