On a recent broadcast, stock analyst Lee Hee Jin claimed that he had briefly dated a member of a popular female idol group.
After hearing the analyst make his claim, netizens began theorizing about possible answers to his vague statements. Since the broadcast, stories about the claim has gone viral, with many K-pop fans eager to discover whether or not he was telling the truth. A translation of the story and screenshots from the broadcast can be found below:
When stock analyst Lee Hee Jin was asked who he had dated most recently, he responded, “She is an idol. I meet a lot of idols. Recently, I dated member “K” from a five member group. They’re not a super famous group, but one of their songs was in the top 20. She used to talk to me a lot about her problems, especially about her CEO who she couldn’t communicate with him very well because he’s old. We dated for about three months. I usually meet idols through blind dates.”
The mogul also added that the most expensive gift he’s ever given a woman was a song. “I paid for the entire production cost, which was worth tens of millions of won.”
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+ 438, – 11] If you search up his house and car you will understand why idols will just flock to him ㅎㅎ
[+ 287, – 15] 5 members hmm. 4Minute, EXID, RV, Crayon Pop, Spica, G-Friend etc if they’re in the top 20 who could it be?
[+ 275, – 5] I thought it was Baby Vox Lee Hee Jin and she made bank doing stocks ㅋㅋㅋ