Park Min Young Wishes to Act Alongside Actor Josh Hartnett

On the July 13 broadcast of the MBC show “Section TV Entertainment Relay,” actress Park Min Young dished about her future plans and the actor that she wants to work with next.  When asked about the next actor that she wants to act alongside with, the actress, who has worked with top Korean actors Lee Min Ho, Song Seung Hun, and Park Yoochun, looked far and chose American actor Josh Har...

K.Will Sweats at the Sight of His High School Photos

Many people dread seeing old, unflattering photos from their elementary and high school days and singer K.Will is no exception. On the July 13 broadcast of the MBC show “Section TV Entertainment News,” K.Will’s old high school photo was revealed much to the surprise of the singer. “People around me ask whether I had my nose done and I wonder, who on Earth would have his nos...

“Superman Returns” Song Il Gook Was Advised by Doctor to Abort One of His Trip...

Actor Song Il Gook, who recently joined the popular KBS Sunday variety show “Superman Returns,” made a surprising revelation on the July 13 episode. He disclosed in a commentary interview that he was advised by a doctor to abort one of his triplets while his wife was pregnant. The doctor was concerned about his wife’s heart and the health of the triplets. In the end, the Song Il ...

Ha Ji Won Wants to Work with Gong Yoo in Next Project

On the July 13 broadcast of MBC’s entertainment news program “Section TV,” actors Gong Yoo and Ha Ji Won, who were recently both chosen to be promotional ambassadors for the National Tax Service, appeared for an interview. During the interview, Gong Yoo shared, “I’ve never worked with [Ha Ji Won] in a production before. [She] was in ‘School 2’ and I was in ‘School 4.’ She’s a senior by a long time...

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 ...