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Chinese Broadcasting Station Under Fire For Allegedly Plagiarizing Hyoris Homestay
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Chinese Broadcasting Station Under Fire For Allegedly Plagiarizing Hyoris Homestay

Chinese broadcasting station Hunan TV was recently accused of plagiarizing JTBCs Hyoris Homestay, following their previous plagiarism controversy regarding tvNs Youns Kitchen.

The station recently posted on their official Weibo account, Hunan TVs new variety program Dear Visitor (literal translation) will be scheduled to air after Chinese Restaurant (literal translation) this October. It will air every Saturday at 10 p.m.

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Singer Lee Jin Ah Confirms Dating Reports
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Singer Lee Jin Ah Confirms Dating Reports

Singer-songwriter Lee Jin Ah is confirmed to be in a relationship with pianist Shin Sung Jin.

Following reports on August 16, a source from her agency Antenna stated, Lee Jin Ah and Shin Sung Jin are in a relationship. They naturally starting dating after working on music together.

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Lee Jin Ah and Shin Sung Jin connected over music. The two worked on the formers album RANDOM together which was filled with self-composed songs. The high quality album did well on music charts, even scoring first place on jazz charts.

Wassups Sujin Joins Cast Of New Drama
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Wassups Sujin Joins Cast Of New Drama

Girl group Wassup member and actress Sujin is confirmed for KBS2s new Monday-Tuesday drama, Lingerie Girls Generation (working title).

On August 15, Sujins agency Mafia Records confirmed, Wassup member Sujin will be playing the character Eonju, one of the four main leads in the drama Lingerie Girls Generation.'

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Lingerie Girls Generation is an upcoming drama based on Kim Yong Hees novel. Set in the late 1970s in the city of Daegu, the eight-part drama is about the growth and love of girls.

WINNERs ISLAND Deemed Inappropriate For Broadcast By KBS
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WINNERs ISLAND Deemed Inappropriate For Broadcast By KBS

One of WINNERs new songs has been deemed inappropriate for broadcast by KBS.

On August 16, KBS officially announced that WINNERs ISLAND is unfit for broadcast. A source from KBS has explained that this is because it includes language about sexual relations between men and women or homosexuality, obscene content.

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The lyrics that are said to be the issue were, Just like a cocktail, shake it, I want to mix with you on the sofa.

Watch: Suran Puts Her Own Spin On Seo Taiji And Boys Sad Pain
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Watch: Suran Puts Her Own Spin On Seo Taiji And Boys Sad Pain

Suran is the latest artist to sing for Seo Taijis remake project 25!

In celebration of his 25th debut anniversary, Seo Taiji has been releasing remakes of some of his best songs sung by junior artists.

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Surans official remake of Sad Pain has now been shared, with the original released 22 years ago in Seo Taiji and Boys 4th album.

The music video features two women who relay the message of overcoming pain and loneliness in life, as one slowly begins to lose her eyesight. Each scene illustrates beautiful scenery and fully expresses soft, aesthetic vibes. The original song has a darker feel to it, but Surans version is full of hope and energy.

Choo Sung Hoon, Yano Shiho, And Choo Sarangs New Show Shares Title And Details
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Choo Sung Hoon, Yano Shiho, And Choo Sarangs New Show Shares Title And Details

Choo Sung Hoon, Yano Shiho, and their daughter Choo Sarang will soon be back on television!

On August 16, a source from SBS stated, The new family variety program with Choo Sung Hoon, Yano Shiho, and Choo Sarang is titled Choovleys Outing [literal translation]. The variety show will also star Kim Min Joon, Kim Dong Hyun, Irene, and Akdong Musician, who all participated in filming in Mongolia last month.

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Choovleys Outing will be airing every Saturday at 6:10 p.m. KST starting August 26, filling in the time slot previously filled by Clench Your Fist and Blow the Boat Horn, which concluded its broadcast on August 12. As its been a while since Choo Sung Hoon and his family have been on weekend variety shows (following their departure from The Return of Superman), many viewers are eager to see the adorable family.

Watch: BTS Tells More Of Love Yourself Story With 2nd Highlight Reel
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Watch: BTS Tells More Of Love Yourself Story With 2nd Highlight Reel

BTS has shared another part of their Love Yourself series story through a second highlight reel!

The new video released on August 17 at midnight KST appears to continue the storyline of what we saw in their first highlight reel that was shared yesterday.

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Watch it with English subtitles below!

BTS also previously released stunning individual posters and another set with more hints at their Love Yourself storyline. A diary entry written by Jins character for their The Most Beautiful Moment in Life series was also recently released.

Fans Look Back On Girls Days Hyeri And Ryu Jun Yeols Past Cute Moments After Dating News
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Fans Look Back On Girls Days Hyeri And Ryu Jun Yeols Past Cute Moments After Dating News

On August 16, it was revealed that Girl’s Day’s Hyeri and actor Ryu Jun Yeol are dating!

After their agencies confirmed that they have recently become a couple, many fans are uncovering the pairs past adorable interactions and enjoying them in a new light.

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A post in an online community turned back to the 2016 tvN10 Awards when Hyeri and Ryu Jun Yeol both received the Rising Star Award.

The two hugged after their names were called. Viewers were quick to catch that as the two headed towards the stage, Ryu Jun Yeol reached for Hyeris hand. To this, Hyeri changed course and linked arms with Ryu Jun Yeol.

Watch: Wanna One Takes 1st Ever Win With Energetic On “Show Champion, Performances By JJ Project, GFRIEND, And More
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Watch: Wanna One Takes 1st Ever Win With Energetic On “Show Champion, Performances By JJ Project, GFRIEND, And More

Wanna One has taken home their first ever music show trophy!

On August 16’s episode of “Show Champion,” Girls’ Generation, EXO, GFRIEND, Wanna One, and WINNER were in the running for first place. Wanna One grabbed the top spot!

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The “Produce 101 Season 2” finalist group only made their official debut on August 7, and has already grabbed their first win.

Each member had the chance to thank everyone for the trophy, after having performed for the first time on “Show Champion” that day. Leader Yoon Ji Sung said that being able to win the trophy was all thanks to their fans Wannable, and promised to remember them forever. Ong Sung Woo said, “This feels like a dream, I’m so happy.”

7 Fantastic Ways MONSTA X Made Us Fall For Their Inescapable Charms
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7 Fantastic Ways MONSTA X Made Us Fall For Their Inescapable Charms

MONSTA X has been sweeping fans off their feet since their powerful debut back in 2015! They have come a long way since their primarily hip hop beginnings; and they continue to win over more fans with each of their new comebacks. It is nearly impossible to escape their charms once you realize just how lovable the boys are.

Here are just a few of the many reasons why you should stan this talented boy group!

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