Seo In-guk and Park Bo-ram (left) have been dating for 18 months now.

KUALA LUMPUR: K-stars Seo In-guk and Park Bo-ram have been dating for 18 months now.

This news may come as a surprise to many of their fans who have no inkling about them being romantically-linked before this.

According to a news report by Koreaboo, actor and singer Seo’s label BS Company confirmed the news in a statement, but added that they didn’t know any specific details.

The couple’s close friend however revealed that the two celebrities had been enjoying each others’ company through discrete dates.

They reportedly have been each other’s source of comfort when Park’s mother passed away last October and when Seo was allegedly accused of faking an injury in order to be exempted from his military service the same month.

“You can tell In-guk’s sincerity by the way he treats Bo-ram. He’s facing a difficult time in his life but the way he thinks of his girlfriend is amazing.

“He said, ‘Bo-ram is having a difficult time, so I should stay strong for her.’

“Whenever she calls, he picks up right away like a considerate boyfriend. I hope everyone supports their relationship,” said the friend.

Seo, 30, and Park, 23, were both former contestants of the South Korean reality singing competition Superstar K.

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