Lee Joon responds to news of MBLAQ”s comeback

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Lee Joon responds to news of MBLAQ”s comeback

MBLAQ recently dropped teaser images for their comeback as a trio after the departure of Lee Joon and Thunder. When Lee Joon, who is now promoting as an actor, met up with the press at cafe on May 28, he talked a bit regarding this update from his old group.


He said, "I saw the report this morning. I hope it goes well. I don"t know what the song is yet, but I feel like the song would be more than good enough."




Kim Jung Hwa Confirmed to Act Alongside Kim Young Kwang on “D-Day”

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Kim Jung Hwa Confirmed to Act Alongside Kim Young Kwang on “D-Day”

Actress Kim Jung Hwa is set to make her drama comeback through JTBC’s upcoming medical drama “D-Day.”

According to her agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment, she has been cast for the role of Eun So Yool, a mental health professional. This will mark her first medical drama since her debut in 2000.

Her character is described as an emphatic and warmhearted doctor who treats traumatized victims in the aftermath of a disaster that hits Seoul. Other actors confirmed for the anticipated medical disaster drama include Kim Young Kwang, Jung So Min, and Ha Suk Jin.

Krystal proves once again that she”s the perfect model in “Etude House” CF!

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Krystal proves once again that she”s the perfect model in “Etude House” CF!

Krystal is looking gorgeous as usual in a recent CF for "Etude House"s Lash-pump Curl Fix Mascara!


Everything about the singer in the CF is on point from her hair to her outfit, and of course her eye lashes. The video is bright and shimmery, and Krystal really adds to the overall cheerful mood of the video with her smile! The focus of the video is on the Krystal"s lashes which have no clumps and have been curled to near perfection (any girl would die to have those lashes).

Kim Woo Bin Transforms Into An Action Star For Powerade

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Kim Woo Bin Transforms Into An Action Star For Powerade


(Photo : Coca-Cola Korea)

Kim Woo Bin took his acting to new heights in the latest commercial from Powerade. On May 26, Coca-Cola Korea released the highly anticipated ad which depicts the Hallyu star in scenes where he is an action hero.In the commercial, the "Twenty" star is suspended on a tether before he appears to dive off a high rise.

The concept of the ad is Kim Woo Bin as a power icon, who is able to replace those who are not as powerful.This is emphasized with his concluding statement. "No one can take the place of my power," said Kim. 

UNIQ Wins “The Show” China’s Choice Award

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UNIQ Wins “The Show” China’s Choice Award

Rookie boy group UNIQ has won music program “The Show‘s” China’s Choice Award.

As part of the collaboration between China’s video platform Tudou, “The Show” channel SBS awarded the China’s Choice Award to UNIQ for their latest single “EOEO.”

On May 28, UNIQ’s agency Yuehua Entertainment told the media, “UNIQ has won the 2015 China’s Choice Award on ‘The Show.’ This is very meaningful to us as they’ve been chosen as the number one by the Chinese k-pop fans. We are thankful for all our fans and we will continue to do our best.”

Yunho says “U KNOW Y” in solo mini-album teaser video

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Yunho says “U KNOW Y” in solo mini-album teaser video

Yunho is "Burning Down" the house with a teaser video for his upcoming Japanese solo mini-album, "U KNOW Y."




He gets to show his true, individualistic colors for his solo promotions in Japan.  Known to be a dancing machine, he proves how well-deserved such a highly esteemed title is through snap movements and fluid spins.


The song also seems catchy, and you can hear the whole album once it"s released on July 8.

Lee Joon Has Not Ruled Out Singing

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Lee Joon Has Not Ruled Out Singing

 

Lee Joon has been focused on acting lately and it has paid off. His drama "Heard It Through The Grapevine" won best drama at the Baeksang Drama Awards. He was nominated for Best New Actor in a drama even though he lost that award to ZE:A"s Im Si Wan, who won for his role in "Misaeng."

Even a nomination is an honor.

But the fact that his acting career is really taking off does not mean that Lee Joon has ruled out singing in the future.

