Recently, a controversy stirred up among fans of B1A4 due to Baro's supposed 'lovestagram' with Han Sae Yeon - a former Ulzzang who officially debuted as an actress in 2012 - on Instagram. In response to the criticism, Baro denied the rumors and officially apologized. His rumored girlfriend also spoke her mind in an exclusive interview with E Daily.
On March 12, Han Sae Yeon also firmly denied all rumors, and stated, "I'm just good friends with Baro, and I've never had any 'lovestagram' with him." She emphasized, "As Baro explained, we're absolutely not lovers."