Archive for June 11th, 2012

Kara's "Sad Face" Photos Show They Are Beautiful Even When Frowning

Kara's "Sad Face" Photos Show They Are Beautiful Even When Frowning

Each member of Kara has taken selcas with the same pose, which is gaining a lot of interest.

On June 10, Goo Hara posted on her Twitter, “I kept my promise?! Kamilia! Love you,” along with a photo. In the photo, it looks like Goo Hara is using her finger to make a sad face.

Following that, Han Seung Yeon, Nicole and Kang Ji Young posted selcas with the same poses on their own Twitter accounts. This seems to be a promise that the girls made to their fans. ...

Comedian Yoo Sae Yoon takes back his retirement announcement

Comedian Yoo Sae Yoon takes back his retirement announcement

Popular comedian Yoo Sae Yoon had recently remarked that he would be retiring from the entertainment industry after three years, receiving much attention from fans and media. The comedian has retracted his statement since then explaining that his statement had been rather hasty.

On June 11th, Yoo Sae Yoon said, “My contract is for 3 years and saying that I will be retiring after it ends, is something any celebrity could say.

It it seemed hasty, it probably could have been hasty,” he continued as he also added to lighten the atmosphere, “It was a joke!” ...

Today’s Photo: June 11, 2012

Today’s Photo: June 11, 2012

Girl band Clinah pose at a baseball game between SK Wyverns and Samsung Lions at Munhak Stadium in Incheon on Sunday. Clinah are named the season’s “Wyverns Girl” to promote the team.

A dance troupe from the National Gugak Center perform a traditional fan dance at an event for supporting Team Korea ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul on Sunday. /Newsis

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Lee Min-ho: A 10 million-fan man

Lee Min-ho: A 10 million-fan man

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Hallyu actor Lee Min-ho‘s followers online have exceeded the 10 million mark. According to StarHaus Entertainment, his agency, as of Wednesday Lee’s total number of online followers was about 10.4 million, more than any other Korean public figure.Lee has more than 5.4 million followers on Facebook, 4 million on the Chinese social site Weibo.com, 660,000 on Twitter and 230,000 on the Korean SNS Web site Me2Day. Of the total number of Lee’s cyberfollowers, 40 percent are Chinese. Lee’s agency said that his appeal is due to the fact that he is always trying to create novel ideas to communicate and engage with fans. “Lee is always asking his fans how they are, being honest about what’s on his mind”, said a spokesperson from StarHaus Entertainment. “The messages that my fans leave me on my various social Web sites have been such an immense source of encouragement”, Lee said while on location in Changwon, Gyeongsang, for the upcoming drama “Faith”.By Carla Sunwoo ...

Hyori speaks out against eating factory farmed animal meat

Hyori speaks out against eating factory farmed animal meat

Lee Hyori‘s blunt opposition against eating meat from factory farmed animals rubbed many the wrong way as her tweet was misunderstood as a statement attacking those who ate meat.

Recently, Hyori retweeted a post that stated, “Tonight at 11:10, SBS Special ‘Animal, Terms of Being Happy Part 1 – If the meat is sick, the human is sick too‘ do you know about the life of the animal whose meat you’re eating?”. She also added her own words, “Don’t just ignore it because it makes you uncomfortable. Look at the truth behind what we are eating and what is happening in this world.” ...

Cast of "Infinity Challenge" Holds Secret Rehearsals

Cast of "Infinity Challenge" Holds Secret Rehearsals

Infinity Challenge” has a top-secret rehearsal location?

The cast of MBC’s headline variety program, “Infinity Challenge” have been practicing in a secret location during the strike. This knowledge has recently been made public.  According to various media sources the members of MBC’s “Infinity Challenge” have been holding regular meetings in the basement of a building in southern Seoul.

The members of the show continue to practice despite not having a new episode air in nearly nineteen weeks. As far as their concerned the labor strike has gone on too long to even recall anymore what was at the heart of the matter. The home away from the studio is roughly eighty square meters and because of the relatively large space is perfect for rehearsals as the crew can practice dance. Could this possibly be a sign that the strike is finally over? ...

