Here is all you need to know about the special friendship shared between two of South Korea"s biggest stars

South Korean actress song Hye-kyo has always been private about her personal relationships, even more so after her divorce from song Joong-ki in 2019. However, the Descendants Of The Sun actress took lớn Instagram this week to cốt truyện a rare photo of herself with her long-time bestie, Yoo Ah-in.

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In the black and white photo, tuy nhiên was seen holding her dog with Yoo next lớn her, trying to pet the pup. The two were smiling & clearly having a great time.

Song captioned the picture as: "The cool Yoo Ah-in."

This is believed khổng lồ be the first time she has shared a picture of herself with a man on Instagram since October 2016.

That said, despite keeping it quiet on social media, Yoo và Song"s friendship goes way back. Keep reading lớn find out everything we know about the BFFs.

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1. The pair are under the same management agency

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Just how close are these two buddies? tuy vậy and Yoo are not just good friends but also chia sẻ the same management agency.

This fact has been something that fans have always been excited about as they patiently wait & hope for the pair khổng lồ get a chance to act together again.

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2. Yoo made a cameo in "Descendants Of The Sun"

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That"s right. Keen-eyed viewers would have noticed that Yoo actually had a small role in the well-loved drama which aired in 2016. He appears in episode 13 và it is reported that he did so as a birthday present khổng lồ Song.

In an interview at the Asian Film Awards, Yoo said, “I wasn’t able khổng lồ give her a present at the party. I wanted khổng lồ prepare a secret present for her & I got the opportunity to lớn make a cameo appearance in her drama.”

Yoo also received international critical acclaim for his role as Lee Jong-su in Burning, a 2018 mystery drama, later on.

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3. The pair have seen each other through it all

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Despite their five-year age gap, song and Yoo have managed to lớn stay friends for a very long time. They have seen each other through the various ups và downs of their respective careers & personal lives, which, for Song, included a wedding and a divorce.

In fact, at one point, fans suspected that the two were dating. Of course, tuy vậy put those rumours khổng lồ bed when she said that Yoo was more like a younger brother khổng lồ her.

4. Yoo is close friends with tuy vậy Joong-ki

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Despite the breakdown of Song"s marriage, Yoo has also remained good friends with tuy vậy Joong-ki.

Yoo and song Joong-ki also acted together in the 2010 historical drama, Sungkyunkwan Scandal. Yoo even delivered a speech for the heavily reported Song-Song wedding in 2017.

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On a recent online community forum, netizens looked back on South Korea"s first case where male-male couples và female-female couples were awarded the "Best Couple Award" at the end-of-the-year drama award ceremonies.

1. Song Joong Ki xYoo Ah In, for the drama"Sungkyunkwan Scandal"(2010)


While their relationship was not clearly specified as romantic in the hit drama series "Sungkyunkwan Scandal", Ku Yong-Ha (played by song Joong Ki) & Moon Jae-Shin"s (played by Yoo Ah In) bromance was a hot topic of discussion among viewers back in 2010. Their characters beatout the votes againstall themale-female couple nominees, & they ultimately won the "Best Couple Award" at the 2010 KBS Drama Awards Ceremony. In the provided gifs below, their strong on-screen chemistry can be seen.

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*The first film to winthe "Best Couple Award" for itsmale-male couple was at the 27thBlue long Film Awards, awarded to lớn Lee Jun Ki và Kam Woo
for their film,"The King và the Clown" (2005).


2. Moon Geun YoungxMoon Chae Won, from the drama "The Painter of Wind" (2008)


Shin Yun-Bok (played by Moon Geun Young) was a character who, despite being a woman, dressed as a man. While the drama "The Painter of Wind" had amain romance storybetween her và Kim Hong-Do (played by Park Shin Yang), the relationship Yun-Bok had with the gisaengJeong-Hyang (played by Moon Chae Won) was much more popular at the time of the drama"s airing. Jeong-Hyang was oblivious khổng lồ the fact that Yun-Bok was a woman và had a deep crush on her. They received a lot ofattention for their on-screen chemistry, & ultimately won the "Best Couple Award" at the 2008 SBS Drama Awards Ceremony.


In response, some of the netizens" comments included:

"Crazy, I love them both..."

"Both were really hot at that time"

"They set the standards for "Best Couple" awards."

"Wow, what is with tuy vậy Joong Ki và Yoo Ah In? They unexpectedly match so well with each other??? Please vị something together again with your current visuals. Both of them are so handsome."


"I want lớn re-watch "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" but because of one person, I"m so frickin" annoyed."

" were legendary.It"s nowimpossible for tuy vậy Joong Ki & Yoo Ah In to meet again right...?

"I can never forget these couples"

"Moon Chae Won is so pretty."

"Moon Geun Young also received the "Grand Award" that time. She said her speech while shaking so much."