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FTISLAND’s Choi Jong Hoon Reveals Reason For Breakup With Former Gymnast Son Yeon Jae

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They are the second couple to fall out of love today.

On June 14, the agency of FTISLAND’s Choi Jong Hoon and retired South Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon Jae made a joint statement to confirm that the two were in a romantic relationship.

However, during the fan meeting in Japan on Tuesday, the leader of FTISLAND confessed to fans that he and his girlfriend have decided to part ways.

(Son Yeon-jae and Choi Jong-hoon’s Instagram)

The singer shared the reason leading to the couple’s breakup: “I wanted to tell the fans first with my sincere heart. She felt much burden (from the relationship).”

He added: “It is natural to meet and separate in a relationship. I will become a more mature Choi Jong-hoon.”

Besides, the idol did not forget to thank fans for the support, as well as expressed his optimism. He said: “Thank you for trusting and supporting me. I don’t feel sad anymore, and I am calm now.”

As soon as Choi’s announcement at the fan meeting, his agency FNC Entertainment also made the statement to confirm the breakup between the leader of FTISLAND and former gymnast Son Yeon-jae.

It stated: “It seems it has been about two weeks since they broke up. They seemed to have felt burdened as their relationship went public when it had not been so long that they’d been together.”

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