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Jang Jin-young was secretly married

Perhaps to ease the sad news of losing 35-year-old actress Jang Jin-young to cancer yesterday (Korean time), the press has been highlighting the fact that Jang left this world having enjoyed a fulfilling career and, as it is now being reported, love life as well. News is circulating that Jang had actually secretly married her boyfriend (only identified as Mr. Kim, 43) with a small wedding ceremony in the States in July, where she was receiving treatment. The couple then went through the paperwork to legally register the marriage in Korea on August 28, just days before her September 1 passing.

The marriage was evidently kept secret not only from her management, but also their families. A reporter’s call with Kim’s father, a former member of parliament, led to an incredulous denial. However, a source at the Seongbuk-gu (a Seoul district) city office confirmed, “The two have completed the marriage registration, and Jang Jin-young and Mr. Kim were legally spouses.” An employee at the office said that Kim came to the office in person with Jang’s official identification and registered the marriage.

Kim père said, “I’ve never heard this before. She was going through a time where she needed to focus on treating her illness, why would she have married? We have no connection to Seongbuk-gu, and it makes no sense that they would have registered their marriage there.”

The city official explained that because of Kim’s area of residence, he is eligible to handle civil matters in any district of his choosing. The Seongbuk-gu office was in the vicinity of the hospital where Jang was re-admitted.

Since her death, a steady stream of celebrities and friends have been paying their respects to their deceased colleague. (They include: Lee Byung-heon, Jeon Do-yeon, Han Ji-min, Song Il-kook, Song Hye-gyo, Jung Jun-ho, Kim Ah-joong, Kim Jung-eun, Lee Beom-soo, Hwang Jung-min, Yoo Sun, Im Soo-jung, Kim Joo-hyuk, Park Hae-il, Han Jae-seok, Lee Jung-jae, Han Ji-hye, Kim Seung-woo, Lee Seung-yeon, Kim Seok-hoon, Eom Ji-won, Park Kyung-lim.) The funeral procession will take place on the morning of September 4.

Via E Daily, Hankyung, Newsen

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So young and so talently. But beyond the dramas & the movies, my lasting memory of JJY will forever be of her during the 5th Annual Korean Film Awards.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtCMOmt0Xlc&feature=channel_page
Humble.
Beautiful.
Simply breathtaking.

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Aw. I feel sorry for Mr. Kim, but at least they were able to be together as a "family" and married (especially the dream of a woman is too get married. Well. Most women...) and I hope the last 3 days for them was happy. Perhaps she knew her passing was near, and wanted to get married quickly.

I hope JJY's family get through this well. At least JJY's parent's now have a son-in-law added to their family to comfort them. If he is a good son-in-law... hopefully.

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It's a girl's dream to marry the love of her life. I'm glad she got to marry her Mr.Kim.

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I'm glad that she had happiness in her final days...if in fact that she was really married before her passing. My prayers are definitely with her family. May they find happiness in the fact that she is no longer suffering.

Thanks, Sammi510 for that link. It is definitely a good moment...albeit one that had me tearing up a bit.

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that's somewhat uplifting :')

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How sad..but man..she was so beautiful and she had a loving man by her side till she passed away..I'm all teary...
I love the movie 'Blue Swallow/Sparrow' and she had an awesome chemistry with Kim JooHyuk..*cries*..

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not to sound morbid or anything, but I'm glad this time it wasn't a suicide. It's nice to hear that even in the face of death, she saw the beauty in life and was able to marry the man she loved, even if it was only for a few days. I hope this mr. kim is doing okay. He must have loved her so much.

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good for her and Mr. Kim. His father's comment makes me shudder. No wonder they kept it a secret.

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I think she knew she was dying in July.

Instead of dealing with parents and their anguish, they married secretly just to be married and in love. Trying to do everything she wanted to do in a few short months.

His daughter is dead, what is the deal with marriage? You think if you known your daughter was dying, you would want to do anything for her and don't care about your own personal problems.

People -Sigh.-

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RIP JJY...

Hope there will be no legal battle after this re: her assets...

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It's so sad that she died right after getting married, i feel really bad for Mr. Kim but it's amazing how much he loved her. He's a great man for not leaving her despite knowing her circumstances and stood by her side the entire time. She was a beautiful, great actress and doesn't deserve to die this early.
@7: i totally agree, it is nice how she kept on fighting till the end and even fulfilled her wish to get married. No matter how hard things get you should never give up on life.
RIP

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Makes sense to me that she got married. She knew her time was almost up and want to profess her love for the man who had stayed with her all this time.

@7 and 11 - I thought the same... it's a shame that someone like her who wants to live and fought hard to do so had to die so soon, while there are those who could have lived long and fruitful lives but just gave up

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There are often end of life issues and choices so I can see the need for them to be legally married. To be her advocate, being her boyfriend, may not have been enough.
I hope it brought her some happiness and she left this world at peace.

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If Mr. Kim had not registered their marriage in Korea, would they not be considered married? That is, are marriages between Korean citizens which take place outside of Korea not considered valid?

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i've just read about Jang Jin-young at polish site - http://film.onet.pl/0,0,2035651,wiadomosci.html
i just can't believe...she was one of my favourite korean actress...talented, humble beautiful T-T
she will be sadly missed :(
my thoughts are with her family and friends.
RIP

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this is soo a walk to remember~
rip

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This is so sad, reading this news gives me chills, just saw her in Lobbyist, just there and now gone. Just unbelievable! **So Sad!**

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Till you are gone,still the memory of you in my heart.

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ce blogs et trop con

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I am sorry.I love her very much.

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I love you very much I hope you rest in peace in paradise I kiss you from here you were very very pretty goodnight

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you are my best actress even after your dead and I never forget you

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I pray for you every day and night and I hope you hear my pray and rest in peace.

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I still waiting for you that come to my dreams

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please rest in peace in heaven

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i never forget you

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i kiss you from here

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Happy Birthday please rest in peace

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