5 best friend couples we wish would date irl

May 10 2021

By Hanmisa

There are many well known best friend circles amongst the Korean entertainment industry.  Some of them have been childhood friends and others through collaborations or through other friends.  There are also best friend couples who have been so close that fans wish that they could actually date in real life.  Let’s take a look at 5 best friend couples who we wish could have actually dated but have proven to us that pure friendship can exist between male and female.

1.Yoo Ah In & Song Hye Kyo

 

Yoo Ah In and Song Hye Kyo’s friendship is quite well known.  They have known each other for a very long time and also belong to the same agency.  Both of them are known to occasionally meet up for drinks and chats. Though they have never worked together, they have always been supportive of each other’s projects by sending coffee trucks and promoting their movies or dramas. 

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2. Gong Yoo & Jung Yu Mi

Gong Yoo and Jung Yu Mi met on the set of “Silenced” in 2011 and have already collaborated three times to date. They are from the same agency and are both known to be close friends who can talk about work comfortably with each other.  This couple have been so close that in 2018 they were rumoured to be getting married.  Unfortunately, this was been denied by both parties.

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3. Lee Jong Suk & Lee Sung Kyung

Lee Jong Suk and Lee Sung Kyung have known each other since their modelling years.  They usually make cameo appearances in each others’ drama.  Lee Sung Kyung describes Lee Jong Suk as a friend who can eat dinner and do simple things together.  

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4. Go Kyung Pyo & Ryu Hye Young

Go Kyung Pyo and Ryu Hye Young have known each other since University and became close ever since.  They were so close during University that their friends would describe them as twins.  In the behind the scenes footage of “Reply 1988,” we can see their closeness when Ryu Hye Young enters Go Kyung Po’s meeting with the production staff and rubs his head. 

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5. Lee Hyun Woo & IU

Lee Hyun Woo and IU first met each other through T-ara Jiyeon and then became close after Hyun Woo appeared in IU’s MV and they both emceed for Inkigayo.  Dating rumours about them surfaced when photos of them watching a late night movie was taken but they only state to be best friends.  They describe their relationship as friends of the same age that occasionally meet up for meals and movies.

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What other best friend couples do you have in mind?  Share in the comments below!

Written by Hanmisa

 

Hanmisa is passionate about anything Korean, especially K-beauty and K-dramas. All time bias is Park Seo Joon and drama recommendation is "Reply 1988."  She is a newbie writer, but follow her on Instagram @kjtiff to support her through this exciting journey!