Block B’s Park Kyung’s Celebrity Bromance with Kim Ji-seok
In October 2016, Block B’s Park Kyung appeared in the show Celebrity Bromance with fellow Problematic Men cast member Kim Ji-seok. The pair filmed an outing together back on July 24th, 2016, for the show. For the first episode, the pair was hanging out in Seoul’s Sinsadong Garosu-gil. In the beginning, Kim Ji-seok waited for about 40 minutes for Block B’s Park Kyung. Then they walked around Garosu-gil and went to grab some ice cream. Many people noticed them and asked to take photos together.
After that, they went to go glamping. Block B’s Park Kyung was the one who drove the car and Kim Ji-seok complained every time Park Kyung stepped on the brake very suddenly. On their way to the glamping site, they were talking about inviting female idols with them and idol manual. Before arriving, they stopped by the supermarket to buy food and beverages for their glamping. After arriving at the glamping site, they went to their cabin and started to cook dinner. During their dinner, they were talking about many things and this trip together indeed brought them closer than before.
Block B’s Park Kyung’s Duet with GFriend’s Eun-ha
On May 25th, 2016, Block B’s Park Kyung released the music video for his single “Inferiority Complex” featuring GFriend’s Eun-ha. In the music video, they are acting as a couple with a bit of a jealousy issue on Block B’s Park Kyung’s side. The video includes several scenes where GFriend’s Eun-ha is looking at another man while she is with Block B’s Park Kyung. He is jealous and upset every time that happens.
The video also contains fun scenes of the two of them, especially, when Park Kyung is a barista and makes coffee, on a home shopping channel, and their own version of the live broadcast show My Little Television. The video features plenty of cute scenes of the pair.
In addition to releasing a song together, Park Kyung and Eun-ha also starred in the second season of the online show Oh My God! Tip, in which they acted out tips for handling difficult situations.
Block B’s Park Kyung’s IQ
데뷔 2000일인 오늘!#박경 한테서 너무나 기쁜 소식을 듣고 여러분들과 함께 나누고자 합니다♡
— 블락비 (@blockb_official) October 4, 2016
On October 4th, 2016, Block B’s official Twitter posted that Block B’s Park Kyung has officially joined Mensa International after taking a Mensa Exam on September 24th. Mensa is the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world. It is a non-profit organization open to people who score at the 98th percentile or higher on a standardized, supervised IQ, or other approved intelligence test. This means only individuals who are at the top 2 percent are eligible to join.
Park Kyung has been showing off his smarts on tvN’s Problematic Men, a variety show that features riddles and quizzes for cast members and guests to solve and more. Block B’s Park Kyung decided to take the test after the Problematic Men production staff members suggested him to do so. He took the test secretly because he thought it would be embarrassing if he failed.
Block B’s Park Kyung revealed that there were 45 problems to be answered in 20 minutes. His test result showed that he has an IQ of 156. He joined the ranks of other Korean celebrities in the organization, such as reporter Ryu Shi-hyun, and announcer Han Joon-ho.