Kris and Film Director Xu Jinglei Deny Relationship Rumors: “Is This a Joke?”

Chinese film director Xu Jinglei and Kris (Wu Yi Fan) have denied rumors that they are dating. On her Weibo on July 6, Xu Jinglei said, “Is this a joke?” To Chinese media outlet Sina.com, she said, “It’s simply a rumor.” Kris also responded to the rumors, saying, “We are simply working together as a director and actor. We are not dating.” Previously, there have been speculations about Xu Jinglei’s...

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[Exclusive] On the Filming Set of KBS “A Song For You” with Super Junior’s Kangin, f(x)’s ...

Hey Soompiers! The Soompi Team was invited to the filming for the title sequence of KBS’ music program “A Song For You,” which took place at a studio in Gangnam, Seoul. Super Junior’s Kangin, labelmate f(x)’s Amber, and BTOB’s Sungjae were selected as the three MCs for the show’s third season. “A Song For You” is not just any music program, but is coined a “Global Request Show” as the content is l...

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[UPDATED: Ada Liu Did Not Explicitly Announce Relationship] JYP Entertainment Denies Chans...

On July 7, Chinese media outlets reported, “Ada Liu (Liu Yan), at a launching event for a friend’s project, personally announced that she is dating 2PM’s Chansung.” According to the report, she first mentioned that she had a boyfriend, and upon further questions from reporters, she revealed that it was Chansung, with whom she is currently filming a Chinese dating variety show. However, JYP Enterta...

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Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 1

Taeyang’s “Eye, Nose, Lips” is No. 1 for the third consecutive week!  Despite strong challengers, this song is still ranked at or near the top in all our chart sources. “Eye, Nose, Lips” won over San E and Raina’s duet “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness” for a second week in a row, even though the gap is only 13 points this week. Congratulations to Taeyang once again. There are many changes in the res...

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Lee Bo Young Is All Class and Style for Heren Magazine

Actress Lee Bo Young is one classy lady in a pictorial for Heren Magazine.  The actress modeled this season’s bags from French luxury brand Cartier. Lee Bo Young keeps the fashion simple to highlight the more colorful bags she is modelling. In one photo she wears a flattering black dress, stylish heels, and a very chic black Cartier bag. Lee Bo Young is the perfect model for his clean cut ye...

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IU, Akdong Musician, and Kim Chang Wan to Reveal New Collaboration on “Healing Camp&...

It was previously announced that Kim Chang Wan, IU, and Akdong Musician will be appearing on “Healing Camp” to discuss various topics, as well as perform! IU and Kim Chang Wan will be performing their duet, “Meaning of You,” from IU’s recently released remake album called “Flower Bookmark.” On July 4, it was also revealed that the July 7 episode will feature a collaboration by all thre...

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Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Quarter Finals

Congratulations for surviving round two – the Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Round of 16! Congrats to the celebs and the fans, too, who had to make some difficult decisions! Half of the contestants have been knocked out, and we are down to 8 girls and 8 guys! Check out the Round of 16 here for more details on who knocked who out and by how much: Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Round of 16 As was ...

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[Exclusive] Interview and Hot Seat Game with K-Pop Idol Group Boyfriend

6-member boy group Boyfriend returned with title track “Obsession” from the second mini album of the same name earlier last month. The boys invited the Soompi Team over to their agency’s studio for an interview. It was sad seeing Jeongmin hopping in due to a leg injury, but he was in good spirits as well as the rest of the group. We were originally just going to have an interview, but thought “Why...

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Davichi Releases New Pop Ballad MV, “Don’t Move”

On July 4, female duo Davichi released a music video for their new song “Don’t Move,” prior to the release of the actual song. “Don’t Move” is a pop ballad about a woman unable to forget her old love, and was written by Brave Brothers. The music video depicts a girl just moving through everyday life, seeing her old love everywhere she goes.  Previously, the duo received a lot of love with their re...

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Yoo Jae Suk Gets Into Accident During “Infinity Challenge” Racing Practice

Yoo Jae Suk recently had a close call, getting into an accident during a racing practice session for MBC’s “Infinity Challenge.” On July 3, racing team SynchroG posted pictures online of the accident site and the damaged car. Luckily, it was revealed that Yoo Jae Suk did not sustain any injuries from the accident. In related news, “Infinity Challenge” members Yoo Jae Suk, Jung Joon Ha, Noh...

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