30+ Quotes: Sh**ting Stars (2022)

Updated: May 10, 2022

Here’s a collection of quotes from Sh**ting Stars (2022) Korean drama:

On life and work in the entertainment industry

“Someone else caused the problem, but you’re the one apologizing. You kept apologizing to all the reporters.” – Mr. Do

“It’s annoying, but it comes with the job.” – Oh Han Byeol

“Are all the tabloids true?” – Student

“There are rare times they turn out to be accurate. But most of them are exaggerated and false.” – Oh Han Byeol

  • “This goes to show that sometimes there is smoke even without a fire.” – Reporter Cho
  • “I hate dealing with gossip about dating more than anything.” – Oh Han Byeol
  • “People easily forget things they don’t see often.” – Oh Han Byeol
  • “Being too strong isn’t attractive these days.” – Agency Staff

“The fact that regardless of my mood or circumstance, whenever or whichever, my phone will ring.” – Oh Han Byeol

  • “You know, there are times when you want to do well so bad, you only see what’s right ahead.” – Oh Han Byeol
  • “Are you reporting or praising?” – Oh Han Byeol
  • “Everyone has their place. Getting nervous will not solve anything.” – Mr. Kang
  • “The world isn’t easy even if it’s something you desperately want to do.” – Ho Young

“Working as a manager is not easy.” – Reporter Cho

“Must I make things up because there’s nothing to criticize? It’s not like the public is dumb.” – Reporter Cho

On celebrities and fans

“Celebrities are just the same. Most of them want to know what people have to say about them.” – Oh Han Byeol

“Most people aren’t interested in the truth. They just casually gossip to entertain themselves. No one takes responsibility for the caused pain.” – Oh Han Byeol

  • “Things they said without thinking spread and became this. Our actors are the only ones to suffer from it.” – Mr. Do
  • “It’s not a crime to be in love, but you’ll lose all your ads. It’s not a crime to be in love, but it’ll be hard to find work because you dated all the actresses.” – Ho Young
  • “The worst thing that could happen to a rom-com is when the two main leads start dating in real life.” – Agency director
  • “Still, I must work because I’m a professional.” – Gong Tae Sung
  • “If you fall for a celebrity, you can’t work in this industry.” – Oh Han Byeol

“They say the biggest waste of time is worrying about celebrities ” – Passenger

“It’s easier to think that celebrities are a different species from us. Their faces are abnormally small. Or their legs are abnormally long. They are like aliens.” – Oh Han Byeol

  • “People say that worrying about celebrities is the most pointless thing in the world. Does it mean you have the most pointless job in the world?” – Byeol’s blind date
  • “We know everything. There’s nowhere in the world that isn’t populated by a fan.” – Park Da Hye
  • “An actor’s pride is their life. We must preserve it for them.” – Mr. Kang
  • “For actors who get completely immersed, if they play serial killers or terrorists, something terrible can happen.” – Ho Young

“You can’t judge someone based on what others say.” – Ho Young

On love and dating

“Date a guy like you in college? That’s the worst.” – Oh Han Byeol

“Gosh. Getting a girlfriend like you in college is practically a punishment.” – Gong Tae Sung

“How weird. You were part of them all. Stay there. Don’t go anywhere.” – Gong Tae Sung

“A strong denial is an affirmation.” – Reporter Cho

“A strong denial is just denial.” – Oh Han Byeol

“I like someone like a friend who makes me comfortable. Someone who’s fun and who puts me at ease. Someone I want to keep teasing. I like someone who makes me laugh.” – Gong Tae Sung

“I’m meddling in someone else’s love life when I have none.” – Oh Han Byeol

  • “You seem to be in a good mood. That puts me in a bad mood.” – Gong Tae Sung
  • “Shall I introduce you to a good lawyer? Me.” – Mr. Do

Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Synopsis: A story about celebrities who are like stars in the sky, and the people who shed blood, sweat, and tears for them to shine. It depicts the ‘various kinds of people who clean up after the celebrities’ mess’, implying that no star shines alone.
No of episodes: 16
Starring: Lee Sung-kyung, Kim Young-dae, Yoon Jeong-hoon, Lee Jung-shin, Park Sojin
Written by: Choi Young Woo
Directed by: Lee Soo Hyun
Original network: tvN, Viu
Date: April 22 to June 11, 2022

Subtitle translation: Viu