Taeyeon (left), Ravi / Photos: Ten Asia DB

Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation and Ravi of VIXX have denied the dating rumors that have been making their way online in recent days. 


A rep from SM Entertainment clarified on the 27th that Tayeon and Ravi are “just close colleagues that work on music together.”


Taeyeon (left), Ravi / Photos: Ten Asia DB

A rep from Ravi’s record label, GROOVL1N, also dismissed the rumors on the same day. 


GROOVL1N denied the existence of a romantic relationship between the young stars and informed Ten Asia that “the two are close colleagues.” The label added, “They grew closer while making music together, and they’re good friends.” GROOVL1N also asked for reporters to “refrain from writing speculative articles.” 


They ended by saying, “Please look forward to seeing Ravi, who will be working in a variety of domains in the future.” 


Taeyeon (left), Ravi / Photos: Ten Asia DB

Also on the 27th, the YouTube channel “Reporter Simple Lee” claimed that Tayeon and Ravi have been dating for a year, and showed video footage of the two celebs supposedly on a date on Christmas day. 


Reporter Simple Lee asserted that Ravi visited Taeyeon’s apartment in the Seongsu-dong neighborhood at around 10 a.m. on December 25. He reportedly went into Taeyeon’s apartment after entering the passcode to her front door, then the two left the apartment together an hour later. The YouTube reporter revealed that Ravi and Taeyeon then went to Ravi’s residence in Seolleung. 


According to the channel, Tayeon and Ravi were introduced to each other through Hyeri of Girl’s Day, and the two have allegedly been in a relationship since December 1, 2019. 


Ravi (left) and Taeyeon / Photo: Naver NOW

As the main vocalist of the group Girls’ Generation, Taeyeon has performed as a member of the group, subunits, and also as a soloist. 


Following his debut as a member of VIXX, Ravi established the record label GROOVL1N, where he is currently working as the CEO.