After their almost 2-year marriage, Song Joong Ki officially files divorce from her wife Song Hye Kyo due to “difference in personalities that they couldn’t overcome”.
On June 27, Song Joong Ki’s attorney Park Jae Hyun stated that he had taken his first steps in filing for a divorce from wife Song Hye Kyo. The attorney officially announced, “Our law firm filed for divorce on behalf of Song Joong Ki at the Seoul Family Court on June 26. Additionally, we would like to convey Song Joong Ki’s official statement.”
On his official statement, Song Joong Ki apologized to his fans and explained his decision regarding the divorce.
Here’s Song Joong Ki’s full statement regarding the divorce (translated to English):
Hello. This is Song Joong Ki.
First, I’d like to apologize for delivering this unfortunate news to the many fans who love and care for me.
I have begun the process of filing for divorce from Song Hye Kyo.
Rather than denouncing one another and arguing over who is to blame, I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably.
I ask for your understanding in regards to the fact that it is difficult to discuss the details of my personal life, and I will recover from my current wounds and do my utmost as an actor to repay you through great productions in the future.
In addition, Song Joong Ki’s agency “Blossom Entertainment” also released their official statement with regards to the divorce filing (translated to English):
Hi, we are Blossom Entertainment and this is our official statement regarding the divorce of actor Song Joong-ki.
Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo decided to end their marriage following careful consideration. After reaching an amicable settlement, they are currently going through divorce proceedings.
We sincerely apologize for delivering such news to those who have celebrated and supported the pair’s marriage.
But since it is a matter of the actor’s privacy, please refrain from making groundless speculation and spreading false information concerning the divorce.
We are sorry again for delivering unfortunate news.
And also, Song Hye Kyo’s agency “United Artists Agency” (UAA) Korea issued its official statement as well (translated to English):
Hello, this is Song Hye Kyo’s agency UAA.
First, we are sorry to greet everyone with bad news.
Out actress, Song Hye Kyo, is currently divorcing her husband after careful consideration between the two.
The reason was because of their differences in personality. The two were unable to overcome their differences, which led to this decision.
We politely ask for your understanding as we cannot confirm more details, because it is both of the actors’ private lives.
Also, we ask that you please refrain from leaving provocative or speculative comments on the matter.
We are sorry to cause worry. We will try our best to greet you all with a better side in the future.
Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo married in October 2017 after starring together in the hit drama series “Descendants of the Sun”. –HallyuLife.com
Bryan Snow and Eljay Reyes contributed to this article.