Yoochun’s Blackmailer Is Sentenced to Prison

On June 10, “Ms. Kim” was sentenced to ten months in prison by the Seoul Central District Court for threatening famous idol and actor Yoochun with the release of his private photos and text messages unless he gave her money and goods worth *100,000,000 won (around 100,000 USD) In his ruling, Judge Han Seong Su stated that “The victim paid the money under duress and when taking into acc...

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Chu Sarang Transforms into a Cute “Chu Jang Geum”

Chu Sarang of the variety show “Superman Returns” has transformed into a cute “Chu Jang Geum” for Korea’s Del Monte. On June 9, in the Del Monte commercial that was revealed by Korea Del Monte Fresh Produce, Chu Sarang transformed into Chu Jang Geum where she introduced the Del Monte Banana and Gold Pine’s effects, “Dae Jang Geum” style. Chu Jang Geum is a parod...

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SM Entertainment Reveals SHINee’s Onew Recently Underwent Throat Surgery, Currently ...

SM Entertainment has announced to the local media that SHINee member Onew recently underwent surgery for removal of vocal polyps and vocal fold mucosa reconstruction on June 3 and is currently recovering. He was released from the hospital and is resting at home. SM Entertainment elaborated, “There is no effect on his daily life, and he is receiving treatment as an outpatient.” Due to t...

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Kang Ji Young May Return as an Actress in Japan

Kang Ji Young, one of the former member of the girl group Kara, has been gaining a lot of attention as news regarding her performing activities as an actress in Japan has been spreading around. On June 10, Japanese “Women Weekly,” said, “Kara’s Kang Ji Young left to London last April after leaving the group. She is currently discussing with the Japanese agency, ‘Sweet Power’ about contracting with...

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Leessang and “Running Man” Gary Is a Hot Hallyu Star

Rapper Gary of the hip-hop duo Leessang, was able to experience the hot “Running Man” effect. The fan meeting was as hot as actor Kim Soo Hyun’s, proving Gary’s popular overseas. According a Chinese CFP, a fan meeting was held at a big shopping mall in Hong Kong and Gary was able to meet his fans there. The first and second floor of the mall was filled with fans that wanted to see Gary. When Gary ...

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Kim Soo Hyun Slams Plastic Surgery Rumors with Witty Reply

Because of his extremely good looks, rumors of Kim Soo Hyun having had surgery have been flying around in China where the actor is enjoying extreme popularity nowadays. Some online media reports in China talk about controversies such as “Kim Soo Hyun’s surgery,” saying that he is a “product of thorough plastic surgery.” They even went as far as to ask Kim Soo Hyun dir...

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Kim Junsu’s Transformation as Count Dracula Revealed

When news of Kim Junsu taking the lead role in the musical “Dracula” came out, people already started speculating about his transformation for the role. As still photos of Kim Junsu in full make-up and wardrobe as Dracula have been revealed yesterday, fans are wondering no more and are getting excited for the upcoming musical. The photos for Kim Junsu’s upcoming musical, “...

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2PM’s Nichkhun to Participate in Badminton Event for Multicultural Families

Nichkhun of male group 2PM will be showing his support for diversity by taking part in a badminton event for multicultural families. On June 9, sports equipment brand Yonex Korea announced that the idol will participate in the 2014 Yonex Badminton Competition for Multicultural Families held at Goyang Sports Hall on June 14. The event aims to raise the sense of pride among families with diverse cul...

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Yang Hyun Suk Approves Taeyang’s First Comeback Performance

If Taeyang were a contestant in reality singing program K-pop Star where Yang Hyun Suk is a judge, he’ll definitely get a high score with his comeback performance, reveals the YG CEO. With a pleased smile and his thumbs up, YG’s Yang Hyun Suk showed how satisfied he was with the comeback performance of Taeyang who has made his comeback as a solo artist after four years. “It was r...

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