Kim Go Eun‘s agency has denied that the actress is dating soccer player Son Heung Min.
A rumor that Kim Go Eun and Son Heung Min are dating recently spread in online communities, with speculation about an interaction on Instagram being used as evidence. The rumor speculated that the private Instagram account that Kim Go Eun is following is allegedly Son Heung Min’s private account, including Kim Go Eun’s Instagram Stories showing support for Korea in the World Cup, and noted that Kim Go Eun’s agency head is following Son. Heung Min and his Tottenham Hotspur team on Instagram.
On December 20, Kim Go Eun’s agency stated, “The dating rumors are not true,” and added, “The two have never met. [Kim Go Eun] is always a supporter as a [Korean] citizen, especially during the World Cup season.”
Following the news, actress Jang Hui Ryoung also posted a screenshot of the private account, revealing that the account is actually hers. She wrote: “This is my private account. Please stop trying to hack it.”
Son Heung Min was the captain of the Korean national team at the World Cup in Qatar. Kim Go Eun is currently preparing for the premiere of her movie “Hero,” which will hit theaters on December 21.