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Rumors have been circulating on the Internet that “Nevertheless” actress, Yang Hye Ji, is currently dating the League of Legends pro gamer, Deft. However, is it really true? The agency now steps up and makes a statement regarding this rumor.
Actress Yang Hye Ji and Deft Dating Rumor
On July 22, media reported about rumors circulated on the internet about actress Yang Hye Ji and League of Legends pro gamer Deft dating.
According to the rumor, Yang Hye Ji and Deft have uploaded similar posts on their social media. First, both Yang Hye Ji and Deft seemed to have worn matching pajamas. Second, netizens also found them sharing similar photos.
On top of that, when Deft was streaming live on Afreeca TV on July 21, viewers noticed a “Deft Yang Hye Ji” term on his search history.
Due to these circumstances, Korean netizen assumed that Yang Hye Ji and Deft were in a romantic relationship.
@AshleyKang how big is Deft and Yang Hyeji dating news in Korea?— starlight2906 (@starlight2906) July 22, 2021
Just curious, because there are lots of photos from the Korean online media society ><
Statement from Yang Hye Ji’s Agency, Awesome ENT
Regarding the dating rumor between Actress Yang Hye Ji and League of Legends pro gamer, Deft, Awesone ENT finally responded.
As Yang Hye Ji’s entertainment agency, Awesome ENT clarified that Yang Hye Ji and Deft are long-time close friends because they went to the same middle school. Besides, Yang Hye Ji and Deft also play games together sometimes, and Yang Hye Ji supports Deft as a professional gamer.
“Yang Hye Ji and Deft went to middle school together. They are close friends and play games together sometimes, and he is a gamer that [Yang Hye Ji] supports. They are not dating.”Awesome ENT.
Awesome Ent denied circulating dating rumor between actress Yang Hyeji and e-sport professional player Deft, stated both are just middle school friends— KPOP WORLD INA (@kpopers_family) July 22, 2021
Earlier, dating rumor spread in online community after netizen pointing them wearing same design tshirthttps://t.co/q5Li6mvP5Z pic.twitter.com/9h37E9kcxF
About Deft the League of Legends Pro Gamer and E-sport Athlete
Deft, or Kim Hyuk Kyu, is a professional e-sport athlete for the game League of Legends. His role is the bot laner, or AD Carry (ADC), for Hanwha Life Esports. Moreover, he was once selected as one of the torch relay runners for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Some people call him The King of ADC.
Here’s how he was featured on League of Legends E-Sport official YouTube channel with his best friend, Rekkles.
About Nevertheless Actress, Yang Hye Ji
At the same time, Yang Hye Ji is a rising actress who debuted with The Omniscient Point of View Of An Unrequited Love 2 drama. She has starred in various other dramas ever since, including When the Weather is Fine. Finally, Yang Hye Ji is now mostly well-known for her role in “Nevertheless” drama with Song Kang and Han So Hee.
Although the rumor proved to be completely false, do you think Yang Hye Ji and Deft would make a great couple? Please tell us your opinion in the comment section.
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