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Taecyeon jokes that 2PM was too young during Kim Hee Sun's prime and shares his aspiration as an actor

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2PM"s Taecyeon jokingly assured HOTTEST that he doesn"t have his eyes on his "Very Good Days" co-star Kim Hee Sun!


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The February 22 installment of "Entertainment Relay" sat down with the cast of "Very Good Days" and the reporter asked, "Since you"re with the beautiful Kim Hee Sun, I feel like your members would be jealous." Taecyeon shared, "But to be honest, we were too young during Hee Sun noona"s prime..." 


When Kim Hee Sun heard this she jokingly got up and acted like she was angry making Taecyeon go in defense mode with a bright smile.


The reporter also brought up Taecyeon"s wish to focus on acting, leading Kim Hee Sun to jokingly fire back that he"ll leave 2PM

“Prime Minister and I” Actor Yoon Shi Yoon Talks About YoonA’s Real Personality

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Actor Yoon Shi Yoon earned the nickname of “bookworm” for always having a book in his hands, even on the drama set and was recently picked as the most clean-cut celebrity by industry insiders. In an interview with Sports Seoul, Yoon Shi Yoon talked about filming the drama, “Prime Minister And I” and his co-star, Girl’s Generation member YoonA. In the drama,Yoon Shi Yoon plays the role of Kang In Ho, the Prime Minister’s assistant, who develops feelings for YoonA’s character, Nam Da Jung.

Yoon Shi Yoon went on to give YoonA glowing praise for her professionalism and sweet personality. “YoonA is such a down-to-earth person with a good heart. She’s pure; she’s a great actress. She has a way of expressing gentle emotions in a sweet way

Lee Bum Soo’s Reveals Thoughts on Wrapping Up “Prime Minister and I”

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Actor Lee Bum Soo recently revealed how he felt about KBS 2TV drama “Prime Minister and I” ending its run via a handwritten letter which he posted on his Twitter on February 5.

He began by saying, “When a project ends, memories remain.” He briefly mentioned the unfortunate events that had befallen him, such as his father’s passing shortly after drama filming began and his hand injury for which he was unable to receive surgery on during the drama.

“We shared a short four months together and today we go back to our daily lives, but the faces of the colleagues who gave comfort to my exhausted mind and body come to mind.”

Lee Bum Soo followed by thanking those that he had worked with one by one, such as Lee Han Wi, Ryu Jin and Yoon Shi Yoon, as well as the rest of the staff

Lee Bum Soo shares his thoughts on the loss of his father and the cast of 'Prime Minister and I'

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Lee Bum Soo warmed hearts this winter with his handwritten letter of gratitude to the cast, staff, and viewers of "Prime Minister and I" following its finale.


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Lee Bum Soo shared his handwritten letter on Twitter on the 5th: "Once the production ends, the memories will stick with me. From the first filming, my father, who was my life mentor, passed away, and I had to go through grief and suffered a fractured finger during filming. Through the nonstop filming day after day, I was able to experience the fate of an actor with no time to recover normally from it."

"Around today when it becomes four months that were both long and short since [the first filming], I think of my colleagues" faces who encouraged me, who was exhausted in both body and mind

YoonA relays her message of thanks to the crew and fans of 'Prime Minister and I'

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YoonA thanked the cast, staff, and viewers of her KBS 2TV drama "Prime Minister and I", which aired its finale this week.


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YoonA shared on Girls" Generation"s official homepage on February 5, "Thank you so much to those who watched "Prime Minister and I" throughout the past four months and cheered on Nam Da Jung."


"It"s still hard to believe that this production is over. I am very joyful to have met such good director, writers, and cool sunbaenims through this drama... Thank you so much to the director and sunbaenims who pointed out and helped me with the things I"m lacking in. I also want to say thank you so much to my fans and the viewers who consistently supported Nam Da Jung and YoonA

Prime Minister and I: Episode 16 Recap

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Despite Yul coming to collect her, Da-jung declares that she won’t be going back home with him, and adds for good measure: “Let’s break up.” But Yul refuses to hear it and takes her suitcase before ushering Da-jung into the car by the hand.

It’s a mostly silent ride until Yul pulls over to the side of the road and gets out to finally get some air. When Da-jung follows him, he demands to know her train of thought by having him meet his not-so-dead first wife and leaving them—was it for his sake? Or the children?

“It was for me,” Da-jung answers. The idea of becoming the children’s stepmother had scared her despite her feelings for Yul, and felt it appropriate to step aside now that their mother had reappeared

'Prime Minister and I' airs its finale but which Mon-Tues drama broke its record in viewer ratings?

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This week in K-drama land had its highs and lows with "Empress Qi" breaking its own record once again and "Prime Minister and I" coming to a not-so-stellar end in terms of ratings among Mon-Tues dramas.


SEE ALSO: "Empress Qi" tops its own record in viewer ratings again as the Mon-Tues drama to beat


According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the February 4th episode of MBC"s "Empress Qi" achieved a 25.3% viewer rating, which is 1.4% increase from its previous viewer rating of 23.9%. With this feat, the historical drama is now setting its eyes on hopefully reaching the 30% viewer rating mark as it has been topping its own record with each consecutive episode lately.


SBS" "Kind Words" maintained its second place with a 10

‘Prime Minister and I’ Ends with Sweet Ending, Unfortunate Ratings

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Holding onto both smiles and tears, KBS’ Prime Minster and I came to an end on Tuesday night.

