TL;DR – Song-Song couple no more.
Top-profile Korean star couple Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki are taking legal steps to part ways.
According to Dispatch, on the 27 June, Song Joong Ki has relayed the news through his management agency Blossom Entertainment, “I have begun the process of filing for divorce from Song Hye Kyo.”
He added, “Instead of denouncing one another and arguing over who is to blame, I hope that we can wrap up the divorce process smoothly.”
“In the meantime, I would like to ask for your understanding that it is difficult to discuss the details of my personal life. I promise that I will recover from my current wounds and do my best in my work as an actor in my production roles from now on.”
Song Hye Kyo explains reasons for divorce
Shortly after Song Joong Ki’s announcement that he has filed for a divorce, Song Hye Kyo’s agency, United Artists Agency (UAA) Korea has too, responded to the news on behalf of the actress.
A representative of the agency stated, “Song Hye Kyo has decided to proceed with divorce procedures after careful consideration.”, “The two came to this decision due to the differences in their personalities, and they were, unfortunately, unable to overcome their differences.”
“We apologize for bringing such sad news. We hope to greet you with better appearances in the future”, the agency added.
Meanwhile, Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo married in October 2017 after starring together in the hit drama “Descendants of the Sun.”