On the afternoon of January 1, several hours after 'Dispatch' reported news of EXO member Kai and Black Pink member Jennie allegedly spotted on a date, a representative from SM Entertainment spoke up to issue an official response.
The SM rep confirmed, "Kai and Jennie have mutual feelings for each other."
Meanwhile, news of Kai and Jennie's possible relationship caused a huge storm on not only Korean search engines but also on global SNS platforms such as Twitter, with #Jennie trending at #1 and #Jongin trending at #4 worldwide.
Congratulations to the first idol couple of 2019!
[UPDATE] According to media outlets, a representative from YG Entertainment confirmed with a short statement which said, "SM Entertainment will release the statement."