Did BTS Jungkook truly date actress Lee Yoo Bi?
Jungkook has been embroiled in dating rumors in the past years, making him no longer a stranger to dating scandals. He was previously linked to BLACKPINK’s Lisa, DIA’s Chaeyeon, tattoo artist lee Mijoo, former Lovelyz member Yein, Ko Seo Hyun, IU, BLACKPINK Jisoo, and his former classmate Park Se Won.
He also sparked dating rumors with actress Lee Yoo Bi, but both the artists’ agencies denied the reports.
However, talks about the latter reemerged after a reporter-turned-YouTuber shared proof that they dated for years.
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BTS Jungkook Reportedly Dated Lee Yoo Bi Until Last Year
On Feb. 13, entertainment reporter-turned-YouTuber Lee Jin Ho uploaded a new video on YouTube in which he confirmed Jungkook and Lee Yoo Bi’s past relationship.
He claimed that he had been investigating the duo’s relationship in the past two years, and he collected several proofs that they dated until May 2022.
“I was able to confirm that the two were dating up until 2021 through an insider who knows the two celebrities well. However, I was not able to confirm if they continued to date after May,” he continued.
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Lee Jin Ho explained Jungkook and Lee Yoo Bi’s connection, saying that the culture and art corporation Kumada played a huge role in the emergence of their dating rumors. For what it’s worth, the actress is one of the corporation’s directors, and Jungkook established a relationship with the company through donations.
The reporter added that Jungkook became Buddhist in 2021, with his Buddhist name Ui Dam appearing on Kumada’s donors list.
Lee Yoo Bi also has a close relationship with the corporation and often poses for photos with its chairman.
Jungkook, Lee Yoo Bi Had “Couple Items”
Apart from the organization, Lee Jin Ho also highlighted the several couple items Jungkook and Lee Yoo Bi wore.
The two reportedly have the same bead bracelets similar to Lee Seung Gi, who is about to marry the actress’s sister, and Kyeun Mi Ri, her mother.
The reporter also revealed that a review that a user with an ID Jungkook used in the past was posted online.
"In an online shopping mall, a review was posted using the ID that Jungkook is known to have used. The review had the details of the item that he had purchased, which was a luxury Chanel bag,” he said. "From the purchase history and the product that was listed on the review, it matched the same purse that Lee Yoo Bi had posted on her social media account."
Lee Jin Ho’s claims about Jungkook and Lee Yoo Bi’s alleged relationship should be taken with a grain of salt, especially since their agencies previously denied the dating rumors involving them.
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