The first news of 2013 is the breaking news of a new Korean high profile couple.
Rain and Kim Tae Hee are couple ? Wow !!
Korean news agency, Dispatch, was the first with news. Revealed that both superstar have been dating secretly for almost three months.
Rain and Kim Tae Hee first met in October 2011 – just before Rain began his mandatory duty- when they were filming a commercial for a social commerce company, Coupang.
They became friends and rumor has it that Rain went on the offensive.
Rain and Kim Tae Hee started to have routine meeting since March 2012 when Rain was switched into entertainment-soldier for his mandatory army duty.
On November 23 , 2012 they enjoyed a date in a car in the park in Seoul. At that time, Rain got a army leave-reward for a while after performed for ‘consolatory performance for army’ in Gangwon province.
During December, they used Sunday as dating day. Usually, Rain received a short leave after his radio-army program which airs every Saturday. They used Kim Tae Hee’s Toyota Camry. Rain usually drove the car and escorted Kim Tae Hee to her home , then he back to his camp by taxi.
The couple spent Christmas together. At that time, Rain was in leave. Kim Tae Hee visited Rain’s home on December 23.
During their dating, they usually wore hat and mask.
Then, how come Rain get those plenty of leave dates from his army duty ?
Report said that it’s possible because Rain is an entertainment-soldier who usually get many chances of special leave. In Rain’s case, he’s in charge of radio program, so that he gets permit to more leave.
After Dispatch broke the hot news on January 1, 2013, both Rain and Kim Tae Hee’s agency only said that they haven’t heard anything about that.
If Rain and Kim Tae Hee are indeed dating, that’s a great news. They will be a super adorable couple, we love it and hopefully they last long !
By the way, Kim Tae Hee will play a saeguk drama for the first time next March in SBS’ Jang Ok Jung, Living by Love. While Rain will finish his army duty on July 10, 2013.
Updated January 4 :
Kim Tae Hee admits her relationship with Rain
Just 12 hours after Dispatch broke the story, Kim Tae Hee’s agency released statement that Kim Tae Hee and Rain are in relationship. They’re still in the early stage of their relationship and are getting to know each other.
Meanwhile, Rain’s dating pictures by Dispatch sparks controversy as Rain was spotted wearing his military suit without his hat (every enlisted Korean army who are on vacation and wearing their uniform , they need to wear the hat).
Rain’s frequent vacation days from army also brought issue whether celebrities get special treatment while serving the army.
See here , their dating picture by Dispatch.
Also see below, Rain and Kim Tae Hee Coupang’s commercial.