Home Date: May 2nd, 2012

Supernova proves popularity in Japan with 70% of M!Countdown's attendees being fans

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Supernova proves popularity in Japan with 70% of M!Countdown's attendees being fans

Hallyu group Supernova has proven their popularity in Japan once again after it was made public that about 70% of the crowd that attended last week’s M!Countdown in Japan was in fact there to watch Supernova.. ... Read more

Brown Eyed Girls Narsha’s “Optical Illusion” Dress Looks Like Lingerie

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Brown Eyed Girls Narsha’s “Optical Illusion” Dress Looks Like Lingerie

Recently, the dress that Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha wore for the “2012 Hollywood Bowl” has been attracting a lot of attention for its “optical illusion” effects. On April 29, Narsha tweeted the photo with the message, “2012 Hollywood Bowl mc Son Ho Young, Narsha, it starts now.” . ... Read more

So Jiseob models for sports drink Powerade

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So Jiseob models for sports drink Powerade

Actor So Jiseob has been chosen as the model for Coca Cola’s sports drink, Powerade.

A spokesperson from Coca Cola said on April 30th, “So Jiseob has been our model since 2011, and we decided to work with him again this time. Ahead of the London Olympics, we will come up with a dynamic commercial that will push us past our boundaries.”. ... Read more

Singer Hong Jin-young lands role on MBC drama

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Singer Hong Jin-young lands role on MBC drama

Singer Hong Jin-young has landed the role of a singer from Jeolla Province on the MBC drama “Lights and Shadows“.

Core Contents Media confirmed on May 1 that Hong will play Ji-ae, a nightclub singer who performs songs from the 1970s and ’80s. . ... Read more

Girl’s Day member Hyeri apologizes for her controversial t-shirt

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Girl’s Day member Hyeri apologizes for her controversial t-shirt

Girl’s Day member Hyeri apologized for her shirt that sparked a bit of controversy.

Through her agency Dream Tea Entertainment, Hyeri remarked on May 2nd, “I bow my head and sincerely apologize for not being more cautious, and also for causing anxiety and concern. I will be sure that this does not happen again in the future.” . ... Read more

Singer Ivy talks about her video controversy on "Strong Heart"

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Singer Ivy talks about her video controversy on "Strong Heart"

Singer Ivy participated in SBS’s “Strong Heart” on May 1st, where she touched on the subject of her scandals and video controversy.

She said, tears welling up, “To be honest, I’m wary even about the topic of the video. It’s shameful as a woman because of the negativity that is attached to the word. If you search for ‘Ivy’ on the internet, the related results turn up the word ‘video’. I felt guilty because it wasn’t just me, but my family members who were searched.” . ... Read more

Kim Ji-soo opens up about her younger man

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Kim Ji-soo opens up about her younger man

Following the leak of their relationship back in mid-March, 41-year old actress Kim Ji-soo spoke to Ilgan Sports about her boyfriend, who is 16 years her junior.
“I changed my relationship status on Facebook because I wanted my friends to know, but I didn’t think that others would take such an interest”, said Kim. . ... Read more

IU reveals a hand-drawn picture

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IU reveals a hand-drawn picture

Singer IU recently revealed a hand-drawn picture of a peach. On May 1st, she tweeted, “Provocative peach… look again with a clean mind!”

The photo shows a hand-drawn picture she had completed with colored pencils. She had titled the picture, which is reminiscent of a person’s buttocks, “Provocative peach.” . ... Read more

IU ticket sales snapped up by “Uncle Fans”

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IU ticket sales snapped up by “Uncle Fans”

Sales figures for IU’s “Real Fantasy” concert coming up in June have surprised ticket sellers as the audience is comprised mostly of males.
When the tickets went on sale on April 17, all 6,500 seats were sold out within half an hour. . ... Read more

Won Bin is more interested in acting than dating?

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Won Bin is more interested in acting than dating?

On the May 2nd broadcast of MBC‘s ‘Radio Star‘, actor Kim Hee Won boasted about his unexpected friendship with Won Bin. . ... Read more

Wonder Girls’ Sohee Through the Years

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Wonder Girls’ Sohee Through the Years

Wonder Girls‘ member Sohee is receiving attention for her growth process through the years.

On May 2, a collection of Sohee’s pictures was posted on an online community site. These pictures included younger pictures of the singer as well as some current ones. . ... Read more

CNBLUE's Yonghwa produces new song for solo singer Juniel

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CNBLUE's Yonghwa produces new song for solo singer Juniel

It was reported that CNBLUE’s lead vocal Yonghwa has participated in the production of FNC Entertainment’s solo singer Juniel’s new song.

On a recent episode of MBC’s “K-pop Stars Captivating the World”, Yonghwa was revealed to be producing a song for his fellow labelmate. Viewers were extremely happy seeing how warmly he offered advice to the young singer. . ... Read more