B1A4′s Gongchan Has Been Solo since Birth

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A member from boy group B1A4′s has confessed to being “solo from the womb.”

On July 25, Jinyoung, Baro, Sandeul, CNU, and Gongchan appeared on KBS Cool FM’s “Jo Jung Chi and Jang Dong Min’s 2PM” broadcast, where DJs Jo Jung Chi and Jang Dong Min asked the members about their dating experiences.

In response to their questions, Gongchan said “I have never had a relationship… just glances and words exchanged here and there with a person I liked, but it never evolved into dating. I didn’t know why the girl had moved on without me, so I asked her, and she said it was because I never told her outright that I liked her.”

Jo Jeong Chi asked, “This was before your debut, right?” “Yes, this was during high school,” Gongchan explained

[Drama Review] “Triangle” – Episode 24

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TRIANGLE EPISODE 24
Recap:
Jung Hee sees the car bearing down on Young Dal, and he narrowly avoids being hit thanks to her shouted warning. They compare notes and both find they received text messages from each other, then figuring out it was a ploy to bump off Young Dal and possibly Jung Hee, as well. Young Dal again tries to talk sense into Yang Ha, telling him that what he"s fighting for had better be worth it. Walking Jung Hee home, Young Dal is invited in and takes counsel from Jung Hee"s grandmother, who tells him not to be so hard on his mother. Just as he feared, Manager Hyun is arrested for the attempted murder of Elder Ahn, but walks free for lack of evidence. Chairman Go is dragged before Boss Min and Man Bong in the mistaken assumption he was behind the attempt on Young Dal"s life

“Kundo: Age of the Rampant” Hits 1M Viewers in 48 Hours, Sets New Record for Biggest Opening Day Audience

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Newly released movie “Kundo: Age of the Rampant,” starring actors Ha Jung Woo, Kang Dong Won, Lee Sung Min, Ji Jin Mo, Ma Dong Suk, and more, has already surpassed one million viewers within 48 hours of its release in theaters.

According to film distribution company Showbox Mediaplex, “Kundo” has drawn in a total of more than 1,048,174 moviegoers as of July 25.

The film has recorded an attendance of one million viewers in the shortest period of time out of all the movies that have been released so far this year, even reaching this large audience number about one whole day faster than “Transformers 4,” which had previously maintained its spot in first place.

“Kundo” also ranked number one in terms of its draw-in on the very first day, with 551,073 people, which has set a new record for the most viewers on opening day in the nation

SISTAR Explains Why Hyorin’s Self-Composed Song Wasn’t Included in the New Album

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In a recent episode of KBS 2TV’s “Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook,” SISTAR appeared as a guest on the show and revealed their honest thoughts about individual activities and promotions within the group, as well as a concern they had for their recently released album.

During the filming on July 22, MC Yoo Hee Yeol asked, “SISTAR is one of the few idol groups that I know the name of each individual member. What do you think of the power of variety shows?”

In response to this, member Bora answered, “A younger audience tends to watch music rank programs, but I think variety programs have the power to draw in a wide age range of viewers. Not just variety shows, but also MC [positions], dramas, and other individual activities were a big help in building up our public recognition and our own personal development

SISTAR performs and sits down for an interview on “Yoo Hee Yeol”s Sketchbook”

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SISTAR is back and sexy as ever as they performed summer track "Touch My Body" on this week"s "Yoo Hee Yeol"s Sketchbook"! In addition, Hyorin and Soyu did a hauntingly beautiful cover of Christina Aguilera"s "Hurt."


During the interview portion, Hyorin revealed that she had composed quite a lot of songs, all of which the agency listened to but turned down on the grounds that they were basically not mainstream enough as she likes to experiment with R&B and hip hop.




Soyu elaborated that because the songs were Hyorin"s personal compositions, they were made for her and her only. Understandably, this may make it a bit harder for people to approach the songs, but fans, nonetheless, surely want to hear some of her compositions on the girls" album soon!





Girl’s Day’s Sojin Reveals Hard Life After Running Away When She Was 20 Years Old

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Sojin of Girl’s Day confessed about running away from home back when she was younger during the filming of the MBC variety show, “Quiz to Change the World.”

In the special episode on”Well-known Filial People,” Sojin revealed that when she was 20 years old, she ran away from home without her parents’ knowledge because she wanted to be a singer.

“I lived in a room at my friend’s apartment and from being an internet phone consultant to being a server at a pub and even putting stickers at a sock factory, I did a lot of part time jobs and there wasn’t any job that I didn’t try. With the money that I earned, I enrolled in an academy and learned singing and dancing,” shared Sojin.

Also in this episode, Sojin had tears in her eyes as her mother surprised her by sending a letter that showed her mother’s sincere feelings for her daughter

Crayon Pop to be the next weather girls on “Morning Wide”

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KARA"s Gyuri was the first special weather girl on "Morning Wide" on July 21 and will be passing the baton to none other than quirky girl group, Crayon Pop, who just finished opening up for Lady Gaga during her recent concert tour and have returned to South Korea.




