‘Weightlifting Fairy’ couple Lee Sung Kyung, Nam Joo Hyuk split

MANILA, Philippines – Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk, stars of the K-drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, have broken up, their representatives announced on Friday, August 18.

“We checked with Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung, and it is true that the two recently broke up,” YG Entertainment said, according to a Soompi report.

The actors confirmed that they were dating last April, after co-starring in Weightlifting Fairy. In the series, they play two college athletes who have been friends since childhood, and eventually fall in love.

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Joo Hyuk and Sung Kyung were first confirmed to be dating in April. Aside from being co-stars on Weightlifting Fairy, they also worked together on the TV series Cheese in the Trap. 

According to Soompi, their representatives said the couple grew apart due to busy schedules. – Rappler.com