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SM Entertainment Releases Teaser For New Girl Group, f(x) Fans Express Anger

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(Photo : SM Entertainment ) Is it too early for Red Velvet to debut?

SM released the teaser for “Happiness,” the upcoming release for their new group, Red Velvet. The video features a trippy, psychedelic concept which is reminiscent of J-Pop artist Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.

The song and the concept are catchy, but many fans of f(x) are not thrilled to see a new girl group launched.

Red Velvet would follow f(x) as the latest girl group for SM Entertainment.

Red Velvet is made up of S.M. Rookies Irene, Seulgi, and Wendy. Seulgi, Irene, and Wendy have demonstrated their talent through dance clips, introductory clips, and their participation on K-Drama original soundtracks.

The fourth member is Joy, whose information should be shortly revealed and is included in the marquee of names above the girls in the video

JYP Entertainment dismisses claims of sexual harassment against Suzy at "Sprite" event

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JYP Entertainment dismissed claims that miss A"s Suzy had been sexually harassed by the MC at a recent water gun event held as part of her promotions for Sprite.

Netizens pointed out that the MC had appeared to discreetly touch Suzy several times during the event, causing her discomfort and amounting to sexual harassment.

However, JYP said the claims were blown out of proportion. "The agency has determined that it wasn"t anything to be worried about," they said. "If there is anything we need to say after a deeper investigation, we will provide a statement at that time."

A representative who was at the scene corroborated this statement. "His hand just accidentally brushed against her in the process of leading her to the front," he said

YG Entertainment Reveals Concert Details in Kal So Won Video Message

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YG Entertainment has released two trailers for the talent agency’s forthcoming “YG Family 2014 World Tour: Power in Seoul” event, which will be held on August 15 in Seoul. The event is the precursor to the “YG Family 2014 Galaxy Tour,” which will see YG artists perform in cities around the world.

One trailer features YG’s youngest star, child actress Kal So Won, who rose to fame after starring in the movie, “Miracle in Cell No. 7.” The actress speaks of all the “older brothers and sisters” who will be performing. She mentions “uncle” PSY, Epik High, Akdong Musician, 2NE1, BIGBANG, WINNER and Lee Hi, all of whom now seem set to perform at the event, which will be held at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium in the Jamsil district of the capital

f(x)’s Sulli to Take a Break From All Entertainment Activities

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f(x) member Sulli will be taking a break from all entertainment activities for the time being.

On July 25, SM Entertainment announced on f(x)’s official page, “Because she is suffering physically from her ailments and mentallyfrom the malicious and untrue rumors that are spreading about her, Sulli has requested that she take a break from all entertainment activities. After careful consideration, the agency has decided to minimize activities and give her a break in respect for her wishes and to protect our artists. Victoria, Luna, Amber, and Krystal will perform as f(x) for the August 15 SMTOWN Seoul concert and focus on their individual activities.”

With this announcement, f(x)’s last promotions for “Red Light” was the music show appearance on “Inkigayo” last week

Taeyang's older brother Dong Hyun Bae signs with MGB Entertainment

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Taeyang"s older brother, actor Dong Hyun Bae, has signed with MGB Entertainment, joining actors Yoon Sang Hyun, Song Jae Hee, Park Tam Hee, Seo Young Hee, and Park Dong Bin.

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The agency announced on July 23, "Dong Hyun Bae signed an exclusive contract with us recently. Dong Hyun Bae is an actor who has endless passion and inherent talent. More than anything, he"s also sincere. He"s an actor who"s gained experience in theater and musicals, and we"ll help him live up to his potential. We plan to support him professionally, so he can show you all his other charms in various fields besides acting." 

Dong Hyun Bae debuted in the 2006 film "Simple Confession" and went on to appear in numerous movies like "Korea 1%", "Commitment", the dramas "Holy Land" and "Shut Up and Flower Boy Band", and the musical "Grease" among others

Mnet’s ‘Singer Game’ to Air Competition Between JYP Vs. Starship Entertainment

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JYP and Starship Entertainment will be battling each other.

An affiliate of Mnet’s Singer Game spoke with Newsen on July 23 and announced, “The second episode of Singer Game will feature a competition between JYP and Starship Entertainment.”

The affiliate added, “The filming was carried out yesterday (July 22). The episode is set to air on August 6.”

Singer Game is a vocal battle program that features some of the country’s top vocalists engaging in one on one singing competitions.

Mnet’s Singer Game will air the first episode on July 23 at 11 p.m. (KST) featuring a competition between Wheesung and Vibe’s Yoon Min Soo.

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Taeyang’s Brother Dong Hyun Bae Signs with MGB Entertainment

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BIGBANG Taeyang’s older brother, actor Dong Hyun Bae, has signed with MGB Entertainment, becoming labelmates with actors Yoon Sang Hyun and Seo Young Hee, among others.

A rep from MGB Entertainment said, “Dong Hyun Bae’s passion for acting and his inherent talent and abilities are limitless. On top of that, he is very sincere. With this contract, we will do our best to help him get the most out of his past experience as a play and musical actor.”

Dong Hyun Bae debuted in 2006 in the film “Humble Confession.” He has since appeared in various works such as the film “Commitment” (2013), the drama “Shut Up Flower Boy Band” (2012), and the musical “Grease

Big Bang Taeyang’s Brother Dong Hyun Bae Signs with MGB Entertainment

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Dong Hyun Bae, who is well known as Big Bang Taeyang’s older brother, will be joining Yoon Sang Hyun and others at MGB Entertainment.

