On May 2 it was revealed that Lee Dong-gun and Jo Yoon-hee had legally become husband and wife and that they are expecting a child too. Lee Dong-gun wrote a letter to his fans announcing these developments and sought their support as well. Now, his wife and actress Jo Yoon hee has also opened up on their marriage.
As noted by website Soompi and Allkpop, Jo Yoon-hee talked about her husband during her live radio show, KBS Cool FM's Volume UP hosted by the actress, on May 2. She said, "Have you found your morning star? The one you can briefly see in the early evening and the early morning? I've found mine. I've missed you all."
She added, "You were all surprised by the news, right? The articles [about the marriage and pregnancy] were published today, and many were surprised but we've also received a lot of warm congratulations. Thank you. The timing was just right for everything, almost like we'd planned it all out. We promise to live bright and positive lives, like the shining morning star."
On May 1, Lee Dong-gun wrote to his fans, "I am writing this because I think all of you should be the first ones to know. Jo Yoon Hee and I, who met through a drama and became lovers, have registered our marriage and legally become husband and wife. While preparing to get married, we were blessed with a child, and we are thankfully and eagerly waiting for the child's birth."
Dong-gun also added that they are planning a private wedding ceremony after he finishes filming for new drama, tentatively titled Seven Day Queen. He also asked his fans to bless them and promised, "In order to repay the love I've received from everyone, I will work hard to become an even better actor and a great husband."
Lee Dong-gun and Jo Yoon-hee fell in love with each other on the sets of their drama Laurel Tree Tailors. In February, TV report revealed that the actors had begun dating after growing close while working together. It was on February 28 that both the actors' agencies confirmed the fact. Dong-gun was previously in a relationship with T-ara's Jiyeon but they had split due to busy schedule.