On May 5, a media outlet reported that Kim Go Eun and Kim Dong Wook were spotted enjoying a trip to the Philippines together as a couple.
However, according to Sports Chosun, Kim Go Eun's label Jang In Entertainment reported, "It is not true that the two people are dating. They are close sunbae and hoobaes, but not a couple. The two are members of a scuba diving club. They went to the Philippines along with other club members to obtain licenses. They were not the only two that went."
Kim Dong Wook's Key East Entertainment also stated, "The two are members of the same club, and are close hoobae and sunbaes. They are not a couple."