SM Entertainment Explains Hyoyeon’s Assault Rumors Are a Misunderstanding

This may sound like an April Fool’s joke, but many major Koreans news sources are reporting that Girls’ Generation‘s Hyoyeon took playful fighting too far and ended up at a police station for assault. SM Entertainment quickly released a statement clarifying that this was all from a misunderstanding. According to news reports, Hyoyeon was goofing around with a male friend, playful...

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Gmail Lists Girls’ Generation as a Trending “Shelfie” as Part of April F...

Gmail rolled out its new feature, the Gmail Shelfie, for April Fool’s day, and what better way to promote it than with Girls’ Generation! The Shelfie is a portmanteau of the phrase “SHareable sELFIE”  describing the selfie photos you can set as your Gmail background and share it with others. Gmail writes on its blog, “With just a few clicks, your mom, your aunt, or th...

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Park Shin Hye Is the New Face of Mamonde

Actress Park Shin Hye was recently selected as the new face of Mamonde, chosen for her pure beauty and diverse talents, a great match for Mamonde’s brand message of “Invented by Flowers.” Mamonde said, “Coming together with Park Shin Hye, who has a soft, yet passionate energy, we’re firmly moving forward with our young, innocent, and lively brand image.” The company also expressed their excitement...

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ZE:A’s Park Hyung Sik Recovering from Back Injury

Star Empire Entertainment, home to idol group ZE:A, has reassured fans that group member Park Hyung Sik is recovering from his back injury. The fans of the singer and the variety show “Real Men” became worried when the March 30 episode showed Park Hyung Sik falling off a ladder while trying to get on top of a tank. The singer was immediately provided emergency treatment and taken to th...

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Park Hae Jin Will Sue 100 More People for False Rumors

On March 30, MBC‘s “Section TV Entertainment News” updated viewers on actor Park Hae Jin‘s charges against those who had spread false rumors regarding his personal life. The broadcast revealed that the Busan District Prosecutor Office had charged Mr./Ms. Lee with defamation of Park Hae Jin and had fined Lee for 1.5 million won (about 1,408 USD). Previously, Lee had spread h...

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Which K-Pop Star Shares Your April Birthday?

Happy birthday to all the April babies out there! This month features the birthdays of K-Pop stars such as Siwon, Jessica, Jonghyun, Uee, Lee Jun Ki, Himchan, Kim Jong Kook, Jay Park, Daesung, Sungkyu, Sehun, Lunhan, Younha, Wooyoung and more. There are also two pairs of twins this month. Can you guess which ones? Do you share an April birthday with a K-Pop star? Let us know in the comments below...

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Ock Ju Hyun to Perform at 100th Stage of Musical “Wicked”

Fin.K.L’s Ock Ju Hyun will be performing at the 100th staging of the musical “Wicked” in April. When news of a Korean production of “Wicked” first came out, musical fans and those in the musical industry picked Ock Ju Hyun as their top choice for the role of the witch Elphaba. Their wish came true when Ock Ju Hyun was cast later on in official auditions, bringing her on stage for the first time on...

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Park Hyo Shin Pays Back Debt with Help from Agency

It has been reported singer Park Hyo Shin paid back his debt he owed to his former agency through receiving help from his current agency, Jellyfish Entertainment. On MBC’s “Section TV Entertainment Relay,” which aired on March 30, a representative of Jellyfish Entertainment confirmed in a phone conversation, “The debt increased from 1.5 billion won (approx. $1.4 million) to 3.3 billion won (approx...

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Actor Lee Min Ho Talks About Delivering Cheesy Lines And More

Actor Lee Min Ho recently sat down for an interview with “@Star1” magazine. Along with answering questions about his previous roles as a second generation chaebol heir in “The Heirs” and “Boys Over Flowers,” he also dished on delivering cheesy lines and what type of roles he wants to play next.  Q: Your line, “Do I like you?” (“The Heirs”) became famous for being a cheesy line. What we...

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Indie Band 10CM’s Kwon Jeong Yeol Announces Wedding at Exciting Concert

Indie band 10CM‘s Kwon Jeong Yeol announced his upcoming wedding with Kim Yoon Joo from the band Rooftop Moonlight at a recent concert on March 28 at Yonsei University in Seoul. 10CM was having a joint concert with Daybreak when Kwon Jeong Yeol released the news. Kwon Jeong Yeol was surprised and elated when he saw the passion the fans had during the concert. He said “If I had known it...

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