Hwang Jung Eum’s Instagram Flooded by Support from Netizens Amid Divorce

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Fans are showing their support for Hwang Jung Eum after the actress filed for divorce with her husband.

On February 22, the actress’ agency, Y1 Entertainment, officially confirmed to news outlets that “The Escape of the Seven” star has ended her marriage with golfer husband Lee Young Don.

Hwang Jung Eum Files Divorce

According to The Fact, the talent label said the actress “feels she can no longer stay married [to Lee].”

Hwang Jung Eum
(Photo : Hwang Jung Eum Instagram)

However, Hwang Jung Eum’s agency didn’t disclose the reason behind the divorce, but the outlet quoted that a close acquaintance of the actress claimed, “Lee is responsible for ruining their relationship.”

The news sparked about the actress’ divorce from her husband started when Hwang Jung Eum’s Instagram featured a photo of Lee Young Don with a cryptic caption about being a husband and father.

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Hinting at a troubled relationship, the actress captioned her Instagram post:

“What a beautiful and considerate husband you were. This is my husband, Lee Young Don, who had so much fun and kept himself so busy while being married to me. Now you are free to go and enjoy.”

Due to this, netizens speculated that Hwang Jung Eum and her husband were headed for divorce.

Hwang Jung Eum’s Instagram Flooded With Supporting Messages from Fans

Following her social media activities, netizens flocked to the comments section to express their support for the actress.

Raising speculations about extramarital affairs and cheating incidents, it seemed like fans were siding with the actress by flocking to her Instagram.

  • “Hwang Jung Eum is awesome. I hope she can live a good life after throwing him away.”
  • “Hwang Jung Eum is pretty and talented. I hope she can live happily with her two kids.”
  • “Cheer up, Ms. Hwang Jung Eum.”

Hwang Jung Eum and Lee Young Don got married in 2016 and welcomed their first child a year later. Four years after their marriage, rumors sparked that the couple was experiencing marital woes.

In July 2021, Hwang Jung Eum and her husband went through a divorce settlement, and amid the process, the actress announced that they were back together and had mended things between them.

In 2022, Hwang Jungh Eum and her husband welcomed their first child. Amid the struggle in her relationship, she continued her personal endeavors, especially with her acting career.

Best known for her roles in “Endless Love,” “Kill Me Heal Me,” and the hot rom-com K-drama “She Was Pretty,” Hwang Jung Eum made her K-drama comeback in 2023.

The actress headlined the SBS Makjang series “The Escape of the Seven: War for Survival.”

The Escape of the Seven
(Photo : SBS)

This was her return to the small screen after the 2020 K-drama “To All The Guys Who Loved Me.” Taking on the role of drama production CEO Geum Ra Hee, Hwang Jung Eum stars alongside Uhm Ki Joon, Lee Joon, and more.

Hwang Jung Eum and the majority of the cast might reprise their roles for the sequel, “The Resurrection of the Seven.”