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53-year-old Korean drama actress Han Kyung Sun died on July 4. According to a report published by Chosun, the actress perished from a cerebral hemorrhage due to complications caused by a stroke.
The actress, who appeared in several K-Drama supporting roles, was filming the MBC weekday series, "The Great Wives."
On June 30, she was taken to Seoul St. Mary"s Hospital after she collapsed after a cast dinner, which was held after a day of filming.
BIGBANG’s G-Dragon and Taeyang Stump Almost Everyone With Masked Performance on “Infinity Challenge”
BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon and Taeyang took part in “Infinity Challenge“‘s special tenth anniversary special which included some awesome masked performances by a variety of stars, which were inspired by the song competition show “King of Mask Singer.” The “Infinity Challenge” members are also joined by some celebrity advisers such as Park Jin Young and Yoo Hee Yeol to help them guess who each of the masked performers are.
On July 4, legal representatives for K-pop vocalist and actor Kim Hyun Joong confirmed that he was pursuing a countersuit against his former girlfriend.
According to a report published by the Korean outlet OSEN, Kim would pursue legal action against his former partner, who has been anonymously referred to as Choi or A. Kim is allegedly seeking more than $1 million USD (3.1 billion KRW) for breach of contract and defamation of character, after the on-going legal battle.
KARA‘s Youngji gets caught up in the moment on “Star King” and ends up getting her first kiss from a pig!
The July 4 episode of SBS‘ “Star King” features three pigs named Happy, Miss Jean, and Ggoolsooni. On this episode, Youngji states that she loves animals, and that she likes seeing the pigs in real life. Throughout the episode, she’s very interested in the pigs.
In the end, she gives a kiss to one of the pigs on the lips, then confesses that it was her first kiss, and that it made her heart flutter.
This week"s episode of "Infinity Challenge" took on the formula of popular singing competition show, "Mask King," featuring singers of various genres performing in front of the members plus three judges.
Though it was already revealed this past week that certain singers were spotted filming for the show, these singers have masked not only their faces, but also their voices, making it difficult for the viewers to guess who they are.
Running Time: 120 min.
Directed by: Shin Su-won
Starring: Seo Yeong-hee, Kwon So-hyeon, Kim Yeong-min
Synopsis: Hye-rim, a 35-year-old woman, finds a job at a hospital as a caregiver assigned to a quadriplegic VIP patient who practically owns the hospital. For the past 10 years, the VIP patient"s son Sang-woo has been desperately keeping him alive for money, ordering the doctors to perform several heart transplants despite recurrent heart failures. In need of another one, Sang-woo takes a brain dead unidentified woman as a donor and asks Hye-rim to look into her background. She discovers that the woman was once a prostitute known as Madonna who has experienced a lifetime of abuse, and that she is pregnant. In an attempt to save Madonna"s unborn child, Hye-rim goes against Sang-woo"s orders and searches for the baby"s father.
9MUSES has released a full dance practice video for their song “Hurt Locker” for their fans!
The group recently joined the girl group comeback storm by releasing their music video for “Hurt Locker,” as well as their new album “9MUSES S/S Edition.”
In the dance practice video, the girls are wearing sporty sneakers, shorts, and black and white tops. This fits with the group’s concept for this comeback, which is both sporty and summery, as was seen in their outfits for their recent comeback performances on “Music Bank” and “Music Core.”
The short MV includes clips of Kris spiffed up in a classy suit as well as scenes from the movie that arouses similar emotions as the track. "Time Boils The Rain" was released back in July 2014, garnering much attention as it was introduced as Kris"s first solo track since his leave from EXO.
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This week, in idols and music, we covered Teen Top‘s latest album, BTS‘ “Dope” MV, Sistar‘s Shake It album, BtoB‘s “It’s Okay” MV and Complete album, Big Bang‘s “Sober” and 9Muses‘ “Hurt Locker.”
On July 3rd, 1theK featured KPop girl group 9Muses on the latest episode of "#hashtag."
9MUSES just dropped the music video of their comeback song "Hurt Locker" on July 2nd.
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The video above features footage of the boys on their summer vacation in Kota Kinabalu. The recently released clip is a short preview of the group"s book "2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu", a 100-page photo book, DVD, and travel gear.
It goes on sale July 7! Check out the video above!
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MYNAME dropped the music video of their upcoming Japanese song.
MYNAME held a Korean comeback in May, now it is their Japanese fans who will be entertained as they released the MV of their newest track "Hello Again."
However, the official release of "Hello Again" is scheduled on July 28th.
