Jun Ji Hyun’s Kloud Beer CF Accused of Plagiarizing Gucci Ad

“Man from the Stars” actress Jun Ji Hyun has gotten caught in the middle of another controversy, this time with Kloud beer, for which she is an exclusive advertising model. There have been comparisons made between the recent Kloud commercial starring Jun Ji Hyun and a Gucci commercial with Blake Lively, bringing up questions of plagiarism. In terms of time, the Gucci ad was released much earlier, ...

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Kwon Sang Woo and Choi Ji Woo’s “Temptation” Premieres Tonight + Stills ...

Kwon Sang Woo – Choi Ji Woo fans rejoice! The old “Stairway to Heaven” couple hits the small screen tonight in the first episode for the new SBS drama “Temptation,” following the end of “Doctor Stranger.” Stills of the first episode were recently revealed, showing Kwon Sang Woo and Park Ha Sun immersed in their respective characters, Cha Suk Hoon and Na Hong Joo. The two are at the beach, Kwon San...

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[Announcement] Vote for Your Favorite K-Dramas and Celebs for “Seoul International Drama 2...

VOTE NOW! Hey Soompiers! Soompi is proud to announce that we’ll be hosting the voting for the Outstanding Korean Drama category for “Seoul International Drama 2014” [henceforth, written as SDA 2014] for the second year in a row! That’s right! If you were around for the voting last year, you’ll remember just how fierce and close the competition was. Read: [Exclusive] “Seoul International Drama Awar...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 2

Our weekly music chart has undergone a major change starting this week.  To make our chart more reflective of what is hot internationally, we are introducing “Soompi Airplay” as 15% of our chart score.  “Soompi Airplay” reflects the relevance of each artist by measuring the frequency of their coverage on Soompi each week.  We feel that this adds our own flavor to the music chart rather than just s...

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Lee Da Hae Welcomes Jo Jae Yoon to FNC Entertainment

Actress Lee Da Hae  has shared a friendly photo taken together with actor Jo Jae Yoon. On July 12, she left a sweet message on her Twitter saying, “The new face of our agency, Jo Jae Yoon~ She came to visit our filming location. Let’s be close from now on!! I love Jo Jae Yoon~”  In the pictures, the two acting stars are looking bright and happy as they pose for the camera. To sho...

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Lee Min Jung: “Lee Byung Hun Is a Wonderful Husband”

Actress Lee Min Jung has shared her thoughts on becoming a married woman and living together with actor Lee Byung Hun. On the latest episode of SBS’ “One Night of TV Entertainment,” the actress discussed her career as well as her reflections on the past year. Regarding her life as a married lady, she said, “Seems like I prepared a lot [for marriage]. I thought my daily life...

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Henry Is Officially Back with Long-Awaited “Fantastic” MV

Singer Henry is back with his long-awaited music video for “Fantastic,” the title track for his second mini album of the same name. The new music video, much to the excitement of fans, shows Henry with his violin once again, and takes on an interesting concept partially reminiscent of “The Matrix.” More of Henry can be seen through “Henry’s Real Music: You, Fantastic” on Daum’s mobile content pla...

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Korean Reggae Artist Skull Releases “Who Gives a S**t?” Teaser, All Five Music...

Skull is back, and he’s packing quite the punch. Earlier this week, the Korean reggae artist released a teaser for his song “DEH PON TOP,” giving fans an exciting taste of the first song from his new album. He also released a partial tracklist, revealing the songs/track numbers that will have music videos – five in total, as well as some of the artists that he worked with, including Yoojin of The...

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Hyungdon & Daejun Drop Amusing “Park You” Teaser

Hip hop duo Hyungdon & Daejun have uploaded a teaser video ahead of the upcoming release of their comeback single, “Park You.” The track, the group’s first new material since February last year, is set to drop at noon on July 14. Hyungdon & Daejun is comprised of television comedians and entertainers Jung Hyung Don and Defconn. So far, they have mustered a total of five music releases sin...

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