Yuna was recently featured in an article for LA Times. She talked about taking a break from all the fame in Korea while she's training here in Artesia (a quaint suburb in LA County). Take note that Yuna Kim is usually considered as the biggest star in Korea. Her face is in smoothies, cosmetics, phones, clothes, etc. so training here in the US let's her getaway from all the paparazzi :]
South Korea's Kim Yuna finds some breathing room in Los Angeles by Helene Elliott of LA Times
The Olympic figure skating gold medalist, who recently left her training base in Toronto and split with her coach, feels at ease in town. 'If I walk in the street in Korea I am recognized. Here, I think Koreans know me but no Americans,' she says.
If Kim Yuna had been home in South Korea she could not have brought the roll to her lips without a dozen photographers capturing the image and triggering a run on rolls at grocery stores. Fellow diners would have known her from her endorsements of electronics, cars or a cellphone named for her before she became her country's first Olympic figure skating gold medalist.
She could not have gone unrecognized as she did in this place in the city she plans to make her home.