On August 6, according to eNEWS, Lee Sang Yeob and Gong Hyun Joo started off with a good senior and junior relationship. Gong Hyun Joo assisted Lee Sang Yeob with his Chinese debut, which is how the relationship developed into boyfriend and girlfriend.
Lee Sang Yeob’s agency, Sidus, commented, “The two started off as friends and have developed into a dating relationship.”
After new broke out, Lee Sang Yeob apologized to his fans through his fan cafe.
“I think all of you saw the news. I was also very shocked but the only thing that troubled me was you all. You have shown me love and support and you all should have been the first to know but because this news broke out first, I’m very sorry,” he confessed.
He added, “I’m sorry that I didn’t think of you first and care for you first and with that heart, I will work harder with my acting. I will show you a better side of me. I will come back with good news later on. Have a good night.”
Gong Hyun Joo started off her career by participating in the 2001 super model competition. Since then, she has built up her acting resume and has been recognized for her role in the 2008 KBS drama, “You Are My Destiny.” In 2010, “You Are My Destiny” started to air in China, which launched her Chinese career as well. Recently, Gong Hyun Joo has been working as the MC of a special global program that is aired in fifteen different countries.
Lee Sang Yeob debuted in 2007 through the KBS drama, “A Happy Woman.” His popularity rose through the recent KBS drama, “Nice Guy” and led to him being cast in “Jang Ok Jung, Live For Love.” He is currently looking forward to a Chinese debut through the film, “Former Raiders.”
Congrats to the happy couple!