Korean idols and celebrities are often linked to scandals and rumors because of hawk-eyed netizens and media whose focus are on them due to their influence and fame. A lot of idols have been involved in dating rumors, while some were linked to pre-debut controversies, revealing their dark past. Though some rumors have been proven true, there were also rumors that are so far-fetched, groundless, and are actually hilarious and crazy, spread by the media and assuming netizens. YoonA has been involved in several dating scandals throughout her career, but this one is probably the craziest. It is not that we do not believe that Psy and YoonA are compatible with each other, but back in , Psy was already married since , and the photos that were "evidence" captured by a Chinese press were actually behind-the-scenes of YoonA shooting for "Running Man" along with Sunny. The long-time best friends were once caught up in a rumor right after their debut.
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K-Pop idols are constantly battling scandals, especially dating ones, as such controversies could make or break their reputations. Still, each year, fans receive news of idols dating, getting married, or breaking up. Here are five idols who have put themselves in the spotlight the most often with their wild dating lives. Your browser does not support video. Neither Sohee nor G-Dragon ever responded to their dating scandal, so it remains an unverified speculation to this day. Since , G-Dragon and Kiko Mizuhara have been involved in not one, but several dating scandals.
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A Korean news website had reported that they had been going on secret dates and claimed the two idols had been dating for months. The news, however, came as a big surprise to everybody. While many fans congratulated the couple, many others were upset by the news and accused them of ignoring their fans and fellow members. In fact, the backlash was so severe that some people even started a petition to have Baekhyun removed from EXO! The apologies put out the flames and soon after the petition was taken down with fans fully supporting the relationship.
P's dating rumor with rookie actress, Kim Gavin. K-pop idols that are dragged into scandals or rumors are often backed by their labels, and most of the time, the audience waits for agencies to release official statements on this. Dating rumors are one of the hottest topics that usually make a huge buzz among netizens. This being said, YG Entertainment has made a lot of press releases to respond to such issues, but there are times that the fans would raise their eyebrows on the kind of explanation that they provide.