MBLAQ’s Lee Joon Donates 10 Million Won to Ferry Disaster Relief Efforts, Apologizes for t...

MBLAQ’s Lee Joon joins a growing list of celebrities who have donated to the Sewol ferry disaster. On April 24, an employee of community-based fundraising organization Community Chest of Korea shared, “MBLAQ’s Lee Joon donated 10 million won (about 10 thousand USD). When donating, he said, ‘This is my first time donating. I’m sorry that the amount is small.’” Fans who heard of his donation were su...

Park Shin Hye and Oh Yeon Seo Also Donate to Support Sewol Ferry Relief Efforts

Actresses Park Shin Hye and Oh Yeon Seo have joined the cause to help families of victims from the Sewol ferry tragedy. On April 23, a representative from Korea Disaster Relief Association Hope Bridge revealed that Park Shin Hye donated 50 million won (about 50 thousand USD) to support Sewol ferry relief efforts and families of the victims. It seemed like she didn’t want many people to know becaus...

[Exclusive] Lunafly Reveals Wanting to Release a Spanish Album at Press Conference in Peru

The members of Lunafly were in Peru to do several activities in part of their Latin American tour earlier last week. On April 14, members Sam, Teo and Yun, joined by Brown Eyed Girls’ JeA, landed in Peru at 11:40pm (PET) and were welcomed by dozens of dedicated fans. JeA was so nice to approach the fans that were waiting for her at the airport and even made time to give out more than 50 autograp...

Secret’s Han Sun Hwa Embraces Spring in Vogue Girl

Han Sun Hwa, part of four-member girl group Secret, recently participated in a pictorial for fashion magazine Vogue Girl. This is a stark contrast with her image in SBS drama “God’s Gift – 14 Days” where she took on the character Jenny who was a con-artist who exploits the confidence of men with her sex appeal. She was able to show her acting talents through this project. The concept for thi...

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Hey Soompiers! There’s a pretty neat opportunity for those who are interested in makeup and beauty. bnt News International is offering a chance where five to ten people (nicknamed “bntgirls”) can become their official international beauty editors! Some of the responsibilities include posting weekly reviews on assigned beauty products, writing a monthly beauty column for the site, and promoting the...

KBS, MBC, SBS Cautiously Announce Wed-Thurs Dramas Are a Go This Week, Variety Shows Are S...

The main three broadcast stations KBS, MBC, and SBS announced that they’ll air their Wednesday and Thursday dramas, “Golden Cross,” “Cunning Single Lady,” “Three Days,” respectively, tonight. However, they will not air their variety programs including “Vitamin,” “Radio Star,” “Midnight TV Entertainment,” respectively. Instead, the main three broadcast stations plan to fill in the variety show time...

Yoon Gun Sings Lee Sang Yoon’s Theme Song for Drama “Angel Eyes”

Singer-songwriter Yoon Gun will lend his voice for SBS’s weekend drama “Angel Eyes.” On April 21, a music producer involved in the drama’s OST shared, “The first singer the music director thought of when he received the script for ‘Angel Eyes’ months ago was Yoon Gun. His attractive voice suits the drama’s beautiful yet sad story on first love. We believe that fans of the drama will be more teary-...

Yoon Jong Shin Cancels Monthly Project for April

Singer-songwriter Yoon Jong Shin announced that he will not release a single for the month of April in respect of the victims of the ill-fated Sewol ferry. On April 20, Yoon Jong Shin tweeted the news, “Monthly Yoon Jong Shin will suspend for April.” Monthly Yoon Jong Shin is a monthly project where Yoon Jong Shin releases a single every month. He started the monthly project on March 2010 and has,...

Kim Woo Bin and Lee Na Young Couple Up Again to Endorse Another Brand

Kim Woo Bin and Lee Na Young sign on another joint exclusive model contract this year. The two actors first worked together earlier this year endorsing outdoor brand Merrell and will now also endorse coffee mix Maxim. Lee Na Young first endorsed the brand earlier last year with partner Song Joong Ki, who is currently serving in the military. Kim Woo Bin will transform into a reliable and trustwort...

Latest Update on A Pink’s Ex-Member Hong Yoo Kyung

It’s been more than seven months since fans had any updates on former A Pink member Hong Yoo Kyung’s whereabouts. Last August, her father posted couple photos of her online where she’s seen driving a car in the United States. Recently, an online community bulletin posted a photo of her under the title “Hong Yoo Kyung update.” She looks innocent with minimal makeup and long, straight black hair. Sh...