TWICE’s Momo and Super Junior’s Heechul have reportedly broken up, one year and six months after they confirmed their relationship.
The celebrity couple’s breakup was confirmed by JYP Entertainment and Label SJ, their respective entertainment agencies, on July 8, Thursday.
“We’ve checked with the artist, and it is true that they broke up,” the two agencies confirmed to Sports Donga via Soompi.
Label SJ also requested media outlets and fans to “please understand that we cannot answer the details of it as it is the artist’s private life.”
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Momo and Heechul’s relationship was first made public in January 2020, after previously denying reports that they're dating.
While it’s unknown when did Momo and Heechul start dating, they first crossed paths in a 2016 episode of the variety show Weekly Idol.
Fans have been posting mixed reactions after the reported break-up.
just because something eventually doesn't work out doesn't mean it never worked out. happiness is not cancelled out by unhappiness. a relationship is not cancelled out by its end.— Tina ??? ⁱᵃ ᵃᵗᵉ ⁿⁱʸᵒ (@tinahatesuju) July 8, 2021
i just want heechul to be happy. i kept on saying this but i really want him to be genuinely happy as he deserves that. ?— ˚* ❀ ELF in CARATland ?✨| suju sebong ? (@yamarie_suju) July 8, 2021
elfs, especially petals... please shower this man a lots of love ?#WeLoveYouHeechul ❤️ pic.twitter.com/yTZx0zoIxx
Imagine being heartbroken in a relationship and you find your so called fans celebrating your heartbreak. https://t.co/5wkQmFX01D— 린 (@iamkkoongie) July 8, 2021
“shes free” trending is actually fucked up, momo n heechul could be hurting rn and all y’all care about is yourselves have some fucking compassion— ٍcry #TearDrop (@dawoncore) July 8, 2021
Heechul debuted as the sub-rapper and vocalist of Super Junior in 2005, while Momo made her debut as the main dancer and sub-rapper of TWICE in 2015.