‘I Love Italy’ Park Ye Jin & Super Junior Kim Kibum’s Intimate Date!

‘I Love Italy’ Park Ye Jin & Super Junior Kim Kibum’s Intimate Date!

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‘I Love Italy’ Park Ye Jin & Super Junior Kim Kibum’s Intimate Date!

In the tvN drama ‘I Love Italy,’ Kim Kibum appear as heiress Park Ye Jin’s romance interest for 100 days. In the photos that have been released recently show Park Ye Jin lying on Kim Kibum’s leg while the two spend some romantic one-on-one time together.

In the still cuts that have been released show the scene where Kim Kibum and Park Ye Jin go on a date together after Park Ye Jin announces that she will be resigning from her position as director at her museum. Kim Kibum provides Park Ye Jin with his leg for her to use as a pillow. ...

Kim Ji Suk’s parody of Ji Hyun Woo’s confession doesn’t go over well

Kim Ji Suk’s parody of Ji Hyun Woo’s confession doesn’t go over well

Netizens responded negatively to actor Kim Ji Suk‘s parody of Ji Hyun Woo‘s confession to actress Yoo In Na.

On June 11th, Kim Ji Suk, Park Han Byul, Park Jin Joo, and many others attended the press conference for the upcoming horror movie ‘Two Moons‘ at the Lotte Theatre in Seoul.

Towards the end of the meeting, actor Kim Ji Suk took a stab at parodying Ji Hyun Woo’s confession saying, “Ever since the beginning of the shoot, I had feelings for Park Han Byul.” ...

f(x) release tops the online charts

f(x) release tops the online charts

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K-pop girl group f(x) made a successful return over the weekend as songs from their new album, “Electric Shock”, topped the online charts.The five-member girl group released their second mini album online at midnight Saturday and the title song, “Electric Shock”, immediately went to the top of the charts, including Melon, Soribada, Bugs, Olleh Music and Naver Music. The group, consisting of Victoria, Amber, Luna, Sulli (Choi Seol-ri) and Krystal, is making a comeback after not releasing an album since the mini album “Hot Summer” in June 2011. “Electric Shock” is a dance track with lyrics that compare electrical shock to the feeling of falling in love. “The song is very fresh and has its own color of f(x)”, their agency, SM Entertainment, said. “Fans can have big expectations”. The quintet has been drawing a lot of pre-release attention with teaser images of its members wearing animal masks. The agency said that group will begin their comeback with a Thursday performance on Mnet’s “M Countdown”. By Joo Kyung-don ...

‘I Love Italy’ Super Junior’s Kim Kibum & Park Ye Jin – Super Market Date!

‘I Love Italy’ Super Junior’s Kim Kibum & Park Ye Jin – Super Market Date!

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‘I Love Italy’ Super Junior’s Kim Kibum & Park Ye Jin – Super Market Date!

On the 11th of June, still cuts from the tvN drama ‘I Love Italy’ have been released. The photos are from the scene where Park Ye Jin tells Yang Jin Woo that she will be resigning from her position as a director at her museum and that she will be dating Kim Kibum. After her explosive news, she went to a super market with Kim Kibum. ...

Win A Trip To Korea By Entering ‘Visit Korea Year’ Committee’s second annual ‘Cover Dance Festival’!

Win A Trip To Korea By Entering ‘Visit Korea Year’ Committee’s second annual ‘Cover Dance Festival’!

After 2011′s Cover Dance Festival was met with great success, the Committee of ‘Visit Korea Year’ has decided to host a second ‘2012 K-Pop Cover Dance Festival‘ in celebration of ‘Visit Korea Year‘!

Riding on the power of the Hallyu wave that’s taken the world by storm, Visit Korea Year’s second annual 2012 K-Pop Cover Dance Festival is once again drawing major attention, as fans from over 34 different countries have already submitted their entries. ...