South Korean transgender beauty
Harisu tied the knot in Seoul Saturday with her boyfriend singer, pledging to
become a "sexy and caring" wife.
South Korean transsexual entertainer
Harisu (L) kisses rapper Micky Chung during their marriage ceremony at a
wedding hall in Seoul May 19, 2007. Harisu, the 32-year-old male-to-female
singer whose sex change helped the country to change its family registry
laws, married her 27-year-old boyfriend on Saturday at a ceremony attended
by many of the country's top celebrities.[Reuters]
Harisu, 32, married 27-year-old rap singer Micky Chung in an upmarket hotel
in Seoul. She has been dating the singer since 2005 after they met online.
The marriage ceremony was carried out by Kim Suk-Kwon, a surgeon who
performed Harisu's male-to-female sex reassignment surgery in late 1990s.
"I'll become a housewife who is cooking well, sexy and caring," a beaming
Harisu told journalists before the wedding ceremony.
"We originally planned to adopt 10 children but decided to settle for only
four kids because of the objections from our parents," she said.
Accompanied by both sets of parents, they will leave for the Thai resort
island of Koh Samui on Sunday for a honeymoon.
Harisu is the stage name of the transgender entertainer who was born Lee
She made her name by featuring in an advertisement for a cosmetics company in
She has since branched out into music and acting, producing five albums and
starring in a film, Yellow Hair II.
In December 2002, the Incheon District Court recognised her as legally female
and she changed her official name to Lee Kyung-Eun.