alt
Posted : 2008-03-14 22:03
Updated : 2008-03-14 22:03

Footballer Lee Dates Singer



By Lee Hyo-won
Staff Reporter

Star footballer Lee Chun-soo, 26, and singer/actress Shim Eun-jin, 27, admitted Thursday that they have been dating for one year.

Shim's management agency Olive9 said in a press release that the two have been ``meeting with amicable feelings for about a year.''

The agency also confirmed that the former member of pop group Baby V.O.X. recently visited the Netherlands, where Lee runs as a midfielder for Feyenoord Rotterdam.

The two were romantically linked as they were spotted together several times in Seoul, which they denied. Shim previously said in a TV program that she had a boyfriend ``who is not an entertainer,'' apparently referring to Lee.

Lee, a two-time World Cup player, has made headlines for making unexpected visits home during his playing season. He is also known to have dated actress Kim Ji-yoo, a former Miss Korea.

Shim announced a solo album in 2005 after her internationally popular girl band was disbanded and recently made a successful acting debut through the epic TV series ``Daejoyeong.''

hyowlee@koreatimes.co.kr

  • 1. Chinese bar could get fined for scantily-clad women
  • 2. Actress breaks down after surprise Blue Dragon win
  • 3. US school accuses FTC of harassment
  • 4. S. Korea bans pro-N. Korean minor party
  • 5. Chinese boy tells Xi to lose weight (but not be as skinny as Obama)
  • 6. Nut case eclipses `memogate'
  • 7. Texas plumber's truck ends up in extremist's hands
  • 8. Sony cancels release of 'Interview' after threats
  • 9. British cook turns 'trash' into sustainable food movement
  • 10. Bra advertisement too hot for TV
Copy editors wanted
Experienced reporters wanted