Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo have filed for divorce.

Song Joong Ki’s attorney made an official statement, saying: “Our law firm filed for divorce on behalf of Song Joong Ki at the Seoul Family Court on June 26.”

They also shared an official statement from Song Joong Ki, in which he apologised to fans and said he hopes for an amicable divorce. He also asked fans for their understanding as he chooses to keep the details of his personal life private at this time. Read a translation of his statement here.

Song Hye Kyo has also released a statement through her agency stating that the reason for the divorce is “differences in personality” and that “because the two were unable to overcome their differences, they were forced to come to this decision”. The agency asked for understanding regarding the actress’ personal life and for people to refrain from speculative reports. You can read the full statement here.

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo announced their engagement in July 2017 and were married in October that year, after starring together in K-drama Descendants of the Sun.


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