2PM"s Taecyeon commented on Nichkhun and Tiffany"s relationship, his own dating style, and more on the August 30 edition of KBS 2TV
"s "Entertainment Relay"!
On the subject of acting out a romance, reporter Rainbow"s Jisook asked, "Among the members, Nichkhun is in a love-love relationship and who else?," which didn"t fluster Taecyeon who pretended not to hear the question correctly. She asked, "Aren"t you jealous?", and Taecyeon shared, "To be honest, I don"t think there"s much to be jealous about. Even if you go public [with a relationship], they"re all busy so I know that they can"t meet often." When asked about his own dating style, Taecyeon commented, "I don"t know because I"m an idol. [All jokes aside], I think [my dating style] always changes, depending on the person
Hollywood actress Megan Fox has finally responded to singer-actor Rain’s ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ nomination.
On the August 30 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” Megan Fox took part in an interview to talk about her new movie “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
During the interview, the topic of the Ice Bucket Challenge was brought up. The reporter mentioned that the actress’s proclaimed ideal type, Rain, had nominated her to take on the challenge. After hearing this, Megan Fox said, “Me? Okay, so now I have to do it.”
When asked if she is going to do the challenge or donate, the actress responded, “I’ll do both. I’ll do it [IBC] and I’ll donate. I didn’t know, no one told me [about Rain’s nomination] so thank you for telling me
Mexican photographer Alfredo De Stefano"s "Red Mummy in the White Desert - Sahara" is part of the Daegu Photo Biennale
This September is being dubbed the month of biennales in Korea because four major art shows are starting. But the quality of the events in Seoul, Gwangju, Busan and Daegu will be scrutinized by art critics and the public more than ever. There is increasing concern that local governments have launched too many biennales competitively without careful consideration of quality, while two of the shows - in Gwangju and Busan - became mired in controversy during their preparation processes.SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2014Period: Sept. 2 - Nov. 23 Venue: Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Korean Film Archive The eighth edition of Mediacity Seoul, formerly known as Seoul International Media Art Biennale, has the curiously exciting title "Ghosts, Spies and Grandmothers"
Actor Joowon transformed into a sophisticated man in his recent pictorial with “InStyle” magazine.
Joowon showed his suave charm as he modeled for skin care brand “Lab Series” in the laid back pictorial. The natural lighting in the photos emphasized Joowon’s smooth, light skin tone.
In other news, Joowon has been cast for the upcoming KBS drama “Tomorrow Cantabile,” the Korean adaptation of the Japanese drama “Nodame Cantabile.” The drama is set to premiere in October.
You can check out more of his photoshoot in the September issue of “InStyle”!
Source: InStyle Facebook
2PM"s Wooyoung and Park Se Young wrapped up their outdoor adventure on the August 30th installment of "We Got Married
The couple went parachuting, which was less scary than they had anticipated. Up in the air, Park Se Young told Wooyoung, "I wish you were next to me,"
and he responded, "I love you!"
The couple then spent the last of their mission money on a small cabin and hung out at a nearby river that they found to be a little too cold.
The two ended the night with some ramen, and Park Se Young gave Wooyoung a refreshing splash with cold water. Wooyoung joked, "Let"s go sleep. Let"s spend a hot night together!"
On the August 30 broadcast of MBC’s variety program “We Got Married,” 2PM’s Wooyoung and actress Park Se Young took their virtual marriage one step further by displaying bold ‘skinship.’
During the episode, after Park Se Young poured cold water over Wooyoung’s back, the 2PM member playfully pulled his wife in for a tight hug.
The reason being, Wooyoung asked Park Se Young to stop pouring the water, however, the actress jokingly continued to do what she was doing. Upon realizing that she ignored his requests to stop the cold water, he wrapped his arms around Park Se Young, with his soaked body and even while shirtless.
