Ex-Jewelry Member Lee Ji Hyun Is Expecting Her Second Child

A second baby is one the way for actress Lee Ji Hyun and her husband! The ex-Jewelry member’s representatives revealed the news on August 13, announcing that she is currently pregnant with the couple’s second child. Lee Ji Hyun gave birth to their first baby, a healthy daughter, in October last year. Since then, she has taken a break from all activities to focus on her family.  In Marc...

Ex-Super Junior Member Hangeng Confesses Innermost Feelings: “Everything I Achieved ...

Former Super Junior member Hangeng recently confessed his feelings toward entertainment agency SM Entertainment through his personal Weibo account. On August 13, Hangeng took to Weibo his gratitude toward the company that reared him. “I know that SM Entertainment is a blessing to me. In the company, there’s my respected teachers and my friends,” Hangeng said at the beginning of h...

2NE1′s CL Hangs Out with Big Shot Friends in LA

2NE1′s leader CL managed to squeeze in some quality time with her good friends in the US– celebrity jeweler Ben Baller, fashion designer Jeremy Scott, and DJ Diplo! The fierce fashionista left for LA on August 11 to film the music video for Skrillex’s “Dirty Vibe” together with label mate BIGBANG’s G-Dragon. While in LA, CL got to mix business with pleasure as s...

Ga In Asks Her Fans to Check Her Photoshopped Instagram Photo

It’s always good to be honest, even if it means revealing that you photoshop your Instagram photos. On July 13, Brown Eyed Girls member Ga In shared a photo on her Instagram account and wrote, “If I share something like this, do the fans get mad? I photoshopped this photo through PhotoWonder. Can someone check if the tiles look skewed?” In the photo, Ga In is wearing a very flatt...

Happy International Left-Handers’ Day! Say Hello to These K-Pop and K-Drama Lefties!

August 13 is International Left-Handers’ Day! Today we celebrate the approximate 10 percent of the population who do things “the opposite way.” In the olden days, left-handedness was considered a sort-of abnormality and an indication of aberrant behavior. This explains why there are few South Koreans, particularly within the older generation, who are proudly left-handed, as many ...

Seo Tai Ji’s Camp Sheds Light on Lee Ji Ah’s Claims Regarding Former Marriage

Seo Tai Ji of legendary Korean pop group Seo Tai Ji and the Boys has finally revealed his thoughts regarding his former secret marriage with actress Lee Ji Ah. The singer aired his side through a statement released by his agency, Seo Tai Ji Company, on August 13. “I first met her (Lee Ji Ah) in 1993 but we did not get into a relationship nor live together at that time. (During our married li...

G-Dragon and Pharrell Williams Snap a Photo Together

G-Dragon recently released a photo taken with the multi-talented American artist, Pharrell Williams! Although this is not the first time they have taken a photo together, it is always good to see talented artists hanging out. On August 13, G-Dragon posted the photo on his Instagram, with the words, “Always giving me inspiration. Thank you.” The black and white photo is comical, as their expression...

Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Round 1

Hip-hop has played a major role in influencing the sound of K-Pop, ranging from artists who incorporate a slight hip-hop influence in certain songs (2NE1 or Girls’ Generation) to groups that have a much heavier emphasis on hip-hop (Block B or B.A.P). Even within each idol group, there’s almost always a rapper — with so many groups these days, that’s a lot of rappers. (We...

[Exclusive] AOA Members Battle It Out for a Date with Super Junior’s Kangin on “A So...

The Soompi Team arrived on the filming set of KBS’ global request show “A Song For You,” which took place at the heart of Seoul in Myeongdong Tourist Information Center for this episode. The six lovely ladies of AOA were getting ready for the shoot by the time we arrived, getting their makeup fixed and warming up their vocals for the performance portion. Good news for BTOB fans who missed Yook Sun...

Cable Channel tvN Plans to Hold Year-End Awards Ceremony

It seems that celebrities will have to make more room in their year-end schedule as another awards ceremony will be taking place by the end of the year. On August 13, a broadcasting representative said that cable channel tvN is in the start of its planning stages for a year-end awards ceremony. This will be the first for cable channel tvN. While media giant CJ E&M taking the lead in the year-e...

Gong Yoo Shows Off His Romantic Image Behind the Scenes of His Advertisement Filming

On August 12, Gong Yoo’s agency, Soop Management, revealed behind the scenes photos of Gong Yoo’s new CF for the furniture brand, Iloom, on their official Facebook page. They included a caption that said, “Updating you on actor Gong Yoo’s whereabouts. It’s been a while since he’s filmed a CF. In his plain white shirt and his calm but firm expression, he makes us all want to embrace him. He will re...