Shortly after their shocking announcement, South Korea’s hottest couple Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo finally reached out to their fans and released official statements about their October wedding.
On July 5, Descendants of the Sun stars Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo took to their respective fan cafes and wrote personal, heartfelt letters to their fans addressing their highly-anticipated nuptials.
In their lengthy letters, the power couple revealed their admiration for each other and their utmost gratitude to their followers who have always been rooting for them ever since their phenomenal journey on Descendants of the Sun.
Song Hye Kyo, 35, explained in her letter how she and Song Joong Ki started out as mere colleagues who immediately “clicked” on the set of Descendants of the Sun. The actress, who had nothing but good words to say about her fiancé, shared that their hit drama series has brought them closer together.
The Korean superstar also added that she was able to get to know him better and realized they have a lot of things in common. The two managed to maintain their relationship as they continued to keep in touch even after Descendants of the Sun ended.
Song Hye Kyo admitted that over time, she finds herself imagining a future with Song Joong Ki. She also revealed that she felt Song Joong Ki’s sincere intentions, adding, “I knew he was the one.”
The actress also took the time to apologize to her fans for keeping their relationship a secret. She also humbly asked her fans’ understanding on this phase of her life.
Meanwhile, Song Joong Ki’s letter hinted that he and Song Hye Kyo got engaged in January this year. The actor added that both of them have decided to tie the knot on the last day of October.
The 31-year-old heartthrob also reminisced the “amazing experiences” on the set of Descendants of the Sun, which brought him to her soon-to-be wife.
Song Joong Ki also apologized to his fans who were taken aback by the sudden news of their upcoming marriage, adding that he intended to share the good news earlier but opted to keep it private to avoid any issues, especially with a new movie coming up.
In the end, Song Joong Ki promised his fans that he will continue to do his best as an actor and a “reliable head of the family.”
Check out Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo’s letters translated into English below.
“I recently had the honor of participating in a production that could let me shine. It was such an amazing experience to me because I received so much undeserved love. During that time, I made a precious friend who eventually became my lover.”
“In the beginning of 2017, the two of us promised to spend our lives together. In order to begin a new life where we can get through difficult times together, Song Hye Kyo and I have decided to get married on the last day of October.”
“I think a lot of my loving fans would’ve been taken aback by the sudden news. I wanted to tell everyone earlier, but I had to be cautious because it was a decision that involved two people and their respective families. I also didn’t want to cause any trouble to the people involved in my upcoming film. I hope you will understand.”
“I promise to live my life as a great actor and a reliable head of my family. I hope you will continue to support our relationship. Thank you.”
– Song Joong Ki
“At first, Joong Ki was a colleague who clicked well with me. As we worked on a production together, we discovered that we had similar values and we could really talk about anything. Because he was a good friend and colleague, we continued to keep in touch even after the [drama] ended.”
“Over time, the faith and trust that Joong Ki had shown me helped me imagine a future with him. I was thankful that he had such genuine feelings for me, and I was also able to confirm my own feelings for him.”
“I wanted to relay the engagement news to my fans first, but I had to be careful because it wasn’t only my decision. I feel nervous announcing the news all of a sudden, but I trust that my fans will support me. Please continue to love me like you have until now. Thank you for waiting and believing in me.”
“The two of us will live happily. Please give us your blessings! Thank you.”
– Song Hye Kyo
[Featured Image by Ahn Young-joon/AP Images]