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‘Ssul Jeon’ to air a special episode on the ferry accident

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments

JTBC"s "Ssul Jeon" will be airing normally, but will be changing the episode to a special on the tragic ferry accident.

A JTBC rep told MyDaily on April 23, ""Ssul Jeon" will be airing normally on April 24. However, on this episode, the second part of the show on entertainment will not be covered - only the first part of the show will."

SEE ALSO: "You Who Came From the Stars" Shin Sung Rok introduces his brother Shin Jae Rok in a sibling pictorial

In that portion, Kim Gu Ra, attorney Kang Yong Suk, and commentator Lee Cheol Hee of political affairs will engage in a discussion over the incident.

Kim So Yeon revealed to be diligently volunteering through a book reading service for the blind

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments

The braille library in Seongbuk recently revealed that actress Kim So Yeon had been quietly volunteering her time through a book reading service for the blind not just once but continuously, serving as a role model for everyone around her.

A rep from the library revealed, "Kim So Yeon is consistently taking part in the book reading service. Starting from last year, she already recorded five books, which is not an easy feat."

It was revealed that Kim So Yeon started this volunteer work in May of last year, reading aloud books and recording herself for blind people. Most recently, she finished recording the children"s book, "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane," which was most recently explored through SBS"s "You Who Came From The Stars," and entered into the production stage of the CD

‘You Who Came From the Stars’ Shin Sung Rok introduces his brother Shin Jae Rok in a sibling pictorial

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments
Shin Sung Rok from "You Who Came From the Stars", who has been receiving attention for his role as a charismatic and spine-chilling villain as well as his emoticon-like expressions, introduced his younger brother Shin Jae Rok through his pictorial for "Styler Housewife Lifestyle"!

SEE ALSO: "You Who Came From the Stars" Shin Sung Rok shows how he gets angry with his emoticon-like expressions

Shin Sung Rok"s dongseng Shin Jae Rok is a former Changwon LG Sakers basketball player who currently owns a naengmyeon (Korean cold noodle dish) restaurant in Apgujeong, Seoul. Fans were also surprised to learn that basketball skills run in the family as Shin Sung Rok previously trained as a basketball athlete but quit the sport following his injury.

When asked if he regrets giving up basketball for acting, Shin Sung Rok shared, "I would regret it if I was living a duller life than when I was playing basketball, but because I am living a more glamorous and unpredictable life now, I think that I found a career that I can continue to work hard and devote myself to as I age

Big Bang’s G-Dragon Participates in Yellow Ribbon Campaign

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments

Big Bang’s G-Dragon participated in the yellow ribbon campaign for the returns of those missing from sinking of Sewol ferry.

On April 23, G-Dragon tweeted a poster of yellow ribbon campaign.

He also previously posted a message that read ‘Pray For South Korea,’ on his instagram, expressing his condolences for the victims of Sewol ferry.

Other stars who have been participating in the yellow ribbon campaign include 2AM’s Jo Kwon, SNSD’s Sooyoung, Secret’s Jeon Hyosung, JYJ’s Kim Jae Joong, Kim So Hyun, Kim Sae Ron, Hye Park, Kim Chang Ryul, Bada, Park Kwang Hyun and more.

Photo credit: G-Dragon’s Twitter, enews

Shin Sung Rok Poses with His Chef Brother

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments

Actor Shin Sung Rok, well-known for his role as a villain in SBS drama “Man From The Stars,” recently joined his younger brother Shin Je Rok in a photoshoot for the May issue of Styler magazine.

Shin Je Rok is a former basketball player of the LG Sakers who is now a successful chef of his own restaurant specializing in Morioka reimen. He is the only chef in Korea who can make this cold noodle dish. The brothers are shown in Shin Je Rok’s newly opened restaurant in the Styler photoshoot.

“At first the noodles were so different from Korean cold noodles they put me off. But a couple of days later, after a night of drinking, I was suddenly reminded of this dish. It’s really delicious, and I’m not saying this because I’m his brother,” said Shin Sung Rok

More of Hong Ga Hye’s past lies and photos posing alongside B1A4 as a fake reporter come to light

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments
Ever since shocking the nation with her lies on a news report pretending to be a volunteer diver at the scene of the ferry sinking, Hong Ga Hye has become the subject of severe backlash, especially as her past lies have also been coming to light.