Then, Wooyoung screamed out, “Let’s go sleep. Let’s spend a hot night!”—as a way to warm himself up after his cold shower—causing people to laugh with his 19+ statement
Idol group Super Junior‘s members Ryeowook and Heechul recently posed for a couple of selcas together. The pictures were uploaded by Ryeowook who posted them on his personal Twitter along with the words, “Thanks to our E.L.F. we successfully shot our pre-recorded ‘Music Core’ performance. Thank you.”
In these photos, the two Super Junior members look prettier than usual with their made-up faces.
Meanwhile, Super Junior released their new album “MAMACITA,” which was out online on August 29, officially marking their comeback. The album will be out in stores on September 1. “MAMACITA” is the group’s seventh album and it is their first Korean album since their 2012 release of “Sexy, Free & Single
Hong Jong Hyun prepared a thoughtful feast for Yura and her Girl"s Day members on the August 30 episode of "We Got Married
The couple were having a housewarming party, and while Yura was away filming for "Show! Music Core
" with Girl"s Day, Hong Jong Hyun made sure to lay out a good spread as he"d heard how much the group loves food. He made a number of stops to pick up beef, pizza, jajangmyeon (Black bean paste noodles)
, samgyetang (Chicken ginseng soup)
, and more on the table ready for the girls.
The Girl"s Day members were touched that he"d remembered the foods they"d mentioned previously when he visited their practice room, where he had also brought them snacks. After seeing how much Hong Jong Hyun had prepared, Sojin
said, "Yura married well,"
also praised, "He"s really an okay guy
Name: 김진우 / Kim Jin Woo
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: B
Queen In Hyun’s Man (tvN, 2012)
Twelve Men in a Year (tvN, 2012)
I Remember You (SBS, 2012)
Can’t Lose (MBC, 2011)
Smile, Mom (SBS, 2010)
Road Number One (MBC, 2010)
Singer Hong Jin Young‘s university transcript has been revealed on the recent episode of “We Got Married.” The scores were almost all A+ which surprised her virtual husband, actor Nam Goong Min.
At the sight of the transcript, he asked, “Was studying the only thing you did at that time? This is not humane. I only got Fs and Ds when I was in college.”
During the interview, Nam Goong Min said, “I don’t think I ever got a score above 3.0. Unfortunately I never got the chance to get all Fs because of the on D.”
During this episode, the couple enjoyed pretending to be a campus couple at the university that Hong Jin Young once attended. The couple traveled down to the singer’s hometown where they will be meeting her parents
Singer Seo In Young took the final trophy on the August 30th "Million seller" episode of "Immortal Song 2
Seo In Young covered The Classic
"s "Magic Castle
", making sure to add her fashionista flair to the stage. She said before her performance, "I prepared a performance that wouldn"t be a waste even if you paid to watch it."
She won over the audience with her sexy musical rendition and dramatic choreography, taking the final trophy by winning over Kim Kyung Ho
. Congratulations to Seo In Young!
Orange Caramel continues to treat fans with new footage of their quirky song “My Copycat" with the release of a behind the scenes video from the music video!
Set with the jazzy “My Copycat” song in the background, the video reveals different angles of the girls dancing as well as their interactions with the animals used in the video.
Orange Caramel has also released a dance practice video and a dance version of their 4th single “My Copycat,” in addition to the music video itself.
Check out the behind the scenes footage below!
Source: Pledis Official Channel
The most recent episode of the variety program “Law of the Jungle” proved that After School’s Uee is an ‘iron wall’ when it comes to being independent.
On the August 29 broadcast of the eighth segment of SBS’ “Law of the Jungle’s” Indian Ocean Special, cameras followed Kim Byung Man and the rest of the cast members as they relocated themselves to the final survival destination, which was a small island on Mauritius.
