Name: 김범 / Kim Bum
Real Name: 김상범 / Kim Sang Bum
Star sign: Cancer
Talent agency: King Kong Entertainment
Family: Younger sister and brother, cousin/singer Jini
Education: Jungang University (Movie and Theater Department)
Padam Padam… The Sound of His and Her Heartbeats (jTBC, 2011)
The Woman Who Still Wants To Marry (MBC, 2010)
High Kick Through The Roof (MBC, 2009) cameo
Dream (SBS, 2009)
Boys Before Flowers (KBS2, 2009)
East of Eden (MBC, 2008)
Unstoppable High Kick (MBC, 2006)
Outrageous Women (MBC, 2006)
Gosa/The Story (2008)
I Like It Hot (2008)
Wonder Girls" Yenny basked in the joy and excitement of her upcoming solo debut as HA:TFELT in a personal letter she wrote to her fans
SEE ALSO: [Updated] Yenny strips down for a shower in her solo teaser video as HA:TFELT + teaser images
She wrote, To all the Wonderful whom I love! It"s Yenny ~^^
I am able to greet you with good news in a long time today...!
Finally, HA:TFELT"s first mini-album can come out into the world! ^^
The work that I I showed on my Instagram recently were all for the HA:TFELT album!
I wrote and composed all of the songs and arranged it with composer Lee Woo Min in New York ^^
Not only the recording of the songs, but the music video and jacket were all filmed in New York!
Since it"s made in New York, the city where I received the most inspiration, I am very satisfied with the outcome
A few days ago, it was revealed that singer and actress, Yoo Chae Young, was entering into a critical phase of her advanced gastric cancer. It has now unfortunately been revealed that she passed away this morning.
Her agency stated through a press release, "Singer and actress Yoo Chae Young has passed away at the age of 41 (40 international age)... Yoo Chae Young, who was fighting gastric cancer, passed away at the Severance Hospital in Shinchon on the 24th at 8 AM... Her husband and her family guarded her side until the very last moment... We hope that you remember her bright image and we pray that she rests in peace."
Yoo Chae Young made her debut back in the "80s and led an active music career through out the "90s. She also ventured out into other broadcast fields, bringing laughs with her bright and upbeat personality
According to music industry insiders on July 23, MC Mong will be making his long-awaited comeback with an album in the middle of September!
The insiders stated that as he got to work on the songs during his spare time while he was on hiatus, all that is left is the final examination of the album.
However, MC Mong"s rep stated that he was engaging in additional work so that the comeback may be delayed to October. This will be his first comeback in four years since he went on a break in 2010 following a high-profile military evasion controversy.
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As mentioned before, MC Mong signed on with Wellmade Yedang, the now parent company of Girl"s Day"s DreamT Entertainment, back a few months ago, and it seems he plans to reach out through his music before he thinks about broadcast activities
"You"re Surrounded" Episodes 10-20 Review
After a few unfortunate mishaps along the road (delay because of elections, Lee Seung Gi"s eye injury), "You"re Surrounded" finally came to a conclusion with all twenty episodes, and boy oh boy was the second half a roller coaster of a ride!
I don"t know where to start -- there are so many things I want to say!
SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "You"re Surrounded" - Half Time (Episodes 1-9)
Diminishing Relationships and Roles
The first half was heavily focused on getting the main antagonist, the evil Yoo Moon Bae, so that a lot of the other side stories were pushed aside and forgotten.
Firstly, I have to say the frustration that built up during Dae Gu"s misunderstanding of Seo Pan Seok were not relieved to my satisfaction
Singer and entertainer Han Young and pro baseball player Lee Dae Hyung have announced their relationship.
According to a spokesperson for both parties, Han Young and the five years younger Lee Dae Hyung met in October 2013. They have been dating seriously since that time, a fact which was known to Lee Dae Hyung’s teammates and friends. The spokesperson stated that the fact of their relationship was an open secret in the baseball world.
Han Young debuted with trot group LPG in 2005 and released her first solo album in 2008. She is currently involved in modeling, broadcasting, and preparing for the release of a new album. Lee Dae Hyung joined the KIA Tigers as an outfielder with a 2,400,000,000 won (roughly USD $2.4 million) contract. He has many female fans due not only to his swiftness on the field but also his handsome face
INFINITE"s new music video for "Back" stays true to the group"s signature dramatic releases, complementing their powerful vocals and boyish good looks. There"s plenty of ass-kicking action, as Woollim Entertainment reported the members attended martial arts classes for two weeks to learn the sequences.
And my, does it show.
The MV follows the storyline of a young girl who appears to have been kidnapped, naturally by a group of no good, ratchet tattoo-covered, red zip-up-clad thugs. And so who but the members of INFINITE can be counted on to wreak some major damage and rescue the girl in distress?