They will also be discussing the special health foods they eat during their weather forecast on the show. Stay tuned for the weather forecast on July 28!

Yunho Reveals That He Thought About Quitting After His Poison Incident

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Yunho of boy group TVXQ revealed the details of what happened after his infamous poison accident in 2006 on celebrity-fan talk show “Star Gazing“.

On the July 24 broadcast of “Star Gazing”, Yunho talked about his poison incident in 2006. He said that a fan came up to him and gave him a drink. Out of habit, he took the drink and drank the whole bottle in one shot. Only after gulping it down he realized that there was an odd scent to the drink. He fainted shortly afterwards. He reminisced about how someone told him that he was bleeding when he fell.

He later found out that the drink contained super glue. He said, “after the incident, I briefly considered quitting the entertainment industry. I couldn’t even talk to people properly

New EXO Variety Show to Possibly Begin Airing Next Month, Shinhwa to Make First Guest Appearance!

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Here’s some exciting news for EXO fans! On July 25, it was reported that a brand new variety program featuring EXO, as well as many different ‘legends’ of the music industry, such as Shinhwa, is currently being prepared to possibly premiere in early August.

The format of the show will follow the members of EXO as they get the opportunity to meet with various seniors in the music field.

It appears that the very first guest appearance on the program will be made by none other than first generation idol group Shinhwa! According to a broadcast representative and multiple other sources, the senior-junior groups have recently wrapped up filming for the first two episodes of the show on July 24 at a set in Gayang-dong.

As Shinhwa initially debuted as a group under SM Entertainment, they can be seen as EXO’s immediate senior group

Girl”s Day”s Yura reveals her parent”s reaction to her “We Got Married” partner Hong Jong Hyun

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On MBC"s "Quiz to Change the World," Girl"s Day"s Yura talked about how her parents reacted to her partner on "We Got Married." She is currently participating in season four of the variety series with actor, Hong Jong Hyun.




She said, "My parents watch my program "We Got Married" when it airs without fail; they said we looked good together and they think that, maybe because my husband"s personality is the opposite of mine, we get along even better."


It looks like they got her parents" approval! Are you enjoying the couple so far?

“The Joseon Gunman” Still Number One in Ratings

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Despite a chance in the competition for the Wednesday-Thursday dramas, KBS 2TV’s “The Joseon Gunman” still reigns supreme as the leader.

According to Nielsen Korea on July 25, “The Joseon Gunman” recorded ratings of 11.9 percent across the whole country, up 0.3 percent from the previous episode. This episode is the highest rated episode for “The Joseon Gunman” so far.

“Fated To Love You” is right on the heels of “The Joseon Gunman,” as its ratings continue to soar, recording 10.6 percent with its latest episode.

However, the new drama “It’s Okay, It’s Love” starring Jo In Sung and Gong Hyo Jin had its ratings drop after the premiere episode, recording 9.1 percent with its second episode

Actress Lee Yo Won belatedly revealed to have given birth to her second child

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Actress Lee Yo Won (34) was belatedly revealed to have given birth to her second child!



Her agency Management Koo rep told "The Fact" on the 25th, "Lee Yo Won gave birth to her second daughter in May... Her postpartum care is currently over and she is looking over productions for her comeback."


Lee Yo Won married her pro-golfer husband Park Jin Woo in 2003 and gave birth to her first daughter Ae Rin in 2004. She had her second daughter ten years later. She is currently resting while reviewing casting offers for her following production since her previous SBS drama "Empire of Gold".

B1A4 Picks Coolest EXO member, Answers Interesting Questions from Fans in “Ask in a Box”

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B1A4 recently appeared in “ASK IN A BOX,” an interview show uploaded on 1theK‘s official YouTube channel.

The 10-minute clip released on July 24 featured the five boys answering questions sent in by their fans through various social networking sites.

Before the boys began answering the questions from their fans, they first answered the question left by EXO, the artist featured before them.

EXO’s Sehun asked, “Who is the coolest EXO member on stage?” Gong Chan immediately answered, “Suho!” while Baro held his thumbs up for D.O. Sandeul chose Chanyeol while CNU and Jinyoung both chose Kai, making EXO’s “dancing machine” the coolest EXO member for B1A4

Kim Byung Gi

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Name: 김병기/ Kim Byung Gi (Kim Byeong Ki)
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1948-Nov-02
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 174cm
Weight: 74kg
Star sign: Scorpio
Blood type: AB
Family: Wife, one son and three daughters
Hobbies: Golf, horseback riding and football

