Nam Goong Min and Hong Jin Young will be having a romantic campus date on the August 29th episode of MBC
"s "We Got Married
The couple headed over to Hong Jin Young"s hometown and decided to have a date on the campus of her alma mater where Nam Goong Min got to check out his onscreen wife"s dissertation for her PhD. They both also revealed to each other that they"d never gotten to enjoy being part of a campus couple.
Check out this episode on August 30 at 5PM KST!
Jay Park recently made a guest appearance on JTBC’s show “Witch-Hunt.” On the show, he participated in a game called “Ideal Type World Cup.” The premise is simple: a bracket filled with various female K-pop idols, with the contestant choosing winners for each ‘battle’ until only one “ideal type” remains.
Jay Park’s chose Miss A’s Suzy and IU to be his top two “ideal type” finalists. On “Witch-Hunt”, he also discussed a story submitted by a fan regarding the topic, “I don’t like younger girls.” Jay Park commented on the issue, saying, “according to one my close bros, you’ll like younger girls as you grow older.”
Also, regarding idols, Jay Park stated that he wasn’t interested in dating any idols 3 to 4 years ago, but jokingly said that he now loves every female K-pop idol
Girl Group 4TEN Debuts With “Tornado” Written by Laverne On August 29, 2014
The latest debut in the K-pop industry is the four member girl group 4TEN. Hailing from Jungle Entertainment, the girls are label mates with hip-hop group M.I.B. and are the first girl group to debut under the company. The group’s roles are evenly split with two rappers — Tem and Eujin — and two vocalists — Hye-ji and Hye-jin.
Not only did the members participate in writing the lyrics, but the music video for “Tornado” was also filmed in Los Angeles — a far destination for rookies. But did their travel pay off?
I’d have to say no: filming in LA was a waste
KBS" "Music Bank" is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists!
On this episode, Super Junior made their long-awaited comeback with "MAMACITA", SISTAR followed up with "I Swear", BESTie came back with "I Need You", LABOUM made their debut with "Pit-a-Pat", 4TEN debuted with "Tornado", and EXID came back with "UP & DOWN".
[Winner will be updated.]
Other performers of the night were Taemin, KARA, SECRET, Orange Caramel, Sunny Hill, BTS, Ladies" Code, Boys Republic, Say Yes, cksltm, Sunny Days, and JJCC.
Check out the performances below! [Videos will be updated as available
Some of the idol actors from SBS’ upcoming drama “My Lovely Girl” were shown at a club in brand new still cuts.
In the stills that were revealed on August 29, f(x)’s Krystal, INFINITE’s L and Hoya, as well as BESTie’s Haeryung, can be seen having a good time at a location that appears to be a nightclub.
Within the drama’s storyline, L and Hoya play the role of idol group members from an entertainment company called AnA. On the other hand, Krystal, who plays the character of Se Na, and Haeryung, who plays Ra Eum—both playing the role of actors in the drama—are together in the same place as L and Hoya
" released a cut from the photo shoot for the brand"s 2014 F/W line featuring three-year endorsement models B1A4.
For the upcoming line, the boys pulled off a simple, modern concept with a playful style, making it obvious why the hat brand has selected them as models since 2012. In the cut, B1A4 are wearing the new snapback and bike hats with folding visors that "Hats On" are revealing for this fall.
Which B1A4 member"s hat are you liking the most?
The music video for Super Junior’s new comeback title track “MAMACITA (Ayaya)” has recorded over two million views in just 22 hours of its release!
After being revealed on August 28 at 6 PM (KST) through SMTOWN’s official YouTube, the view count for the music video has already passed the two million and the number is continuing to increase with time. With the views of not only fans nationwide, but also the views of fans overseas, the number count will only go up from here.
“MAMACITA” is the title song of Super Junior’s seventh official full-length album, and it is the first time that the group is making their comeback in about two years and two months. The song breaks away from existing electronic music, as Super Junior will be displaying a whole new range of charms with this particular track
G.NA, Girl"s Day"s Hyeri, and more are taking on gas chamber training on the upcoming episode of "Real Men
The cast of the women"s special of "Real Men", Hong Eun Hee
, Kim So Yeon
, Ra Mi Ran
, Hyeri, G.NA, Park Seung Hee
, and Meng Seung Ji
, were horrified to find that they"d have to train for chemical warfare, which the all-male cast members also found very scary and difficult.
