Girl’s Day singer Hyeri has confirmed she is dating 35-year-old former H.O.T. member Tony An.
Management for the 18-year-old band member reveal that the pair have been on several dates since early March. And despite 16-year age gap, sources say the May-December couple are very happy together.
Says a Tony An pal: “He is aware of the age difference but it means nothing [to him]. It’s well known that you grow up fast in the entertainment industry.”
Korean tabloid Sports Seoul broke the news this morning with photos of the couple on a date at a coffee shop by Seoul’s Han River last month.
It is said the 90’s idol singer became “captivated by Hyeri’s positive, bright yet respectful charm” and made the first move to ask her on a date. The Girl’s Day beauty is said to have been taken aback by his deeply caring and attentive manners.
A rep for An adds: “We are aware that they are meeting with affectionate feelings… They are, however, at a stage where they are just getting acquainted with each other so please look on them kindly.”
The former H.O.T. star, now turned CEO of his own artist management agency and a regular on the TV variety show circuit, has never gone public about a relationship with a celebrity throughout his 17-year career.
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