As mentioned before, Hong Ga Hye had pretended to be Hwayoung"s cousin to spread lies about T-ara and also created false rumors about herself and athletes being in relationships or her becoming impregnated by them.

Since then it has also been revealed that she had also been on TV before, giving an interview as being a resident of Japan during the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. In addition, photos of her posing alongside B1A4 have started to circulate through a post online with the description, "Hong Ga Hye pretended to be a reporter and took photos with B1A4 at their third solo concert "THE CLASS" held at SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium in Bangidong, Seoul last February

Which actor would you want as your older brother?

By in News posted Oct April 23rd, 2014 No comments

While there are some celebrities that make girls swoon and wish they were dating these hunky men, there are some celebrities who are popular and attractive just because they seem like really nice and warm guys - like an older brother!

So out of the choices of actors below, which would you want most as your older brother?

SEE ALSO: Lee Seung Gi says his younger sister got teased for looking like him

Jo In Sung

Handsome and charismatic, Jo In Sung would make one of those awesome brothers you"d like to put on display in front of your friends to make them green with envy. He also played a brotherly figure in his last drama "Wind Blows In Winter" alongside Song Hye Kyo. Of course, he wasn"t her real brother

UEE comments on the roles that she wished she had, ambition for variety shows, and Orange Caramel

By in News posted Oct April 22nd, 2014 No comments
After School"s UEE shared her growing ambition for acting and variety shows, and she also gave her two cents on her group"s subunit Orange Caramel.

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Golden Cross" - Episode 1

During a recent interview with TV Daily, UEE shared how she relieves her stress from filming, "Every time I finish a production, I get my hair dyed with a bright color and get my nails done to get out of my work zone."

She also revealed she wants to appear on "1N2D" and "Running Man", "Now that I"m done with my latest production, I want to show my various charms on variety shows during my hiatus... Although I"ve been a fixed member on variety shows, as you may already know, I"ve never been able to do it from start to finish

Which Second-Lead Couple Were You Rooting for?

By in News posted Oct April 22nd, 2014 No comments

While we smile at the two main characters happy ending at the conclusion of every other rom-com, there’s always that little place in our hearts where we secretly hope that the girl would get with the second-lead.

Hit by the second-lead syndrome, we want to know which second-lead couple in popular rom-coms you rooting for. Let us know by voting below!

Yoon Ji Hoo (Kim Hyun Joong) – Geum Jan Di (Ku Hye Sun)

We’ll always remember Ji Hoo sunbae as the beautiful creature that knew he could go anywhere if he had a white sail and the wind to carry him.

While he appeared a bit cold at first in Boys Before Flowers, he was always watching over Geum Jan Di whenever she was in trouble (too many times to count) and played her prince on a white stallion when Goo Joon Pyo was being a butthole

Jun Ji Hyun is pretty in pink for China’s ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ magazine

By in News posted Oct April 21st, 2014 No comments

On April 21, China"s edition of "Harper"s Bazaar" magazine released the cover of their May issue featuring the lovely actress, Jun Ji Hyun.

Sporting a subtly waved hairstyle and a hot pink look on her cheeks, lips, and outfit the timeless beauty drew all eyes to the bright cover.

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Golden Cross" - Episode 1

The actress had already graced the cover of the Korean edition of the magazine in April, showing that the "You Who Came From the Stars" fever is still going strong.

How well do you think she rocked this bright pink look?

2PM, 2AM and More Express Frustrations with Ongoing SEWOL Tragedy

By in News posted Oct April 21st, 2014 No comments

The frustrations of a delayed rescue and politics surrounding the SEWOL ferry disaster have been building up with not only the parents of the missing students crying out, but even celebrities.

