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Lee Da-hye’s plastic surgery makes news in China

Lee Da-hye’s plastic surgery makes news in China

Korean actress Lee Da-hye was recently humiliated when a Chinese media outlet featured a picture of her in a feature titled, “Female celebrities with plastic surgery.”
In the article published on Thursday, Lee was singled out as, “the one with the most obvious side-effects from surgery.”
To make its point clear, the publication compared current pictures of Lee to photos of her when she was a student and when she won the Miss Chunhyang beauty pageant.
“There is a big difference between Lee’s face in her younger days and now. It is clear from the comparisons that she had work done,” the media outlet said. “When she attended the Shanghai Film Festival, her face was different again.”
The news comes just as Lee has begun filming the upcoming Chinese drama “Love Actually,” in which she plays the lead.
Other Korean celebrities mentioned in the article were actresses Chae Rim, Yoon Eun-hye, Kim So-yeon, Kim Jung-eun and the deceased singer U;Nee.
The Korean entertainment industry is rife with entertainers who have had multiple surgeries. ...

[RUMOR] Remaining two Chinese members of EXO to leave SM and form a new group in China with Kris and Luhan?

[RUMOR] Remaining two Chinese members of EXO to leave SM and form a new group in China with Kris and Luhan?

A source has divulged a rumor to allkpop about the potential departure of the remaining Chinese members in EXO-M. This source previously revealed to us that Jessica would depart Girls” Generation and Luhan would file a suit against SM before they were made public. Because of the accuracy of his / her previous predictions, we have decided to publish this latest rumor.

Following Kris and Luhan”s lawsuit with SM Entertainment, there is now a rumor spreading that the remaining two Chinese members of EXO-M will follow suit, sign on with the same Chinese entertainment agency, rebrand, and form a new boy group to promote in their home country. ...

'You Who Came From The Stars' to hold an OST concert in 10 cities in China

'You Who Came From The Stars' to hold an OST concert in 10 cities in China

Fans in China will have a chance to listen to all the OSTs from the drama live!

On June 4th, SBS exclusively told Star News that “You Who Came From The Stars” will hold an OST concert from September to October in China.

According to officials, the concert will take place at 10 cities in China includes Taiwan, Hong Kong and many more venues are current being discussed.

Lyn, Younha are already confirmed to appear in the concert while Sung Si Kyung, Huh Gak, Hyorin are considering their own schedules and will release final statements later....

Actor Kim Soohyun is now the spokesperson of China's 'Tencent'

Actor Kim Soohyun is now the spokesperson of China's 'Tencent'

With his increasing popularity, actor Kim Soohyun is being trusted to endorse lots of commercial brands from various types. He’s endorsing from chocolates to cellphones to cars to soft drinks and others.

Now, he recently signed a contract to be the spokesperson of IT company ‘Tencent‘ which provide mass media, entertainment, internet, and mobile phone value-added services. It is based in China.
According to Kim Soohyun’s agency, KeyEast Company, “Kim Soohyun has been chosen as the spokesperson in China for Tencent. Beginning May 22nd, there will be series of advertisements in China on newspapers, television, and radio.”...

“Running Man” China Version Confirmed

“Running Man” China Version Confirmed

After denying premature reports about a Chinese production, SBS finally confirms that the Good Sunday variety program “Running Man” is indeed having a version in China.

 On May 30, a representative from SBS confirmed that a Chinese version of “Running Man” is in the works. “We are currently in negotiations with Zhejiang Satellite TV for the joint production of ‘Running Man’ in China,” said SBS.

Discussion about the details for the Chinese version of “Running Man” ends this June and the show starts airing in China through Zhejiang Satellite TV by the fourth quarter of this year. ...

YG Family tour coming to Beijing, China this October

YG Family tour coming to Beijing, China this October

Fans in China, if you can”t make it to YG Family“s upcoming concert in Shanghai on August 30, you”re in luck because they”re also coming to Beijing this October!

The “YG FAMILY 2014 GALAXY TOUR : POWER IN BEIJING” will be held at Worker”s Stadium in Beijing, China on October 19. According to the poster, fans in Taiwan will be seeing big names including Psy, Big Bang, 2NE1, Epik High, and WINNER, who have been dominating music charts and shows with their debut....

EXO’s Kris Sighted at a Hospital in China

EXO’s Kris Sighted at a Hospital in China

A fan has revealed the current condition of Kris (real name: Wu Yi Fan), who fled to China after filing a lawsuit against SM Entertainment on the grounds that the exclusive contract is invalid.

On May 28, an EXO fan in China uploaded the photo and text with it stating “I unexpectedly saw Kris at the Beijing Fu Wai Hospital. I saw him at the cardiovascular department. I hope he returns and takes care of his body well.”

In the photo, Kris is lowering his head to look at his phone. The hospital shown in the photo is famous for treating cardiovascular diseases. On May 15 when Kris filed the lawsuit, he asserted that he received a diagnosis for myocarditis, revealing the results of his blood examination. ...

MBC Star reveals Hallyu stars’ popularity ranking in China based on Weibo records

MBC Star reveals Hallyu stars’ popularity ranking in China based on Weibo records

With the Hallyu wave spreading all around Asia, many celebrities from South Korea have gained additional popularity from such nations as Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, China, and more. Though China has Facebook and YouTube restricted, their Chinese version of Twitter – Weibo – has been an alternative source for K-Pop stars to interact with their fans.

MBC Star designed a chart showcasing the top 10 Korean celebrities with the most followers in China via Weibo accounts. Created by Lee Jooyoung, the image shows a bar graph with the ten most popular stars through Weibo floating above their numbers, in which the top criteria includes the highest number of 250,000 followers. ...

EXO Members Smooching for Their Fans in China at 'China Big Love Concert'

EXO Members Smooching for Their Fans in China at 'China Big Love Concert'

EXO, China

On July 29, 2013, the members of EXO played a number of games during the China Big Love Concert, one of which was the infamous Pepero game.

The mechanics of the game are simple; two people are to bite each end of the Pepero stick. They then have to nibble on the biscuit stick, inching closer to one another. The couple who leaves the least amount of the Pepero stick wins the game.

And apparently Suho and Tao of SM 12 member kpop group EXO did not plan on losing. ...

Epik High To Attend As Special Guest For China's Top Female Singer Bibi Zhou's Solo Concert

Epik High To Attend As Special Guest For China's Top Female Singer Bibi Zhou's Solo Concert

Group Epik High will be appearing at top Chinese singer Bibi Zhou”s solo concert.

According to Chinese media, Epik High will be attending Bibi Zhou”s solo concert as a guest on May 31.

Epik High has left for China today in order to attend the show. They will be performing their duet song, “With You” for the first time on stage as well.

“With You” is a remake of Epik High”s song that was originally released in 2010.

After “With You” was released in China, it ranked number 1 on the Youku site and showed off their global popularity....