Descendants of the Sun fans in China were treated to a big surprise when Song Hye Kyo popped on stage during Song Joong Ki’s fan meeting. At the actor’s fan meeting on June 17, her on-screen leading lady made a special appearance.

But what got fans cheering was their close interaction and chemistry. It once again made fans convinced that the Song Hye Kyo, Joong Ki dating rumors might be true.

Song Hye Kyo said she’s happy to see how massive Song Joong Ki’s popularity has become. In response to her statement, Song Joong Ki said the reaction from fans wasn’t as welcoming when he visited with comedian Lee Kwangsoo.

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“I was looking forward to meeting him since so many people told me good things about him, and it turned out that he was an even better person than I’d thought,” Song Hye Kyo said when asked about his first impression of Song Joong Ki, as quoted by Soompi. “He’s very sincere and thoughtful when filming. I think he’s really cool.”

The stars interacted with fans through a series of games and question and answer segments. Throughout the event, the onscreen couple were very playful towards each other and showcased the same chemistry they had on Descendants of the Sun. There were even instances when Song Joong Ki placed his arm on Song Hye Kyo’s shoulder and leaned towards her.

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However, the gestures from the Descendants of the Sun cast members seemed to dispel Song Hye Kyo, Joong Ki dating rumors. Several times, Song Joong Ki would refer to Song Hye Kyo as “sunbae-nim” (senior colleague) or “noona” (elder sister), Asia Times reported. Nevertheless, he constantly complimented her for being beautiful and thanked her for flying all the way from South Korea to China to join the fan event.

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Song Hye Kyo, Joong Ki dating is still a heated topic among fans even months after Descendants of the Sun aired its final episode!