Actors Bae Suzy and Lee Dong-wook call it quits after announcing relationship in March

Suzy and Lee met each other at an event and fell in love soon after. Dong-wook and Suzy had a thirteen year gap between them.


                            Actors Bae Suzy and Lee Dong-wook call it quits after announcing relationship in March

Just months after going public with their relationship, Korean actor Lee Dong-wook and singer-turned actress Suzy have ended their relationship. The couple announced their split after about four months of publicly acknowledging their relationship.  According to the Korean Herald, the agents of the respective stars have confirmed the split and said that it was due to their busy work schedules. 

The two had started dating soon after falling in love when they met at an official event. Lee is 37 and Suzy is 24. They were first spotted having a great time at Cheongdam district in a series of dates in 2012, well ahead of their public acknowledgment. According to Allkpop, King Kong by Starship confirmed, "It's true they recently broke up. They will remain good sunbae-hoobae." JYP Entertainment also confirmed the breakup.

Korean actor Lee Dong-wook and singer-turned actress Suzy have called it quits after 4 months of publicly dating (Getty Images)
Korean actor Lee Dong-wook and singer-turned actress Suzy have called it quits after 4 months of publicly dating (Getty Images)

Bae Suzy, who was previously in a two-year relationship with actor Lee Min Ho had confirmed her relationship with 'Goblin' actor Lee Dong-wook in March earlier this year. The two decided to part for personal reasons and claimed that they remained friends after the breakup. She then started dating Lee Dong-wook.

Dong-wook's reps had said, "They met at a private, casual gathering. They recently started to get to know each other with good intentions and have feelings for each other. Because it’s still the beginning and we just learned about it, there’s not much we can say about them dating or being a couple." JYP Entertainment, Suzy's long-time agency also confirmed that the two were dating at the time. Their statement read, "They are currently in the process of getting to know each other."

Dong-wook last starred in tvN's hit historical fantasy series, 'Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,' known also 'Goblin,' where he played the Grim Reaper. His next project is upcoming medical drama, JTBC's 'Life,' set to debut in July later this year. Suzy made her solo debut last year, with the release of the album 'Yes? No?,' following it up with a second release 'Faces of Love' in January 2018.