Lee Seung Gi’s Career, Which Is At Its Peak And Is Always Clean Of Scandals, Has Disappointed Fans Since Announcing His Relationship With Lee Da In, So There Are Some Concerns Regarding The Idol’s Career.
Lee Seung Gi ‘s career has recently been in the spotlight after he was reported to be dating Lee Da In . After Lee Seung Gi and Lee Da In admitted to dating in May 2021, they immediately got a strong reaction from fans.
Even Lee Seung Gi’s fans vehemently opposed the actor’s girlfriend, and sent trucks with protest banners stating that they could not accept his girlfriend. The reason lies in the background of Lee Da In’s parents who obtained their wealth through financial fraud leaving many victims.
Continuous breakup rumors surrounding the couple surfaced several times. However, all this was denied by Lee Seung Gi, who recently confirmed that the relationship is still going well.
However, apart from that fans are also paying attention to the impact of Lee Seung Gi’s career related to his dating. Lee Seung Gi has been in the long-term cast of SBS ‘s ” Master in the House ” since 2017.
However, the viewership ratings of the show have plummeted despite constant cast changes. Big celebrity appearances such as Lee Sang Yoon , Shin Sung Rok , Yoo Soo Bin , Yang Se Hyeong , Kim Dong Hyun and Eun Ji Won .
Even when the famously cute Eun Ji Won joined the cast in April, “Master in the House” was still reporting a massive drop in ratings. It was revealed that on the May 29 and June 5 episodes it dropped to an alarming 2%. This is far from the highest rating of 21% in the first season and 9% in early 2021.
In the midst of his falling reputation on variety shows, Lee Seung Gi’s fate in the acting industry is also still unclear. The actor plans to return in the K-drama ” Love By Law ” (working title) in August. However, no one knows if this work will be able to overcome its ongoing rating crisis.
Lee Seung Gi’s popularity is gaining great love from the public with his sincere and kind personality which is revealed through many entertainment programs. Appearances on ” 2 Days & 1 Night ” helped Lee Seung Gi earn the nickname “Little Nation”. Thanks to his continuous efforts and his clean background without scandal, Lee Seung Gi has maintained his population and reputation over the years.
Therefore, fans expressed their disappointment with Lee Seung Gi when he publicized his relationship with Lee Da In. Lee Da In mostly plays supporting roles in films and small dramas, many fans believe her popularity is not comparable to Lee Seung Gi. However, the main reason for fans’ disapproval of the two’s relationship is Lee Da In’s family scandal.
In 1993, Kyeon Mi Ri and Im Young Gyu as Lee Da In’s parents divorced. After Kyeon Mi Ri remarried to businessman Lee Hong Heon, Lee Da In and her sister Lee Yu Bi took their stepfather’s surname.
In 2009, Kyeon Mi Ri was investigated for stock manipulation, while her husband Lee Hong Heon was suspected of insider trading. Kyeon Mi Ri later apologized and resigned from the home shopping channel she represented.
Lee Da In’s biological father has also been involved in several controversies in his personal life. Actor Im Young Gyu was once arrested on charges of obstruction of business and was sentenced to 6 months in prison and 2 years of probation. In October 2020, he was caught causing a stir at a Gangnam bar while drunk. He even got into a fight with another customer at the bar. Therefore, so many fan considerations reject Lee Seung Gi’s relationship with Lee Da In for fear that his career will decline.