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“It’s Okay, It’s Love” Off to a Strong Start with 9.3% Viewer Ratings for First Broadcast

SBS’ new Wednesday—Thursday drama starring actors Jo In Sung and Gong Hyo Jin, “It’s Okay, It’s Love,” is showing its potential with 9.3% in viewers ratings for the very first broadcast on July 23. According to Nielson Korea on the July 24, the premiere of “It’s Okay, It’s Love” recorded viewer ratings of 9.3% nationwide and 11% in the metropolitan area. Despite the relatively high viewer ratings,...

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Wonder Girls’ Ye Eun Reveals Beenzino and Hyerim Collaborations for HA:TFELT Project

Wonder Girls star Ye Eun (Yenny) has spoken out about her forthcoming solo debut, which she will be making under the stage name HA:TFELT. The singer will be releasing an album entitled “Me?” on July 31, and has already released a video teaser and promotional images. The singer released a statement, explaining that fans could expect guest appearances on the album from rapper Beenzino and fellow Won...

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Girls’ Generation Takes the Top Spot on Oricon Daily Album Chart with “The Best”

Girl group Girls’ Generation’s Japanese album “The Best” has shot up to the top of the Oricon charts as soon as it was released. According to Oricon, Girls’ Generation’s ‘best-of’ album that was released on July 23, fittingly titled “The Best,” has already sold over 37,104 copies on the day of its release, causing it to rank number one almost immediately on the daily album chart. This particular a...

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SISTAR and Block B Battle It Out on Music Charts

SISTAR’s latest release, the track “Touch My Body,” has spent a fourth consecutive day atop several music charts, according to figures released by Melon and Mnet on the morning of July 24. The song is from the mini album “Touch N Move.” There was no place at the top spot of the Genie and Bugs charts for the popular girl group, however, as Block B’s comeback song, “H.E.R” raced to the top of their ...

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MC Mong Is Preparing to Make His Long-Awaited Comeback This Fall!

It has been reported that rapper MC Mong is currently preparing to make his long-awaited return to the music scene once again! On July 24, a representative of the rapper’s agency, Wellmade Yedang, told Star News, “MC Mong is planning to release a new album around September or October.” The rep continued, “However, an exact comeback schedule has not been decided. So far, there are no plans to go on...

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Yoo Chae Young Loses Battle with Stomach Cancer

Singer and actress Yoo Chae Young has died after a fight with stomach cancer. News broke of her worsening condition earlier this week, and on the morning of July 24, the charismatic performer’s talent agency, 150 Entertainment, announced she had passed away. A spokesperson for the agency told reporters, “Yoo Chae Young had been battling against cancer since October last year, but we are sad to ann...

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Jang Nara’s Chinese Fans Gift a Snack Truck to the Set of “Fated to Love You&#...

Actress Jang Nara‘s Chinese fans provided a very special gift to the staff of her latest drama “Fated to Love You“!  The fans showed up to the drama set on July 21 with a snack truck in tow for the cast and the staff. Thinking of the staff and cast shooting in scorching hot weather, the fans prepared sandwiches enough for 100 people and cold beverages enough for 200 people. The s...

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Singer Han Young and Athlete Lee Dae Hyung Announce Their Relationship

Singer and entertainer Han Young and pro baseball player Lee Dae Hyung have announced their relationship. According to a spokesperson for both parties, Han Young and the five years younger Lee Dae Hyung met in October 2013. They have been dating seriously since that time, a fact which was known to Lee Dae Hyung’s teammates and friends. The spokesperson stated that the fact of their relations...

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Jun Ji Hyun Is the Advertising Queen

Jun Ji Hyun has been crowned the queen of all Korea’s CF models. According to Korea’s Advertising Research Institute, she was domestic advertisers’ top pick for the month of June, being chosen by 10.97% of those surveyed and maintaining her position at the top of the charts from February to April. The results were influenced by the popularity of her recent drama, “Man From the St...

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Idols Starring in Films for Second Half of 2014 Include T.O.P, Sulli, D.O, Dohee and More

More and more idols have started to make their names known through acting, also known as ‘acting idols.’ ZE:A’s Im Siwan earned praise for his role in “The Attorney,” B1A4’s Jinyoung received a lot of love for his part in “Miss Granny,” and increasing numbers of idol actors are showing their abilities to act through dramas and films. To start off, Tiny G’s Dohee, who was first recognized for her ‘...

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Model and Actress Son Soo Hyun Sheds Her Pure and Lovely Image for Esquire Magazine

Model and actress Son Soo Hyun who is known as Korea’s Yu Aoi (Japanese actress and model) took off her pure and lovely image and instead went for a sexy look in recent pictorial for Esquire. The photographer who took Son Soon Hyun’s shots said, “I had heard that she was a bit mysterious but in contrary, she was very energetic and easy-going so she kind of became the leader in th...

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