SINGAPORE – In a recent episode of South Korean travelogue series Traveller 2, actor Kang Ha-neul revealed his struggles with claustrophobia.
The 30-year-old actor, known for his roles in When The Camellia Blooms (2019) and Misaeng (2014), talked about his fear with castmates singer Ong Seong-wu and actor Ahn Jae-hong.
The three are touring Argentina in the second season of the show.
The first, which aired from December 2018 to January 2019, featured actors Ryu Jun-yeol and Lee Je-hoon in Cuba.
According to Soompi, a K-entertainment news portal, on the episode which aired on Saturday (March 14), Kang said: "I suffer from severe claustrophobia, so I have a hard time flying on airplanes. Whenever I have to go abroad or travel somewhere, I get a prescription for sleeping pills in advance."
The show aired footage of Kang lingering so that he could board a plane later than the other passengers.
Claustrophobia is a form of anxiety disorder characterised by an irrational or intense fear of confined or small spaces and it can lead to panic attacks.
Kang later said he has a "hard time" in crowded buses and that he Read More – Source