AOA’s Jimin Feels the Heat of Her Growing Popularity After “Unpretty Rapstar”

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AOA’s Jimin Feels the Heat of Her Growing Popularity After “Unpretty Rapstar”

AOA Jimin has been the center of attention since her appearance in “Unpretty Rapstar,” and she confessed that she now feels the heat of her popularity.

On the episode of MBC every1’s “Weekly Idol” aired on May 27, Secret’s Song Ji Eun and Zinger, and AOA’s Jimin and Choa appear as guests.

When Defconn asks Jimin, “We saw a different side of you through Mnet’s ‘Unpretty Rapstar.’ Do you feel your increasing popularity now?” she says, “They even notice me when I have no makeup on,” to express her gratitude. Defconn gives a witty response, saying, “It’s because you wear makeup but cry it all away.”

AOA’s Seolhyun Heats Up Set of N.Flying’s Debut Music Video

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AOA’s Seolhyun Heats Up Set of N.Flying’s Debut Music Video

FNC Entertainment‘s new rap-rock group N.Flying recently made their Korean debut with the music video for their song “Awesome,” which features label mate AOA‘s Seolhyun as a sexy attendant at a drive-thru that the guys just can’t get off their mind.

On May 27, a video was released that shows what went on behind the scenes on set. In one interview, Seolhyun admits she’s not happy with the way she looks in the cuts she’s seen so far. “But since it’s not my music video, I can’t say that I want to do it over again. Because N.Flying have a lot of things they need to film, so we can’t waste time on my individual parts.”

“Mask ” starts off with joy, beats “Masked Prosecutor” and “Warm and Cozy”

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“Mask ” starts off with joy, beats “Masked Prosecutor” and “Warm and Cozy”

"Mask" started off in first place.

According to Nielsen Korea, SBS drama "Mask" recorded 7.5%.

"The Girl Who Sees Smells" ended with 10.8% so it"s a 3.3% drop but still higher than MBC "Warm and Cozy" and KBS 2TV "Masked Prosecutor".

"Mask" is a mellow drama about a woman who hides herself and lives life as someone else and a man who protects her starring Soo-ae, Joo Ji-hoon, Yeon Jeong-hoon and Yoo In-yeong.

Get ready to see BoA”s quick wits on “Crime Scene 2″

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Get ready to see BoA”s quick wits on “Crime Scene 2″

Get ready to see BoA appear as the next guest on JTBC"s mystery program, "Crime Scene 2"! You"ll get to see some acting and a lot of quick thinking on her part once the episode airs on June 3.


She was revealed to have already completed filming on May 21 at the set in Ilsan. She normally does not appear on variety shows, but she had stated, "I always watched the "Crime Scene 2" broadcasts every week," and had told her manager, "If I were to appear on a variety show, I would like to go on "Crime Scene.""

6 endearing Big Bang moments that will brighten up your day!

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6 endearing Big Bang moments that will brighten up your day!

With the boys of Big Bang back with some hot tracks, I thought it appropriate to celebrate their return with some video clips that will remind everyone why they will forever be our "bae baes."




Why pay for a gym membership when you can build your upper body strength with GD & Taeyang in the comforts of an elevator?



T.O.P will gladly make you his waifu. Any volunteers? 



Every day is a dance party day with Daesung. 


PaekSang honors new, veteran stars

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PaekSang honors new, veteran stars

This year"s PaekSang Arts Awards honored both experienced veterans and experimental youngsters.Actor Choi Min-sik took home the grand prize at the 2015 edition of the ceremony on Tuesday evening for his portrayal of the complex, emotional battle of Admiral Yi Sun-sin (1545-1598), one of Korea"s most beloved war heroes, in the record-setting film "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" (2014).

