Has the Monday Couple (Gary & Song Ji Hyo) Reunited?
Kyung Ho Kim, Nov. 11, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
On November 11, the SBS variety show posted the image below and the message, "The 'Monday Couple' reunite like this." In the photo, it's obvious Song Ji Hyo is excited to see Gary, who's trying to avoid her tight hug around his neck. Gary's final episode of 'Running Man' aired last week, but Song Ji Hyo saw him just a week afterwards.
Kang Hee Gun, better known by his stage name Gary, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personalities. Besides a solo artist, he is also the rapper and lyricist of the hip-hop duo Leessang. Since their formation in 2002, the group has produced a total of eight albums and had several hits under their belt. In 2014, Gary made his debut as a solo artist with the mini-album Mr.Gae. Despite the album being banned by all major TV broadcast stations for its 19+ content, his songs still managed to top several charts. He and long time collaborator Jung In later went on to form the duo, Jung In & Gary. The two released the singles "Your Scent" and "Bicycle."
Aside from his own work, Gary has been featured in works by famous artists such as Psy, Baek Ji Young, Lee Hyori, Dynamic Duo, and MC Mong. He is also a former cast member of the variety show Running Man. Gary has since left Running Man to focus on his music.
Cheon Seong Im, better known by her stage name Song Ji-hyo, is a South Korean actress and model. She first made her acting debut in Wishing Stairs (2003), one of the films in the Whispering Corridors film series. Her notable roles include being the ballerina Min Hyo-rin in the popular television series Princess Hours (2006), Lady Ye So-ya in Jumong (2007), the Queen in the movie A Frozen Flower (2008), Oh Jin-hee in Emergency Couple (2014) , Kim Soo-jin in Ex-Girlfriend Club (2015) and Jung Soo-yeon in My Wife's Having an Affair this Week (2016).
Song gained international fame for being the only female member of the popular Korean variety show Running Man, which made her popularity rise across Asia. Her strong and easy-going personality endeared her to many Korean and international fans.