Kim Hye-yoon Sets the Record Straight on Byun Woo-seok Dating Rumors — ‘He Has the Charm..’

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As the beloved K-drama “Lovely Runner” came to a heartwarming conclusion, lead actress Kim Hye-yoon shared her experiences and reflections on the filming process, her personal growth, and her professional relationship with co-star Byun Woo-seok during a candid interview.

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The drama, which captivated audiences with its blend of romance and heartache, has left a lasting impression on both its cast and viewers.

Kim Hye-yoon opened up about the emotional journey she underwent while portraying her character, Sol.

She revealed that she cried frequently during the filming, attributing her ability to convey such raw emotions to the supportive presence of Byun Woo-seok, who played the male lead, Seon-jae.

“He has the charm of a friendly boy next door, like a supportive older brother. He brings a warm and approachable energy. He was always a shining actor, but I think this work made him shine even more. Watching him grow feels like seeing a son grow up. It makes me proud, like a mother”

-Kim Hye-yoon 

The actress didn’t hold back in praising Byun Woo-seok’s strengths, highlighting his charm and warmth. 

The chemistry between Kim Hye-yoon and Byun Woo-seok on screen sparked rumors of a real-life romance, but Kim was quick to set the record straight.

When asked if she ever felt genuine romantic feelings towards her co-star, she straightforwardly denied the dating rumors. “There was a moment when I felt Seon-jae’s charm.”

It was during a scene where Sol urgently needed a bathroom, and Seon-jae stopped the bus, showing his reliability and thoughtfulness.

 “There was a moment when I felt Seon-jae’s charm. It was during a scene where Sol urgently needed a bathroom, and Seon-jae stopped the bus, showing his reliability and thoughtfulness. I was touched that he sacrificed everything for me. I thought he was dependable while filming.” 

-Kim Hye-yoon 

However, Kim clarified that their relationship off-screen is more akin to a close camaraderie. 

“However, our relationship in real life is more like comradeship”, Kim Hye-yoon continued, adding, “I think it would be more accurate to say that we rely on each other in difficult circumstances.”

 -Kim Hye-yoon 

“Lovely Runner” has been a significant project for both actors, marking a period of growth and deepened professional respect.

The mutual support and understanding between Kim Hye-yoon and Byun Woo-seok have not only enriched their performances but also provided a foundation for a solid friendship.

As fans bid farewell to “Lovely Runner,” they can take solace in knowing that the bond formed between its leading stars will endure beyond the series.

Kim Hye-yoon’s heartfelt reflections offer a glimpse into the dedication and emotional investment that went into creating a drama that touched the hearts of many.