[Updated with their messages to fans]
Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo broke the Internet this morning when it was announced that they would be getting married in October. Their agencies, Blossom Entertainment and UAA, had issued a joint statement to confirm the marriage.
They wrote, “Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo will holding a wedding ceremony on the last day of October this year.”
They added, “Marriage is not only a personal matter, but also involves families, so it was a delicate situation. We had to be careful until we saw the marriage potential.”
We would like to ask you to give them blessings. The two actors plan to tell their fans separately.”
The pair had acted together in the hit Korean drama, Descendants of the Sun. They were rumoured to be a real-life couple, and more recently, were spotted together at Bali airport, but they had denied all rumours.
Joong Ki posted a message on the online board of his fancafe, saying, “With the start of 2017, the two of us promised to be together for the rest of our lives, love each other even through hardships, and to embark on this new life, on the last day of October, I will have a wedding with Miss Song Hye Kyo.” He also talked about the happy memories he had after filming Descendants of the Sun, adding, “After those happy times, I also made a previous friend, and after confirming our feelings, we became lovers.”
Likewise, Hye Kyo shared her feelings through a letter for her fans, including how Joong Ki started out as just a colleague whom she got along with. She wrote, “After that, over a period of time, Joong Ki showed me his trustworthiness, and through that, I thought it would be good if we could spend our future together, and I am thankful that he could feel my true feelings, and I was convinced that he was the one.
Read the translations in the tweet below.
— jimin's 🥀 (@_chimsgirl) July 5, 2017
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