The unexpected cancellation of Kristel Fulgar’s scheduled role as host for her ultimate idol, South Korean actor Seo In Guk,’s Manila fan meetup was finally revealed on a vlog posted by her Youtube channel KrisTells Vlogs.
Kristel Fulgar, a Filipino actress and singer, was distraught after being unexpectedly replaced as the host of Korean actor Seo In-guk’s fan meetup in Manila.
A tearful Fulgar revealed in a vlog posted on Tuesday that she was there at the location before 7 a.m. and had rehearsed for the event. The Korean technical director, however, informed her that she would no longer be hosting the event.
“Nag-eexpect ako na ipapaakyat ulit ako sa stage para mapakita ko ‘yung 100 percent [energy] na sinasabi ko pero hindi daw,”Fulgar stated.
Fulgar admitted that she lacked experience as a host but took the role somehow because she supports Seo In-guk. She hoped the hosting gig would allow her to meet other actor fans.
“11 years na akong fan ni Seo In Guk so kahit hindi ko forte ang hosting tinanggap ko ‘to kasi tinitingnan ako as representative ng mga fans ni Seo In Guk.”
Kristel says that during the rehearsal, the Korean technical director, who unexpectedly informed her that she would no longer be hosting the event due to her apparent lack of energy.
In response to the disappointed supporters, Fulgar apologized. She added that while she respected the Korean technical director’s choice, she was nonetheless disappointed.
At some point, Karen Bordador, a radio DJ and former Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) Kumunity season 10 housemate, hosted the event.
Fulgar was still able to have a conversation with Seo In-guk one-on-one despite being unable to organize the event. The two sang a duet of “All For You,” a song from Seo’s popular TV drama “Reply 1997,” they also took a couple of photographs during their meeting.
“It’s truly an honor. I’m so happy today. I might not be hosting but it’s alright. I’m glad to meet you,”she said to In Guk.