[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

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[Spoiler] Added episode 14 captures for the Korean drama “Splendid Politics”

Added episode 14 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

'Mask' Premiered With Top Ratings And Strong Acting

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'Mask' Premiered With Top Ratings And Strong Acting

 

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"Mask" debuted with a stellar episode on May 27. According to ratings reported by Nielsen Media Research Korea, "Mask" recorded 7.5 percent of viewers, topping the other Wednesday dramas. 

The series airs within the time slot previously occupied by "The Girl Who Sees Smells" and benefits from the departure of rating juggernaut, "Unkind Women."

"Mask" stars Soo Ae (Queen of Ambition) as Byeon Ji Sook, a young retail worker, who is forced to take on the identity of a wealthy heir. Ji Sook is the doppelganger of Seo Eun Ha, a cold city woman, who is met with dire circumstances. Due to her appearance, Ji Sook assumes the identity of Eun Ha. Joo Ji Hoon portrays Choi Min Woo, a hardened conglomerate heir. Ji Sook and Min Woo embark upon a strange and complicated relationship. 

Actors Kim Ok Bin and Lee Hee Joon break up after 6 months

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Actors Kim Ok Bin and Lee Hee Joon break up after 6 months

Actors and former "Yoona"s Street" co-stars Kim Ok Bin and Lee Hee Joon are reported to have broken up after 6 months. 



Kim Ok Bin"s agency stated on May 28, "They broke up this past April. It happened naturally because of reasons that other normal couples break up over." The two started dating publicly in November of last year after meeting on the set of JTBC drama "Yoona"s Street".

This isn"t the actress" first public breakup as she and Huh Jae Hoon (former member of the rock band Schizo) ended their two-and-a-half year relationship in April of 2013.

In other news, Lee Hee Joon has joined the cast of the movie "Oppa"s Thoughts", while Kim Ok Bin is awaiting the premiere of her movie "Minority Opinion". 


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Which Actor Inspired Kim Sa Rang To Lose Weight?

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Which Actor Inspired Kim Sa Rang To Lose Weight?

 

At five-foot-eight-inches and barely 112 pounds, actress Kim Sa Rang is slender and shapely. But the actress and former beauty pageant winner was recently inspired to lose a few pounds because of a good-looking co-star.

At the press conference for her upcoming drama "My Love Eun Dong," the actress said she wants to lose some more weight because of her co-star actor Joo Jin Mo.

When asked about her ideal type she began speaking about the actor, who was last seen playing Ha Ji Won"s royal love interest in "Empress Ki."

Ji Sung to Make a Guest Appearance on “Three Meals a Day”

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Ji Sung to Make a Guest Appearance on “Three Meals a Day”

Actor Ji Sung is set to appear on tvN’s popular variety show “Three Meals a Day” as a special guest!

A representative of the star revealed to OSEN, “Ji Sung is currently filming ‘Three Meals a Day’ in Jeongseon. He came to appear as a guest after receiving a call from Na Young Suk PD,” explaining that they were personally approached by the celebrity producer about the guest appearance.

Ji Sung has been filming the show since yesterday (May 27) in Jeongseon, Kangwon Province with fixed cast members Lee Seo Jin, 2PM’s Taecyeon, and Kim Gwang Gyu. The air date for the episode featuring the “Kill Me, Heal Me” star has yet to be revealed.

Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan Hangs Out with EXO’s Suho and Ji Soo on “I Live Alone”

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Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan Hangs Out with EXO’s Suho and Ji Soo on “I Live Alone”

Glory Dayco-stars Shinhwa‘s Kim Dong Wan, EXO‘s Suho and actor Ji Soo enjoy some bonding time on this week’s episode of MBC’s “I Live Alone.”

On the upcoming May 29 broadcast of the show, Kim Dong Wan heads down to the southern city of Pohang for the filming of his new movie “Glory Day.” Since debuting as an actor in 2002, the veteran idol has taken up the habit of arriving at the filming location a few days in advance, reserving some time for bonding with his fellow actors and staff.

BoA says she had to drink to get over nerves for “Kiss My Lips” comeback

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BoA says she had to drink to get over nerves for “Kiss My Lips” comeback

Singer BoA revealed that she was more than a little nervous about her comeback with "Kiss My Lips".



