Eunhyuk is dating
By apologizing at the get go, it made the followers of this story to have a calm mind reading this as they did not immediately have doubts about the statement.
As for the explanation by LOEN Entertainment, it was vague and not as detailed which shows that they were not trying to hide something as well as dismissing anything.
They are considered to have the same effect as conjunctions.
Contraparallels are when one star in the north and another in the south are at the same declination.
My 2 cents on the photo: The photo shows IU in her pajamas taking a picture with Eunhyuk, who appears to be shirtless and look tired.
People who are exposed to these stuff will play it out in their head in a green minded (sexual) way. Then again I will not make assumption and exaggerate things from a mere picture.
Asking the readers to not exaggerate and make assumption was the best thing they can ask for which will be up to the readers on what they would do.
As for me, I have always go with the saying about gossips, "There are FACTS in newspaper, but there is no TRUTH" which I got from "Glory Jane".
That viewer just vaguely wrote that it was fresh news along with some more bash towards IU.
So I went and looked for an article about it and since it was K-Pop related, I went to a well known news site about the genre,
And there it was at the first page, an article with a title "IU and Super Junior's Eunhyuk, dating? It was freshly written (56 mins ago) when I look it up and in that article had a picture of IU in her pajamas with Eunhyuk who appears to have not his shirt on and apparently looked tired.
With the story trended for a couple of hours, LOEN Entertainment releases a statement regarding this issue.
Article with LOEN Entertainment statement about the issue.