On the October 11 broadcast of tvN’s “Mom, I’m Home,” Hong Suk Chun returned residence to dwell together with his mother and father.
In an interview in the course of the present, Hong Suk Chun’s mom relayed the story about how she was pressured and never handled nicely by her in-laws for being unable to have a son, and that when when she lastly had Hong Suk Chun — her fourth baby after three daughters — when she was 36, her standing within the household rose.
So it was much more of a shock when Hong Suk Chun first revealed his sexuality to his mother and father. Thinking again together with his household about when he got here out as homosexual 18 years in the past, Hong Suk Chun mentioned, “That was the toughest time of my life: the 4 years after I got here out.”
Hong Suk Chun’s mom mentioned, “At the time, I had no thought how laborious it was for you. You have been sensible and proficient and have become a celeb, so I trusted that you just have been doing nicely. I didn’t understand how laborious it was for you, actually.”
But Hong Suk Chun thought in any other case, speaking about how she took care of him though she didn’t perceive: “After I got here out, you stayed with me for every week. For the primary time [after I moved out], you lived with me for every week.” From the studio, he defined that she stayed with him to verify he was okay and that he wasn’t going to make any excessive choices.
He informed his mom that on the time, he requested her why she wasn’t leaving to go residence, and she or he mentioned to him, “The solely factor I can do for you is make you meals.”
“That made me unhappy,” mentioned Hong Suk Chun. “You mentioned you have been afraid I wouldn’t eat as a result of I used to be upset.” His dad mentioned, “I kidnapped you from the airport. [After the news came out], there have been reporters in all places, so I acquired you in a taxi and introduced you residence.”
Hong Suk Chun mentioned that in the first place, his mom simply didn’t perceive when he informed her that he likes males. “When I informed her, she mentioned, ‘That’s friendship. What’s flawed with that?’ From a mom’s perspective, she may not ever actually let go of the hope that I’ll get married [to a woman]. I used to be the son that she [finally had after three daughters], and she or he may assume that the household line is ending. But now, she’s change into way more understanding of me.”