Soompi Daily Digest – May 11th, 2011


Here we bring a daily run-through of our top stories for each day. It’ll serve as your daily digest for all things KPOP!

Top Stories of the Day:

1)     [Exclusive] Korean American Actor James Kyson Lee, star actor from the “Heroes,” took the time out to speak to Soompiers! (

2)     European fans rejoice—SM Entertainment added a second concert to the “SM Town Live World Tour in Paris” on June 11th. (

3)     KARA will hold a fan meeting on June 11th, resuming their activities for the first time since the contract dispute with DSP Media last December. (

4)     [Exclusive] Read Soompi’s Preview of 2NE1’s new single “Lonely,” ahead of its release tonight! (

5)     Sandara Park revealed her cellphone number and hinted at the possibility of appearing nearby Yonsei University tomorrow! (

6)     Idol star-turned-actress Eugene is getting married to fellow actor Ki Tae Young in July! They started dating since co-starring as a couple in MBC drama “Creating Destiny.” (

7)     [Exclusive] Check out Miss A’s personal interview ahead of their full album comeback later this month! (

8)     North Koreans love MBC’s hit sitcom seriesHigh Kick”?! (

9)     SS501’s Heo Young Saeng said he almost burned down his house by accident while fellow member Kim Hyun Joong was sleeping inside! (

10)    Figure Skater Kwak Min Jung seems quite jealous of Miss A Suzy’s beautiful looks! (

Photo of the Day:


Lee Min Ho transforms into a badass with guns for upcoming drama “City Hunter.” (

Tweet of the Day:

“Eugene is also getting married—Let’s try harder!”Hyori tweeted this message to Ock Joo Hyun (both formerly part of old school band Fin.K.L) after hearing news of former S.E.S member Eugene’s wedding. (

Quote of the Day:


“I found someone I want to spend the rest of my life with.” – Former S.E.S member Eugene wrote on her official fan site today to announce her wedding with fellow actor Ki Tae Young. Ki Tae Young also wrote on his fan site, “The wife and family I dreamed of—I found that special someone to help realize that dream.” (

Release of the Day:

 Jay Park has released the full MV for his new song “Tonight.” It involves the more playful and cuter side of Jay Park. (

Best Person of the Day:


SM Entertainment—After relentless calls from European fans for another concert in Paris, SM Entertainment today announced plans for an additional concert of “SM Town Live World Tour in Paris” today. This makes SME the first Korean entertainment agency to hold two concerts in Europe. (