Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun Prays for a Miracle

Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun joined other celebrities in expressing their grief over the Sewol ferry incident and support for the victims.  Seohyun tweeted on April 20 KST, “They must have cried until their tears have dried up..their pain from having their hearts torn apart is unimaginable…I hope nothing more happens that will hurt them..I hope a miracle happens..I earnestly...

Jang Geun Suk and Lee Jun Ki Fans Get Involved In Sewol Ferry Relief Efforts

Fans of Hallyu actors Jang Geun Suk and Lee Jun Ki are offering their hand towards the Sewol Ferry rescue efforts. On April 18, a rep from Jang Geun Suk’s official fan club stated, “We posted the details of a wire transfer we made to the Nonghyup Hanaro Mart located near the Sewol Ferry accident site on our official fan café. The mart is delivering things needed by the family members who are waiti...

Actor Park Seo Joon Apologizes For Not Being Able to Smile

Park Seo Joon tweeted an apology to his fans. On April 20, the actor posted on his Twitter account, “I don’t have any other means of apologizing, so I’m writing it here. I believe and understand that I have a job that brings laughter to people. However, our country is in grief, and I, too, am very sad, disappointed, and confused that I can’t focus on anything. It is difficult for me to smile and t...

Akdong Musician’s Soo Hyun Found Dieting Difficult

Akdong Musician, who has been topping charts with their debut album “Play,” not only worked hard to the best music they could, but also physically prepare themselves for the camera. The sister member of this sibling duo, Lee Soo Hyun, saw how people’s perspective of her changed as she became a celebrity. People would tell her that her small nose was cute but she should lose some ...

20 Hottest Male Model-Turned-Actors

There has been a flood of model-turned-actors into the K-drama industry recently, making their names with starring roles and charismatic acting. From Cha Seung Won to Kim Woo Bin, the history of models turning into actors is a long one, since models tend to have the looks, height, and stage presence that is desired for the small screen. Models turning into actors is not a recent phenomenon but the...

KBS Continues to Cancel Variety Programs for the Coming Week

It has been reported KBS will be canceling all variety shows for the whole fourth week of April. KBS announced through its broadcast roster on April 20 regarding its plan on which programs will be broadcasted. The most significant change is that all 11 PM variety programs from April 21 to April 25 have been cancelled. “Hello Counselor,” which airs every Monday and “Our Neighborhood Arts and Physic...

Arrest Warrant Issued for Serial Imposter After False News Interview Regarding Ferry Trage...

Hong Ga Hye, who has been revealed to be a serial imposter, has been issued an arrest warrant following her false news interview regarding the Sewol ferry tragedy. Hong Ga Hye previously pretended to be former T-ara member Hwayoung‘s cousin, and she also pretended to be a Tokyo resident for a MBC news interview during the 2011 earthquake disaster in Japan. Most recently on April 18, Hong Ga ...

Movie Attendance Drops Due to Sewol Ferry Tragedy

The number of moviegoers has dropped drastically due to the Sewol Ferry tragedy that has cause the nation to fall into grief and anger.  Comparison of last week Saturday’s top five box office sales with this Saturday’s top five shows just how deep in sorrow the whole nation is under. Last Saturday on April 12, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” ranked No.1 in the box office attracting as many ...

Jewelry’s Yewon Lands a Role in “Hotel King”

Kim Yewon, actress and member of girl group Jewelry, was cast in the MBC weekend drama, “Hotel King.” Kim Yewon recently made her small screen debut in MBC’s “Miss Korea,” which concluded earlier this February. She played Oh Ji Young’s (Lee Yeon Hee) colleague and had many opportunities to appear in front of the camera. However, the amount of her appearances drastically decreased midway of the dra...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – April Week 3

A Pink’s “Mr. Chu” comes from outside of the top 10 and moves up 16 spots to become our new No. 1 song this week!  This song swept all the music shows last week and easily won over Lee Sun Hee’s “Meet Him Among Them.”  Orange Caramel’s “Catallena” rounds out the all female top three this week. “Mr. Chu” is the title track of A Pink’s 4th mini album, “Pink Blossom.”  It is a cute pop dance so...

2PM’s Chansung: “Society Is Diseased”

2PM member Chansung, who in the past has been vocal about various societal issues through his personal Twitter account, continues to speak his mind. He recently tweet in the early morning of April 20 KST about the recent ferry tragedy, expressing his anger and frustration at the way people were taking advantage of the situation and the way the disaster was handled. In the first part of a long mess...

Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye’s Lotte Concert Proceed Under Solemn Atmosphere

Previously it was reported that Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye were caught in a dilemma concerning their April 18 concert from the “Hallyu Star Family Concert”  series put on by Lotte at the Olympic Park Gymnastics Stadium. Lee Minho and Park Shin Hye, in addition to the other stars in attendance, requested that the event be postponed in light of the recent Korean ferry tragedy, but Lotte obje...