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Moon Gye-rin, who calls herself a radical feminist, posted in her online blog about two weeks ago a commentary on a relationship she had with a man whom she says abused her verbally and physically. Although her original article was unsigned, she responded to comments left on her blog seeking her identity by posting her name. She said her romantic partner was Han Yun-hyung, who is a former media commentator with a liberal bent and still a widely followed poster on social media. The dark story has had a ripple effect, inspiring many victims and assailants involved in relationship violence to share their stories. Moon said the relationship with Han began in 2008 and lasted about four years. She said he was verbally abusive when upset, and even though he routinely apologized for his actions the next day, he continued to get irritated when he drank or when the baseball team he followed lost a game. She said he had struck her, and quoted him as frequently saying, "You act to instigate me to hit you. It"s your fault that I became so angry". Noting that he had grown up in a household where he witnessed domestic violence, she said he often was ashamed when he was emotionally stable. But Moon also admitted that she didn"t want to end the relationship, and said that at the time not losing him was more important to her than not being hit.
APink who are gearing up for a comeback record a video message for Pink Paradise DVD, check out their video message below:
On July 3rd, Bangtan Boys uploaded a video on their official YouTube channel.
The video features the fun-filled activities of BTS boys while on their summer vacation in Kota Kinabalu. The video serves as a short preview of "2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu."
"2015 BTS Summer Package in Kota Kinabalu" will have a 100-page photo book, DVD, and travel accessories (pouch, name tag, and case stickers). It will be on pre-sale on July 7th, and will be officially available on July 22nd.
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The rap competition show "Show Me The Money" is getting more and more popular by the episode. The show began to make it into the mainstream last season, and this season looks like it"s going to get even bigger.
"Nielsen Korea" just announced the TV ratings for July 3, and "Show Me The Money 4"s 2nd episode had an average of 1.9% ratings and a peak of 2.1% ratings. The viewer ratings are the combined average of views on cable TV, Wesung, and IPTV. Note that "SMTM" airs on cable channel Mnet, so these are more than solid ratings, especially since rap and hip hop are typically a niche market.
The upcoming July 4 episode of tvN’s “Oh My Ghostess” will feature Park Bo Young’s character Na Bong Sun make a complete transformation.
Her character was revealed to be extremely timid and shy as she continued to apologize throughout the first episode. Despite her feeble nature, she works hard in hopes of becoming a chef.
However, her character changes when a lusty virgin ghost portrayed by Kim Seul Gi enters her body as we will see in the second episode. Apparently, the maiden ghost is able to do so because Na Bong Sun is special and can see ghosts.
Lee Jang Woo as Park Tae Kang : TK
Park Gun Hyung as Jo Eun Sung : ES
Im Soo Hyang as Yeom Na Ri : NR
Tae Kang runs to Ji An’s house. Now he can understand why Ji An said TaeKang ruins her plans.
Ohhhhh Ji An tells her pregnancy to Eun Sung. Poor Eun Sung.
He doesn’t know what to say.
Eun Sung said, “So, what is your next plan??”
Ji An said, “I don’t know.. I went to in front of the hospital to havean abortion. But I feel sorry to a baby.It’s not just a malignanttumor..”
Eun Sung said, “So.. What do you want to me? Do I have to console you??”
Ji An said, “You don’t have to do it. I meet you because we met the conditions.”
Men now fill up the counters in their kitchens with a variety of devices that can make cooking easier. [JoongAng Ilbo] 1.A food processor that performs a variety of functions. 2.A stone mortar 3.Spin-dryer for salads 4.Dutch ovens 5.Electric oven that can be used for baking and grilling
While male chefs on TV shows may have succeeded in holding the attention of female audience members on the small screen in living rooms, they have also encouraged male audience members to spend more time in the kitchen. The chefs are introducing recipes to try at home with ingredients one can find in his or her refrigerator, at the corner store or in specialty stores. Many men who have spent a scant amount of time in the kitchen are coming to think it is time to conquer some uncharted territory.The chefs also share tips about how to look great while cooking. "After watching these male chefs cook on TV, I have learned that cooking can be something sexy and easy enough to do", said Kim A-jun, a personal trainer. "Now I"m more confident that I can do what they can do on TV and I want to do that for girls I date".Ju Hyun-geun, a 32-year-old company employee in the financial sector, says he usually writes down relatively easy-looking recipes and tries cooking them after work. "Compared to other hobbies, cooking takes less time and money", he said."Also, as you can see the results right away, it gives you some satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment".As more men cook, companies that manufacture kitchenware are busy bringing out new products targeting the new customers. Men are becoming a significant market for a variety of kitchen items, ranging from small cooking utensils to bigger electronic items. Auction, one of the largest online retailers, has seen a 34 percent jump in sales of electronic kitchenware such as rice cookers from January to June compared to a year earlier. It says the increase in sales can be attributed to men buying. It also saw 15 percent more sales of regular kitchenware such as pots, frying pans, dishes and plates thanks to male customers.
Teen Top release the dance practice video of their "Ah Ah" choreography.
The boys are on their most casual and simple get up wearing white shirts and jeans. The synchronize movements are very apparent since the boys are dancing flawlessly.
Check it out!