Park Bo-gum denies involvement in Song-Song couple’s divorce

Oscar Cross
June 28, 2019

Just minutes after South Korean actor Song Joong-ki announced his divorce, actress Song Hye-kyo has released a statement, through her agency, to explain the situation. Song Joong Ki said on social media that he hopes for an amicable divorce.

Fans of Korean drama on Thursday mourned news of a divorce between two celebrities who turned real-life lovers after starring in the hit TV series "The Descendants of the Sun".

While the two have agreed on a divorce, differences remain over the details and Joong-ki has applied for conciliation by the Seoul Family Court conciliation committee. "First, I'd like to apologize for delivering this unfortunate news to the many fans who love and care for me", he wrote. "I'd also like to ask for your understanding that I can't provide much detail since it is a private matter".

UAA, the agency of Song Hye-kyo, 37, confirmed the end of their marriage.

A source from cosmetics brand Amore Pacific, which has worked with Song Hye Kyo since 2001, stated, "We are not considering changes such as the replacement of models (due to this incident)".

K-drama fans woke up to bad news. Shares of Studio Dragon, the production company of Arthdal Chronicles, closed Thursday 1.29 percent lower at 68,800 won ($59.4).


Pop culture critic Ha Jae-keun predicted the couple's divorce would have a considerable impact on the reputation of Hallyu, the global popularity of Korean cultural content. We beg that you refrain from spreading any false rumors or thoughtless suspicions regarding the divorce. Although, earlier this year, there have already been rumors of the couple's impending separation as the actress had been appearing in public without her wedding ring.

Hye-kyo's representatives released a statement on behalf of the star and revealed that the reason will be "difference in personality".

"The reason is a personality difference, and the two sides inevitably made this decision, unable to overcome their differences", the agency said.

Fans rushed to social media. mourning the end of a "once beautiful love story", but many commented that they will remain. loyal and dedicated fans. He also mentioned his wife in a press conference and said that marriage gave him peace of mind.

Meanwhile, fans have taken to Twitter to express their sadness over the couple's split.

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