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Song Hye-kyo, Song Joong-ki’s divorce final: Court

Kim Arin

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

 /  Mon, July 22, 2019  /  02:45 pm
Song Hye-kyo, Song Joong-ki’s divorce final: Court

South Korean celebrities Song Joong-ki (left) and Song Hye-kyo (right) during their wedding ceremony. (

Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki’s divorce was finalized at a Seoul court Monday.

The two settled their divorce at a closed-door hearing held at 10 a.m. Monday at Seoul Family Court. The hearing lasted for about 20 minutes, a court official said.

Their divorce was granted 26 days after the petition was filed June 26. Both cited irreconcilable differences as the reason. 

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Korean law allows a marriage to be dissolved without a trial on the condition of mutual consent.

The divorce settlement did not include the division of assets, according to Song Hye-kyo’s agency.

The two had married in October 2017 at Shilla Hotel in Seoul’s central district.

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