A blind item was recently reported by Korean news outlet, Sports Today. According to the media, a Korean idol-turned-actor had had an affair with then-married Japanese actress and singer, Shinohara Ryoko.
It was reported in Japanese media that Shinohara Ryoko’s divorce from her husband, actor Ichimura Masako was due to her affair. Following the reports, Shinohara Ryoko was living in the same apartment complex as the Korean actor and had gone around wearing couple items. There were a few witnesses to their affair as well that are currently being followed up with by media investigators. The Korean actor firmly denied the accusations.
It is said that the Korean actor had debuted in an idol group in 2007, and had focused his efforts as a singer in Japan while continuing activities as an actor in Korea later on. The divorce between Shinohara Ryoko and her husband took place on July 25, 2021, after 16 years. They have 2 children together.