On the January 4 airing of KBS Cool FM's 'Lee Hongki's Kiss the Radio', DJ Hongki mentioned the engagement of Minhwan and Yulhee. He stated, "My mind is a vivid color of blue today. Not bad. It's also a time of good news for our member Minhwan."
Hongki continued, "A lot of people ask me, 'Isn't it too fast?' 'What's going on?' but there's nothing for you to worry about. Don't overreact." He added, "It's a decision made by the two people and they are very happy. Please support and congratulate them."