Choi Min-sik

Na Young-seok, the star TV producer behind some of Korea"s most watched and talked about entertainment programs such as "Grandpas Over Flowers", also won the grand prize at the awards, which honors talent in both film and television.This marks the first time an entertainment show producer has clinched the grand prize in the event"s half-century history, which some critics say reflects how these programs are the hottest format on Korean TV nowadays compared to drama series, which formerly dominated the tube.It was notable that PaekSang honored impressive acting skills regardless of how popular the actors were or the length of their career.For instance, actor Lee Sung-min, who delivered the regrets and passion of a middle-aged, average Korean office worker in tvN"s drama "Incomplete Life" (2014), won the best actor award in the TV category. Before the show, Lee had mostly played supporting roles and hadn"t received much spotlight. It was the actor"s first PaekSang.In fact, "Incomplete Life" was one of the brightest stars at the awards, beating rivals from terrestrial channels KBS, MBC and SBS, which are the usual winners. Both the best director award and the best male newcomer award went to two of the people behind "Incomplete Life": producer Kim Won-seok and actor Si Wan."Viewers saw from "Incomplete Life" more than what I performed in it", Si Wan said. "It goes to prove that "Incomplete Life" had that much more significance and that there are many "Jang Geu-raes" in the world", referring to the character he played, an entry-level office worker who lacks wealth and higher education.For best actor in the film category the jury decided Lee Seon-gyoon and Jo Jin-woong of action movie "A Hard Day" (2013) were equally as deserving and conferred on both the award. It was the first time in 40 years for the best actor award to be given to two individuals. The best movie director award was also given to Kim Seong-hoon of "A Hard Day".As for the best actress award in film, veteran Yeom Jeong-ah, who played an irregular worker at a mart facing a sudden layoff in "Cart" (2014), took home the prize. The same award in TV went to Song Yoon-ah, who played an equally desperate character in MBC drama series "Mama - Nothing to Fear" (2014), about a single mom who becomes terminally ill.SBS series "Heard It Through the Grapevine" received the best drama award. Ko Ah-seong, who appeared on the show, took home the best new actress award. "I found the screenplay [of "Heard It"] so interesting that I"m concerned I"ll find all the scripts I"ll get in the future to be dull", she said. "Revivre", a movie by veteran director Im Kwon-taek, won both best film and best supporting actress (Kim Ho-jeong). The movie stars Ahn Seong-gi as a man who finds himself attracted to a young and beautiful woman while his wife is dying of a brain tumor. Kim Ho-jeong plays the wife.Best new actor and actress awards went to K-pop star-turned-actor Park Yoo-chun for "Haemoo" (2014) by Bong Joon-ho, and Cheon Woo-hee for indie film "Han Gong-ju" (2013). BY LEE HOO-NAM, KIM HYUNG-EUN [hkim@joongang.co.kr]

Sooyoung, Sulli, Bae Doona, and Other Top Stars Attend Louis Vuitton Exhibit Opening

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Sooyoung, Sulli, Bae Doona, and Other Top Stars Attend Louis Vuitton Exhibit Opening

Elle magazine has released a fun and exciting video of some of Korea’s biggest and most fashionable stars attending the opening gala for Louis Vuitton’s “Series 2 Exhibit” last month.

The opening night party was held at Seoul’s D Tower on April 30, and members of the A-list came out to see the beautiful display of Louis Vuitton’s bags and clothing. The exhibit also included a collection of photos that span the company’s 160 year history, as well as a demonstration of how the bags are made by hand.

BTOB”s Sungjae talks about his well-off background on “Radio Star”

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BTOB”s Sungjae talks about his well-off background on “Radio Star”

BTOB"s Sungjae appeared on MBC"s "Radio Star" on May 27 and impressed with talk about his fairly well-off family background.


On this episode, MC Kim Gu Ra gestured toward his guest and said, "Sungjae"s household is quite good. His father works at an IT enterprise."  Sungjae clarified, "My father is the CEO of an IT company that deals with semiconductors."




MC Yoon Jong Shin said, "If it"s to that extent, isn"t that a [wealthier] background than Siwon?" mentioning the well-known wealthy Super Junior member.

Eric Nam and 15&”s Park Ji Min release lyrics teaser video for “Dream”

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Eric Nam and 15&”s Park Ji Min release lyrics teaser video for “Dream”

The lyrics teaser video for Eric Nam and 15&"s Park Ji Min upcoming duet has been released.

"Dream" is a collaboration project between producing team Sweet Tune with Eric Nam and Park Ji Min, and all the profits made from the single will be donated for charity.

The song will be available on May 29th at noon.

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Shin Min Soo

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Shin Min Soo

Name: 신민수 / Shin Min Soo
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1986-Dec-07
Height: 180cm
Weight: 66kg
Star sign: Sagittarius

TV Shows

It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl (SBS, 2010)


SECRET jokingly blame SONAMOO for the postponement of their own album

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SECRET jokingly blame SONAMOO for the postponement of their own album

MBC Everyone"s "Weekly Idol" had a special broadcast and guest lineup on May 27 for its 200th episode, inviting senior and junior groups from the same agencies onto the show all at once for fun company family interactions!


SECRET"s Hana and Ji Eun appeared with rookie group, SONAMOO, and Jung Hyung Don asked Hana to introduce the junior group. She thought about it a bit and then replied, "They"re the reason SECRET"s album isn"t coming out," making everyone laugh.

K-Drama Second Leads Who Are Frustratingly Mean

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K-Drama Second Leads Who Are Frustratingly Mean


(Photo : MBC )

Do you ever have the strong desire to throw something at your television, after watching a K-Drama that features a mean or spiteful second lead? The Hong Sisters have delivered that feeling of frustration with the fifth episode of their latest series, "Warm and Cozy." Photo teasers for the episode hinted at the emerging romance between Baek Gun Woo (Yoo Yeon Seok) and Lee Jung Joo (Kang Sora) but did not elude to their love triangle with Mok Ji Won (Seo Yi An). 

