The biggest dating scandal involving two Kpop megastars, V (Kim Taehyung) of BTS and Jennie Kim of BLACKPINK, has reportedly ended. Recent reports indicate BLACKPINK Jennie and her rumored boyfriend, BTS V, parted ways following news of his military enlistment. However, the question remains: were these two superstars really dating in the first place? Join us as we explore the details of BLACKPINK Jennie and BTS V dating rumors.
BLACKPINK Jennie Reportedly Broke Up with Rumored Boyfriend, BTS V (Kim Taehyung)
BTS’s vocalist and visual, V (Kim Taehyung), and BLACKPINK’s rapper-vocalist, Jennie Kim, reportedly ended their rumored year-long romance.
On December 6, JTBC’s exclusive report revealed that BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie had recently ended their rumored dating relationship. Fans were massively disappointed, as many eagerly anticipated the couple’s confirmation, despite the relationship never receiving official acknowledgment.
The dating rumors grew even more intensely when BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie were seen holding hands in Paris. At the time, reports stated that the two had celebrated their first dating anniversary.
Were They REALLY Dating?
Previously, the dating rumors between Jennie and V intensified following the leak of Jennie’s private photos. These images, showcasing intimate moments between the two, seemingly confirmed their relationship in the public eye.
Adding to this, V allegedly made a special trip to France in May to meet Jennie, who was participating in the Cannes International Film Festival. The couple grabbed global attention when spotted hand-in-hand near Paris’s Seine River, enjoying a romantic date. They confidently strolled without masks, making no effort to hide. It was as if BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie intended to announce their dating relationship publicly.
An entertainment reporter, Amar Taoualit, caught this intimate moment between the two. He then documented it on his Instagram account.
But were BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie really in a dating relationship?
At the time, some fans felt the abnormality that superstars of such caliber would risk their reputation over dating scandals. Unlike their quick responses to other dating rumors, both agencies remained silent on this matter.
Not only that, but these dating rumors reportedly accompanied the beginning of BTS’ chapter 2 and BLACKPINK’s contract renewal issues. Therefore, at the time, the presence of BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie’s alleged dating rumors reportedly helped keep the groups at the top.
Today, once YG has secured the contract will all BLACKPINK members for their group activities, the couple just abruptly broke up. Fans believed that the timings were too impeccable.
Hence, while most fans were delighted over BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie dating, others were skeptical about its authenticity.
More Rumors on BLACKPINK Jennie Shortly Before Ending Dating Relationship with Rumored Boyfriend, BTS V (Kim Taehyung)
More rumors emerged a while before the news that BLACKPINK Jennie and BTS V ended their dating relationship.
On December 2, Jennie shared a series of selfies with actor Lee Joo Hyung on her Instagram, celebrating his birthday with a heartfelt message, “Happy birthday ♥.”
She affectionately added, “My cute friend. Be the happiest man today!!”. With warm wishes, she showered best friend Lee Joo Hyung, whose birthday falls on December 2.
Jennie and actor Lee Joo Hyung are well-known best friends in the showbiz world. Just as the previous year, Jennie took to Instagram to express her special bond with him, posting a selfie and writing, “Happy birthday to our Joo-hyung.”
In the shared photo, the duo is seen side by side in front of a mirror in a brand store. Jennie, with a gentle smile, is leaning slightly towards Lee Joo Hyung.
This photo then caused a massive uproar. As if forgetting that Jennie and Lee Joo Hyun had been friends for a long time, some hardcore enthusiasts accused BLACKPINK Jennie of cheating and deceiving her rumored boyfriend, Kim Taehyung (BTS V).
And now that the couple has reportedly broken up, the public is paying even more attention to these photos.
How did YG and HYBE Respond to the Breakup?
In response to the breakup rumors, both agencies mirrored their initial reactions to the dating rumors. Back then, neither YG nor HYBE confirmed nor outright denied the dating rumors. It was as if the agencies implicitly accepted their relationship through silence.
As reports of BLACKPINK Jennie ending her relationship emerged with rumored boyfriend Kim Taehyung (BTS V), the responses from both agencies remained unchanged.
Finally, what do you think about BLACKPINK Jennie allegedly ending her relationship with her rumored boyfriend, V? Please share your thoughts in the comments.
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