Korean celebrity couple Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo who tied the knot in real life in 2017, after playing a sizzling couple on screen, have announced their split.
This after Joong Ki’s lawyer Park Jae Hyun announced that the actor has already taken legal steps for their separation.
“Our law firm filed for divorce on behalf of Song Joong Ki at the Seoul Family Court on June 26. Additionally, we would like to convey Song Joong Ki’s official statement,” Jae Hyun said, as reported by the K-Pop website Soompi.
In his statement, Joong Ki apologized to his fans “who love and care for me” for this unfortunate news.
He then asked for their understanding amid this difficult time.
“I ask for your understanding in regards to the fact that it is difficult to discuss the details of my personal life, and I will recover from my current wounds and do my utmost as an actor to repay you through great productions in the future,” he added.
Joong-Ki and Hye-Kyo, who tied the knot in October 2017, played lovers in “Descendants of the Sun,” a television drama that took Asia by storm in 2016.