YG ENTERTAINMENT CONFIRM THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN G-DRAGON AND JENNIE BLACKPINK
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After the news took the internet by storm, YG Entertainment has stepped in and confirmed that the two labelmates are dating. A representative told OSEN, “They had a close junior and senior relationship and recently starting dating.”
Blackpink member Jennie (26) and Bigbang’s G-Dragon (32) are reportedly dating.
Since last year, various Bigbang fans had suspected as such, posting on forums and fan sites images of ‘GD lover's evidence.’ The ‘evidence’ includes couple items like cell phones, bracelets, headphones, and sunglasses, and screencaps of their SNS posts, where they use cute nicknames for each other: Taenggu and Baekoong. Fans further suspected a romantic relationship between Jennie and GD, as the Bigbang member is only like Jennie on Instagram among all the Blackpink members.
On the morning of February 24, Dispatch released photos of the two after the end of the The Show concert this past January31. According to their report, Jennie and GD have been dating for about a year now.
The report says that Jennie and GD have known each other for about eight years, since Jennie entered YG as a trainee. Reportedly, they started showing interest in January of last year. According to a source, who was said to be someone close to the two idols, “Their mutual interest started near the end of last year, and they started dating since sometime this past February.”
Despite their age difference, they act more like close friends. According to another acquaintance of the two, “GD calls Jennie ‘Deukie,’ and Jennie calls Baekhyun ‘Oppa.”
YG Entertainment is currently preparing an official statement.