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Emergency Couple Episode 7 - 8 Recap by Couch-Kimchi:
This week, someone heard our prayers because not only is Jin Hee showing everyone what a great intern she is (girl haz mad skills) but there appears to be tiny flashes of jealousy from Chang Min. *hehehe* Are we going to get our wish and he falls for her first?
Tessieroo: What? Only one episode this week? Whyyyyy?
Leila: It’s because of the Sochi Winter Olympics. I bet every Korean are anticipating for Kim Yu Na’s performance in figure skating. One episode only this week and we know that hardcore fans of this series will savor this to pieces.
Tessieroo: I don’t know why I thought someone would catch her but nope, our girl falls flat on her face
I don’t usually discuss serious topics on the allkpop TV Guide. But this past week, something really big happened, something worth talking about – and it, sadly, didn’t need to happen at all.
I am, of course, talking about the hip-hop duo Leessang‘s announcement that they would be ending all of their stints on variety programs, with Gil on ‘Infinity Challenge‘ and Gary on ‘Running Man’. This is a reaction to the massive backlash they have received over a concert (‘Super 7‘), featuring the ‘Infinity Challenge’ members, that was produced by Leessang Company.
First of all, here’s a quick overview of everything that went down:
Leessang Company (a separate entity from the hip-hop duo, albeit managed by them) announced a ‘Super 7′ concert a few months ago featuring the Infinity Challenge members, meant as a project for their loyal fans who had waited for them throughout the entire MBC strike
They walk back home and E tells her to go and rest. She asks if he isgoing with her to get the clothes tm but he tells her to go alone cuzhe isnt a sato who will follow a girl ghost around. he goes in and shemutters - that figures. I thought you were too nice to me all day. shelooks at the moon and says –you charlatan old fogey – how could you justgive me two (moons)
Jade and Hades are talking about fishing and food for fish. Jadetosses his line out and asks how is my form – look how all the fishgathered. hades says form wont catch the fish. in fishing the food hasto be good. jade says if I used that I used a good one. he changes thesubject and asks what are you going to do about arang – you have tosend her to heaven like you promised. Hades says I never promised butjade says you did so you are going to keep your promise right
preview nextview 1/5 preview nextview The stars are slowly reconnecting with fans via SNS after grieving the recent Sewol ferry tragedy, so flip through to see what they were up to in today’s Twitter Roundup.
Sean was in a New York state of mind, posting the above photo on Instagram with the hashtags, “#NewYor #Harlem #LetsWorkHarder.”
Big Bang’s Seungri took to Instagram to promote his drama Angel Eyes with costar Gong Hyung Jin, writing “SBS Korean drama #angeleyes episode 7 will air on Saturday night at 9:55.”
Although Stephanie is currently flying solo, she tweeted a photo on May 1 in celebration of CSJH’s ninth anniversary with fan gifts, writing “I received presents on our behalfㅋㅋㅋ I’ll send it over. So touchedㅠㅠㅠ Thank you all.”
Super Junior’s Heechul posted a photo with Donghae on May 1, writing “After wrapping up filming for ‘Flower Grandpa Investigative Team’ today, I went to visit my dongseng Donghae, who’s filming ‘God’s Quiz 4