Following the news of Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo‘s divorce, the spotlight was thrown onto Park Bo Gum by various netizens, pointing the finger at him as part of the reason why the divorce happened.
Netizens have been spreading the rumor that Song Hye Kyo cheated on Song Joong Ki with Park Bo Gum during the drama Encounter, where Song Hye Kyo and Park Bo Gum were the lead roles.
In response, Park Bo Gum’s agency released a statement threatening legal action against those who spread malicious rumors about him.
While it was Song Joong Ki who announced his divorce from Song Hye Kyo this morning, Park Bo Gum, a junior from the same agency as Song Joong Ki and also acted in a previous work with Song Hye Kyo is being mentioned in unexpected rumor mills.
Even just mentioning Park Bo Gum’s name in the divorce of the two is offensive. In response, we will take firm legal action against the groundless rumors about Park Bo Gum. We will straighten out these rumors via legal action.
— Blossom Entertainment
Park Bo Gum is known to be one of Song Joong Ki’s best friends. The two have starred in several CF’s together and Park Bo Gum was seen tearing up at his wedding.
A source close to Song Hye Kyo also confirmed that the rumors are not true, stating it is a pity that such rumors have spread about Song Joong Ki, Song Hye Kyo, and Park Bo Gum.