MGB Entertainment announced on July 22, “Dong Hyun Bae has signed a new contract with MGB Entertainment.”

Dong Hyun Bae has been continually making appearances in dramas, movies and plays and with the signing of the new contract, he will be further expanding his acting career.

An affiliate of MGB Entertainment stated, “Dong Hyun Bae has an infinite amount of inherent talent and ability based on his passion for acting. On top of that, he is also sincere in what he does. Through this contract, we will be providing all we can so that he can fully make use of his experiences gained from plays and musicals as well as his potential to succeed as an actor

Haru and YG Entertainment wish Tablo a happy birthday with special signs

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Haru and YG Entertainment were among the many that wished Epik High"s Tablo a happy birthday!

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Tablo turns 35 (international age: 34) on July 22 and has a lot to celebrate this year as a father, husband, and rapper. He is currently multi-tasking as a producer on "Show Me The Money 3", Haru"s father on "Superman is Back", and as a member of Epik High who are busy with their YG Family tour and recording.

Happy birthday, Tablo!

[HAPPY BIRTHDAY TABLO] #TABLO #EPIKHIGH originally posted by http://t.co/GaNtlBKPRT pic.twitter.com/DWnralB5FA

— YG Family (@ygent_official) July 22, 2014

(Updated) SM Entertainment rumored to be debuting a 4-member girl group next month + now confirmed

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There might be a new girl group from SM Entertainment coming your way next month if reports are to be believed!

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According to an exclusive by Sports Chosun, SM Entertainment plans to launch a 4-member girl group made up of 3 familiar faces from the pre-debut team S.M.ROOKIES - Seulgi, Irene, and Wendy - and 1 more mystery member with resemblance to actress Kim Yoo Jung.

If this is true, then this new group would mark the agency"s first girl group following f(x)"s debut back in 2009! According to what Sports Chosun has heard, the new group"s concept is said to be an in-between of f(x)"s experimental concept and Girls" Generation"s more mainstream style

SM Entertainment Set to Debut New Four-Member Girl Group in August

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Talent agency SM Entertainment has announced it will be forming a new girl group. The act is expected to make its debut sometime in August, although the concept, and even the group’s name, remain a secret.

The group’s line up has already been finalized, according to media reports. It will be made up of four SMRookies stars: Irene, Seulgi, and Wendy, as well as one more, as-yet unnamed member. The final member is described as being an 18-year-old who bears a resemblance to actress Kim Yoo Jung. Irene, Seulgi, and Wendy have all performed previously under the name SR14G.

The group is already drawing comparisons to SM’s breakthrough girl group, S.E.S, a three-piece act which debuted in 1997 – especially as two of the new group’s members, Seulgi and Irene, have previously performed a cover version of the S

'Entertainment Relay' unveils unreleased photos from Park Ji Sung & Kim Min Ji's wedding pictorial

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Retired soccer star Park Ji Sung and former SBS announcer Kim Min Ji showed more of their blissful romance in additional photos from their wedding pictorial!

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"Entertainment Relay" unveiled the exclusive photos of the newlyweds-to-be showing their affection for each other and even dressing in traditional hanbok, making all of the single fans out there want to fall in love.

The couple will tie the knot at W Seoul Walkerhill in Gwangjingu, Seoul on July 27. We wish this couple all the best!

Chrome Entertainment Preparing Crayon Pop’s Sister Group “Bob Girls”

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Chrome Entertainment, home to Crayon Pop and K-Much, will be introducing their second girl group, Bob Girls.

On May 21, Chrome Entertainment announced the new group with a picture and said, “Chrome Entertainment’s second girl group, ‘Bob Girls,’ is preparing to debut on stage mid June.” A representative of Chrome Entertainment explained that the group’s concept and style is not just based on the short haircut, but a symbol on the transformation a girl will go through when she cuts her long hair. “Through various transformations and changes, the group will show their unique personalities and colors with their bobbed hair identities.”

Bob Girls, which could be a working title, is named after their bobbed hair style. Their members are Dahye, Yoojung, Gina, and Danbi

Chrome Entertainment to Hold First-Ever Family Concert

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Crayon Pop, K-Much, Bob Girls, and Zan Zan will be coming together for the first family concert of Chrome Entertainment!

The agency revealed on June 12 that they will organize an event titled “Chrome Happy Concert” on June 21.

Unlike most K-pop concerts, the event will be completely free of charge, and everyone is welcome to join the concert and enjoy the fun atmosphere. All of the artists represented by Chrome Entertainment will perform at the show, and they are preparing to showcase their skills through diverse stages of high quality.

A representative commented, “The upcoming concert will be a charity event that gives a sense of hope to people. We are doing our best to prepare a show that provides the audience with entertainment and hope

G-Dragon reveals he wants to have a kiss scene, shows his love for Haru, and more on 'Entertainment Relay'

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G-Dragon talked about fashion, Big Bang, and Haru on the July 19 edition of "Entertainment Relay"!

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G-Dragon sat down for an interview with "Entertainment Relay" on the set of his photo shoot and talked about his love for fashion, "Rather than being [especially] concerned with airport fashion, I"m the type to put effort into whatever I wear whenever I go out." When asked for summer fashion tips, G-Dragon advised, "Since it"s summer, it"s appropriate to simply wear a white t-shirt and jeans."

The reported pointed out Lee Joon, Kim Woo Bin, and Yeo Jin Goo as the male stars who have fallen for G-Dragon"s charms as fans and asked, "What is the secret to how other men fall for your charms?" G-Dragon guessed, "Since they"re younger than me, they might think that if they hang out with me, it would be fun