It's a boy for Kang Gary and wife

Seven months after getting hitched, Kang Gary's now a dad.

The Korean rapper and his wife have welcomed a son, he wrote in a Weibo post last Friday (Nov 17).

Kang, 39, shared a photo of his child's feet with the accompanying caption: "This is my son Gary junior, please give him your blessings!"

Photo: Weibo/Kang Gary

In April this year, the former Running Man host surprised fans with the announcement that he had married "an ordinary woman" who is not in show business.

Photo: Weibo/Kang Gary

The couple exchanged their vows in a simple ceremony and has no plans of holding a separate wedding, Kang said.

Kang Gary causes stir at The Centrepoint

  • South Korean television star and musician Kang Gary caused quite a stir among shoppers at Orchard mall The Centrepoint
  • The former cast of popular variety show Running Man was in Singapore for the grand opening of Korean cafe chain dal.komm COFFEE's first outlet here.
  • Hundreds of cheering fans turned up to see him,
  • although only 130 contest winners got the chance to get up close with him in a meet-and-greet session at the mall's atrium.
  • In a short press conference inside the cafe, Kang addressed his much publicised recent exit from Running Man after spending seven years as one its most prominent cast.
  • "I left the show to focus more on music," he said through a translator.
  • "I am now working on my music and I plan to release a new album this year."
  • Kang, who is also a rapper and lyricist, first came into prominence as part of popular and award-winning hip-hip duo Leessang.
  • He has also released music as a solo artist.
  • dal.komm COFFEE Singapore's managing director, Ms Weileen Png, surprised the star with a cake to celebrate his upcoming birthday. He turns 39 on Feb 24.

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