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THEIR 5-YEAR 
'ROMANCE' TIMELINE

2009

The couple's romantic link start during Big Bang's debut in Japan.

2010

G-Dragon's agency, YG Entertainment, releases a statement denying the two are in a relationship, but "they are close friends".

2011

Dating rumours resurface as photos of the couple at an amusement park and having dinner make their rounds online. Mizuhara gets flamed by Big Bang fans.

2012

August: G-Dragon joins Instagram with the username xxxibgdrgn, while Mizuhara's username for her private Instagram account is kikoxxx. Fans once again speculate he's dropping hints about their relationship.

December: G-Dragon posts a photo of Phuket during the Christmas season. Shortly after, a fan writes online that she spotted the pair in Phuket and posts a blurry picture of the duo.

2013

May: G-Dragon posts a drawing of him and a girl on Instagram. In the picture, he's wearing a top with the letter G, while the girl is wearing a sweater with the letter K.

December: The pair are spotted dining at a Las Vegas restaurant (below). G-Dragon posts a photo of a woman's left foot with 'Daddy' tattooed on it. Fans comment that the woman is Mizuhara.

2014

March: G-Dragon starts posting unhappy and gloomy stuff on Instagram, leading fans to speculate he is going through a break-up.

April: G-Dragon sports a new tattoo MZH KK (the initials of Mizuhara Kiko). The couple then unfollow each other on social media. G-Dragon unfollows everyone else on Instagram and sets up a private account.