In the buzzing sphere of K-Pop, rumors have been swirling about the alleged breakup between BLACKPINK's Jennie and BTS's V. Despite the lack of official confirmation about their relationship, whispers started with the circulation of dating photos by the Twitter account @gurumiharibo. On Wednesday, 6th December 2023, an exclusive report by JTBC claimed that the duo has put an end to their supposed romance.
The Unfolding of the Rumored Relationship
The whispers about their relationship initially started when V followed Jennie on Instagram on 7th December 2021, an act he later claimed to be accidental. The rumors gained momentum when photos of the pair together on a trip to Jeju Island were shared across Instagram and Twitter. A viral video from 17th May 2023 showed a couple, speculated to be Jennie and V, holding hands in Paris, further adding fuel to the rumor mill. Jennie intensified the speculations by posting a photo of herself in an outfit similar to the one seen in the video, while V uploaded a mirror selfie featuring a painting that resembled one in another leaked photo.
The Breakup Rumors and the Silence of the Agencies
The rumors of the breakup were seemingly confirmed when Jennie invited V to a listening party for her solo song 'You & Me', along with other friends from the Wooga Squad, including Park Seo Joon, Choi Woo Shik, and Park Hyung Sik. However, both YG Entertainment and BIGHIT MUSIC, Jennie and V's respective agencies, have maintained silence over the breakup news. Korean netizens speculate that the breakup may be due to V's impending military service, which could lead to a long-distance relationship with limited communication.
International Fans Skeptical and Awaiting Confirmation
International fans, on the other hand, remain skeptical about the relationship, pointing out the lack of confirmation from the agencies. The world of K-Pop has witnessed several instances of dating rumors involving top celebrities, and fans are waiting for official comments from YG Entertainment and BIGHIT MUSIC before drawing any conclusions about Jennie and V's relationship status. As the rumors about the breakup continue to circulate, fans across the globe are keenly watching for official statements and further developments.