The drama jumped from 4.9 to 6.1 percent with its final episode, but still remained in third place in the Monday-Tuesday drama competition. The drama was not able to break 10 percent in its run, especially with a strong competitor like MBC’s Empress Ki.

However, without last minute twists. Prime Minister and I wrapped up with warmth and sweetness in the air with its family-related plotline about the contracted marriage between a prime minister and a scandal reporter.

The Full Sun will pick up after Prime Minister and I on February 10.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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YoonA completes filming for 'Prime Minister and I' and to focus on preparing for Girls' Generation's comeback

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There"s more exciting news for SONE! YoonA has already wrapped up filming for her KBS 2TV drama "Prime Minister and I" and will focus on preparing for Girls" Generation"s comeback!


SEE ALSO: SM Entertainment addresses fan speculation about Girls" Generation"s February 5 comeback date


An SM Entertainment rep told Star News on the 4th, "After the finale of "Prime Minister and I", YoonA will focus on preparing for Girls" Generation"s new album... YoonA finished her final filming for "Prime Minister and I" on the 3rd... Following her wrap-up party for "Prime Minister and I" in Seoul on the 5th, her official activities for this production will conclude. She will then focus on her album preparation."


Although Girls" Generation are rumored to make a comeback this month, the exact date has not been confirmed yet

The 1960′s American K-Pop Tale of “The Kim Sisters”: From Post War Korean Poverty to USA Prime Time

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If asked “What is the first Korean music you were introduced to?” how would you respond? Fans from the 90′s might say H.O.T., Seo Taiji and Boys, g.o.d, Fin.k.l and etc. More recent fans may respond with Girls’ Generation, Big Bang, Wonder Girls, 2NE1, and etc. However, if you were to ask the same question to an American in the 1960′s, they would most likely respond with “The Kim Sisters.”

Wait, the Kim Sisters? Who in the world are they? “The Kim Sisters” was a popular female music trio from Korea composed of sisters Sook-ja, Ai-ja, and Mia (Mia is actually a cousin of the two, but was considered a sister) who battled poverty and hardships on their journey to becoming a top act in the glittering light filled city of Las Vegas, as well as becoming a favorite guest on the popular Sunday night variety show “Ed Sullivan Show

′Prime Minister and I′ Sinks to All-Time Low

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With just one episode remaining, KBS′ Prime Minister and I hit its all-time low.

On Monday night, Prime Minister and I dropped to 4.9 percent, its lowest ratings ever since the drama began in December of 2013.

The episode also proved to be important as a big decision was made by Nam Da Jung (Yoona) in terms of her marriage with Kwon Yul (Lee Bum Soo), especially with the return of his wife, who was thought to be dead.

Meanwhile, MBC′s Empress Ki stayed in the 20 percent range with 23.9. SBS′ A Warm Word recorded 9.9.

Monday, February 3, 2014

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Prime Minister and I Episode 14 Recap

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Yul confesses his feelings for Da-jung and wipes away her tears, apologizing for making her cry again. He takes her hand and vows never to let it go. Oh, swooooon, now that’s romantic.

But their sentimental moment is cut short when little Man-se bursts into the room seconds later, and then throws an adorable tantrum over how Da-jung chose to sleep here with Daddy last night and not him.

Boo, Na-young is still lingering outside the estate—I rather hoped you were just a figment of my imagination last week. A security guard asks her to state her business here, but she leaves without another word.

Looking at Na-young’s photo, Joon-ki wonders if Yul is really the reason behind her death

SHINee's Minho visits Girls' Generation's YoonA on set of 'Prime Minister and I'

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Move aside, Lee Bum Soo! It looks like SHINee"s Minho is ready to steal the spotlight on KBS 2TV"s "Prime Minister and I."


The SHINee member visited the set recently to show his support for label mate YoonA. Pictures of his visit were uploaded onto SM"s official Twitter on January 27, showing the two of them side-by-side and looking like an actual couple in a drama series with their matching good looks!


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Despite suspicions of a possible cameo, a "Prime Minister and I" rep revealed he was not there for the drama, at all. Rather, "Minho"s visit was personal and unrelated to a drama cameo appearance. He made time to visit YoonA to show his support

Girls’ Generation’s YoonA Always with Her “Prime Minister and I” Script in BTS Photos

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There’s a reason why Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA is receiving high praise for her role in her current project. She’s always reviewing and studying her script.

New behind the scenes photos show YoonA from KBS’s “Prime Minister and I” with her script in hand practicing her lines. The idol turned actress shows her extreme work ethic as she reviews her lines even between filming. In the drama, YoonA plays the role of the mistake prone Nam Da Jung trying to get a story on Prime Minister Kwon Yul (played by actor Kim Bum Soo), but ends up in a marriage contract with the Prime Minister.

SHINee’s Taemin lent his voice for “Prime Minister and I” OST, and the music video for “Steps” was recently released

YoonA is a winter angel on the set of 'Prime Minister and I'

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YoonA looked like an angel that fell from the sky along with the snow for "Prime Minister and I"!


SEE ALSO: "Empress Qi" and "Kind Words" both break their own record in viewer ratings + "Prime Minister and I" continues on its slump


YoonA takes on multiple roles in the drama as a reporter, prime minister"s wife, and a stepmother but brightens up the set with her angelic smile through each acting challenge. Whether YoonA dressed up in an elegant coat or went sporty with her helmet, her beauty made her look like a million bucks and her glowing skin also matched with the white snow, making her a literal "snow white".


Catch "Prime Minister and I" every Monday and Tuesday!