It has been exactly two years since the divorce mediation of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo was established.
On July 22, 2019, the Seoul Family Court’s 12th independent judge (Judge Jang Jin-young) established the divorce mediation of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo. They divorced after about 20 months of marriage, and it has been just two years since then.
In June 2019, Song Joong-ki filed an application for divorce from the Seoul Family Court. Song Joong-ki, saying “I’m sorry to deliver bad news to many people who love and care for me. I will repay you with good work by getting rid of my current wounds and doing my best as an actor.”
The news of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo’s divorce shocked the public. Since they are known as the couple of the century, divorce after 20 months of marriage was unimaginable. However, the public supported Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo’s choices.
Although specific details cannot be revealed, the two sides made an agreement in advance and the court accepted it. On the same day, Song Hye-kyo’s side stated, “Currently, actress Song Hye-kyo and her husband are undergoing divorce proceedings after careful consideration. The reason was differences in personality, and the two sides could not overcome their differences, so this decision was inevitably made”.
Like that, their divorce settlement ended, without alimony or property division. And they became strangers.
For two years, the two have worked hard in their respective positions. Song Joong-ki was active in the movies ‘Space Sweepers’, ‘Bogota’ and tvN’s ‘Vincenzo’. Recently, he confirmed his appearance in JTBC’s ‘The Youngest Son of a Conglomerate’, raising expectations. Song Hye-kyo is preparing for new work after a long time. The new work is called ‘Now, we’re breaking up’, scheduled to work with Jang Ki-yong.
Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, two years after their divorce, are doing their best in their respective positions, and the public’s support is pouring in.