On August 18, a photo of Kang Seung Yoon walking hand in hand with a woman circulated rapidly around the online community. Kang Seung Yoon and the woman, wearing blue outfits stood out from afar in a matching couple look. The woman covered her face with a mask, but who she is could be recognized at a glance.
Netizens suspected that the woman is a rookie actor Moon Ji Hyo from YG Entertainment, the same agency, and raised rumours regarding their romantic relationship. Moon Ji Hyo played the singer’s lover in Kang Seung Yoon’s “BORN TO LOVE YOU” music video released in March.
Regarding the rumours, YG Entertainment said, “It is difficult to confirm the personal affairs of the artist.”
Meanwhile, Moon Ji Hyo is reported to be 22 years old, born in 2000, 6 years younger than Kang Seung Yoon who is born in 1994. She participated in Mnet’s “High School Rapper” in 2017, and had no special activities as an actor other than music videos and minor roles.