Jiyeon and Song Jae Rim denied recent rumors about their romantic relationship. Both agencies have released their statements.

On May 19, an official at Jiyeon’s agency told HeraldPOP that she was just a close colleague, not lover, of actor Song Jae Rim.

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“It is true that Jiyeon and Song Jae Rim recently went to the province,” an official said. “Song Jae rim enjoyed riding motorcycle and Jiyeon recently bought a scooter and they went together to Taebaek, Gangwon Province, because there was an open space where they could practice riding motorcycles.”

An official from Song Jae Rim’s agency also said, “The two, who met through KBS’ ‘I Wanna Hear Your Song’, which ended in September 2019, are just close senior and junior with a common hobby called riding motorcycles.

Earlier, a media outlet raised rumors that Song Jae Rim and Jiyeon were dating in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, on May 17 and were seen refueling at a nearby gas station. However, the two denied the romantic relationship.