Articles reported that FT Island vocalist Lee Hong Ki has been dating the Japanese gravure idol and singer Ai Shinozaki for 6 months.

However, after consulting Lee Hong Ki about the dating rumors, FNC Entertainment states, "The dating reports between him (Hongki) and Ai Shinozaki are baseless. They are just close friends."

"During their (FT Island) Japan activities, the two went out with their mutual friends have gotten closer. I think there is misunderstanding." Ai Shinozaki (23) is Japanese gravure idol, and a member of AeLL, a musical idol group.

Meanwhile, FT Island are currently promoting their newly released album 'I Will'.