After the news had dropped, fans have voiced out their support for Gary while also waiting to hear a response from him.
On February 2nd, Gary responded to the news by tweeting,
“We really worked this hard from the beginning? I will work harder now, after knowing that there are people out there who are telling me to be strong… but there’s no need for that!! I don’t have anything that i need to be strong about… people out in the world are struggling for real… my toughest struggle is finding myself haha.”
He followed up with,
“Why are people telling me that they are sorry? They don’t need to be sorry and i don’t need to hear it…?”
Netizens who saw the tweet, left comments such as, “Monday Couple stay strong!”, “Monday Couple fighting!” and “People are taking the Monday Couple too seriously”
For all those who don’t know, Kang Gary and Song Ji Hyo are the “Monday Couple,” in popular hit variety show “Running Man.” The news has taken many fans by storm with the Running Man producers already having revealed their thoughts of how this news will affect the “Monday Couple” in future episodes.
Source: Gary’s Twitter