BREAKING: Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung Break Up!
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We have sad news for you. Nam Joo Hyuk of Bride of Water God and Lee Sung Kyung shared they recently broke up, according to OSEN. YG Entertainment confirmed but did not comment on the breakup.
Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk’s first K-drama together was Cheese in the Trap, in which they played supporting roles. They fell in love in real life while playing lovers in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo. YG confirmed their dating, saying the couple have been friends since their modeling days.
In an interview with W Magazine back in April, Lee said “Having a boyfriend is impossible given the tabloids,” suggesting she would hide her relationship from the public.
Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung were one of our favorite couples who fell in love on set. They looked so lovely together on and off the screen, and we’re sorry to hear their relationships didn’t work out.
We respect Lee and Nam’s decision to end the relationship and share it with the public. All the best to you both, Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung!
Updated August 18 KST:
YG Entertainment released a statement sharing, “We checked with Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung, and it is true that the two recently broke up,” and added that the exact reason cannot be revealed.
On August 18, it was revealed that Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have reportedly broken up.
According to industry representatives, they naturally grew apart due to busy schedules and have decided to maintain a supportive senior-junior relationship.
In response, a source from their agency YG Entertainment commented, “We will release a statement after checking.”
The model-turned-actors had confirmed their relationship on April 24. The two had been friends for awhile and starred in tvN’s “Cheese in the Trap” and MBC’s “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo” together.
Nam Joo Hyuk is currently appearing in drama “Bride of the Water God,” while Lee Sung Kyung is shooting for upcoming film “Love Sling.”
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