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We Got Married (YongSeo)
Genre Reality, Variety
Starring Jung Yong-hwa, Seohyun
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 51 (List of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Kim Yeop
Producer(s) Kang Gung
Location(s) South Korea
Original channel MBC
Original run 27 February 2010 – 2 April 2011
Related shows We Got Married
External links
We Got Married

YongSeo Couple (Korean: 용서커플) is a couple from the South Korean reality TV show We Got Married. The husband is singer and actor Jung Yong-hwa (also written as Yonghwa, Yong-hwa, or Yong-Hwa), and the wife is singer Seohyun (also written as Seo Hyun, Seo Joo-hyun, or Seo Joo-Hyun). The couple's name YongSeo was coined by combining the first syllables of their names, Yong from Yonghwa and Seo from Seohyun. They appeared as a virtually wed couple in the show for over a year. They are also known as the "Sweet Potato (Goguma 고구마 ) " Couple, due to Seohyun's massive love for them.


On 5 February 2010, Jung Yong-hwa and Seohyun were cast as a new virtually married couple in MBC‘s We Got Married.[1] Jung Yong-hwa is an actor and leader and lead vocalist of the idol band CN Blue, and Seohyun is one of the lead vocalist from girl group Girls' Generation.

The concert was aired on 4 September 2010 on MBC's Show! Music Core.[2]

On 9 October 2010, Yonghwa confessed that he was actually thinking of Seohyun while writing the lyrics of “Love Light,” a song from his band's mini album Blue Love which was released in May 2010.[3]

On 26 December 2010, the couple uploaded the “Banmal Song” video produced by themselves on YouTube. On 14 January 2011, “Banmal Song” was released as a digital single, called For First Time Lovers. The single topped the Gaon Chart for two consecutive weeks,[4] and the Banmal Song video was chosen as number four out of the top ten UCCs of the first half-year of 2011 by YouTube Korea.[5] As of 25 November 2011, the view count of the video exceeded 4 million.

On 5 March 2011, Seohyun gave Yonghwa the knitted scarf with their names' initials woven into it. Yonghwa lost it in Japan and felt guilty about that and gave her his self-knitted scarf as a gift to apologize for losing her handmade scarf. Besides that, he also gave her the “knitting photobook” that contained pictures of the progress of his making the scarf.[6]

On 11 March 2011, MBC We Got Married announced that YongSeo Couple would leave the show at the beginning of April.[7] They filmed their final episode on White Day, 14 March 2011, after over a year of their virtual marriage.[8]

On 16 April 2011, MBC released the couple's official wedding photos from the episode Wedding Photoshoot filmed on 26 February 2011.[9]

The couple won Popularity Awards at the 2010 MBC Entertainment Awards.[10]


Dubbed couple names[edit]

  • YongSeo Couple (용서커플)
It was named by fans by combining the first syllables from their names, meaning “forgiveness” in Korean because of their childish fights they always have.
  • Goguma[11] Couple (고구마부부)
It was dubbed when Seohyun was to rate the husband by either saying sweet potato (because of her fondness for sweet potatoes) or hamburger (because she finds hamburgers unhealthy).
  • Choding[12] Couple (초딩커플)
It was dubbed by fans because of their childish jealousies and arguments.
  • Musical Couple (음악커플)
It was dubbed because of their fondness for playing musical instruments like guitar and piano.
  • Walk-around Couple (도보커플)
It was named because they are always seen walking down the street instead of riding a car.
  • Seagull Couple (기러기부부)
It was dubbed by Jung Yong-hwa when he wrote in the knitting photobook: "We're always a seagull couple," referring to the fact that they are always travelling, and hence they are not able to see each other face to face.


Date Anniversaries
2010-02-11 YongSeo's first meeting
2010-05-21 their 100th day
2010-08-29 their 200th day
2010-12-07 their 300th day
2010-12-28 their wedding photoshoot
2011-02-11 their 1st anniversary
2011-03-14 last episode filmed

International broadcast[edit]

The series was exported internationally, through Japan's KNTV, Taiwan's 緯來戲劇台, Thailand's True Broadcasting, and Malaysian's online portal TonTon.

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