Korean stars encourage Japan in a video and with donationsSouth Korean media have been filled with reports of celebrities making donations or finding other ways to help out in Japan.

Heartthrobs from TV and music who have became popular in Japan donated generously to aid earthquake victims. Some gave between $90,000 and $180,000 each, but actor Bae Yong-joon, who became a superstar in the TV drama “Winter Sonata”, donated 1 billion won, or about $900,000, to a relief organization in Japan.



Other stars expressed their sorrow in a video broadcast on TV and YouTube.

“If we gather our love and sincerity, we can find the power and bravery to recover from a tragedy,” said one who starred in the video.

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