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"Where am I? Who am I?" - wonders Girl in Distress…
And so all seven members of INFINITE arrive (assumedly through means of one--just one--motorcycle) to rescue her
Jun Ji Hyun has been crowned the queen of all Korea’s CF models.
According to Korea’s Advertising Research Institute, she was domestic advertisers’ top pick for the month of June, being chosen by 10.97% of those surveyed and maintaining her position at the top of the charts from February to April. The results were influenced by the popularity of her recent drama, “Man From the Stars.”
However, it is unknown whether she will continue to hold advertisers’ interest into July. A political controversy involving the Chinese drinking water brand she modeled for as well as allegations of plagiarism regarding one of her beer CF advertisements have the potential to negatively affect her image.
Jun Ji Hyun was followed in second place by Korea’s ice queen Kim Yuna, winning a total of 9
Entertainer Hong Suk Chun, one of the most well-known openly gay celebrities in South Korea, showed his happiness at wearing matching pink outfits with visiting American socialite, Paris Hilton, through a picture uploaded onto his Twitter on July 22!
He wrote, "Paris Hilton, who was with us on "True Live Show." Our couple look jumps off screen, right?" Indeed, the two are wearing awesome, matching pink outfits while looking bright and cheerful on the set of Story On"s "True Live Show"!
SEE ALSO: Paris Hilton enjoys a tour around Seoul with Eric Nam
The episode will be broadcast on July 25 while the special episode with behind-the-scenes stories will air on August 1. In addition, she will appear on On Style"s "Get It Beauty" on July 28 and August 3
Model and actress Son Soo Hyun who is known as Korea’s Yu Aoi (Japanese actress and model) took off her pure and lovely image and instead went for a sexy look in recent pictorial for Esquire.
The photographer who took Son Soon Hyun’s shots said, “I had heard that she was a bit mysterious but in contrary, she was very energetic and easy-going so she kind of became the leader in this whole thing.”
This year, Son Soo Hyun appeared in the movie “Mad Sad Bad” along with Ryu Seung Wan, Han Ji Seung, Kim Tae Yong, Park Ki Wook, Nam Gyu Ri, Kim Soo Ahn, and Park Mi Hyun. The movie made its world premiere on May 1, 2014 at the Jeonju International Festival and was open to the general public on May 15, 2014
More and more idols have started to make their names known through acting, also known as ‘acting idols.’ ZE:A’s Im Siwan earned praise for his role in “The Attorney,” B1A4’s Jinyoung received a lot of love for his part in “Miss Granny,” and increasing numbers of idol actors are showing their abilities to act through dramas and films.
To start off, Tiny G’s Dohee, who was first recognized for her ‘dialect’ acting in tvN’s “Reply 1994,” will be taking a shot at a horror movie for the first time through “Tunnel 3D.” She has taken on the role of a mysterious girl who constantly lingers around a tunnel, and is planning to show her abilities to express emotions using her eyes, rather than speaking in this film
Rainbow"s Jaekyung is busy as a model these days as she graced the cover of "Men"s Health" and also posed for the ever stylish "Jill Stuart." She uploaded both pictures onto her Instagram to show off her radiant summer tan and fit body perfect for parading around the beach in a bikini.
She wrote on Instagram, "Aren"t you all going to look at "Men"s Health"? Even though I"m the cover model? I"m going to quickly go look at the August issue of "Men"s Health.""
SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Triangle" - Episode 23
Her cover picture for "Men"s Health" is perfectly riveting as she poses with a muscular male model and gives the camera a seductive look.
TRIANGLE EPISODE 23 Recap:
Both Young Dal
and Yang Ha
receive news (separately) that Elder Chang Mook
is in the hospital. Boss Min
is told by Young Dal"s
friends and is concerned for our young hero. Yang Ha
threatens to fire Young Dal
at a shareholder meeting, blood be damned. He also attempts to stop the talks between Min Soo
and Young Dal
, but to no avail. Jung Hee
shows Young Dal
a picture of her and him together as children; they were each others" first loves. As his client"s fate hangs in the balance, Elder Chang Mook"s
attorney reveals that the elder"s stock in Daejung will go to Young Dal
, giving him enough shares so that he can"t be fired. Chairman Go
engineers having everyone close to Young Dal
investigated, their papers confiscated
Variety show favorites Kim Gura, Defconn, and ZE:A’s Kwanghee will take on a new challenge and become secretaries in the JTBC variety program, “In Bed with the Boss.” (tentative English title for “보스와의 동침”)
In the program’s official poster that was revealed, the three men look dapper in tuxedos and wear a serious, no-nonsense expression on their faces–all while holding colorful brooms and other cleaning materials.
