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The Song-Song couple files for divorce

June 27, 2019 – alike Editorial Team

Actors Song Jong-ki and Song Hye-kyo have started divorced proceedings. According to United Artist Agency, Hye-kyo’s management, the reason for the two’s separation is their differences in personality.

“The two were unable to overcome their differences, which led to this decision,” the official statement said. As reported by the Korea Herald, Jong-ki’s attorney Park Jae-hyun confirmed they had filed for divorce on behalf of the actor last Wednesday, June 26.

“Rather than denouncing one another and arguing over who is to blame, I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably,” Jong-ki shared in a statement.

“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,” the actor added.

The two actors first met through the phenomenal 2016 Korean drama “Descendants of the Sun” and got married the following year. The love story of the two were seen by fans all over the world as a K-drama dream come true. The celebration of their union was described by many as a fairytale wedding.

You can read their full official statements here:

Hello, this is Song Hye Kyo’s agency UAA.
First, we are sorry to greet everyone with bad news. 
Our actress, Song Hye-kyo, is currently divorcing her husband after careful consideration between the two.
The reason was because of their differences in personality. The two were unable to overcome their differences, which led to this decision.
We politely ask for your understanding as we cannot confirm more details, because it is both of the actors’ private lives.
Also, we ask that you please refrain from leaving provocative or speculative comments on the matter.
We are sorry to cause worry. We will try our best to greet you all with a better side in the future.
Thank you.

—United Artist Agency on behalf of Song Hye-kyo

Hello. This is Song Joong-ki.
First, I’d like to apologize for delivering this unfortunate news to the many fans who love and care for me.
I have begun the process of filing for divorce from Song Hye-kyo.
Rather than denouncing one another and arguing over who is to blame, I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably.
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.
Thank you.

—Actor Song Jong-ki


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