Who Wore It Better: Son Dambi vs. Yoon Se Ah

Singer Son Dambi and actress Yoon Se Ah seem to have worn the same see-through outfit. Son Dambi recently appeared on tvN’s “SNL Korea” and showed a sexy diva aspect of herself. On that day, she wore a black lacy blouse along with a hot-pink short skirt. Reactions from the audience were spectacular and many complimented the singer for her skillful acting on the show. On the other hand, on the SBS ...

Ha Ji Won Introduces Herself as an Author

On November 6, actress Ha Ji Won introduced herself not as an actress, but as an author! Ha Ji Won showed off her published book “Right This Moment” at Imperial Hotel in Gangnam, Seoul. “I am so nervous,” the actress told at the press conference. She said she feels awkward to be in the spotlight not for her drama or movie but for her book. She decided to name the book “Right This Moment” because i...

Fans Beg No Hong Chul to Give “Gangnam Style” Pose

While traveling abroad, No Hong Chul felt the widespread reach of his fame after appearing on PSY‘s “Gangnam Style” music video as the ever-so-popular loin-thrusting Asian guy in the elevator.  No Hong Chul reported the incident himself on his Twitter, giving a shout out to PSY, “A-Yo Hyung (PSY)! Would you believe this is happening to me? People from America, Great Britain...

DBSK’s Yunho Says Lee Jung Hyun Is His Life Savior

DBSK’s Yunho shared his SM audition stories on SBS “Strong Heart” on November 6. Yunho talked about his unforgettable episodes during the SM audition. “I saw many auditions being interrupted. I didn’t want that to happen to me,” Yunho said, “So I asked the judges to wait until my performance finishes.” Luckily, Yunho’s honest remark worked to impress the judges and proceeded him to the...

Super Junior’s Leeteuk Apologizes to Figure Skater Kim Yuna Again for Past Scandal

SBS’s variety talk show “Strong Heart” aired the “Goodbye Leeteuk” special on November 6. The show went on a little trip down memory lane and brought up his scandal with Kim Yuna, which was a very hot topic back in 2007. Leeteuk took the opportunity to talk about what really happened- an opportunity he didn’t have before. “To be honest, what I said to figure skater Kim Yuna out of manners was turn...

Super Junior’s Yesung Explains He’s NOT the Son of Ex-North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il

Super Junior’s Yesung explained how the rumors of him being the son of the ex-North Korean leader Kim Jong Il first started. During the latest episode of SBS “Strong Heart,” Yesung was asked by Boom and Leeteuk, “This is almost taboo, but there was a rumor that Yesung was the third son of the ex-North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.” As the crowd started laughing in disbelief, Leeteuk brought out an ac...

Sistar Bora’s Takes “Janus” Selca

On November 7, SISTAR’s agency Starship Entertainment posted on its official Twitter page a selca of the Bora and titled it, “Two-faced Bora, we present you a Janus selca!” In the picture, Bora had a “Janus” sticker taped on her cheek and showed two types of facial expression in which one was a sweet-happy one and another was more uppity and cold. The agency also said, “She is promoting the comeba...

Lee Seung Gi Voted as the Celebrity Who Would Ace the College Scholastic Ability Test

Netizens voted Lee Seung Gi as the celebrity who would ace the College Scholastic Ability Test (aka CSAT/Sooneung) if he were to take the exam right of the bat. With the annual CSAT just around the corner, community portal site “DC Inside” conducted an online poll last week, asking people to vote for the celebrity they believe will get perfect scores on the CSAT. 6,527 netizens participated in the...

Which Idols Will Be Taking the CSAT Tomorrow?!

With only a day until the College Scholastic Ability Test (aka sooneung), Korea is in a frenzy to prepare for the big day. Approximately 670,000 students are expected to take the exam tomorrow morning and about 3,000 police cars and motorcycles will be mobilized to offer rides to students who will be running late tomorrow morning. Parents have flocked to nearby temples and churches to pray for the...

Super Junior’s Choi Si Won Invites Fans to be Extras in His Drama

What do you do when you need to gather a lot of people to be extras for your drama and you don’t have much time? Why, tell your Hallyu star to advertise on twitter, of course! And that’s just what Super Junior’s Choi Si Won did. He recently updated his twitter with the filming location address and no less than 150 fans arrived. It’s been revealed that foreign fans who were visiting Korea from coun...

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