2014 in K-Entertainment is starting off with a bang with a new celebrity couple, Lee Seung Gi and Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA.
News agency Dispatch reported earlier that Lee Seung Gi and YoonA are dating, releasing photos and describing a narrative of the couple’s date on October 8. Lee Seung Gi came to pick up YoonA at her home, and the two went on a date by the Han River. Lee Seung Gi had just returned from Japan after his concert, and had bought a present for her. According to Dispatch, the two started dating in September. The agency followed the couple around for about three months starting October and describes it as a “nice love,” in which the two are very considerate of each other and the dates never go past 1AM. They always meet outside since both live with parents, and never leave the car while on dates.
YoonA’s agency, SM Entertainment, has confirmed that the two are dating, saying, “Lee Seung Gi and YoonA are currently at the phase in which they are getting to know each other.” Lee Seung Gi’s agency, Hook Entertainment, stated, “Since it is a personal issue, we don’t know the specific details, but it is true that the two are dating.” It continued, “Since both are young and only in the beginning stages, please look upon them fondly.”
Lee Seung Gi has consistently picked YoonA as his ideal type over the years, and with Lee Seung Gi and YoonA as two of Korea’s hottest and widely loved stars, their relationship is sure to gather a lot of interest. Congrats to the new couple!