On Thursday Zhang wrote on her official Weibo account, “Respect their choice, believe it to be the best choice, and hope to see them at their best in the future.”
|Actress Zhang Ziyi (center) poses for photo with Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo on their wedding day.(Zhang Ziyi Weibo)|
While she did not mention the high-profile couple by name, many believe the post alluded to Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who on Thursday announced their plans to begin divorce proceedings.
Zhang is a friend of Song Hye-kyo and attended the couple’s wedding in October 2017.
The surprise announcement from the so-called “Song-Song couple” is the focus of much media attention and discussion among fans worldwide.
News outlets from Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore have reported on the split.
As of 5 p.m. (local time), the hashtag #SongSongCouple was No. 16 on Twitter’s list of worldwide trends.
According to one South Korean media outlet, as of 2 p.m. a story about the breakup had amassed some 1.68 billion views, with more than 465,000 comments posted.
By Cho Hyee-su (firstname.lastname@example.org)