8 male Korean idols who have relationship scandals with older women
A lot of male idols of popular groups were caught dating with older women, which has brought their images down and taken away fans' trusts.
SHINee's leader, Onew (27), made fans disappointed when his relationship with Jung Ah (33, After School) was revealed through series of photos. He was even caught smoking cigarettes. Although the two have repeatedly denied the dating rumour, but these images still make many people suspicious.
The marriage of Eli (U -Kiss) is certainly the most surprising case. In 2016, the male singer announced that he had married his wife who is 11 years older than him. Eli's family welcomed a new baby and they participated on a family variety show, which gained much attention from the audience.
After debuting for a short time, U-Kwon (Block B) (26) announced on his fancafe that he is dating model Jung Sun Hye (30). Regardless of the criticism from the fans, the couple often expressed their affections for each other quite openly. However, by 2016, U-Kwon announced that they had decided to break up after four years of dating.
Ryu Phillip (28, singer) is dating a 45-year-old woman. His girlfriend is Mina, a female singer who owns a youthful visual. No one can recognize the couple's age gap when they take pictures together.
Through photos on Instagram, many people believe that Tae Hyun (24 years old) is falling in love with actress Jung Ryu Won (37). They both posted about a movie, a song, and take a picture with a cat on Instagram. Despite the rumors, both sides repeatedly denied.
SM couple's love affair has shaken up all Korean netizen community. Tae Yeon is 3 years older than Baek Hyun. Both idols have been in trouble because of criticism from fans. Their relationship only lasted more than a year.
There are inside rumours which reveal that T.O.P and Shin Min Ah were dating. Many people see them together, appearing in one place but neither side has ever admitted. Despite the age gap of 4 years, T.O.P and Shin Min Ah are considered looking good together. Now, Shin Min Ah is dating Kim Woo Bin, who is also her junior.
When first joining DBSK, Park Yoo Chun was known as a lady-killer. He was rumored to be dating Kahi, who was the team's backup dancer. He is 6 years younger than her, but everyone believes in their relationship due to these lovey-dovey photos of the two.