Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram
Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram

Lee Min-ho and Bae Suzy, Yoona and Lee Seung-gi – the Korean celebrity couples forced to keep their romances a secret – or face backlash from media, fans, and their agencies – video

K-pop and K-drama idols are often contractually banned from dating while others, like former Song-Song couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, struggle to balance romance with celebrity, and end up divorced

Topic |   K-pop scandals
Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram
Whether it’s Blackpink’s Jennie, Exo’s Kai or Krystal that’s involved, a secret romance between K-pop stars always stirs up controversy. Photo: @jennierubyjane; @zkdlin; @vousmevoyez/Instagram
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