17 Apr – Actors Lee Byung-hun and Lee Min-jung have denied recent rumours of their relationship.
As reported on Korea Herald website, the rumours started to spread when on 16 April, several media reported that they are in a relationship. One media source stated, "They naturally met together at awards ceremonies and movies, in official places. They had a good relationship of as colleagues, but it has evolved into a relationship."
Meanwhile, a supposed acquaintance told the media that Lee Byung-hun recently visited her home and mentioned the actress as his current girlfriend when asked about his private life.
However, their agencies have released statements stating the opposites. The 42-year-old actor's agency stated, "We talked to Lee Byung-hun and he said no. He said it is nothing beyond a senior-junior relationship with Lee Min-jung, whom he just acquainted."
On the other hand, Lee Min-jung's agency remarked, "It is embarrassing as to why this story is coming out suddenly. We talked with Lee Min-jung directly and she said that they are not dating."