BY Julie Jones | Jan 14, 2016 08:26 AM EST
Park Hae Jin says that he and Park Shin Hye are not a couple. And the "Cheese in the Trap" star is so upset by the recently published rumors linking them that he is taking legal action.
On January 14, his agency WM Company stated that they to sue the news outlet that published the rumors on January 12.
"We will sue the news outlet today," said a WM representative in an interview with the Korean media outelt Star News. "Along with instituting criminal action, we will also have the outlet take civil responsibility for the rumors."
The news outlet being sued published an article titled "Park Hye Jin - Park Shin Hye, May Their Love Last A Long Time."
SALT Entertainment, Park Shin Hye's agency, also said they would take action against the news agency.
It's not the first time that Park Hae Jin and Park Shin Hye have been involved in dating rumors. In January 2012 Park Hae Jin already had to deny the rumors and spoke to enewsworld about the damage it caused in their friendship.
"She was just a friend, like a younger sister," he said. "We became distant once the rumors broke and rarely talk to each other these days. When we used to get along, she was like my little sister, but now she's all grown up. I continue to support her whatever she does."
This time the rumors began because of pictures posted on the virtual community cyworld. In May 2015 Park Shin Hye posted photos of herself at Seoul Forest. Before going, she said "must take many photos tomorrow at Seoul Forest and bring it back."
Park Hae Jin also took photos on the same day at Seoul Forest. This led to rumors that they were there together and on a date. But no one has seen photographs of them there together.
Park Hae Jin is not the only person rumored to be dating Park Shin Hye. Her most recent dating rumors were with "Pinocchio" co-star Lee Jong Suk. In January 2015, in an interview with TV Report, the actress did admit that she dated but did so secretly. She was photographed on several occasions with Lee Jong Suk.
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