South Korea taps actress Jessy Mendiola to be its honorary ambassador

They love her over there! reports that Maria Mercedes star Jessy Mendiola "has been tapped by South Korea to be its honorary ambassador for tourism, a position earlier held by the likes of K-pop superstars Psy and Jay Park."


The report noted: "The 20-year-old actress left for the country on Tuesday night to attend her ceremonial appointment to the position, which will be conferred on her by the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO)."


The report revealed that South Koreans got to know Mendiola late last year, "after she appeared in the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) program Word Date with Shinee, which featured eight ladies from different countries in a meet-and-greet session with the popular K-pop boy group."


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