Actor Kim Joo Hyuk has been revealed to be dating actress Lee Yoo Young, and the public is shocked by the couple’s 17 year age gap.
Kim Joo Hyuk and Lee Yoo Young first met during a movie by director Hong Sang Soo, ” You, yourself and yours“. Despite their 17 years difference in age, the two quickly grew together over their common passion for acting and began dating.
An acquaintance that is close to the couple stated, “They have a quite a bit of difference in age but they get along so well together that age doesn’t even matter. They fell for each other during the movie shoot and became lovers slowly after.”
Despite the fact that they are both very well known actors, they did not bother hiding their faces or masking their identity when they were on a date. They also took the time to travel within Korea together when their schedules allowed.
Kim Joo Hyuk’s entertainment, Namoo Actors, stated, “This is the first time we’re hearing of such news, we will check with Kim Joo Hyuk himself and get back to you.”
Lee Yoo Young’s agency Poongyung Entertainment has also stated that they are currently confirming this news with the actress.
Source: Sports Chosun