The Story of Grieving Loss of a Loved One : Lee Yoo Young & Kim Joo Hyuk
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death throughout the world, and even famous people go through the same tragedies that we do. With their expensive cars or personal drivers, they can still fall victim to a terrible car crash. But when it comes to losing someone you love in a car accident, it’s often hard to find the right words.
Lee Yoo Young is a South Korean actress who had to experience losing her lover, Kim Joo Hyuk, in a car accident. A few months after the heartbreaking experience, she finally made a public appearance and spoke about the late Kim Joo Hyuk. Here are the details about Lee Yoo Young & Kim Joo Hyuk you should know!
How Lee Yoo Young & Kim Joo Hyuk Became Lovers
They reportedly started dating in 2016, after meeting on the set of the romantic film, “Yourself and Yours”. When they announced they had been dating for the past two months, the relationship caught many by surprise, as the couple has a 17-year age difference. It was also reported that whenever the two of them went out together, they never hid their identities from the public eye or wore masks to cover their faces. In fact, the duo were very comfortable in each other’s presence and behaved like a normal couple in public, despite being major celebrities in Korea.
A fellow colleague stated, “They do have a big age gap, but their personalities get along so well that you can’t even feel the age difference. They became attracted to one another during movie filming and naturally became a couple“. Tragically, before the accident occured, Kim Joo Hyuk even mentioned the possibility of marriage with Lee Yoo Young in an interview with the media. “I am thinking about marriage,” he said. “I want to marry my girlfriend and have a baby“.
Lee Yoo Young At Late Kim Joo Hyuk’s Funeral
Kim Joo Hyuk was injured in an overturning car at 4:30 pm on October 30th, at the apartment’s main road in the Samsung-dong neighborhood of Gangnam-gu, Seoul. After cardiopulmonary resuscitation, he was transferred to Konkuk University Hospital, but eventually died of a heart attack. His lover, Lee Yoo Young, was in despair after she heard the news of her boyfriend during her filming in “Running Man”. She was in a state of disbelief and shock, repeatedly asking if the news was true. Filming was halted and she left for Seoul.
Dealing with death, particularly the death of someone you love, is one of the most stressful experiences you can go through. As reported by some portal sites, Lee Yoo Young’s agency, Poongkyung Entertainment, revealed on October 31st that she was in a state of deep sadness and had been unable to eat since learning of Kim Joo Hyuk’s death. Even at the mortuary, Lee Yoo Young was found mourning with his family, and accompanied him on the last road. She was seen walking while bowing her head at the Asan Medical Centre mortuary on November 2nd, 2017.