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...

Quiz: What Role Would You Play in a K-Pop Group?

Version 2.0 (Original) As fans we have all fantasized about what it would it be like to be a part of the idol world. Wouldn’t it be fun to be dolled up, wear the hottest clothes, and perform in front of thousands of adoring fans? If you were an idol, what role in the group would you play? Would you be the talented main vocal, the beautiful visual, or the responsible leader?  Take this quiz to find...

Compilation of Nam Gyu Ri’s Selcas Create a Buzz

Nam Gyu Ri’s selcas are drawing attention of many fans and netizens. On April 8, the singer and actress posted on the Twitter account, “I’m on my way to Busan,” along with a selca. The photos she posted reveal Nam Gyu Ri with her goddess-like looks and her dazzling smile. After her selcas were revealed, the previous selcas she revealed resurfaced online. Nam Gyu Ri has been known to give status up...

Yoon Jong Shin Accidently Retweets a Controversial Tweet Regarding Sewol Ferry Incident

Yoon Jong Shin deleted a retweet that was posted on his Twitter account without his intention. The singer and producer Tweeted at 2 AM, KST on April 19, “There was a post that was retweeted, but I did not do it. It has been deleted.”  He added, “42 minutes ago, I didn’t even touch my cell phone. Hmm… I felt careful and difficult about saying anything, so I was not able to follow tweets or even the...

20-Something Male Actors + Older Female Actresses = Boys into Men?

This is how boys became men. With their baby face charms, 20-something male actors are partnering up with actresses who are significantly older and displaying romance that is more intense than anything we’ve imagined. Their sometimes innocent and sometimes reckless ways of expressing love cause female viewers to have butterflies in their stomachs. One of the hottest “younger man” is Yoo Ah In in J...

Song Seung Hun Donates 100 Million Won to Sewol Ferry Rescue Operations

Actor Song Seung Hun has assisted in the rescue operations of currently missing people of the Sewol Ferry tragedy. To help the families of both the deceased and rescued, the actor has donated 100 million won (~100,000 USD) to those in need through the Salvation Army. Song Seung Hun, who is currently residing abroad, decided to contribute after hearing the miserable news of the tragedy. The Salvati...

When Will Won Bin and Han Ga In’s “Success Dilemma” End?

The gap in Won Bin and Han Ga In’s acting career is growing longer. Although they are continuously considered every time a new film or a drama is produced, both actors have been unable to select their new project, and their hiatus has already lasted for 3-4 years.  Won Bin demonstrated his influence in the box office through his role in the 2010 film “The Man From Nowhere.” He was showered with di...