Eun Ji Won Reveals His Mother Was A Girl Group Member

SechSkies’ Eun Ji Won has made a surprising revelation on the August 23 episode of KBS 2TV’s singing show, “Immortal Song.” “(Actually), my mother was a member of the original girl group (of Korea),” said Eun Ji Won at the special girl group episode of Immortal Song. “My mother was from the girl group ‘Lily Sisters.’ But around the time that th...

I Heart It: K-pop Instagram (August 17 – August 23)

Welcome back, Soompiers to another week full of adorable K-Pop Instagram posts to kick start your weekend! Aside from contributing to the awareness of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, check out what your favorite artists were busy doing the past week by flipping through this gallery! 2NE1‘s Dara goofs around with Johnny Depp–the wax version!–while in Bangkok for the All or No...

EXO’s Chanyeol Could Not Take His Pants Off?

EXO’s Chanyeol showed his good sense of humor by uploading a selca after doing the Ice Bucket Challenge. Chanyeol uploaded a bonus selca on his Instagram right after he posted his participation in the campaign for ALS, saying through his hashtags, “selca bonus. I couldn’t take my pants off after I did the Ice Bucket Challenge and I probably will catch a cold.” The EXO membe...

Block B Takes First Music Core Win With “HER”

Block B takes their first ever win Music Core with “HER” this week! Congrats! SISTAR took second place this week with “Touch My Body” while rookie group WINNER was third with “Empty.” Today’s show had Taemin‘s solo debut stage with “Danger.” Comeback stages were by Kara, Orange Caramel, BTS and Sunny Hill. More performances on the show today feature...

Bae Doo Na Looks Chic in Louis Vuitton from Head to Toe for Cosmopolitan

In the star interview for the September issue, actress Bae Doo Na updated Cosmopolitan magazine on her current activities as a Hollywood actress. She opened up about her struggle with a creative slump four years ago, and how she has now come as far as successfully making it as a Korean actress in the Hollywood industry. Bae Doo Na made her outstanding Hollywood debut in the The Wachowskis’ m...

“Pirates” Starring Kim Nam Gil and Son Ye Jin Puts the Brake on “Roaring Currents” Winning...

The 25-day number one streak of “Roaring Currents” has finally ended with the victory of the new film “Pirates.” The box office records as of August 23 revealed that on August 22, “Pirates” gathered a total of 182,481 viewers, taking the number one spot. The cumulative number for the film is recorded at 5,159,231 views so far. On the other hand, “Roaring Currents” has already put down a series of ...

Ha Suk Jin Shows His Personal Side for Marie Claire

Actor Ha Suk Jin recently filmed a pictorial for Marie Claire’s September issue. The image shown in the photos is not the urban man that he portrays in many of his dramas, but rather Ha Suk Jin as himself. In particular, the contrast between his piercing gaze and childlike expression as he plays with his puppy is sure to win female fans’ hearts. The various charms he displays throughout the photo ...

Kim So Yeon, G.NA, and Others Have a Hard Time on Military Women Special of “Real Me...

In the upcoming episode of “Real Men,” seven female celebrities will enter the military to receive training in the army. (See: Stars Appearing on “Real Men” Female Soldier Special to Reveal Real Weight, Height, and Bare Faces) Prior to the beginning of training, all of the members had to go through a physical test. Kim So Yeon, who has kept an image of a tough heroine through her role in the drama...

Tae Jin Ah Reveals His Plans to Pass on Jin Ah Entertainment to Son Eru

In the most recent filming for JTBC’s “In Bed with the Boss,” Jin Ah Entertainment chairman and singer Tae Jin Ah made a surprise statement regarding his future plans for the company. Jin Ah Entertainment is also tied with Eru Entertainment and YMC Entertainment—all three were founded by Tae Jin Ah. In the recording for this episode, Tae Jin Ah took the time to look back on his company. He reveale...

MBC Music Core 08.23.14 – Comeback Performances by Kara, Orange Caramel, BTS, Taemin...

♬ Comeback Stage - KARA 『So Good』,『MAMMA MIA』 - ORANGE CARAMEL 『My Copycat』 - Rose Motel 『That’s Not My Style』 - SunnyHill 『Monday Blues』 - BTS 『Danger』 ♬ First Solo Debut - TAEMIN 『Danger』 ♬ Hot Stage - Block B 『H.E.R』 - SECRET 『I’m In Love』 - Red Velvet 『Happiness』 - LADIE’S CODE 『KISS KISS』 ♬ Sound-HOLIC - Boys Republic 『Dress Up』 - 100% 『Beauty U』 ♬ New Song - Park Bo Ram (fe...

BTS Releases Behind-the-Scenes Video For “Danger”

Idol group BTS has released a video giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting of the music video for “Danger,” the title track off of their recent full album release “Dark & Wild.” The video shows cuts from the filming process interspersed with short clips of the members spontaneously reacting to the camera or giving their thoughts on the song. In contrast to...

Kim Young Kwang and Yook Sungjae Show Off Their Abs in “Plus Nine Boys” Stills

Actors Kim Young Kwang and Yook Sungjae’s recent stills are giving them the name of “visual brothers” in the upcoming tvN drama “Plus Nine Boys.” Both actors showed off their manly charms with their shirtless bodies in the recent stills. The two will be portraying the roles of brothers with an age difference of 10 years. In the released stills, Kim Young Kwang is at a swimming pool. As a model-tur...

Super Junior Releases Teaser Images for “Mamacita” Comeback

Super Junior is finally coming back with a new album and the countdown has started with the release of their new teaser images. And yes, they are coming back as an entire group! For their seventh album, “Mamacita,” they transformed into matadors and cowboys of the West. This is an entirely new concept from any that they have already had, and their teaser images are making fans even more excited wi...

Sunny, Choi Hong Man, and More to Appear on “Happy Together’s” Upcoming ‘Tall & Short...

Girls’ Generation member Sunny, kickboxer and MMA fighter Choi Hong Man, former pro-gamer Hong Jin Ho, volleyball coach Kim Se Jin, announcer Do Kyung Wan, and comedian Hwang Hyun Hee, will all be making an appearance on an upcoming episode of KBS 2TV’s “Happy Together.” According to a KBS broadcast official, these guests took part in the filming for a ‘Tall & Short Special’ on August 23, wher...

Best Buds Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young Reveal Future Plans Behind the Scenes of Cosmopolita...

A pictorial with Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young was recently revealed through the Cosmopolitan website. The concept for the photoshoot was a road trip in Jeju Island. The two that reached their stardom from Superstar K showed their long friendship on the beaches and fields of the island. In the released photos, they showed their “fall men” images with their guitars and stern expressions. However, it...