NS Yoon-G Talks about Being First Asian Homecoming Queen at Her High School

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NS Yoon-G Talks about Being First Asian Homecoming Queen at Her High School

On May 27′s episode of the variety show “Prodigy Discovery Unit” (working title), singer NS Yoon-G talks about her popularity at her high school in California and her potentially surprising interest.

The hosts say they heard NS Yoon-G was chosen as the homecoming queen at her high school, but they’re not sure what that means. “It’s like a popularity vote that’s done at high school once a year,” she explains. “I was the first Asian at my high school to be picked.”

Luna boasts about her athleticism on “Radio Star”

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Luna boasts about her athleticism on “Radio Star”

On the May 27 episode of MBC"s "Radio Star," Luna discussed her childhood that was filled with various athletic pursuits. 



When asked by the MCs whether she participated in shot put, Luna responded, "My school was known for athletics. I did both wrestling and shot put." Kim Sung Joo added, "I thought Luna was only good at pole vaulting," and Kahi further proved Luna"s athletic ability with, "She received a gold medal in the Idol Star Athletics Championship."

[Spoiler] Added episode 13 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

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[Spoiler] Added episode 13 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

Added episode 13 captures for the Korean drama "Splendid Politics" (2015)Directed by Kim Sang-ho-IWritten by Kim In-yeongNetwork : MBCWith Cha Seung-won, Lee Yeon-hee, Kim Jae-won, Seo Kang-joon, Han Juwan, Jo Seong-ha,...50 episodes - Mon, Tue 22:00Formerly known as "Hwajeong" on HanCinemaSynopsisA drama about Princess Jeong Myeong, who is born as a noble, disguises herself as someone dead in the struggle for authority.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/04/13

MONSTA X say SISTAR are like their real noonas while Soyu complains about their special treatment

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MONSTA X say SISTAR are like their real noonas while Soyu complains about their special treatment

On "Weekly Idol"s 200th episode special which aired on May 27, SISTAR"s Soyu and Bora appeared with their younger brother group, MONSTA X, which was asked about SISTAR"s charms.


They replied, "They"re like our real older sisters."  When asked if the girls had good manners, they thought about it for a long time to everyone"s amusement. Soyu complained, "They"re already eating school meals. In the past, we ate packed meals that weren"t fresh," making everyone laugh.

Honey Lee And Yoon Kye Sang's Agency Denied Wedding Rumors

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Honey Lee And Yoon Kye Sang's Agency Denied Wedding Rumors

 

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On May 27, the Korean outlet Star MK published a report which examined wedding rumors involving former Miss Korea-turned-actress Honey Lee (Lee Ha Nui) and Yoon Kye Sang. Lee and Yoon are both represented by Saram Entertainment. The agency issued a statement denying wedding rumors.

A representative for Saram Entertainment confirmed that the couple is still dating while disavowing knowledge of upcoming nuptials. "They continue to meet well, but there are no wedding plans," said the representative. "They both have such tight schedules that neither gets enough sleep. It seems there is a misunderstanding because Yoon Kye Sang lives in the neighborhood of Yongsan."

[Spoiler] “Masked Prosecutor” Kim Seon-ah has no idea who it is

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[Spoiler] “Masked Prosecutor” Kim Seon-ah has no idea who it is

On the third episode of KBS 2TV"s "Masked Prosecutor", when Ha Dae-cheol (Joo Sang-wook) with his mask on came to see Yoo Min-hee (Kim Seon-ah), she could not notice who it was.

When masked Ha Dae-cheol came to see Yoo Min-hee late at night and told her, "I"m a man of justice. I fight for justice", it startled Yoo Min-hee.

Yoo Min-hee said, "Look, I guess you watch those news on TV about the masked serial killer these days. Stop playing around. You"re an adult".

[Spoiler] “Warm and Cozy” Yoo Yeon-seok uses Kang So-ra to make Seo I-an jealous

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[Spoiler] “Warm and Cozy” Yoo Yeon-seok uses Kang So-ra to make Seo I-an jealous

On the fifth episode of MBC"s "Warm and Cozy", Baek Geon-woo (Yoo Yeon-seok) tried to use Lee Jeong-joo (Kang So-ra).

Lee Jeong-joo told Mok Ji-won (Seo I-an), who had been playing with Baek Geon-woo"s emotion, "You can"t leave without paying. I"m the owner of this restaurant. I am living here with him. It should be ok with you because you"re just his friend. I thought you were his girlfriend. Since you"re saying you"re not, pay for what you ate here".

“Heard It Through the Grapevine” Cast to Go on Group Trip after Final Episode Airs

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“Heard It Through the Grapevine” Cast to Go on Group Trip after Final Episode Airs

After the critically-acclaimed run of their show, many of the cast members of “Heard It Through the Grapevine” are planning to head on a vacation together next week.

The last episode will air on June 2, and according to a source from the show, “All the actors who are able to will be going on a trip together, in part to cheer themselves up [about the end of the drama].”

“The actors have become very close over the three months since the first episode aired on February 23,” says the source. “It’s expected that the trip will last two days and one night.”