Song Joong Ki Reveals He First Suggested To Song Hye Kyo That They Announce Their Marriage
On July 24, Song Joong Ki sat down for an interview about his new movie “The Battleship Island” and brought up his upcoming marriage with Song Hye Kyo.
He said, “Married people often say that [when you’re engaged,] the marriage doesn’t feel real until the day of the wedding. It’s the same for us. It hit me when when I was walking here from the parking lot and people said to me, ‘Congratulations.’ I went to the sauna this morning, and the lady who works there also said, ‘Congratulations.’ When fans or other people congratulate me with a smiling face, I’m filled with an emotion greater than gratitude. It makes me think that I should live a happy [married] life.”
Regarding the timing of his marriage announcement, Song Joong Ki stated, “I wanted to announce it after the premiere of ‘The Battleship Island,’ but things don’t work out the way you want them to. After thinking about it for a while, I told Song Hye Kyo that we should announce it. I feel apologetic about the spotlight being on me ahead of the [movie’s] premiere, but marriage is an important matter. There were many groundless rumors about Song Hye Kyo and me, and we were upset about that. That’s why we decided that we should reveal it. That day, both of our hearts were beating quickly.”
He then revealed that Lee Kwang Soo had texted him the day before the interview, saying, “I can’t believe you’re getting married.” Song Joong Ki remarked, “He seemed to be tipsy. Some people can’t believe it. I guess it hasn’t hit them yet. The most common reaction I get from people is ‘Congratulations.'”