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The story of the mysterious ring that appeared on Yoo Jae-seok’s finger 15 years ago draws attention again

It turned out that the misunderstanding about Yoo Jae-seok’s couple ring was caused by his close friend Song Eun-yi.

Yoo Jae-seok is known as an affectionate husband as he often talks about his wife Na Kyung-eun on his shows. The anecdote of when Yoo Jae-seok was misunderstood to have worn a couple ring while hosting SBS’s entertainment program “Game of Truth” was recently brought up.

Yoo Jae-seok appeared on “Game of Truth” on August 28th, 2007. At the beginning of the broadcast, he didn’t wear any ring. However, a ring suddenly appeared on his finger in the second half of the broadcast, drawing keen attention.

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Discovering this detail, the viewers speculated that Yoo Jae-seok might be preparing to get married. At that time Yoo Jae-seok was publicly dating former MBC announcer Na Kyung-eun.

Netizens commented, “I think it’s his couple ring with Na Kyung-eun”, “What’s mysterious is that he only wore the ring at the end of the show”, etc., raising curiosity about the sudden appearance of Yoo Jae-seok’s ring.

However, the rumor of their marriage was not true. The ring appeared on Yoo Jae-seok’s finger because of his fellow comedian Song Eun-yi.

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Song Eun-yi, who is Yoo Jae-seok’s close friend, scribbled a ring on Yoo Jae-seok’s finger with a pen during the recording of the show. 

In fact, Song Eun-yi said in a later broadcast, “I will make you a different ring with a different design on each broadcast”. She then said “Today, I made a ruby ring for Im Ye-jin” and showed the ring she drew herself.

The misunderstanding about Yoo Jae-seok’s ring that once caused a stir on the Internet is still a pleasant story. Many Internet users gave enthusiastic responses as they only learned the truth after 15 years.

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Meanwhile, Yoo Jae-seok and Song Eun-yi, who have maintained a strong friendship for decades, are known as representative best friends in the entertainment industry. Song Eun-yi once appeared on MBC’s Hangout with Yoo” and shared, “There’s no problem even if I take a lower body bath with him”, drawing laughter with the way she emphasized her friendship with Yoo Jae-seok.

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