On April 20, 2PM’s Chansung tweeted, “Incidents can occur. However, the handling of these incidents shows us our society. Through one incident, we can see what kind of environment we’re in, and that [incident] is something that isn’t just somebody else’s but something that could easily happen to us. I think society is ill right now. It’s sad and unfortunate…. After the accident, I’ve been in low spirits. It’s not just because of the accident, but because of all the wicked acts and unconfirmed truths that have been circulating after the accident that have stabbed the hearts of those in pain, making my heart hurt even more. Those kinds of people… I hope they hurt as much as the pain they caused

Kim Soo Hyun Attends Motor Show in China for Two Minutes

By in News posted Oct April 21st, 2014 No comments

Kim Soo Hyun attended a motor show in China but left after two minutes.

Gathering popularity in Chinese speaking countries after starring in You Who Came From the Stars, Kim Soo Hyun attended ‘2014 Beijing Motor Show’ that launched on April 20.

According to a Chinese media outlet, Kim Soo Hyun planned to attend the motor show at 11:30 in the morning as the honorary ambassador for Hyundai motors.

However, the event was postponed to the afternoon and Kim Soo Hyun arrived at 2 p.m. After taking photos and greeting everyone, he left in two minutes.

The reason the event was postponed was due to security reasons. Around 8,000 fans gathered around the place when the news spread that Kim Soo Hyun will be attending.

Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho, who is the model for Kia Motors, sent a video message instead of showing up in person

Celebrity Chatter of the Week – IU, Lee Seung Gi, and More

By in News posted Oct April 20th, 2014 No comments
preview nextview 1/7 preview nextview It was a roller coaster kind of week with so many up and down events with words that made us hold our stomachs in laughter as well as swallow our tears in grief.

Check out what happened in this week′s Celebrity Chatter.

”I really like it. I really like that feeling of having a crush. It’s not important whether or not he accepts my heart, but I was happy to have someone to like this much.”

IU shocked a large male population when she said on radio that she actually confessed to her crush in 2013. Although she wouldn’t reveal what the results were, IU seemed fairly satisfied with just the feelings of having a crush.

”I wanted to run away multiple times a day.”

Who knew that Lee Seung Gi was experiencing the lowest point of his career as an MC on SBS’ Strong Heart

8 Artists with that ‘Unique Voice’

By in News posted Oct April 19th, 2014 No comments

Korea is completely inundated with singers from the pretty idols and talented dancers to the indie artists and OST stars. However, amongthe Korean artists I know, the names that immediately flood my head when I hearthe phrase "unique voice" form a much shorter list. Much like the "it factor", it"s a bit hard to quantify but when you hear it, you just know that there"s something special there.

Keepin mind that this list is solely based on my opinion and the artists are who I deem to have unique voices. Also, I"mlimited to the scope of artists that I"ve been exposed to so I apologize in advance for notincluding your favorite artist!

Kim Yoon Ah

Let"sstart with Kim Yoon Ah. If you don"t know already, Kim Yoon Ah is the leadsinger of alternative rock band Jaurim

Stars choose the top 3 celebrities on ‘Moon Hee Jun’s Pure 15+’

By in News posted Oct April 19th, 2014 No comments
Celebrities voted for who they believe are the top 3 stars on the "Plus+ Chart" segment of "Moon Hee Jun"s Pure 15+"!

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Angel Eyes" - Episode 3

Moon Hee Jun and Kim Tae Woo went through comments by idols and various celebrities who chose their favorite and most respected peers. Third on the list is "You Who Came from the Stars" actress Jun Ji Hyun, who singer Jo Sung Mo and Orange Caramel"s Raina vouched for. They chose her because she has her own unique mood and appeal and still stays humble despite her stardom.

Second up are the hot idols EXO. NS Yoon-G in particular mentioned that she loves their song "Growl". The top of the top is none other than "nation"s MC" Yoo Jae Suk for reasons that most would agree with.

Check out the clip above!

Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun hesitantly attend Samsung smartphone event in Beijing

By in News posted Oct April 19th, 2014 No comments
After attempting to cancel their schedules in mourning for the sunken ferry tragedy, Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun hesitantly showed their faces at their obliged Samsung smartphone event and mini-concert.

