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Nam Joo Hyuk & Lee Sung Kyung News: Are The Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Stars Secretly Dating In Real Life?

By Angie Chui | March 19, 2017 04:52 AM EDT

Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung
Lee Sung Kyung finally talks about her dating life with Nam Joo Hyuk weeks after the couple announced their relationship to the public. (Photo : Nam Joo Hyuk/Instagram)

After displaying their insane chemistry with each other in "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo," there have been many fans who have been wanting lead stars Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung to start dating in real life. While both stars have denied that their chemistry is anything is other than platonic, fans continue to hold out hope that a real life pairing could eventually happen.

As a matter of fact, fans are even more hopeful now after Nam Joo Hyuk admitted in an interview with Soompi  that he is ready to date, taking it as a signal that he was inspired to open his heart by his recent co-star. In a separate post by ILoveKdrama, Nam Jo Hyuk actor admitted that he wants to work with Lee Sung Kyung again on another project "to create a different kind of chemistry." It can be recalled that both actors have worked together twice - as supporting characters in Cheese in the Trap before they were paired together in "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo".

While both actors insist that their relationship is more like siblings who belong under one management company, YG Entertainment, fans still believe that their chemistry could not be faked. Some fans have even prepared a monicker for the pair -- NamLee, which is a combination of their surnames. Candy magazine in particular, compiled a bunch of reasons that the fans believe that Joon Hyung and Bok Joo could fall in love in real life.

They support each other. In Nam Joo Hyuk's first fan meeting, Lee Sung Kyung blended with the crowd to quietly support her "Weightlifting Fairy" co-star. The secret fangirling moment would have been a success had it not been for her leading man calling out to her among the audience. While she was clearly trying to hide her embarrassment over the attention, it was a positive sign that she would be present at an important event in Joo Hyuk's career.

Couple Jackets. Fans wonder whether the pair have been borrowing stuff from each other of if one particular jacket is a gift of one to the other. Couple jacket perhaps?

Ad Libbed Kisses. After the successful airing of "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo," it was revealed that some of the kisses were actually ad libbed by Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung. When the directors reportedly asked them to do random sweet stuff, some of the smacks came naturally without any qualms.

Instagram Love. Nam Joo Hyuk does not follow anyone on Instagram but his followers were immediately alerted to the fact that he constantly likes posts made by Lee Sung Kyung. Is that relationship goals or what?

Every other time they are spotted together. Shippers will be shippers and each and every photo that depicts Nam Joo Hyuk and and Lee Sung Kyung together will definitely fan the flames of dating speculations. For now, the pair has maintained that they are good friends but nobody can predict the future and this may be one relationship that needs to time to grow even deeper. Until then, they will definitely have the fans' support.

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