Enterprising merchants are selling ‘hell notes’ featuring popular Korean actor Song Joong Ki
Talk about getting immortalised. Thanks to his explosively popular drama series, South Korean actor Song Joong Ki will find many Chinese people burning dummy money with his face printed on the notes this month.
Images of Soong’s mug printed on “hell notes” have started to emerge online. The paper money is typically burned as offerings to the dead during the ongoing Qingming festival, where the Chinese sweep graves and pay respects to ancestors.
In Chinese, the 31-year-old actor’s name also sounds like “papers for the departed.” Read more…