During filming for the upcoming episode of "Yoo Hee Yeol"s Sketchbook", BoA talked about what went on behind the scenes for her comeback with her eighth full-length album. She said, "The feathered fans for "Kiss My Lips" are an important prop, and one audience member posted on SNS that he picked up a feather from the stage. It was an expensive feather out of all the feathers, so I asked him via SNS to return the feather. Thankfully, he wrapped it up neatly and sent it to my agency."

BoA also discussed her nerves, saying, "I don"t usually worry about music charts, but this time, I was so nervous I drank and checked out the ranking. After seeing I was at 1st, I knocked out and fell asleep right away."

You can watch the full episode featuring BoA on May 29 at 11:25 PM KST! What do you think of BoA"s comeback?


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Five K-Drama Couples That Met On Set And Broke Up

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Five K-Drama Couples That Met On Set And Broke Up

 

K-drama sets are a good place to meet the love of your life. Several k-drama couples have met on set and are still going strong. But however many sparks fly at the outset, such star relationships don"t always work out. Demanding schedules, plus the chance to co-star with other glamorous celebrities can get in the way of maintaining a relationship. Public scrutiny doesn"t make things easier.

Here are five couples that met on set and broke up.

CLC are back with “Like” MV

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CLC are back with “Like” MV


CLC return with their 2nd mini album and music video for "Like".

The adorable rookie girls are looking so lively and bright in their colorful set and cute choreography. The funky fashion blends well with their youthful image. But will the girls find the guy who left their friend in daze?

Watch below:


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BTOB Sungjae Then and Now: Adorable Sleep Habits Are Forever

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BTOB Sungjae Then and Now: Adorable Sleep Habits Are Forever

With BTOB Yook Sungjae’s recent appearance on the May 27 episode of MBC’s “Radio Star,” past photos of the singer as a child have resurfaced, eliciting a slew of “awws” from fans for a second time.

The photos – undeniable proof that sleep habits just do not change – were posted on Yook Sungjae’s Twitter in 2013. “How can I not have changed at all with age? Innocent. I’m so innocent,” said the singer. “Show me some love.”

Performances from May 28th “M! Countdown”!

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Performances from May 28th “M! Countdown”!

Mnet"s "M! Countdown" is back for its weekly show featuring performances by your favorite artists!


On this episode, SEVENTEEN debuted with "Adore U", CLC returned with "Like", HALO made a comeback with "While You"re Sleeping", KARA came back with "Cupid", Jung Joon Young came back with a band for "OMG", 

[Winners will be updated.]

Other performers of the night were Kim Bo Kyung, Romeo, MONSTA X, BTS, Sunggyu

[Spoiler] Added episode 10 captures for the Korean drama “Who Are You – School 2015″

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[Spoiler] Added episode 10 captures for the Korean drama “Who Are You – School 2015″

Added episode 10 captures for the Korean drama "Who Are You - School 2015" (2015)Directed by Baek Sang-hoon, Kim Seong-yoonWritten by Kim Hyeon-jeong-II, Kim Min-jeong-IINetwork : KBSWith Kim So-hyeon-I, Nam Joo-hyeok, Yook Seong-jae, Lee Pil-mo, Lee David, Kim Hee-jeong-I,...16 episodes - Mon, Tue 22:00SynopsisThis drama starts with a mysterious case in a school where the "it girl" Eun-byeol disappears and comes back with her memory erased. The truth about the school reveals itself as she struggles to find herself.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2015/04/27

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Have Great Start with Script Reading for “The Descendant of the Sun”

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Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Have Great Start with Script Reading for “The Descendant of the Sun”

Song Joong Ki, who was just recently discharged from the military, is already back in the thick of things, with his first script reading for the upcoming KBS drama “The Descendant of the Sun,” also starring Song Hye Kyo.

According to a source who was at the reading, “Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo showed great chemistry, and it was a lot of fun. The actors suit their roles extremely well.”

Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo play special forces soldier Yoo Shi Jin and doctor Kang Mo Yeon, respectively.