The Cute On-screen Couple on ‘Boys Before Flower’s Kim Bum and Kim So-eun, What’s Their Relationship Now?

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The Cute Bickering Couple in Boys Before Flowers

Do you know the ever popular drama Boys Before Flowers? The most memorable thing you remember might be the love story between Goo Joon-pyo and Geum Jan-di, but there is another couple that had lovely moments in the drama. It is none other than So Yi-jung and Chu Ga-eul, better known as the SoEul couple by fans! They showed us perfect chemistry as a cute couple who loves to have little fights with each other. Did you know that the actors, Kim Bum and Kim So-eun, also have a close relationship in real life? Are you curious about their current relationship? Let’s see their moments on Boys Before Flowers first!

SoEul Couple on Boys Before Flowers

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In Boys Before Flowers drama, Kim Bum acted as So Yi-jung while Kim So-eun acted as Chu Ga-eul. As you guys might have known, So Yi-jung is one of the F4 members and Chu Ga-eul is Geum Jan-di’s best friend. As one of the F4 members, So Yi-jung has many fans in the school and made him think that Chu Ga-eul is just like his fans who’re crazy for him. On the contrary, Chu Ga-eul thought that So Yi-jung is just an arrogant man who loves flirting with many women because of his status as a playboy.

But, as time goes by their view of each other are slowly changing. Chu Ga-eul started to see So Yi-jung differently after he comforted her when her heart is broken. Not only that, So Yi-jung also helped her to take revenge on her ex-boyfriend. Meanwhile, So Yi-jung started to fall in love with Chu Ga-eul because of her innocence and her kindness.

In the drama, we could see the little fights that often happened between the couple because of the difference in their personality. But don’t you think these petty fights are the ones that make them look cute as a couple?

Are They Actually Dating?

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If you are one of the fans who wished that the two of them are dating, then you have to get ready to feel disappointed. Because the truth is the two of them are not dating in real life, but they only maintain a close relationship until now.

Not only because they acted as a couple, but they have a close relationship because they actually majored in Film and Theater at Chungang University together before they met at Boys Before Flowers. Thanks to the shooting of Boys Before Flowers, they could maintain their close relationship and got even closer than before. Due to the perfect chemistry between this couple, they got many offers to star in commercials together. Here is the video of one of their commercials:

As their chemistry on screen was really good, the fans started to speculate that they are actually dating. There was a time when a rumor about the evidence of them dating circulated around the internet. According to the rumor, Kim Bum and Kim So-eun wore matching rings, which made the fans felt sure that the two of them are dating. But their managements denied this rumor and said that the ring is only for filming purposes, so the fans had to accept the disappointment again as their wish was not coming true.

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Even though SoEul couple got really popular and the fans wished for them to date in real life, in every interview where they were asked if they are dating or not, they always answered that they are not dating and they are just close with each other.

Their Relationship Now

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Even though it’s been a long time since they finished shooting for Boys Before Flowers, it turns out that they are still keeping in touch with each other. For example, while Kim Bum was filming That Winter, The Wind Blows, Kim So-eun texted him and said that she enjoyed his drama. She also gives praises for his acting and the other cast as well. As she was also filming The Horse Doctor at the time, Kim Bum replied to her message with another text of praise and encouragement for her.

As for their love life, recently, it was revealed that Kim Bum is dating actress Oh Yeon-seo. Meanwhile, after her relationship with actor Son Ho-joon, it seems that Kim So-eun has not been dating anyone again.

So, what do you think about this couple? Do you still hope that someday they will get together for real? Don’t forget to leave your thoughts in the comment section!