In the variety show, “In Bed with the Boss,” Kim Gura, Defconn, and Kwanghee will spend two days and one night with the leaders and movers and shakers of Korea, giving viewers a peep into their lives and their secret to success.
Seoul City Mayor Park Won Soon appears as the first guest on the premiere episode of “In Bed with the Boss
Girl"s Day"s charismatic leader Sojin showed a new side to herself and shed tears on the July 23 installment of KBS 2TV"s "Vitamin." On this episode, she had to get tested on various things from physical health to stress levels.
She revealed on the show that she was the type to get stressed easily, particularly by aggravating herself. The doctor on the show said that while Sojin did well on the physical test, she scored badly on the tests for stress and depression. Too much stress negatively affects the body by lowering immunity. The doctor also said that Sojin tested for low self-confidence, which surprised everyone on the show, and advised that she look at herself in the mirror often to compliment herself.
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Hyeri said that even complimenting her would not work as Sojin would just ignore the compliments, thinking they were not sincere
Actress Han Ji Hye will be making her comeback on television with the new MBC drama, “Witch of Legend.” (tentative English title of “전설의 마녀”)
According to an interview of a representative with isPlus, Han Ji Hye is back and ready to show a new side of herself in the MBC weekend drama “Witch of Legend” only six months after she finished the KBS 2TV “Beyond the Clouds.”
In the drama “Witch of Legend,” Han Ji Hye plays the role of an eldest daughter-in-law of a new baking company. She is the role model of ladies in Korea in their 20s and 30s who want to enter into the families of conglomerates. Bright, energetic, and cheerful, she is sincere and always positive no matter what the situation is.
“Witch of Legend” is about the four detained prisoners in room no
HISTORY released their dance practice video for "Psycho"!
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Perhaps giving a sign that they would be great acting-dols, they boys bring a bit of insanity onto the dance floor with their dance moves as they roll their heads loosely around and even stick their tongues out. They also show off their manliness by flexing their biceps and through charismatic gazes that jump off the screen.
Check it out above!
Name: 길용우 / Kil Yong Woo
Star sign: Sagittarius
Rooftop Prince (SBS, 2012)
If Tomorrow Comes (SBS, 2011)
Poseidon (KBS2, 2011)
Sparkling (MBC, 2011)
Invincible Lee Pyung Kang (KBS2, 2009)
Loving You a Thousand Times (SBS, 2009)
I Am Happy (SBS, 2008)
Hong Gil Dong (KBS2, 2008)
Thank You (MBC, 2007)
Dal Ja’s Spring (KBS2, 2007)
Dae Jo Yeong (KBS1, 2006)
Wolf (MBC, 2006)
Sea God (KBS2, 2004)
Land of Wine (SBS, 2003)
Man of the Sun, Lee Je-ma (KBS2, 2002)
Sunshine (MBC, 2002)
Affection (SBS, 2002)
Cool (KBS2, 2001)
Four Sisters (MBC, 2001)
Beautiful Days (SBS, 2001)
Golden Era (MBC, 2000)
SWAT Police (SBS, 2000)
Emperor Wang Gun (KBS1, 2000)
Look Back in Anger (KBS2, 2000)
Loving You (MBC, 1999)
Fireworks (MBC, 1997)
Korea Gate (SBS, 1995)
Jang Hee Bin (SBS, 1995)
How’s Your Husband? (SBS, 1993)
Pa Mun (MBC, 1989)
The Ume Tree in the Midst of the Snow (MBC, 1984)
Tree With Deep Roots (MBC, 1983)
Six Years in Love (2008)
2011 MBC Drama Awards: Golden Acting Award (Serial Drama), Actor (Sparkling)
Taeyang recently took part in a photo shoot with "1st Look," which did a very good job of juxtaposing his shock of blue-gray hair and the bold use of the color red for a very stylish pictorial.
SEE ALSO: YGE reveals Lydia Paek"s official cover of Taeyang"s "Eyes, Nose, Lips"
Once again, Taeyang proved to be a fashionista through various outfits composing of a knitted sweater, black top hat, torn jeans, and more for very modern and fierce looks that will have girls swooning. Check them out below!
[Thanks to everyone who sent in tips!]
All of your favorite JYP artists sat down for an exclusive interview to promote their upcoming JYP family concert, "ONE MIC."
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This casual interview, which kindly offers English captions for non-Korean speakers, asked them questions like, "What are you looking forward to?" with some artists cutely picking themselves. Check it out above to see messages from 2PM, 2AM, miss A, 15&, got7, and more!
Meanwhile, JYP Nation will kick off their concert at Jamsil Indoor Stadium, Seoul on August 9-10 and will also make stops at the Asia World Expo Arena in Hong Kong, China on August 30 and at Gymnasium of Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on September 5-7