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Jimin and Seulgi dating rumor: Did this South Korean reporter confirm the BTS' member's relationship?

By Maria A. | Feb 08, 2017 11:51 AM EST
Red Velvet's Seulgi speaks in front of the media at the SMTOWN Coexartium.
(Photo : Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun) Red Velvet's Seulgi speaks in front of the media at the SMTOWN Coexartium.

BTS' Jimin and Red Velvet Seulgi were recently embroiled in a dating scandal after the two idols were photographed together at an award ceremony in December 2016.

A series of photos revealed that Seulgi and Jimin interacted with one another at the said award ceremony. According to allkpop, Seulgi was the first to wave her hands at Jimin, to which the latter acknowledged.

However, Seulgi wasn't able to see Jimin wave at her so he bent over to Jin to whisper something to him. Netizens speculated that Jimin was talking to Jin about his "girlfriend." After their conversation, Jin gave Jimin a pat.

This wasn't the first time Jimin and Seulgi dating rumors surfaced after the two were spotted interacting on stage. Moreover, Jimin said during in a TV program that he would like to get close with Red Velvet.

Among other evidences that fueled speculations of Jimin and Seulgi dating is that both were spotted wearing matching hats, rings, bracelets and necklaces on different occasions.

Interestingly, a South Korean reported named Jin Ho Lee previously revealed that one of the BTS members is dating someone. Although the said reporter did not mention any names, fans are now speculating that he must've been referring to Jimin and Seulgi's dating status.

Some netizens, however, were hesitant to believe the rumors, saying the evidences presented re ridiculous and that it all could've been mere coincidence. The idols' respective agency have not commented on the Jimin and Seulgi dating rumor.

According to allkpop, Jin Ho Lee is working at CJ E&M and Sports Chosun. Last month, he also hinted that the members of Wonder Girls were not going to renew their contracts with JYP Entertainment. A few weeks later, JYP announced that Wonder Girls has disbanded and that the members did not re-sign with the agency.

Meanwhile, BTS is gearing up for their highly awaited comeback this February 2017.

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