DreamT releases official response to news of Girl”s Day”s Minah and soccer player Son Heung Min dating

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After conflicting reports, DreamT has released an official response to the news that Girl"s Day"s Minah and soccer player Son Heung Min are in a relationship.



The agency stated in an official response that it"s true that Minah and Son Heung Min did go out on two dates. According to DreamT, "Minah told us that she went out with Son Heung Min twice with good feelings. After maintaining a friendship and encouraging each other as fans through SNS, [Minah] and Son Heung Min started dating with good intentions before he returns to his team in Germany." The agency added, "Minah is worried that this news going public after their second date and in the midst of them beginning to get to know each other might negatively impact Son Heung Min, who is about to enter a league, and Girl"s Day, who are currently promoting

Jo Bo Ah and Song Jae Rim Share an Underwater Kiss for “The Mermaid”

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TvN drama “The Mermaid” revealed an underwater kiss scene between actors Jo Bo Ah and Song Jae Rim.

“The Mermaid,” which has its first broadcast on August 7, is based on the fairy tale of the same name and replicated the romantic kiss scene, which is already moving the hearts of women.

In the picture, you can see the mermaid (Jo Bo Ah) sharing a electrifying kiss with a normal human male (Song Jae Rim) in the water. Song Jae Rim is sure to make fans’ hearts flutter come the first episode when he grabs Jo Bo Ah’s waist and pulls her in.

“The Mermaid” director Baek Seung Ryong revealed his feelings, saying, “Jo Bo Ah had to do quite a bit of underwater scenes, so she has worked hard. Despite shooting for over 14 hours, she continues to film with a bright expression

SISTAR reveal what they”ll do if they win #1 and more on 2nd episode of “Oven Radio”

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SISTAR told fans what they"d do if they win #1 and sang some of their old hits during the second episode of their featuring on "Oven Radio"!



SISTAR promised that if they win #1, the four members will perform a funny dance during their encore stage to match the cheerful concept for "Touch My Body". Soyu also demonstrated the sexy choreography for their latest title track during the "follow me" corner, and it was also Soyu who totally dominated the "random live" game with her perfect memory of all of her group"s song lyrics.


Tune in for the next episode of their "Oven Radio" tomorrow!

T-ara Fans Build a Forest for Group’s 5th Anniversary

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T-ara‘s fans decided to combine forces and build a forest under the group’s name in order to celebrate the 5th anniversary of their debut.

The fans of the girl group who worked together to make the project happen are the local fandom ‘T-ara dot com,‘ international fandoms ‘Diadem,‘ ‘TARA6JAPAN,‘ ‘T-ARACHINA,‘ and ‘T-ARAHK‘ which made up the T-ara fanclub union.

T-ara forest” was created through Triple Planet‘s ‘Star Forest Project‘ with the intentions of building a better environment and to make everyone create a green forest together. Other famous stars’ forests that have had their fans participate in the same project are 2NE1 forest, Shinhwa forest, Roy Kim forest, Girls Generation forest, TVXQ forest, Infinite forest, and more

Kim Chung Soo

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Name: 김청수 / Kim Chung Soo
Profession: Actor
Birthdate: 1985-Sep-02

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SG Wannabe Meets With Producer Jo Young Soo, Possible Comeback in the Works?

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Ballad group SG Wannabe is discussing a reunion after a two year hiatus, and members Kim Yong Joon and Kim Jin Ho recently met with renowned producer Jo Young Soo. Jo Young Soo collaborated with the ballad group on their very first album, “Timeless,” and also wrote the group’s hit singles like “Craze” and “Untouchable.” Their other member, Lee Seok Hoon, was not present as he is currently serving his mandatory military service.

Sports Joseon reported that the group actually asked the producer to work with them for the new album, while still other sources reported that while they did have a light meeting with producer Jo Young Soo, nothing has been confirmed or discussed as of yet

Park Si Yeon, Bae Soo Bin, and more attend first script reading for TV Chosun drama “Greatest Marriage”

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Park Si Yeon, Bae Soo Bin, and more attended the first script reading for the upcoming TV Chosun drama "Greatest Marriage".




According to the drama"s production company on July 29, the cast and staff attended the first script reading at the TV Chosun headquarters in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on the 15th. Park Si Yeon, Bae Soo Bin, Noh Min Woo, Uhm Hyun Kyung, Jo Eun Ji, Yoon Mi Ra, Song Young Kyu, Lee Young Ran, Park Ji Il, Kim Jin Ho, Jung Se Hyung, Choi Jae Sub, PD Oh Jong Rok, writer Go Yoon Hee, and more came together for the first time to go through the lines.


