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Netizens Defend INFINITE’s Dongwoo over ‘Rude’ Photo with Rumored Girlfriend

By Nimfa Idea | February 28, 2017 02:56 PM EST

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INFINITE member Dongwoo is once again subject to a dating rumor. After being linked to Ailee months ago, he is reportedly dating someone new. This time, he is under fire because the photo allegedly showed a rude gesture given that it was taken from a public place.

Rumors about Dongwoo's love life spread like wildfire after his alleged photo spread online. The blurry photo shows a woman resting her legs on a man's thighs while her shoes are off.

AllKPop claimed that the man does not only look like Dongwoo. The man was also wearing the same top that he was already seen wearing.

According to KPop Map, wore the same shirt when he met web artist Park Tae Jon three weeks ago. It was uploaded onto the web artist\'s Instagram.

Park Tae Jon previously collaborated with Dongwoo for his first self-composed song titled \"Embedded in Mind.\" It was the K-Pop artist\'s song for his late father.

Back to the photo, one netizen said taking one\'s shoes in a public place especially in a consecutive country like Korea is unforgivable. While some netizens criticized Dongwoo, most of them understood him if ever the rumors are true. They do not see anything wrong with the photo.

On the other hand, there were netizens who quickly pointed out that it looks like an old photo. Some concluded that Dongwoo might have already broken up with the girl. \"I don\'t care if the rumor is right or not because it\'s none of our business pretty much. He can date all he want,\" one fan said on Twitter.

In line with the circulating photo, Dongwoo\'s agency released an official statement. Woollim Entertainment said it was not Dongwoo in the photos. After Dongwoo looked at the photos, he has stated that the man in the photos is not him. These dating rumors are groundless.\" Woollim told Joongang Ilbo.

Read Next: Woohyun And Dongwoo Reveal They Were Told To Leave INFINITE

Tagged :  Dongwoo, INFINITE, Park Tae Jon, Woollim Entertainment

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