When faced with the challenge, G.NA cried out, "Please save me! Please let me out of here!"
Hyeri and Meng Seung Ji also tried to push away the squad commander to get out of the gas chamber. Hong Eun Hee and Kim So Yeon, however, shocked their fellow female soldiers with how they endured the training room.
This episode of "Real Men" airs on August 31 KST!
100% has treated fans with a special music video for their “Summer Hero” track!
Earlier this summer, 100% came back with their summer single album “Sun Kiss,” and has been doing promotions with their title song “U Beauty.”
Now, they’ve released a unique music video just for their fans! The video shows various clips of the boys in their album jacket photoshoot, promotion activities and practices. 100% also show their fun, relaxed sides as they goofily make faces in front of the camera and play with bubbles.
"Summer Hero" is also a track from their recent album "Sun Kiss."
Check out the music video below!
On the upcoming August 31 broadcast of MBC’s “Real Men’s” Female Soldier Special, the cast members including Kim So Yeon, Hong Eun Hee, Ra Mi Ran, Girl’s Day Hyeri, G.NA, Maeng Seung Ji, and Park Seung Hee will go through an extremely tough CBR training, which is chemical warfare training completed in a gas chamber.
This specific training was a huge struggle for the female soldiers, as the male soldiers also suffered through it in the past as well.
During the training, G.NA cried out to the sergeant, “Please save me! Let me out!” while Hyeri and Maeng Seung Ji even attempted to escape the training room by physically fighting with the ‘muscle man squad leader
On the recent August 28 episode of KBS2‘s “Happy Together,” where celebrities were invited to talk about height, former mixed martial arts fighter Choi Hong Man revealed that his height once surprised actress Han Ye Seul so much that she ran off in fright when she saw him.
At almost 2.2 meters, Choi Hong Man is one of the tallest celebrities in Korea. The star said, “Being as tall as I am can sometimes be a little inconvenient. When people get out of elevators and see me standing there, they are often really taken aback. One time, at a hotel whose gym I was a member of, I was waiting for the elevator on the first floor. When the elevator arrived, Han Ye Seul came out. She was so surprised! She shouted, ‘Oh, goodness!’ and then ran away!”
Choi Hong Man also revealed that Korean hikers had better beware when they go on dawn hikes
Singer Lee Seung-chul performed at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday. He sang the traditional Korean folk song "Arirang" at the 65th Annual UN DPI-NGO Conference, where leaders of nongovernmental organizations gathered to review the work they have done throughout the year and discuss new projects.Lee is the first Korean singer to perform at the annual conference.Lee sang in front of 3,500 participants at the opening of the three-day event, which ends today. In addition to "Arirang", Lee performed "Bridge Over Troubled Water", a song by the U.S. folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel, and an English-language version of his song "The Day", which is about hope for Korean unification. This was the first time the song was translated into English.Lee was invited to the event because of his charity work. He has been involved in volunteering and has donated money to build schools in Africa
Swings and his agency Brand New Music
are parting ways following the end of his contract.
Both Swings and Brand New Music have agreed to amicably part ways after the contract officially expires on August 31. Brand New Music announced, "Although we talked back and forth about a contract renewal for a long time, we ultimately decided to respect Swings" individual interest and amicably parted ways. Although his contract expires this month, Swings and Brand New Music will continue to cooperate with each other, and we will show our endless support for the establishment and development of Swing"s independent label Just Music. We ask for your anticipation and support for Brand New Music and Swings" activities."
Swings is currently a part of the label Just Music, which also houses Giriboy, Nochang, Black Nut, Vasco, and CJAMM
According to industry insiders, actor Joo Sang Wook is currently in talks for the male lead of the upcoming SBS drama “Birth of a Beauty” (working title).
If he accepts, Joo Sang Wook is expected to shine in the leading role with his acting skills and good looks. The drama is also currently in the process of casting its female lead.