SEE ALSO: Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun to reunite as endorsement models for Samsung Electronics

Although Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun were able to cancel their official scheduled events for April 17, they were left with no choice but to attend the Samsung smartphone "Galaxy S5" promotional event held at Diamond Arena, Beijing on the 18th at 7 PM KST. The event featured a "You Who Came From the Stars" concert with Kim Soo Hyun, Jun Ji Hyun, Sung Si Kyung, and Lyn.

Kim Soo Hyun"s agency Key East Entertainment rep told Xports News, "We requested to cancel our appearance at the event from our side multiple times

Which is your favorite Younger Man / Older Woman couple from recent K-Dramas?

By in News posted Oct April 18th, 2014 No comments

Every year, dramas tend to follow a certain trend and this year proves no different as we already have at least three romance dramas centering on a younger man and older woman couple! As a matter of fact, right now there are two dramas with pretty huge age gaps, so which of the couples below do you think rock this concept the best?

Let us know in the poll below. If you haven"t seen all the dramas, check out the videos below to get the basic gist.

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Angel Eyes" - Episode 3

Love Affair

This JTBC drama is a more sexy and mature drama that is currently airing. It stars the elegant Kim Hee Ae and handsome Yoo Ah In. The two have about a twenty-year age gap in both the drama and real life! Regardless, there is some steaming chemistry between the two as they carry out their "love affair

Stars Send Their Prayers to Victims of Sunken Ferry

By in News posted Oct April 17th, 2014 No comments

With so many still trapped underwater with rescue missions continuing, starts sent their condolences and prayers for those who were affected by the sinking of the ferry on April 16.

There were more than 400 onboard, the majority of them high school students who were on a class field trip. As of April 17, there have been six casualties with an estimate of 290 people still missing.

Unable to do anything about the situations, stars expressed their sorrow through SNS, praying that everyone be rescued on the ship.

Song Seung Hun – I’m watching with a praying heart but this is just heartbreaking. I want to send my deepest sympathy to the sunken Jindo passenger ship and pray that all missing people be safe.

Super Junior Ryeowook – As soon as I came back to Korea, I heard the bad news

After School’s Jooyeon becomes a beautiful April bride for ‘A New Leaf’

By in News posted Oct April 16th, 2014 No comments
After School"s Jooyeon became an April bride for upcoming MBC Wed-Thurs drama "A New Leaf"!

SEE ALSO: The leading cast of upcoming drama "A New Leaf" attend first script reading

Jooyeon plays the role of Ji Yoon (Park Min Young)"s best friend Mi Ri whose wedding is where Ji Yoon and Suk Joo (Kim Myung Min) meet for the first time. Although Jooyeon felt shy upon wearing a wedding dress, she friendly approached her sunbae co-stars first, acting as an atmosphere maker on set.

Jooyeon joins Park Min Young, Kim Myung Min, Kim Sang Joong, Chae Jung An, and more in the drama. "A New Leaf" is directed by "Scandal" and "I Miss You"s PD Park Jae Bum and written by "Golden Time"s Choi Hee Ra, and portrays the story of an attorney Kim Suk Joo (Kim Myung Min) who loses his memory from an accident and starts anew

Kim Soo Hyun Becomes ‘Asia’s CF King’

By in News posted Oct April 14th, 2014 No comments

Countries around Asia are out to get Kim Soo Hyun in their commercials.

Having caused a ‘Kim Soo Hyun syndrome’ across Asia by starring in hit drama You Who Came From the Stars, Kim Soo Hyun has been receiving numerous love calls from various companies.

China, of all countries, has especially been showing immense interest in the actor.

Keyeast Entertainment, Kim Soo Hyun’s agency, stated, “Kim Soo Hyun is currently the main model for Samsung Electronics in China and he recently signed to model for Hyundai Motor Group in China for its new model ‘ix25.’ He has also been selected to model for Chinese casual clothing brand Semir, which has over 6,000 stores around the country as well as for China’s Coca-Cola, Haagen-Daazs and The Face Shop. He also signed with a Chinese dairy product company Yili and recently filmed the commercial