The singer sat down for an exclusive interview Asia Economic Daily, held at a coffee shop in Seoul's Apkujung district on Monday morning, opening up about his personal life.
When asked what his first question to an actor would be if he himself was a reporter, the 21-year-old star responded, "I would ask if he has a girlfriend".
"I had one when I was a trainee [at agency JYPE], but I haven't had any girlfriends after making my debut", the pop idol said in response. "It's not like the agency forbids me from dating anyone, but strangely I haven't been able to get one".
He admitted that they are "close friends" but added, "We are both busy... We haven't had any chance to meet in private settings".
He also said he is "closest to Girls' Generation out of all the girl groups" but stressed that they had only met for work and "rarely met on a personal level".
He went onto say, "I know about the rumors surrounding me. But there are many that are totally out of the blue. It is amazing how such stories get made up".
"Cinderella's Sister" ends its run on the small screen tonight.
Reporter : Lim Hye-seon lhsro@
Editor : Lynn Kim lynn2878@
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