Kang Sora Gets into a Traffic Accident, Suffers a Neck Injury

It has been belatedly reported that actress Kang So Ra has gotten into a traffic accident. On July 8, the actress was on her way to film SBS’ Monday-Tuesday drama “Doctor Stranger,” when she got into the accident. A representative of her agency commented on July 13, “The cars slightly bumped into each other. She does not have to get treated at the hospital, but she felt pai...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 2

Our weekly music chart has undergone a major change starting this week.  To make our chart more reflective of what is hot internationally, we are introducing “Soompi Airplay” as 15% of our chart score.  “Soompi Airplay” reflects the relevance of each artist by measuring the frequency of their coverage on Soompi each week.  We feel that this adds our own flavor to the music chart rather than just s...

Park Bom Takes Hiatus from “Roommate,” Return Undetermined

2NE1‘s Park Bom will be taking a hiatus from participation in the SBS Sunday variety show “Roommate.” A source from the production stated to various media outlets that Park Bom will not be filming the variety show for the time being and it is yet unknown when she will be able to come back.  Most recently, Park Bom did not participate in the June 11 recording of the show, nor the ...

BEAST Takes Home 10th Trophy for “Good Luck” on Inkigayo + Comebacks from Henr...

This week on SBS’ “Inkigayo,” it was BEAST vs g.o.d vs Younha for first place. BEAST’s “Good Luck” and g.o.d “Sky Blue Promise” and Younha’s “Umbrella” competed against each other for no.1, with BEAST winning. Congrats, BEAST! This is their 10th win with the song “Good Luck” and 11th win for the entire album, including one win for their pre-release track, “No More.” “Inkiga...

“We Got Married” Couple Nam Goong Min and Hong Jin Young Find Out Their Romantic Compatibi...

On the most recent July 12 broadcast of MBC’s “We Got Married,” virtual couple Nam Goong Min and Hong Jin Young visited a fortune telling cafe in celebration of their 100th day together in order to find out their romantic compatibility. The two of them were surprised to hear that they are a couple that is extremely compatible in the bedroom, and that they both enjoy ‘skinship.’ The fortune teller ...

Hong Jong Hyun and Girl’s Day Yura Take Cute Couple Photos on “We Got Married”

On the July 12 broadcast of MBC’s “We Got Married,” actor Hong Jong Hyun and Girl’s Day Yura took photos together to make ID passes in order to enter their newlywed home, which is located on the roof of the MBC building. The couple had fun having their pictures taken, and even playfully distracted one another while taking individual shots, displaying a bright, upbeat atmosphere. When it was time f...

“Roommate” Cast Members Dressed to the Nines in New Group Photo

Recently, a new group photo of the cast members of SBS’ variety show “Roommate” was revealed. In the photo, all 11 members are dressed up nicely in clean-cut suits and beautiful dresses, in what appears to be a ‘garden party’ concept. The group picture is drawing interest from viewers because it reveals a whole new side of the cast, as they are seen in attire that is unlike what they usually wear ...

Which Celebrities Began Their Careers After Becoming Famous as an ‘Ulzzang?’

It is known that there are quite a few celebrities in the entertainment industry that kicked off their careers as actors or singers after receiving recognition as being an ‘ulzzang,’ which is a word used by Korean youth to mean ’best face,’ or an extremely good looking person. Some of these ‘ulzzang’ celebrities who gained a lot of popularity through the Internet before entering the entertainment ...

Super Junior’s Heechul and Puff Kuo Come to the End of Their Marriage on “We Got Married”

Super Junior’s Heechul and Taiwanese singer Puff Kuo have ended their run as a virtual couple on the July 12 broadcast of MBC Every1’s “We Got Married” Global Edition. During the latest filming of the show, viewers were able to see Heechul break away from his playful, teasing nature and transform into a romantic husband on the couple’s last date together. Heechul prepared a bicycle date for the tw...

Dynamic Duo Confirmed as Hosts for “SNL Korea”

Choiza and Gaeko of Dynamic Duo have been chosen as the hosts for an upcoming episode of the popular TV show “SNL Korea.” According to news reports released on July 12, the two will be the main hosts of the episode set to air on July 19. “Dynamic Duo’s Choiza and Gaeko are preparing various comical acts for ‘SNL Korea,’ including a self-dissing session,” a...

Lee Da Hae Welcomes Jo Jae Yoon to FNC Entertainment

Actress Lee Da Hae  has shared a friendly photo taken together with actor Jo Jae Yoon. On July 12, she left a sweet message on her Twitter saying, “The new face of our agency, Jo Jae Yoon~ She came to visit our filming location. Let’s be close from now on!! I love Jo Jae Yoon~”  In the pictures, the two acting stars are looking bright and happy as they pose for the camera. To sho...