The agency of the Korean actor Sung Hoon has released an official statement clarifying the actor’s real relationship status.
On February 12th, the “Reporter Eun’s LIT NEWS” which is a Youtube channel posted an interview with Sung Hoon in which he talked about his hit MBC reality show “Home Alone” (“I Live Alone”).
As seen in the video, the interviewer mentioned in the conversation the fact that Sung Hoon had received plenty of attention for thoughtfully holding the train of co-star Park Na Rae’s dress at the 2019 MBC Entertainment Awards that happened last December.
The interviewers also mentioned that rumors and talks were spreading about Park Na Rae and Sung Hoon being a couple. The actor dismissively gave his response that it would be unlikely.
Then the actor continued stating that he firmly believes in not going public with his relationships but if he ended up getting caught or seen dating somewhere, he has to talk about it personally and then he will talk about it in the YouTube channel.
Then the interviewer asked him a question if he is seeing or dating someone at the moment, and he responded with a laugh saying NO COMMENT.
Sung Hoon’s response made a lot of speculation that he was in a relationship. However, his agency has released a statement and now it is clarified that the actor is not dating anyone.
On Valentine’s Day, February 14, a spokesperson for Sung Hoon shared with the Korean news outlet OSEN that the actor currently does not have a girlfriend and he is not in a relationship with anyone, but he actually thinks that it would be nice if he met someone.
The spokesperson continued to clarify that his reply with NO COMMENT to the question about the dating was actually meant as a JOKE, then his agency added that as of the moment the actor is in the midst of choosing between dramas for the second half of 2020.
Sung Hoon before becoming an actor was a swimming champion in his University and specialized in the butterfly stroke. He was a swimmer for a long time (14 years) but unfortunately had to quit due to a spinal injury.
After that, he enlisted into the military but having the same injury dismissed him from his services early. Eventually, Sung Hoon went on and became a swimming trainer.
In the year 2011, he debuted as an actor and his breakthrough role was in the supernatural romance drama, New Tales of Gisaeng. Having a great performance with this drama earned him an SBS Acting award for the Best New Actor in 2011.
He is also a musical disc jockey and does DJ activities under the name ROI. He has performed in different countries like China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia.
In the year 2016 Sung Hoon came back to the Korean small screen with KBS’s weekend drama titled “Five enough” playing the character of a model turned professional golfer.