Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | 05:06 WIB

Here is Why Song Couple Broke Up

Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki, also known as the Song Couple (pose)

SEOUL, NETRALNEWS.COM -- Following Song Joong Ki's announcement that he had filed for divorce, Song Hye Kyo finally released a statement through his agency.

On June 27, Song Joong Ki's lawyer stated that the actor had taken his first step in filing for a divorce with Song Hye Kyo's wife.

The actor also apologized to his fans and explained that he hoped the divorce could end in friendship.

Shortly after, Song Hye Kyo's agency, United Artists Agency (UAA) Korea responded to the news on behalf of the actress.

An agency representative stated, "We feel unlucky that we welcome you with unpleasant news. After careful consideration, actress Song Hye Kyo and her husband took the first step towards divorce. "

"The reason [for the divorce] is differences of personality," continued the agency, "and because both of them cannot overcome their differences, they are forced to take this decision. We respectfully request your understanding regarding the fact that we cannot confirm further details because of respecting the personal lives of both actor and actress. In addition, we encourage you to refrain from making embarrassing posts and speculative comments. "

The couple married on October 31, 2017 at a private party. Both of them were involved in a romance drama "Descendants Of The Sun", Soompi reported.