Actress Park Shin Hye talked easily and laughed well during an interview held on June 22 at a cafe in Seoul. It was an opportunity to discuss her new film—and her lasting love with her boyfriend.
Park Shin Hye shared that her relationship with her actor boyfriend Choi Tae Joon is growing “into a beautiful love,” even though her relationship didn’t start as she had hoped.
Having such a public relationship wasn’t what I was planning on or wanted. But it’s been good very good. Through it all, our love is still blossoming beautifully. We’re both happy.
—Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye’s relationship with Choi Tae Joon was first confirmed in 2018 despite them being friends for years prior and even denying proceeding dating rumors. Before the confirmation of their relationship, the actress had already shared that a public relationship wasn’t what she wanted.
However, even if Park Shin Hye didn’t want a public relationship at first, it looks like her love for Choi Tae Joon—and the love he has for her—has been going strong. It’s one that has been growing in passion and affection as they enter their third year together as an official couple.
It happened [the public relationship], but we’ve made the best of it. It’s all good.
—Park Shin Hye
Choi Tae Joon is currently fulfilling his military duty, and while he does the actress is presently on the promotion trail for her upcoming movie Alive. It’s described as a zombie thriller where two survivors have to battle against the odds to live through an outbreak with no means of communication to the outside world.
Park Shin Hye stars opposite Yoo Ah In (Burning 2018) as the two protagonists tasked with making it through and surviving the critical situation.
Alive will be released in theaters on June 24.