It wasn’t an exaggerated interpretation. Lee Hye-sung’s meaningful SNS post was indeed a “breakup confession” as netizens had expected.
On Feb 21st, Lee Hye-sung posted a photo of a book on her Instagram. The phrase says, “When that person is no more at the place where I have always been with them, only an unfamiliar space that has lost its previous memory greets me. Everything in the familiar house is now unfamiliar,” creating an empty and lonely feeling. Lee Hye-sung also unveiled a poem titled “Long Goodbye.”
Lee Hye-sung developed into a dating relationship with Jun Hyun-moo, a former KBS announcer, after meeting each other as senior and junior, and has been in an open relationship since November 2019. After leaving KBS in May 2020, Lee Hye-sung moved to SM C&C, where Jun Hyun-moo belongs. The couple grown their love by working together at the same agency, and even generously expressed their affection by mentioning each other on broadcast.
Some netizens were worried about Lee Hye-sung, who suddenly left a post signaling their breakup, raising rumors of them parting ways. However, some other netizens have responded, “It’s just a simple phrase, it’s too early to interpret it in such an exaggerating way.”
However, Internet users’ expectations were right. On the 22nd, SM C&C, the two’s agencies, said, “Our artists Jeon Hyun-moo and Lee Hye-sung recently broke up.”
The agency said, “Jeon Hyun-moo and Lee Hye-seong started their relationship as a senior and a junior who trusted each other in the beginning, so they will continue to be strong supporters who give each other strength. ”
He added, “It was their personal relationship, but it was also an open relationship to the public, so they must have felt more concern and responsibility. Please keep an eye on their future activities as welcoming as ever.”
Below is the official position of Jun Hyun-moo and Lee Hye-sung’s agency.
Hello, we’re SM C&C.
Our artists Jun Hyun-moo and Lee Hye-sung has recently parted ways.
Jun Hyun-moo and Lee Hye-sung will remain strong helpers who will support each other in the future as they started their relationship as senior and junior who trust each other in the first place.
As it is now, we will do our best in managing activities for both of them.
It was their personal relationship, but it was also an open relationship to the public, so they must have felt more concern and responsibility.
Please keep an eye on their future activities as welcoming as ever.