It was also reported that the staff had suspected something had been going on between the two, however, did their best to keep it a secret. With news breaking out recently regarding Lee Dong Gun's breakup with T-ara's Jiyeon, the couple wanted to keep things on the down low.
A TV source stated, "It has been discovered that the two people have just started dating. It's too early to talk about marriage as of right now. It is a time where we must congratulate the two in starting a new relationship."
Netizens commented, "Wow," "They look good together," "Wish you both all the best, you look great together," "Woah, didn't think this would happen."