Sunday, May 4, 2014

In the City:// AJ of U-KISS

After a long night of fun in the city, a friend and I decided to walk back down the strip of K-Town in Manhattan and go "Sight Seeing". Now, if you know me, Sight Seeing refers to checking out the guys. While walking, I spot this cute guy sitting on the steps, messing with his phone. While passing him, I catch a glimpse of his facial profile. He doesn't look up, completely focused on his phone. And I walk away and decided to do a double take.

Oh sh**, he looks like AJ of U-KISS?!

A few thoughts scrambled in my mind, and after a faint reassurance of my friend agreeing that there is a slight possibility that it actually WAS him, I decided it F**K it. He was outside, just him and his phone. This is perfect.

*fangirl ninja mode activated*

I walked back to him and said "Excuse me?" in my sweet voice. (I kid you not when I say this.)He looked up from his phone and I SWEAR TO YOU, you know camera effect in dramas with the fuzzy, calming shot and sparkles when a cute guy comes in the scene, that is was I saw when he looked up at me. O_o *dies*

Aren't you AJ from U-KISS?
With a shy and almost shocked look, he leans back and covers his mouth to laugh, then confirms my suspicion.
Yes, I am. *holds out hand for a shake* Thanks for noticing me.

Thanks for noticing me? More like thanks for talking to ME. (He was too cute.) We (my friend and I) had a conversation, in K-Town, at 4AMish with him while he waited for some friends to get out of a near by restaurant.

Now, it's a known fact that AJ is going to Columbia University. And I did ask about when he would return for a comeback with the guys of U-KISS. Since it's finals week, he has been focusing a lot of his schooling. I wished him luck and went on my way. Not only was I extremely proud of myself for actually having the guts to walk up to him and hold a conversation with out overflowing with feels but I was a little shocked about how laid back and down to earth AJ was. I am thankful that he took the time out to chat and thought it was completely adorable when he smiled. He's pretty cool. He really was just a normal guy. (Not really, it's fking AJ of UKISS - for the love of KPOP but you know what I mean.)

PupChan already yelled at me for not talking a selca with him. There was a reason for that:
I contained the feels. I did not want to do what would usually happen and he was used to from anyone that met him. I was already a random person talking to him at 4am. Initially, I felt like going up to him and talking was a nuisance already. I definitely did not want to bug him for a pic or autograph. I am sure he likes a break from that every once in a while.

So case in point, this is not to rub it in anyone's face that I met him but the opposite. Meeting up with a KPOP star can be super random and awesome at the same time.I am sure many fangirls think they won't meet idols unless they go to Korea or maybe even never. Some run around trying to find them. Sometimes things just happen. If you do run into an idol, remember they are people too and respect them and the privacy they have. I am sure its cool to say hi but know your boundaries and don't get all sasaeng about it. If you meet one and he isn't your bias, prepare to possibly have your bias list ruined.
On that note, thanks for reading. AJ, thanks for chatting. Hope you didn't wait too long for your friends, the weather was getting chilly out. Good luck on those finals. Thanks for screwing up my bias list too. <3


  1. That's awesome that you met AJ! I don't think I would have recognized him easily.

    1. I never thought I would have either. I think it was the fact that he was adorable and sitting alone while the streets were less packed than normal. Just a case of being at the right place at the right time.