Korea's Queen, Kim Yuna (24) apparently makes a lot of people heartbroken with the revelation of her dating ice hockey player, Kim Won Junn (30).
Dispatch releases photos of them together wearing training outfits while holding hands. According to the reports, the two have developed close relationship as they are schoolmates in college Korea University. Moreover, the two share the same interest and even trained together in the same ice rink.
Despite of their different training schedules, Yuna and WonJun still find ample time to meet and support each other. In fact, Dispatch, who covered Kim Yuna's preparation for the recent Olympics since August last year witnessed that Kim Won Jun picked Yuna for a date on her birthday on September 5, apparently celebrating the day together.The ice lovers are meeting only twice a month due to their different training schedules
B.A.P., who are ready to meet their fans at their 'B.A.P. LIVE ON EARTH SEOUL 2014' concert on March 8-9, find time to excite their Japanese fans with the release of solo concept photos of members Zelo, Jong Up, & Young Jae for their 3rd Japanese single 'No Mercy'.
In the photos, the members are looking good in hip-hop styled patterned outfits which matched the background. They are also wearing heavy make up to show their fierce charisma.
'No Mercy' will be released on April 2 in three versions; Limited Edition, Type A and Type B. Prior to that, the group are going to hold launching events including a live sessions in Fukuoka on April 3, Osaka on April 4, Nagoya on April 5, and Tokyo on April 6.
Along with the album promotion in China, Rain was picked as a cover model for fashion magazine Harper's Bazzar China. In the pictorials revealed by Harper Bazzar, Rain dressed in colorful suits with flower patterns. He expressed an urban spring look perfectly. According to an inner source, about 1 million copies have been sold already in China. Previously, