“Running Man” Cancels This Week’s Recording

As expected, the recording for future episodes of the SBS Sunday variety show “Running Man” was canceled this week. Recording for the show normally takes place on Monday and Tuesday, but filming for the entertainment oriented program was deemed inappropriate and difficult in the current situation. Filming for next week is also uncertain as the ferry disaster continues to grip the natio...

Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko Confirmed as Recurring Member of Variety Show “The Human C...

Hip-hop star and Dynamic Duo member Gaeko is venturing into the Korean variety programming with KBS’ second season of “The Human Condition.” Gaeko joins season one members Kim Joon Ho, Kim Joon Hyun, and Jung Tae Ho, and new members Kim Giri and Jo Woo Jong as the second season cast line-up for the male edition. According to KBS reps, Gaeko joined the April 19 filming of the vari...

Kim Soo Hyun Waits Four Hours to Apologize to Fans

Excitement was thick in the air for eight thousand Chinese fans who came to see Kim Soo Hyun at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. Unfortunately, however, the actor was only able to attend the event for about two minutes. Kim Soo Hyun was scheduled to attend the show on behalf of Hyundai, as he currently serves as the car company’s spokesperson. While the event was nearly canceled altogether due t...

Yoon Jong Shin Cancels Monthly Project for April

Singer-songwriter Yoon Jong Shin announced that he will not release a single for the month of April in respect of the victims of the ill-fated Sewol ferry. On April 20, Yoon Jong Shin tweeted the news, “Monthly Yoon Jong Shin will suspend for April.” Monthly Yoon Jong Shin is a monthly project where Yoon Jong Shin releases a single every month. He started the monthly project on March 2010 and has,...

Kim Woo Bin and Lee Na Young Couple Up Again to Endorse Another Brand

Kim Woo Bin and Lee Na Young sign on another joint exclusive model contract this year. The two actors first worked together earlier this year endorsing outdoor brand Merrell and will now also endorse coffee mix Maxim. Lee Na Young first endorsed the brand earlier last year with partner Song Joong Ki, who is currently serving in the military. Kim Woo Bin will transform into a reliable and trustwort...

Eight Memorable K-Drama Kiss Scenes: Iris, Secret Garden, Empress Ki, and More!

It’s hard to find a Korean drama with no love story, and accordingly, it’s also hard to find a drama with no kiss scenes, the ultimate show of affection in dramas. Over the years, with countless kiss scenes come and gone, they’ve started to get a little bit more creative, and sometimes a little weird, but with a noble cause: in order to remain in our heads and hearts. Here are a few of the kiss sc...

2000 Won Says They Thought about Changing Their Name

Rookie duo 2000 Won recently revealed in an interview with OSEN that they thought about changing their group name. “Before our debut, there was a lot of talk about changing our group name. But in order to maintain our group identity, we decided not to. Because our group name is money, we used get upset when people would say things like, ‘Is their music just worth 2000 won?’ But we’re trying to be ...

Song Hye Gyo, Kang Dong Won, and Yoo Ah In Donate to Ferry Disaster Relief Efforts

It has been belatedly revealed that artists from management agency UAA (United Artists Agency) have donated relief goods to families of the missing victims of the Sewol ferry disaster at the Jindo port. UAA is home to actress Song Hye Gyo, and actors Kang Dong Won and Yoo Ah In. A rep from UAA stated, “On April 18, the actors wanted to help even just a little so they sent relief goods.”...

Controversy Raised Over Shinhwa Andy’s Fan Meeting in China

Shinhwa member Andy, who is currently taking time off with self-reflection, has made plans for a solo fan meeting in China. According to Andy’s agency T.O.P Media, there are many Chinese fans who want a fan meeting with Andy and have continuously made requests, so they couldn’t help but to consent. At news of the agency’s decision to hold the fan meeting, Andy and Shinhwa’s fans became quite upset...

Latest Update on A Pink’s Ex-Member Hong Yoo Kyung

It’s been more than seven months since fans had any updates on former A Pink member Hong Yoo Kyung’s whereabouts. Last August, her father posted couple photos of her online where she’s seen driving a car in the United States. Recently, an online community bulletin posted a photo of her under the title “Hong Yoo Kyung update.” She looks innocent with minimal makeup and long, straight black hair. Sh...

10 K-drama Couples You Would Like to See Reunited

K-dramas mostly don’t do season 2s, leaving fans cold and whimpering only with their dreams of a possible reunion of their favorite TV couples. With a few old drama couples, like Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk, Lee Dong Wook and Lee Da Hae, Nam Sang Mi and Lee Jun Ki, seeing reunions recently, many fans are left to imagine the possibilities for their own favorite couples.   Which drama couples, lea...

Nam Sang Mi to Join Lee Jun Ki in “The Joseon Shooter”

Actress Nam Sang Mi will be joining Lee Jun Ki in the new historical romance action drama, “The Joseon Shooter.” She will be playing the role of Jung Soo In. The actress said, “In the drama, Jung Soo In initially seems very sheltered like a plant in a greenhouse, but in reality she has a lot of curiosity and is not afraid of adventure. I really felt the merits of this character in that she doesn’t...

Premiere of “Roommate” Featuring Park Bom, Chanyeol, Nana, and More Is Delayed

The premiere of SBS’ highly anticipated new variety show, “Roommate,” has been delayed indefinitely. “Roommate,” which stars Lee Dong Wook, Shin Sung Woo, Seo Kang Joon, Park Min Woo, Lee So Ra, Hong Soo Hyun, After School’s Nana, 2NE1’s Park Bom, and EXO‘s Chanyeol,  Song Ga Yeon, and Jo Se Ho, was set to premiere Sunday, April 20 at 4:55 PM KST. As of Monday, ...

Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun Prays for a Miracle

Girls’ Generation‘s Seohyun joined other celebrities in expressing their grief over the Sewol ferry incident and support for the victims.  Seohyun tweeted on April 20 KST, “They must have cried until their tears have dried up..their pain from having their hearts torn apart is unimaginable…I hope nothing more happens that will hurt them..I hope a miracle happens..I earnestly...