When Korean celebrities get involved in dating rumors, their agencies are usually the ones that make a statement on whether the rumors are true or not. However, there have been some instances where Korean celebrities themselves decided to address their dating rumors. Here’s a list of a few of them.
1. Park Bo Young
Park Bo Young got involved in dating rumors with actor Kim Hee Won in early 2020 when the two were caught going to a cafe together.
While this was later proven to be false, Park Bo Young did personally respond to the rumor by venting on her fancafe.
A dating rumor…? I feel so old now that I’ve been involved in a dating rumor.
This is not true. Hee Won sunbae-nim and I met on Hot Young Bloods and Collective Invention. We’re good friends and industry colleagues, though we have an age difference. We do meet up to eat, that part is true. We also drink tea too!!! And when we went to Youngdeok to have steamed crab, the director for Collective Invention came with us… Like… The three of us… T-T Since I don’t have an agency, it is harder for me to get press on these matters. But I thought I could at least clarify like this.
I also plan on asking the cafe in Youngdeok to take down the screenshots from the CCTV. I mean, I never agreed to it, so… Anyway, what a surprise to start off 2020. Happy New Year! And those of you who write things without fact-checking first… I can’t help… but resent you. And I guess people can talk about seeing me, but those who make up entire scenarios… I’ll keep my eyes on you. But when you cross the line, I’ll take legal action. Thank you! Have a good day!
— Park Bo Young
2. Jackson (GOT7)
While Jackson might not be a Korean celebrity, he did respond to one of his dating rumors in a heartwarming way. A fan once left a comment on Jackson’s Instagram account, telling him that she knew about his “girlfriend”.
I saw the news of you having a girlfriend yesterday night. I can’t describe the feeling….and it’s my 20th birthday today, I want to be a little happier, I’ve liked you for 5 years, I understand you more than anyone else, no matter what, I will choose to trust you unconditionally because you’re the Jackson Wang that I’ve loved for five years, you said you’d tell us if you have a girlfriend. We trust you.
Jackson decided to respond to the fan and denied the rumors in the most heartwarming way.
So it’s the truth as long as someone says so?”
Do we have so little trust between us? No way.
Don’t think too much, today is even your birthday! Happy birthday.
3. Yoon Eun Hye
Yoon Eun Hye was once rumored to be in a relationship with Kim Jong Kook due to their history on the variety show X MAN.
Yoon Eun Hye shut down all the rumors when she was on an episode of Radio Star. She explained that she’s never met a male celebrity for a personal outing and that Kim Jong Kook was just a close friend and colleague.
4. Park Seo Joon & Park Min Young
The chemistry between these two on What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim was so amazing that many started to speculate the two were dating. Both Park Seo Joon and Park Min Young personally responded to these rumors.
I ended up reading a lot of the rumors because they are about me, after all. It seemed like a lot of the “evidence” have been forced together.
I read that Park Min Young and I went on a trip together and that we have “couple’s items”… I thought for a second I should share my departure and arrival dates on my plane tickets. But then again, it’s not like I did anything wrong. Why should I have to go to such extremes, right?
As for the overlapping fashion items, people who follow fashion trends know – those items were popular at the time. I have some products in all its colors.
If it means I’m dating someone because we share the same taste in fashion, I guess that means I could be dating Justin Bieber too.
— Park Seo Joon
I want to emphasize that the dating rumors are not true. I don’t understand how someone can say I’m dating someone by putting together false evidence and rumors.
My final say about the dating rumor? I’m not dating. I’m not dating and I’m not getting married.
— Park Min Young