2014 in Review: Love, Loss, and Lawsuits


2014 was certainly a dynamic year in the world of Korean entertainment! There were many budding relationships and marriages that popped up in 2014, as well as some great comebacks by much-beloved musicians. On the other hand, it was also one of the most difficult years in recent memory, with many tragic losses and disappointing lawsuits that seemed to never stop. With 2015 right around the corner, let’s take a look back at some major news topics of 2014 that made us laugh and cry.

Relationships and Marriages

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Starting on a positive note, many more celebrities were open about their romantic relationships in 2014, with some even getting married!

The romantic relationships of the Girls’ Generation members were particularly spotlighted throughout 2014. YoonA and Lee Seung Gi‘s relationship kicked off the year as it was revealed on New Year’s Day. Following suit, SM Entertainment confirmed Sooyoung and actor Jung Kyung Ho‘s relationshipTiffany and 2PM‘s Nichkhun‘s relationship, and finally, Taeyeon and Baekhyun‘s relationship.

Among all the celeb weddings that took place in 2014, Super Junior‘s Sungmin and Kim Sa Eun‘s wedding was particularly notable as Sungmin became the first married member of Super Junior and one of the very few currently-active idols to be married.