Lee Seung Gi and SNSD′s Yoona Confirm Split
Lee Seung Gi and Girls′ Generation (SNSD)′s Yoona have broken up.
Yoona′s agency, SM Entertainment, stated to Newsen on August 13, "It′s true they broke up recently. They decided to remain as good oppa and dongseng."
Lee Seung Gi′s agency, Hook Entertainment, confirmed, "They broke up recently. They will remain as good oppa and dongseng."
Lee Seung Gi and Yoona confirmed they were in a relationship on January 1 of last year. After dating for more than a year, they have ultimately broken up.
The two were swept up in breakup rumors before, but they always denied they had split. According to industry insiders, Lee Seung Gi and Yoona were unable to meet often due to their busy schedules, leading to their split. As they are both juggling busy schedules abroad, their inability to meet often is being cited as they reason for their breakup.
Meanwhile, Lee Seung Gi has been busy since being cast in film Marital Harmony and Na Young Seok PD′s new variety show. Yoona is currently preparing for SNSD′s fifth album promotions.