YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment have commented on reports confirming the relationship between Taeyang and Min Hyorin as photos of their dates were released to the public.
Just minutes after news broke out about the two’s alleged confirmed dating, the two agencies released respective statements about the matter.
After consulting with Min Hyorin, an official from JYP Entertainment responded with an ambiguous comment saying, “According to Min Hyorin, the matter is private, so she would prefer not say anything.”
Initially, YG Entertainment also explained that as Taeyang is currently recording Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook with the rest of the group and has his phone off, the reports cannot be confirmed. It was also added that, “If he does have a girlfriend, it calls for a celebration because he’s been single from birth. We will get his personal statement and give an official statement as soon as we are able to contact him.”
After the reports were verified, both agencies confirmed the relationship between Taeyang and Hyorin. Furthermore, YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk personally commented that, “It’s Taeyang’s first girlfriend. It is something to congratulate and the YG family are all congratulating him. His experience in dating I believe will help him in his music and on stage”