K-pop as a genre has established itself in the mainstream media all around the world. The rise of K-pop bands such as BTS, Blackpink, EXO, and Red Velvet are the evident names behind the emergence of the genre into a bigger umbrella. Much like that the K-pop boyband Stray Kids has made a place for themselves as well. Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. are all intact together under the guidance of JYP Entertainment, starting in a reality show paving their road to success. It continues to do so in 2021 as well.
The popularity of the band also marked the popularity of each member as individual stars. Among them, Hwang Hyunjin is someone whose name has been a buzz among the fans. Fans are keen to know more about him and his personal life. In fact who the star is dating, and what’s his relationship status as of now. So here we are, taking a look at who Hwang Hyunjin is dating, his false rumor that spread like fire back in November 2020, and his recent allegations in which he was caught in.
Who Is Hwang Hyunjin Dating?
Hwang Hyunjin is single, as we know but there are a few nods of dating which were almost thought to be true as well. The Dancer and singer of the K-pop group Stray Kids certainly received limelight a lot due to a rumor from November of 2020 which we will talk about further. People are still keen to know more about his personal life even after the rumor was falsified. The fans literally carried out an investigation over it. So let’s take a look at what happened back then and what it meant for the young star.
Also, a lot of dating rumors of Hwang Hyujnin vary according to the sources. There are also rumors of him being engaged before. But not much of that has come out true. The artist has kept his life quite private and doesn’t share it much with the public. Anyway, let’s take a look at the linkup rumor which actually stirred up the internet,
Hwang Hyunjin’s Linkup Rumors
Back in November of 2020, Channel 34 News originally known for creating pranks and publish fake stories came up with the news of Hwang Hyunjin dating another huge K-pop star. Everyone actually believed it to be true, and the news started trending across the internet and the fanbase of Stray Kids. Only until the fact clear that the channel is actually a parody channel and the stories published there should be taken as a joke. Nothing more nor less than that.
Well, it was all clear but the fans still suspected and kept an eye. Much like that, there were many other rumors of him being linked up to including Minnie from (G)I-DLE. But like we said, none of them have ever come true as of today. So coming back into a circle that Hwang Hyunjin is single as of now.
Hwang Hyujin’s Recent Allegations
Most recently, Hwang Hyujin found himself caught in bullying allegations over him. An unnamed schoolmate of his accused him of verbal abuse during their teens. Initially, JYP Entertainment which manages Hyujin, denied all the allegations. Until more schoolmates came out with a similar story of theirs. Bullying became a topic brought into the limelight in South Korea, and a number of stars much like Hyujin, were facing the same issue.
Coming back to allegations on Hyujin, one of his mates from Seongnae Middle School stated of facing abuse at such a point. He was almost directed towards committing suicide. Similarly, an incident involving Hyujin beating up a boy for not stopping a soccer ball and then verbally abusing him came out. The boy became an overnight loser for the school. The group chat of school also saw him being harassed by Hyujin and his friends. Despite having no hard proof, he collected a number of testimonies that supported his story.
JYP Entertainment conducted an investigation of their own following a number of accusations. This involved interviewing the school teachers as well as all the classmates. The accusations turned out to be true, and since then Hyujin met the accuser and apologized to him personally. Later on, he posted a handwritten statement on Instagram apologizing for the unforgettable pain he gave to the accuser. Following the apology, JYP Entertainment stated Hyujin had been suspended. He will be taking time off as a celebrity to self-reflect.