The Kim Byung Man tribe was transferred by a small boat to the new location. However, the boat was unable to anchor itself close to the island due to the shallow depth of the water. For this reason, some of the members were carried by another member in order to get onto the island. Then, member Kang Ji Seob suggested that James (of Royal Pirates) should carry Uee
K-pop Indie Gem: Summer Roundup Written by Miyoko On August 30, 2014
Welcome to another edition of Seoulbeats’ Indie Gem! As you may know, we often use this segment to bring you artist recommendations from all over the indie spectrum, writing about their history, discography, music style, and highlighting a few standout tracks.
However, if there is one thing we have learned from this segment, it is this: too many artists, too little time. For this round, I wanted to highlight some indie summer singles that should not pass you by. A few are from familiar faces, and a few are from newcomers, but they will all help you hold onto summer a little longer.
The summer hip-hop singles that caught my attention were all about the smooth beats and romantic feelings. First up is Deffinite (yes, two f’s)
Ailee put on a fresh, lovely performance on the August 30th "Million seller" episode of "Immortal Song 2
The talented vocalist covered Marronnier
"s hit song "Cocktail Love
", and as the first one on stage, Ailee set the tone for the show. She collaborated with Lucky J
for a fresh, sweet, and lovely performance and added feminine choreography to the mix.
Despite Ailee"s lovely performance, Seo In Young
took the final win.
Former soccer player Park Ji Sung and announcer Kim Min Ji recently released their wedding photo spread and the behind-the-scene stories on the September and October issues of InStyle Weddings.The newlywed couple’s photo shoot spread was full of diverse concepts, such as the ones from the day of their wedding ceremony on July 27th at the Walker Hill Vista Hotel, the wedding photos from the Island of Jeju, and the photo collections taken by KAMA studio. With Park Ji Sung looking dapper in clean-cut suits, and Kim Min Ji looking beautiful in a range of white dresses, this pictorial is attracting the public’s gaze.
Cho Chul Young, a representative of the KAMA Studio, will be presenting their wedding story and funny episodes through InStyle magazine
Stars of the soon-to-be-released film, “My Brilliant Life,” posed for a family photo together.
Recently, a shot of “My Brilliant Life’s” lead characters was revealed on social media. The caption reads, “D-5 to the opening, Kang Dong Won, Song Hye Gyo and Areum outing! At the Yongsan CGV, they have gathered at the premiere’s stage for a greeting. The family with Areum got together for the first time in public.”
The picture shows the actors in an affectionate, family-like pose, with Kang Dong Won’s arms around Song Hye Gyo and their young son Areum, serving up soft smiles for the camera.
Those who have seen the photo have noted the cast’s chemistry, particularly of Kang Dong Won and Song Hye Gyo
Davichi pulled out their trademark magic ballad vocals on the August 30th "Million seller" special of "Immortal Song 2
The duo covered Jo Sung Mo
"s hit song "Do You Know
", which was originally released in 2000. Both Kang Min Young
and Lee Hae Ri
didn"t disappoint with their performance, and their powerful voices definitely moved the audience.
In the end, Davichi weren"t able to take the final trophy from Seo In Young
Starting their Japanese promotions for their debut album “2014 S/S,” WINNER has released their second music video for “Color Ring.”
Just hours after unveiling the Japanese promotional video, or music video, for “Empty,” WINNER has released the Japanese music video for “Color Ring.”
Member Kang Seungyoon partook in the composition and as the main producer of “Color Ring,” a catchy pop ballad track that features a gentle guitar rift.
WINNER will be releasing “2014 S/S -Japan Collection-” on September 10.
WINNER released the Japanese version of their "Color Ring" MV!
The "Color Ring" (Japanese Ver.) MV features a different order of scenes from the original MV and lets fans listen to the song in a different "color" with their heartfelt vocals. As mentioned previously, leader Kang Seung Yoon took part in composing the song which has been ranking high on music charts.
WINNER also mentioned that they were going to reach out to fans in Japan as well and accordingly, they will release their Japanese debut album "2014 S/S -Japan Collection-" on September 10. For more details, check out their official Japanese website here!