Moon Hee Jun Opposed His Sister Becoming a Member of S.E.S

On the November 9 episode of MBC’s “World Changing Quiz,” for their family special, Moon Hee Jun revealed that while he was doing activities with H.O.T, his little sister Moon Hye Ri made the SM Entertainment auditions. He said, “My little sister liked to dance. Lee Soo Man [the CEO of SM] saw that and was about to put her on S.E.S. I opposed her becoming a celebrity because of her future and the ...

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IU’s Refreshingly Honest Response to Shaving Armpits Makes Her That Much More Irresi...

Let’s be honest ladies, when we’re busy with work, school or projects- no one has time to pick up that razor. When beloved singer IU didn’t hesitate to confirm this universal fact on television with a refreshing dose of candidness, it most certainly earned her plenty of brownie points from female viewers.  On October 19, IU made an appearance on MBC‘s “Sebakwi” ...

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[Opinion] Racial Sensitivity in Korean Media

The opinions and views presented in this article do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Soompi.com nor any of its sponsors. I know that G-Dragon‘s recent episode of posting a photo of awkward implications is not really on the table as a candidate for being called blackface, but I think it brings up a point that should be addressed. Korea is a very open country to foreigners, but ...

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2PM’s Nichkhun Shows Interest in Figure Skater Yuna Kim

On the recent episode of MBC’s “Sebakwi,” which aired on June 8, various celebrities including members of 2PM and MBLAQ appeared as special guests to discuss dating and marriage. When the MC asked about ideal types, Nichkhun stated to everyone’s surprise, “I like players.” He then explained, “I like sports players. I have no preference to the type of sports, but my type is someone like Yuna Kim.” ...

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Nichkhun Is Picked as the Worst Boyfriend Material in “Sebakwi”

On the recent episode of MBC’s “Sebakwi,” which was aired on June 8, several male idol members appeared as special guests including 2PM’s Taecyeon, Nichkhun, and Jun. K, and MBLAQ’s Lee Joon and Seungho. During the show, the female members were asked to rank the idol members as the best and worst boyfriend material. Taecyeon was honored with the first place as the best potential boyfriend while, t...

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Tony Ahn Blushes When His Girlfriend Hyeri Is Mentioned

On the recent episode of MBC’s “Sebakwi,” which was aired on May 25, various stars appeared including Lee Sang Yong, Lee Sang In, Tony Ahn, Choi Philip, Yum Gyung Hwan, and Hong Suk Chun. The theme of this show was “Manly Men.” During the show, Tony Ahn announced, “I received an order from the Promotion Division to promote program ‘Sebakwi.’ Reporting for duty.” To Tony Ahn’s enthusiastic remark, ...

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Kim Jun Hee Confesses She Dated Idol “L” In the Past

TV personality Kim Jun Hee opened up about dating an idol member in the past. She participated in the recent filming of MBC’s variety talk program “Sebakwi” where she revealed that her ex-boyfriend “L” (not to be confused with the Infinite member, L) was part of an idol group. Because he was very popular, the two dated at home to avoid being caught. Kim Jun Hee surprised the emcees and other guest...

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Jo Kwon Was Harsh on SISTAR’s Hyorin Before Her Debut

On the recent episode of MBC’s “Sebakwi,” which aired on March 2, many guests appeared including 2AM, SISTAR 19, Kim Hyun Wook, and Hong Suk Chun. During the show, the MCs noticed the awkwardness between 2AM’s Jo Kwon and SISTAR 19’s Hyorin. They wondered curiously, “It feels as though one person asked the other person out, but was refused. Jo Kwon can’t even look Hyorin in the eyes.” Then, Seulon...

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