Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk are said to be dating. After being rumored to be a couple for a few weeks, recent photos prove that the rumor may be true. Reports say that they have been dating for five months.
Last week, after ‘s concert in Korea, Sung Kyung uploaded a mysterious photo of a man’s leg on Instagram. Many people believed that the man was Joo Hyuk since a few eyewitnesses stated that they saw the two at the concert. Fans also managed to find out that Joo Hyuk was wearing the same outfit that the man in the photo was wearing. Sung Kyung deleted the photo shortly after, sparking dating speculation.
Nam Joohyuk is really the guy in Lee Sungkyung’s deleted IG post. 😂 my hearttttt 😍😍😍 pic.twitter.com/B1ZRNKsbC7
— Suzette (@suziilovesyou) April 24, 2017
On April 24, photos of them were released online. In some photos, they were wearing similar hats and masks while entering the same car.
On another occasion, they were spotted leaving a building together, wearing black hoodies and masks that covered their whole faces.
Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have been close friends since they belong to the same agency, YG Entertainment. Both of them started out as a model in YGK+, a subsidiary of YG Entertainment, before branching out to acting. The two recently starred on “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”, in which they played couple. Prior to this drama, they both starred on drama “Cheese in the Trap”. Their on-screen chemistry as well as their off-screen friendship made people want them to be a real couple.
YG Entertainment has not released any official statement regarding this rumor.