5 South Korean celebrities who have been heartbroken in real life
Bring out the tissues! K-drama fans aren't the only ones suffering deep heartache real life. Your favorite stars have had to overcome their own heartbreak that is definitely not in the script. The list below includes a few of the high-profile breakups where fans cried alongside their stars.
1. Oh Ji Ho
The Maids actor had his heart broken twice! He waited five years to date his first love, but she cheated on him a month into the relationship. The second lady Oh was deeply in love with broke up with him. It was reported by media outlets that his girlfriend didn't want to hinder his career. Unfortunately, she committed suicide shortly after the breakup.
2. Lee Tae Sung
The Playful Kiss actor secretly registered his marriage and son's birth in 2011. A year later, the whole world learned about his sweet family and his plans to hold an elaborate wedding ceremony. After Lee enlisted in the army, everything changed. The ceremony was postponed. The couple mutually agreed to divorce in February, and he received custody of their child. Their inability to communicate and clashing personalities were the reasons for their separation, his rep confirmed to Daily Sports.
3. Myung Se Bin
Two years after her role on the romantic series Wedding, Myung married lawyer Gang Ho Sung in the Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel in August of 2007. Their union quickly ended when the pair divorced five months later. The Kill Me, Heal Me actress and her ex-husband released a joint statement citing the reasons for their split were different life views, personalities, and careers.
4. Choi Ji Woo
In the early 2000s, Choi was rumored to be dating her Winter Sonata co-star Bae Yong Jun, but it didn't work out in the end. In 2007, she met Lee Jin Wook on the set of Air City. They dated for three years before excessive media attention put a strain on their relationship. In December 2011, she told SBS's Healing Camp that she was lonely and never wanted to go public with her relationship again.
“I’m very lonely these days and want to be in love. I don’t mind if the guy works in the entertainment industry, but I never want to go public with my relationship again.”
5. Jang Na Ra
In 2012, the Mr.Baek star's farewell kiss with her boyfriend kept him in her mind for quite a while. On SBS's Strong Heart, Jang said the following about her breakup: "Instead of saying our farewells to each other, my ex-boyfriend and I locked lips when we broke up. I regret it since it makes me think of him more often."
Are there any additional celebrity break-ups that broke your heart?
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