Park Si Yeon shared, "It"s thrilling and fun to do a script reading with the entire cast today. It now feels like we"re really entering production

Girls” Generation”s “THE BEST” rises to the top of the Oricon Weekly Album Chart

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Girls" Generation"s first Japanese greatest hits album "THE BEST" topped the Oricon Weekly Album Chart!




According to the Oricon Chart, "THE BEST", which was released on the 23rd, sold a total of 75,000 copies, ranking #1 on the Oricon Weekly Album Chart. This marks Girls" Generation"s third time topping the Oricon Weekly Album Chart following "GIRLS" GENERATION" in June 2011 and "LOVE & PEACE" in December 2013.

With "THE BEST" at the top of the chart, Girls" Generation have become the first Asian, non-Japanese girl group to achieve such a feat. This doesn"t come as a surprise since the album has been maintaining the #1 spot on the Oricon Daily Album Chart for five days.


Congrats to Girls" Generation and SONE!

“K-Pop Star 3” Winner Bernard Park to Guest Appear at JYP Nation

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The winner of SBS’ “K-Pop Star 3,” Bernard Park, will be appearing at the “2014 JYP NATION-ONE MIC [sic]” as a special guest.

On July 28, through Naver Starcast, “JYP Nation-One Mic Talk” was recorded live, where Bernard Park spoke of his album preparations through a phone call.

The singer said, “I will be at the ‘2014 JYP NATION-ONE MIC’ Seoul concert as a special guest. I can’t say which songs I will be performing, but I am preparing about two songs.”

Bernard Park was the winner of SBS’ “K-Pop Star 3” and chose to debut under JYP Entertainment.

Meanwhile, the “2014 JYP NATION-ONE MIC” will be held in Seoul on August 9 and August 10

Girl’s Day’s Minah Dating Soccer Player Son Heung Min

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It is being reported that Girl’s Day member Minah is dating soccer player Son Heung Min.

On July 29, news source The Fact released a report and photos of Minah and Son Heung Min holding hands and enjoying an evening date. The Fact reported that the two made time for each other despite their busy schedules to go on evening dates on July 16 and 17. During the dates they were careful not to be too physically affectionate when they were outside, but held hands and links arms when they were alone. On one of their dates, Son Heung Min bought Minah a lovely bouquet of flowers.

In response to these photo, Girl’s Day’s agency DreamT Entertainment told The Fact over the phone, “Minah and Son Heung Min were fans of each other before and starting meeting because of their interest in each other

Suzy sexually harassed at a public event + JYP reaction

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Recently, Suzy has become center of an online debate as the victim of a sexual harassment at an outdoor event.
At the event, Suzy was standing in front of 6000 people in the "Sprite Shower" water gun festival in Sinchon, Seoul, Korea. When a male MC introduced Suzy, he was seen touching her thigh twice, making her confused for a moment. The fancam videos were spread quickly on the Internet and people were showing their anger and mixed feelings towards the incident.
Responded to the issue, JYP Entertainment dismissed the rumor and said, "There was no such an accident. It was the video angle that make people misunderstand".
Do you think it was just because of the angle:


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Girl”s Day”s Minah and soccer player Son Heung Min reported to be a couple + DreamT denies

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Another new potential celebrity couple for 2014 has been unveiled by "The Fact" (formerly "Sports Seoul") and it is none other than Girl"s Day"s Minah (21)and soccer star Son Heung Min (22)!



"The Fact" says they spotted Minah and Son Heung Min on sweet dates from the 16th to the 17th for about 4 hours on two nights. Despite their busy schedules, the two still apparently made time for one another to enjoy dates around various locations like the Gangnam Station and the Han River Park.


As Son Heung Min had to leave for training on the 19th, it"s said he even prepared a sweet event by surprising Minah with flowers when she got into his car on their night date on the 17th to confess his feelings for her.


Take a Peek Behind the Scenes of HyunA’s “Red” Music Video

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Have you been wondering how the colorful music video for HyunA‘s latest hit “Red” was produced?

Well, look no further, as Cube Entertainment unveiled a making-of clip of the music video on July 29.

In addition to offering a detailed look at the artistic props and sets, the video reveals how much fun the staff had while filming. During the short interview, HyunA tells how the video was shot in Korea over three days, with the sets being very simple and more focus put on the stand-out props. She was also responsible for designing the final set inspired by Ancient Egyptian architecture.

HyunA has already performed her comeback stages on last week’s music shows, and her music video for “Red” dropped on July 28.

LC9 Releases “East of Eden” Music Video

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LC9 recently released the MV for their latest single, “East of Eden!”

