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Lee Hyori tells of her 'ironic life'

South Korean pop diva Lee Hyori talked about her life in Jejudo Island on Thursday on her blog, portraying it as “ironic.”


“I don’t eat land animals, but I like eating sea animals. I love dogs, but I wear leather shoes,” she wrote. 

She went on to say, “I don’t drink milk, but I love ice cream. Fireflies are beautiful (so I cannot kill them), but I kill mosquitos. I love the forest, but I ruin it by building a house. I don’t eat pork, but I bow before a pig’s head during traditional rituals.”

“I am well-known, but I want to live a quiet life. I don’t want to be forgotten. I am simple, but rich. I just wanted to confess about my ironic life.”

Lee, 35, debuted as a member of first-generation K-pop girl group Fin.K.L in 1998. After the team was disbanded, she began her solo activities, with her award-winning song “10 Minutes” that created a sensation at the K-pop scene.

The sexy icon of the early 2000s has often been at the center of controversy over plagiarism, social activities and her decision to become a vegetarian.

Lee moved to Jejudo Island, off the southern coast, with guitarist Lee Sang-soon after they tied the knot last September. Lee recently started blogging to share her countryside life on the island.

By Ock Hyun-ju (