Hwang Jung Eum is getting married on February 26! Her agency, CJ Entertainment, announced today that the She Was Pretty actress and golfer Lee Young Don, who have been dating for six months, are getting married. This news comes only a month after the couple officially acknowledged the relationship.

In an official statement, CJ Entertainment explained reasons for the couple’s decision to marry: “[Hwang Jung Eum and Lee Young Don’s] relationship has been grounded deep in faith. Hwang Jung Eum has fallen for her future husband’s warmth and trust he’s shown her during her busy filming days last year,” the statement read.

Regarding the couple’s sudden decision to marry, CJ Entertainment hinted at the couple’s parents.

“After their relationship was revealed to the world, both of their parents wanted them to tie the knot and become lifelong companions. They happily decided to follow their parents’ wishes,” the statement explained.

CJ Entertainment added that Hwang Jung Eum plans to film a new drama soon after marriage and asked for a blessing for the soon-to-be-married couple.

Hwang Jung Eum and golfer/entrepreneur Lee Young Don officially acknowledged their relationship after The Fact reported the dating news on December 8.

Lee Young Don is a professional golfer who’s learned to golf from Hank Haney, Tiger Woods's coach. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs and is a son of Geoahm Steel’s CEO.

The wedding will take place at Shilla Hotel in Seoul on February 26, 2016.


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