The music video was released on July 28 through their official YouTube channel. “East of Eden” has a simple beat but it complements the raps and vocals for a medium tempo R&B track. The boys focus on their vocal ability and rapping skills, as opposed to emphasizing their dancing ability in this particular music video. “East of Eden” is the title track of their newest album, “The Half Time.”

In related news, LC9 debuted with “Mama Beat” last June as a male idol group that could perform powerful dance moves. They are currently preparing for their second mini album promotional activities this fall.

GOT7 to make their Japanese debut this October

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GOT7 will make their Japanese debut this October!



Japanese media outlet Nikkan Sports broke the news of GOT7"s Japanese debut which has been confirmed by JYP Entertainment! GOT7 will release their Japanese debut single album with a title track by producer Han Mi Il this October. 2PM"s Jun.K also composed, wrote, and produced "SO LUCKY" for his labelmates" debut single album.


They will make their debut even more exciting with their tour "GOT7 1st Japan Tour 2014 TOUR" which will kick off in October with a finale concert featuring special guest Jun.K!


HyunA give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Red” + MV surpasses 1 million views

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HyunA is as hot a trend as ever as she dropped her latest comeback MV for "Red" last night and gained over 1 million views on YouTube in less than 19 hours! You can celebrate with her by taking a look at how the MV came together with a behind-the-scenes footage from the filming that has just been released.


The idol once again shows that despite her strong and sexy image on camera, she"s more reserved and cute behind the scenes as she explains to fans about the three days of filming and asks everyone for their love and support.




Check out the clip above and her MV here to join the 1 million+ views that have already accumulated!

Queen”s raise funds to plant a forest for T-ara”s 5th anniversary

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Queen"s raised funds to plant a forest in T-ara"s name for the group"s 5th anniversary on July 29, which undoubtedly warmed the hearts of the members.



T-ara"s domestic fan club site "t-arafan.com" and their international fan sites "Diadem", "TARA6JAPAN", "T-ARACHINA", and "T-ARAHK" came together to take part in "TREE PLANET"s "Star Forest Project". 250 fans contributed to the fund raiser and raised approximately 9 million KRW (~8,800 USD).


Queen"s shared, "We are very joyful to have a forest made in T-ara"s name. We hope that this forest will be a place where many people can comfortably rest and once the forest is completed, we also want to visit."


The members also expressed through Core Contents Media"s Twitter, "Today is T-ara"s 5th anniversary since debut!! We are happy thanks to our awesome Queen"s and the T-ara members who have continued to strive forward!!

Sunny Hill Returns as Four-Member Group With Newest Track, “Once in Summer”

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Sunny Hill will be pre-releasing “One in Summer” from Part A of their first full-length album. It will be Sunny Hill’s first official track release as a newly-arranged group of four females after their producer and male member, Janghyun, left to pursue his career as a producer.

On July 28, Sunny Hill released “Once in Summer” album teaser images on their official Facebook and Twitter pages.

The release of “Once in Summer” marks approximately one year since Sunny Hill released their mini album, “Young Folk,” back in June of last year. Sunny Hill plans to release Part A of their first full-length album sometime in mid-August, and is currently working on it at the moment. Sunny Hill will be joining the list of artists preparing to make their comeback in August, some of the which include PSY, JYJ, KARA and Secret

‘Hotel King’ Lee Dong Wook and Lee Da Hae make one fine couple

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The recently ended MBC Saturday Sunday drama "Hotel King" actor Lee Dong Wook and actress Lee Da Hae showed up at the after party of the drama. On July 27, 2014, the production team of the recently ended MBC Saturday Sunday drama "Hotel King" hosted an after party for the drama"s staff members, actors and actresses. The recently ended MBC Saturday Sunday drama "Hotel King" told the story of a man named Cha Jae Wan, played by actor Lee Dong Wook, who rises to become a hotelier.

Actor Lee Dong Wook and actress Lee Da Hae in the drama played a couple who overcome the hardships put by Cha Jae Wan"s (Lee Dong Wook) father, and marry each other.

Starting next week, the new MBC Saturday Sunday drama "Mama" is going to air.

 

 

Secret Releases a TV Commercial for “I’m in Love”

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Secret has become the first girl group ever to release a TV commercial for their upcoming single.

Secret has released a 30-second teaser spot for their single “I’m in Love,” prominently featuring group leader Hyosung. This TV spot will air on major broadcasting networks. No other girl group has aired a TV commercial to promote their music releases.

In the commercial, Hyosung can be seen walking on a beach, and at the end of the video, she sheds a single tear. The song sounds like it will be a melancholy track, different from Secret’s previous upbeat image, which was very popular.

The single will be released on August 11.

Check out Secret’s TV commercial for “I’m in Love” below!