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Lee Sung Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk Dating: Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Co-stars Finally Confirm Relationship

By Angie Chui | April 25, 2017 03:41 AM EDT

After keeping their relationship private for months, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo stars Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have finally confirmed that they are dating. The announcement came from their management YG Entertainment.

"We have checked with Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk, and we were told that the two, who were close friends since their modeling days, recently started seeing each other with good feelings." This was the content of the YG Entertainment press release confirming that the couple are an item, All K-pop reported.  

It can be recalled recently that Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung were reportedly spotted by a fan attending the Coldplay concert in Seoul. The fan claimed that she was standing next to the couple as they danced to Coldplay's music.

Lee Sung Kyung also posted a snap from the event on her Instagram showing the stadium and a blurred photo of a man's leg which fans assumed belonged to Nam Joo Hyuk. Amid speculations, Lee Sung Kyung immediately took down the post but not before the clip was downloaded and spread online by fans hoping that the pair would start dating for real.

A recent report by Dispatch also leaked photos of Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk going out as early as 2016. The series of photos shows the couple wearing matching bucket hats and face masks but some of the shots showed Nam Joo Hyuk's eyes which confirmed that it was him. As for the woman, Lee Sung Kyung's famous legs became the giveaway to her identity. The couple were spotted as they got on Nam Joo Hyuk's car on the way to church, Koreaboo reported.

Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk dating rumors have been swirling around the couple after they showed insanely strong chemistry on screen for the hit romantic comedy "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo." Fans also noticed that Nam Joo Hyuk who is not known to be super active on social media, has always been the first to like Lee Sung Kyung's posts even though he doesn't follow her on social media. Lee Sung Kyung also made sure to attend her then rumored boyfriend's first fan meeting where she tried to blend in with the crowd but ended up in the spotlight anyway because Nam Joo Hyuk made sure to point her out like the proud boyfriend that he is, Kpopstarz reported.

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