Lee Joon Gi and IU have been in the center of dating rumors since Scarlet Heart: Goryeo days. The chemistry between the two was palpable during the show. Fans seem to love their pairing as well.
Since the show became popular, fans were pushing Lee Joon Gi and IU to get together. The rumors intensified when news came in that IU and her boyfriend Kiha Chang have broken up. It is reported that they dated for four years.
Lee Joon Gi Agency Releases Statement
It is quite obvious that Lee Joon Gi is not taking the talks of dating IU lightly. His agency released a statement to clear the air. The statement reads, “It seems [Lee Joon Gi and IU] had really great chemistry in the drama. It is not true that they are dating. They became quite close while working together, and it seems that’s why the rumors began, but all the cast members of ‘Scarlet Heart: Goryeo’ are close. We hope there are no further misunderstandings,” reports Soompi.
The statement by Lee’s agency comes right after IU announced her split. The statement by her agency read, “The two recently broke up and have decided to remain in a good senior-junior relationship.” However, the reason for the split was not revealed.
Scarlet Heart Goryeo Days
During the filming of Scarlet Heart: Goryeo, both were very supportive of each other. Their respective Instagram accounts revealed a lot of candid moments between the two. Just recently, Lee Joon Gi made a surprise appearance during IU’s concert.
The two have been professing their friendship over social media platforms. Comments of fans on each of these posts reveal that their pairing will be loved and adored. If they do get back together, then talks of Scarlet Heart: Goryeo Season 2 is going to intensify. Online petitions have been filed for the second season but no official information is out yet.
Looking at the popularity of the show and the chemistry between the lead stars, it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to bring the show and cast back together.