Momoland's Hyebin admits she and UNB's Marco are in love, excited K-pop fans call the couple 'weirdest pair'
K-pop fandom has shared their love and admiration for the couple while some have shared hilarious responses
A new K-pop couple has been revealed and K-pop fan groups have shared mixed emotions over the news. Leader of the K-pop act Momoland, Hyebin, has admitted to be in a relationship with South Korean singer and rapper Marco of OPUS Entertainment. While the K-pop couple's relationship has been confirmed by Momoland's label MLD Entertainment, a fansite of Marco has claimed that the singer joined a fan chatroom and cleared the rumors about relationship sharing, “No but there have been sayings that I am dating" and added, “It’s totally not true, No… That’s why, I came into the chat room because I wanted to tell you guys not to worry and to let you guys know," Koreaboo reported.
On other hand, MLD Entertainment responded to NewsN's query in May 17 stating, "after confirming with Hyebin, it is true that Hyebin and Marco are in love." Respecting the couple's private life, the media outlets have refrained from adding a date or reporting the timeline of the couple's relationship. Hyebin, 25, who emerged as the winner of the Mnet's survival show 'Finding Momoland' in 2016 hasn't publicly talked about beau Marco yet.
Momoland Hyebin and UNB's Marco are in 'love'
Momoland's Hyebin and UNB's Marco who debuted in K-pop industry one year apart have an age difference of three years. The 28-year-old singer and rapper of former K-pop act UNB, Marco aka Lee Hyung-geun also made his debut, like Hyebin, through a KBS survival show 'The Unit'. The 'Boyhood' crooner, however, has been absent from social media after UNB stopped activities in 2019. Following this, Hot Blood Youth, another K-pop group project that he was a part of, disbanded in 2020.
The K-pop fandom has shared their mutual love and admiration for the couple while some have shared hilarious responses. A fan quipped, 'Omg that’s cute!!! Hope there isn’t any more stories of Marco “stealing” someone’s gf HAHAHAHAH" Another fan wrote, "this is the weirdest pair. bruh wonder what marco is up to these days!" A user shared, "Wow, congrats for my Angel Hyebin, I hope that they don't receive any hate. Btw her boyfriend is so handsome!"
Another happy fan chimed on saying, "I'm so happy! Congratulations to both of them. Hyebin has found someone to share her heart with & her happiness is my happiness. The knitting together of two hearts as one will always be a beautiful thing." An excited fan shared, 'OMG OMG OMG TWO OF MY FAVES TOGETHER? LIKE FOR REAL??? IM SO HAPPY FOR THE TWO OF YOU I NEVER EXPECTED THEM TO BE TOGETHER THO BUT STILL LOVERBOY MARCOOOO!'
Omg that’s cute!!! Hope there isn’t any more stories of Marco “stealing” someone’s gf HAHAHAHAH https://t.co/dffy1nLIRj— Namella (@zoellaa19) May 17, 2021
this is the weirdest pair . bruh wonder what marco is up to these days https://t.co/CwpJqjrirX— ASH.⁷ ♡ MJ ~ jimins gf (@SLUT4KINO) May 17, 2021
Wow, congrats for my Angel Hyebin, I hope that they don't receive any hate. Btw her boyfriend is so handsome— ❛𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗲¡! (@Moonehz__) May 17, 2021
I'm so happy!♥️ 🎊Congratulations to both of them🎊. Hyebin has found someone to share her heart with & her happiness is my happiness. The knitting together of two hearts as one will always be a beautiful thing.— Aaron Kooienga✝🎗 (@CalvinistEeyore) May 17, 2021
OMG OMG OMG TWO OF MY FAVES TOGETHER? LIKE FOR REAL??? IM SO HAPPY FOR THE TWO OF YOU I NEVER EXPECTED THEM TO BE TOGETHER THO BUT STILL LOVERBOY MARCOOOO https://t.co/oZKoF5VXaW— 𝖆𝖙𝖍𝖊𝖓𝖆 || 에스파 #NextLevel (@yangjeon17) May 17, 2021
Fansite claims relationship rumors to be lies
According to Koreaboo's report, a fansite of Marco has debunked the relationship as a rumor and lie. The fansite claimed that the singer joined a fan chatroom to clear the air himself. Marco reportedly denied the existence of the relationship and said, “It worries me, in various ways.” and added, “No but, I’ve never had a couple-ring, not once since birth.” Earlier, fans had pointed out how Hyebin and Marco have been sharing photos with the same couple-rings and uploading pictures from similar locations like the Han River and more.
While Marco has been absent from K-pop activities, the South Korean star has been reportedly pursuing more acting projects. He is one of the cast in (G)I-DLE's Miyeon & SF9's member Hwiyoung's web drama 'Replay'. He portrays the character of Shim Taeyoung. Catch a snippet of the web drama below.
Hyebin has been a part of the K-pop act Momoland from the start and joined the K-pop act from the survival show 'Finding Momoland' as the leader. Currently comprising of Ahin, Hyebin, Jane, JooE, Nancy and Nayun, Momoland took part in a number of concerts last year to raise awareness on various social issues including SBS' 'Life Sharing Concert' which was organized to encourage Koreans to participate in blood donation, KBS1 Open Concert 'Neighborhood Love Sharing Concert', a social contribution project for the underprivileged and socially disadvantaged and more.