“Birth of a Beauty,” which will start airing during the weekend time slot after the end of SBS’ current weekend drama “Endless Love,” is about a woman whose life changes completely through dieting.
Previously, Joo Sang Wook has shown great performances on “Cunning Single Lady” and the critically acclaimed “Good Doctor,” for which he was nominated for various awards
KBS" "Happy Together 3" broadcast a "Tall and Short" special episode featuring Girls" Generation"s Sunny, Choi Hong Man, volleyball coach Kim Se Jin, announcer Do Kyung Wan, former pro-gamer Hong Jin Ho and comedian Hwang Hyun Hee on August 28th.
During the show, Sunny unveiled her childhood photos when she was 2 years old as well as a family portrait which attracted a lot of attention from many people.
Upon seeing the photos, Park Mi Seon commented,"It looks like a wealthy family". Sunny then said,"There"s a reason why we took the picture why sitting. My family is called as big people but actually we"re all small and a little fat"
On the second episode of 1theK’s “Prime,” WINNER showcased their vocal talent and dance moves in a performance of their debut song “Empty.”
The performance took place in a naturally lit, spacious room with diffuse ambient light. In contrast with the original music video, this performance of “Empty” has an airier feel because of the lighting, which allows fans to see the song from a different perspective.
Fans have responded enthusiastically, happy to experience more of WINNER’s smooth choreography and good looks.
Earlier this month, WINNER made their debut with “Empty,” which was met with incredible success. In addition, last week, the group did an impressive acoustic live performance of another one of their songs, “Color Ring,” for the first episode of “Prime
Shin Ji Hoon is making an unexpected comeback with her digital single "Crybaby"! The music video teaser for her return with the upcoming track features the voice of B2ST"s Junhyung.
The teaser shows Shin Ji Hoon in tears as Junhyung speaks through a "Super Mario" figurine, telling her, "Don"t Cry. Don"t cry, I said. Are you okay? Don"t cry." It seems the upcoming digital single will be a sad ballad, and considering Shin Ji Hoon"s angelic voice, fans are already excited for the amazing music to come.
"Crybaby" will be released on September 2!
YG Entertainment’s Bobby is continuously proving his skills as a rapper in the survival show “Show Me the Money 3″ by beating Vasco, one of the stronger contenders, and advancing to the finals!
On the August 28 episode of Mnet‘s “Show Me the Money 3,” the face-off between Bobby and Vasco in the first round of the semi-finals was shown.
Bobby of Team Dok2/The Quiett performed an impressive stage wherein he rapped about his personal story of missing his parents who are living in the US and his strong will to make it in the rap industry. The “Stereotype Breaker” had very good stage presence as he spit out his rhymes. Bobby also got the audience members cheering for him most of the time
Behind-the-scenes cuts of the upcoming September TV Chosun drama “Greatest Marriage” were released, featuring Girl’s Day’s Sojin with actress Uhm Hyun Kyung. In the stills, actress Uhm Hyun Kyung is wearing a patterned mini dress, while Sojin sports a white shirt with gray suit shorts. They seem as if they have gotten very close already, posing with their faces together and making matching peace signs.
“Greatest Marriage” tells a story of single mother, and four different married and unmarried couples around her. The drama will premiere in the middle of next month. Also starring in the drama are actors Park Si Yeon, Bae Soo Bin, No Min Woo, Uhm Hyun Kyung, Jo Eun Ji, and Jang Gi Yong
On August 29, OnStyle stated, “Lee Ki Kwang, Gayoon, and Do Sang Woo have been chosen to be the new MCs of ‘Style Log.’” “Style Log” is a culture guide program that reveals popular places that are hidden throughout Seoul and shows how to enjoy these places stylishly like ‘fashion people.
Not only does “Style Log” incorporate hot places for fashion and beauty, it also introduces various hot places that are related to living, interior, art, dining, and more. In the previous season, model-actor Hong Jong Hyun, After School’s Nana, and model Jo Min Ho hosted the program, so many are curious as to what new charms this change in MCs will bring.
4Minute‘s Gayoon and BEAST‘s Lee Ki Kwang have proven to have a great sense of fashion, as well as a lot of interest in this area