These BoA and Yunho “Dating” Photos Made Fans Say, “WHAT?! Oh…”

It’s a shipper’s dream come true…sort of.

When taken out of context, pictures have a way of telling their own story, and that’s exactly what happened when an old photo of BoA and TVXQ!‘s Yunho resurfaced.

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Yunho and BoA, the original SM Entertainment monarchs, have been best friends for more than a decade.

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They have championed each other’s successes and have supported one another professionally…

 

…and personally. While BoA was promoting “Nega Dola”, Yunho came to the pre-recording at 1 AM with food that he bragged about purchasing himself, instead of with the company card.

BoA even wrote letters to Yunho when he was in the military.

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These two friends love joking around together…

 

…and have incredible chemistry…

…on and off the stage!

Over the years, shippers have hoped for this close friendship to blossom into a romance, but so far dating rumors have been just that: rumors.

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Even so, K-Netz did a double-take when this old photo of BoA and Yunho resurfaced on a Korean forum. In it, BoA and Yunho are walking through an airport in very close proximity. For a moment, this snapshot stirred up the age-old question: “are they more than friends?”.

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  • Stop being so over dramatic ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ omg ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
  • They’re so cute together ㅋㅋㅋㅋ

 

According to this next series of photos, the answer is “no”. Yunho and BoA may have looked couple-like in the first photo, but Yunho was just showing BoA his Anipang game score! At the time, these BFFs were traveling together for work, not for a romantic getaway.

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  • Why is it so funny every time a TVXQ member has dating rumors? Remember when Changmin had one with Minho? ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
  • Snot came out of my nose cause I laughed too hard ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
  • So f*cking funny ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ I heard Yunho started Kakao Talk just for Anipang ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
  • If they were really dating, they would be hiding their closeness at the airport but this just confirms how close they are as friends and it makes me feel better
  • I came into this thread thinking the TVXQ fandom would flip out over this dating rumor but I leave laughing

 

Still, shippers can dream. Right?

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  • They’re so cute together ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
  • I wouldn’t mind if they dated
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