The elevator door opens.
A smiling Jinri Park—radio DJ, model, and now a TV star—approaches me. I hand her the roses and make the customary beso...then the cameras start flashing.
From trolling to dating
I was one of the three winners of the Gillette Philippines-sponsored Win-A-Date-With-Jinri Park contest held on Facebook. Guys were asked to send in their ideal date scenarios with the model, and she got to choose the winners based on a short list.
I didn't expect to win. In fact, I just sent in my entry as a form of trolling the contest. How can I possibly win? I hardly win any contests like these; geeks aren't supposed to. But here I was, one of three “Gillette Men.”
Fortunately, Jinri and I knew each other from my stint with all-OPM site Radio Republic . I remember her being quite into a lot of Pinoy music (her tiny car is loaded with tons of CDs of local artists such as ChicoSci, TanyaRead More »from Geek confessions: ‘I dated Korean model Jinri Park!’