On April 10, Lee Jun Ki wrote on his fan page with the title, "To my dear family." He left a message expressing his, "sincere apology for the sudden dating announcement."
In the letter, he said, "My heart feels very heavy just thinking about everyone's shocking and confused state. Though it is a bit late, I would like to present my true feelings."
Onto his relationship with Jeon Hye Bin, Lee Jun Ki mentioned, "I had felt a different emotion after meeting with her on the drama set and I needed some time to straighten out my thoughts. That friend was someone who understood and comforted me a lot who happened to be a bright and warm person."
He continued, "Since we began to meet in secret, I pondered on how to tell everyone. Though I wanted to wait for the right moment to tell my family it didn't quite turn out that way, which breaks my heart," sending his deep message of apology to his dedicated fans.
Lee Jun Ki went on to comment on tvN's 'My Ear's Candy 2', "I also feel a tremendous amount of responsibility in terms of my appearance on the variety program. I would like to sincerely apologize to all the fans and viewers who showed much love and support."
Lastly, the actor stated, "I will do my best to respond to everyone's love and support with great works in the future."
Meanwhile, Lee Jun Ki and Jeon Hye Bin announced their relationship on April 4, after more than 2 years of dating rumors.
Netizens commented, "The more I think about it, the more I think he shouldn't have appeared on 'My Ear's Candy' in the first place," "'My Ear's Candy' was big, they made such a good couple too..." "Entertainment will always be entertainment," "As a Lee Jun Ki fan I feel like he shouldn't have gone on the show. I would feel sorry to the person I'm dating."