[Update] Both TWICE’s agency, JYP Entertainment, and Kang Daniel’s agency, KONNECT Entertainment, have confirmed that Jihyo and Daniel are dating. They released a statement, saying, “The two of them are meeting with interest in each other.”

In the latest K-pop dating news reported by Korean news outlet Dispatch, Kang Daniel (of Produce 101 and Wanna One fame) is reportedly dating the leader of mega girl group TWICE, Jihyo.


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According to the report, the two were introduced by a sunbae (senior in the same industry) who is close to both of them.

The media outlet reported that they were spotted on a date in the Hannam neighbourhood on August 1, and have been dating since the start of the year. The two reportedly met up at Daniel’s home before Jihyo drove them there, where they hung out at the UN Village.

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The former Wanna One member recently broke records with his first solo release, while the TWICE leader just wrapped up the group’s third world tour.


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Officials from their agencies, JYP Entertainment (TWICE’s company) and KONNECT Entertainment (the agency Daniel set up after filing for an injunction against LM Entertainment) said they are in the midst of verifying the report.

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