[Roundup] Soompi Weekly High Five – January Week 3


Worried you might have missed out any important news in the week of Korean entertainment? Get comfortable and ready to scroll as we go through the best news and articles of this week in music, drama, variety and fashion.

This is your Weekly High Five (Beta Version)! 


1. Disturbing Facts Uncovered About EXO’s Anti Cafe. 

2. Hyeri’s Condition Has Improved Since Fainting on “M! Countdown” Stage

3. Song Seung Hun Wins Legal Battle on Publicity Rights; Other Celebrities’ Cases Still Ongoing

4. Han Hyo Joo’s Blackmailers Receive Probation Sentences

5. Lee Seung Chul Countersues Core Contents Media for Defamation


1. DSP Confirms Kang Ji Young’s Departure from KARA in Official Statement

2. The Best Performances of the 28th Golden Disk Awards are Here!

3. YG Lines Up Comebacks and Debuts for 2014

4. Bang Yong Guk Teases by Revealing Tracklist of B.A.P’s Upcoming Album

5. Hwanhee and Brian in Discussion for a Fly to the Sky Reunion

-=Music Videos=-

1. Gary Gets Up Close and Personal with Sexy Ladies for “Shower Later” MV

2. GOT7 Releases Debut MV “Girls Girls Girls”

3. B1A4 Is Cold and “Lonely” in New Music Video

4. Royal Pirates Release Band Version Music Video for “Drawing the Line” 

5. Two Song Place (Song Eun Yi and FTISLAND’s Song Seung Hyun) Releases Parodical Music Video “Age-Height”


1. Wed-Thurs Drama Ratings Battle: How Did the Premiere of “Age of Feeling” Do?

2. Lee Seo Jin, Kim Hee Sun, and Taecyeon Finish First Script Reading of “Very Good Days” 

3. Kara’s Seung Yeon Cast in SBS’s Office Love Drama “Woman Comic Shoes”

4. [Recap] Love and Murder Strike Again in “Man from the Stars”

5. Lee Hong Ki and Other Attend Script Reading for “Bride of the Century”


1. Ailee Gives a Kiss to Her Music Trophy after Winning #1

2. The Heirs Actress Kim Ji Won Distances Herself From Her Ice Princess Image

3. Super Junior’s Kangin Thinks Eunhyuk Has a Crush on Him

4. Joo Won, Chansung, and Im Yoon Ho Relax in Tokyo 

5. Kara’s Goo Hara Celebrates Birthday with a Cheesy Smile and Cake


1. First Stills of Heechul and Puff Kuo on “We Got Married Global Edition”

2. Lee Kwang Soo Makes an Embarrassing Mistake on “Running Man”

3. 7 Years of “We Got Married”: Is the Show in Danger of Cancellation? 

4. Parody of Chu Sarang on “Oot Cha Sa” Stirs Anger and Controversy

5. Jackie Chan to Appear on “Happy Together” with Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, and Brown Eyed Girls


1. Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany and Yuri are Traveling Sisters in Vogue Girl Pictorial

2. Kim Hyun Joong Shows Off Crazy Abs in “The Star” Fashion Magazine

3. Lee Da Hee Is Alluring in “Singles Magazine” Pictorial

4. Reply 1994 Actor Jung Woo Invites You Under the Covers for “The Celebrity”

5. Suzy Glitters in Swarovski Jewerly in Cosmopolitan Pictorial


1.  8 Most Memorable Moments of the NYC Stop of U-KISS’ First US Tour

2. 200 Idols Participate in 2014 Idol Athletic Championship; SHINee, Infinite, BEAST, B.A.P, B1A4, EXO and More Play Futsal Today

3. 28th Golden Disk Awards Photo Wall and Fun BTS Photos

4. Yuri, EXO, B1A4 and More Attend VIP Premiere for “Miss Granny”

5. [Feature] Pandora’s Box – Detailed Look into Kara’s Past Part 1