TV Shows

Immortal Classic (Channel A, 2012)
Lights and Shadows (MBC, 2011)
Gye Baek (MBC, 2011)
Midas (SBS, 2011)
Flames of Ambition (MBC, 2010)
Freedom Fighter, Lee Hoe Young (KBS1, 2010)
Merchant Kim Man Deok (KBS1, 2010)
Wife Returns (SBS, 2009)
The Man Who Can’t Get Married (KBS2, 2009)
Empress Chun Chu (KBS2, 2009)
The Kingdom of The Winds (KBS2, 2008)
Queen of Ahyun (MBC, 2007)
Salt Doll (SBS, 2007)
Jumong (MBC, 2006)
Golden Apple (KBS2, 2005)
Lawyers (MBC, 2005)
Save the Last Dance for Me (SBS, 2004)
Lotus Flower Fairy (SBS, 2004)
Jang Gil San (SBS, 2004)
King’s Woman (SBS, 2003)
Miss Mermaid (MBC, 2002)
Empress Myung Sung (KBS2, 2001)
Soon Ja (SBS, 2001)
King and Queen (KBS1, 1998)
Sea of Ambition (KBS2, 1997)
Jo Gwang Jo (KBS2, 1996)
Sandglass (SBS, 1995)

Movies

Promenade (2001)


AOA’s Choa, Hyejeong and Seolhyun Model for GQ

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Girl group AOA has emerged as “hot girls” after displaying their unreal body lines.

Starting with AOA’s main vocalist Choa, Hyejeong and Seolhyun also participated in a pictorial for the August edition of the fashion magazine GQ. For this pictorial, AOA went with the fashion trend this summer, sporting crop tops. Choa, Hyejeong, and Seolhyun each wore different clothing to match the crop top, such as skinny leather pants, hot pants and a mini skirt to draw out their own personality. Not only that, their provocative glances and charismatic poses drew admiration from the staff members.

Meanwhile, AOA recently released their “Hot Summer” photo book and are promoting their recent single “Short Hair.”

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10 Female Idols who could be Miss Korea

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Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than just a swimsuit ready, model body and a princess look to be a Miss Korea. To win over a nation and convince it that you are the female embodiment of its best qualities, you need the whole package--looks, talent, and style galore. And what better pool of candidates than female idols?! Female idols know how to wow us on the regular with their visual concepts and multiple skills. They can look cute, sexy, and they can sing, dance, and act. But most importantly, they know how to entertain a nation and cheer it on when it needs it the most.


Just last week, South Korea announced its Miss Korea of 2014 to be Kim Seo Yeon, an Ewha Womans University student. Now it"s your turn K-Pop fans to decide: among the many talented female idols, who would you pick to hold the highly coveted title of Miss Korea? allkpop has rounded up our top 10 picks for you to vote on in our poll below

LC9 Releases First Teaser for Comeback

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Nega Network‘s boy group LC9 has been gearing up for their comeback for a while now, and has just released “Teaser 1” through their YouTube channel.

Since it is only seven seconds long, we only get to hear a line from the song. The words “The Halftime” appears on the video, either hinting at the name of their song or album.

Recently, LC9 has been releasing practice covers of Bruno Mars and Chris Brown songs.

The group has yet to have an official comeback since their debut single, “MaMa Beat” which was released in May of last year.

Chris Brown to feature on JYJ’s upcoming comeback album “Just Us”

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It has been revealed that for JYJ’s upcoming new album, there will be a song that features Chris Brown.

On July 24th, JYJ’s management company, CJENM, revealed that famous American artist Chris Brown will be featured in JYJ’s official second Korean album, “Just Us”! JYJ and Chris Brown finished recording the song “Valentine” last summer in Los Angeles.

The producer of “Valentine” stated that “the outcome was so amazing that I can’t even imagine any other singer singing the song except JYJ,” raising anticipation for the new song.

JYJ’s new album is set to release on the 29th of July. Ahead of their comeback, JYJ has been teasing fans with daily releases of information and teaser pictures

Shoo shows off her beautiful twins Ra Hee and Ra Yool for “Woman Sense”

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S.E.S" Shoo showed that she is a beautiful mother of beautiful twins in her pictorial for "Woman Sense".



Shoo and her twins Ra Hee and Ra Yool posed for the "mother of twins, Shoo"s roller coaster-like afternoon" concept, and it appears everyone involved had a lot of fun together during their photo shoot. Shoo donned a beautiful blue gown while her twins dolled up in preppy looks that made them look like they were ready for preschool.


The magazine"s rep stated, "Because of the twins" smiles, the staff didn"t know where the time went as they were filming... There were so many pretty cuts that we had a difficult time choosing which ones to include in the pictorial."

Check out more of the lovely family pictorial in "Woman Sense"s August issue!






Solo singer Phon promises that “I’ll Be Your Spring” to a lover through slow summer ballad

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Solo artist Phon returned to the music scene with a slow, melodic summer comeback track “I’ll Be Your Spring.”

Inducing a slow R&B melody that matches well with both low and high notes, the music video shows snapshots of the singer’s lover, as well as their sweet love story. Though it only includes photographs and special lighting of both selfies and occasions, the music video manages to include viewers into their relationship and its highlights. With simple clothes, creative and colorful settings, and an overall genuine atmosphere, the lyrics’ promise to protect her and be her favorable spring season rings true until the song’s end.

The song fades away before it ends, leaving listeners to imagine their own ending to the reminiscent track about a happy relationship