Weightlifting Fairy Dating Costars Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung Confirm Breakup

Sigh, it sucks to have one happy dating news followed by one sad breakup news in the same week, especially since both sets of romances were the on set reel to real drama fan shipping types. Cult favorite K-drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo leads Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung have confirmed their breakup after about 6 months of dating, not terribly surprising since they are both still quite young and also quite busy with their acting careers to juggle an early stage relationship that requires a lot of nurturing to maintain.

I’m sure both will be just fine and their mutual agency YG Entertainment announced that the couple will go back to being senior-junior at work. Since their drama had so many ardent fans who loved their onscreen romance that will always remain to rewatch and it’s okay their real life relationship didn’t work out since they were never their Weightlifting Fairy characters to begin with. Good luck to both in future endeavors whether love or work, it’s hard to grow up in the limelight. Continue reading

Lee Sung Kyung Transforms into Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Opposite Nam Joo Hyuk

Sports themed dramas have traditionally under-performed (har har) in ratings but as a genre I still am glad it’s around to further diversify┬áthe landscape between sageuks, melos, thrillers, and rom-coms. MBC has lined up Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo for … Continue reading