Archive for March 26th, 2012

MBLAQ concludes 4th mini album promotions with a video message to fans

The boys of MBLAQ recently concluded promotions for their fourth mini-album.

But to inform fans of new MBLAQ activities to look forward to in the future, the members shared a special video message.

Check out the video and the translations below!

Seungho: Hello everyone, we are MBLAQ! We are finally wrapping up all the activities for our 4th mini album.

Mir: We are very sad.

G.O.: We have mixed feelings about ending our promotions. Our members suffered a few injuries in the beginning causing our fans to worry, and it was hard for us, as well as the fans, but here we are at the very last stage. The end of one thing brings a new beginning of another, and we promise to gift you with a new album soon so please look forward to us

KBS releases first ‘Love Rain’ OST, “Love is Like Rain”

KBS‘s new drama series ‘Love Rain‘ starring Jang Geun Suk and Girls’ Generation member Yoona is drawing major attention after airing its first episode on March 26th.

To add to the hype, KBS has just released the first OST “Love Is Like Rain” for the new series.

Written by hit maker Kim Hyung Suk and sung by legendary ballad singer Na Yoon Kwon, the pleasant melody of the new track pairs well with the sweet love story.

Check it out below!

Source : Melon
Tip: Jae

60 Bodyguards Recruited for Jeon Ji Hyun’s Wedding


As we reported earlier, top actress Jeon Ji Hyun has officially started planning for her wedding. On April 13th, she will be holding her wedding at Seoul's Shilla Hotel with her boyfriend Choi Jun Hyuk. 

However, contrary to the news about a rather quiet and small ceremony, sources from Sports Seoul are telling us a completely different story. It is said that the actress has recruited 60 bodyguards alone for her ceremony. Due to the continuous questions from reporters, she even has her own PR team.

An official from her company stated, "Since there has been a huge amount of attention from the public and fans concerning top star Jeon Ji Hyun's wedding, we have prepared her personal PR team. We plan on delivering news about her wedding as well as her scheduled activities through her PR team

HaHa posts a snapshot with Taw thanking fans for their gifts

On March 26th, HaHa uploaded pictures to his Twitter, posting, “Thank you to our kids who make Taw and HaHa feel like idols!”

In the photos, HaHa and Taw are holding up snacks gifted to them by fans. Their facial expressions displayed how thankful they were for being treated like idols as well as excitement over the thoughtful presents.

Fans commented, “HaHa and Taw, middle aged idols?”, “You really are like idols~ Congratulations~”, and “Taw and HaHa, let try to win 1st place once!”

HaHa and Taw performed on March 22nd on ‘M!Countdown‘ with their title song, The Person By My Side.”

Source: HaHa’s Twitter

SHINee’s Jonghyun openly asks for Jun Hyun Moo’s parody of “Sherlock”

SHINee‘s Jonghyun is excited for Anchorman Jun Hyun Moo‘s parody of the choreography of SHINee’s newest “Sherlock“.

Earlier today, Jonghyun tweeted, “I’m so curious yeaaaaa! The cat is even dancing. Dear Jun Hyun Moo, I’m anticipating for yours” along with the above picture.

The picture showed a cat standing on two legs in a pose that looks similar to a dance step from SHINee’s “Sherlock”.

Jun Hyun Moo has gained a lot of attention for his parody of SHINee’s “Lucifer” choreography on shows such as KBS‘s ‘Happy Together‘. Afterwards, Jun Hyun Moo labeled himself as “SHINee’s Korean promotion manager” and showed his affection for the boys

Eat Your Kimchi Reviews SHINee’s "Sherlock"


This week for Eat Your Kimchi's Music Monday, Simon and Martina reviewed SHINee's "Sherlock."

While they thought that the song is catchy and the dance is amazing, the storyline in the music video seemed silly at some points. Having a detective theme went well with the song's title of "Sherlock." Too bad the boys weren't exactly the best deceives and had to rely on ghost Jessica to help them.   

Watch their full review! They are also having a giveaway contest for SHINee's new album.


Check out the full music video! A practice version and a dance version of the song were also released last week.



Check out their site at http://www.eatyourkimchi.com/ for more of their reviews and their fun adventures in Korea.

[Interview] Kim Soo Hyun Discusses Collaborations with Suzy and Han Ga In


Kim Soo Hyun, actor en vogue, discusses his collaboration with singer and actress Suzy in KBS 2TV's popular drama "Dream High" as well as his collaboration with actress Han Ga In in MBC's hit drama "The Moon That Embraces The Sun."

As we previously reported, Kim Soo Hyun attended the VIP premiere of Han Ga In and Suzy's new movie "Introduction to Architecture" on March 13.

He was interviewed by mydaily's reporters recently.

Since he saw the movie and had the opportunity to work with both actresses, Kim Soo Hyun revealed about the movie,

"The movie is about the memories and pain of a first love. I was told that the movie would be emotionally charged. It was as described to me, literally filled with emotions

Pictures of YoonA filming for ‘Love Rain’ captures her beauty

Photos of YoonA while on set for the filming of ‘Love Rain‘ are gaining attention from her fans.

Recently, a set of photos titled,”Self cam of YoonA while shooting ‘Love Rain‘”, were shared on an online community board.

The revealed pictures showed YoonA with a bright smile and flaunting her ‘goddess beauty.’ She looked especially lovely in her Spring themed outerwear and knits.

After viewing the photos, the netizens praised YoonA for her good looks stating, “Shining even from far away, YoonA is the real goddess beauty“,”She brightens up the filming set without lights“,”Her smile is so pretty“, and “So excited for ‘Love Rain’

T-ara Boram’s Drastic Makeover with Double Eyelid Surgery


Girl group T-ara's Boram has recently become a hot topic due to some of her past photos.

On March 26, a post was made on an online community forum with the title, "Jeon Boram, Whose Life Was Drastically Changed Due To Double Eyelid Surgery," along with some photos. In the post, there was a series of photos that showed Boram before her debut, all the way to her current image.

In Boram's old photos, she looks different from her current state. She had a chubby face and eyes without double eyelids. People commented that they could slightly see the current Boram in the old pictures but the old Boram was very different than the current Boram, who has huge eyes and a slim figure.

In the recent past, Boram revealed that she lost 20kg by doing a "jump rope diet," which also became a hot topic.

Netizens who came across these photos commented, "What a win for Boram," "What is her secret, I'm so curious," "How did Boram get so pretty," and many more

Singer Younha wanted to meet President Barack Obama

Singer Younha wants to meet U.S. president, Barack Obama.

President Barack Obama is in South Korea to attend the second Nuclear Security Summit which takes place in Seoul on March 26th and 27th.

On the first day at around 10:20 AM, in the Minerva Auditorium of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Obama was scheduled to give a speech about ‘Korea’s role in the International Community‘.

Younha who recently graduated from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies was thrilled about the news and left a tweet stating, ”Woah! Obama’s speech about foreign studies.  I just graduated… Oh well, it must be hard to get in even if you’re a current student“.

Out of the 20,000 plus attending the school, only 700 students had the privilege of being allowed in the auditorium to listen to President Obama and also ask him questions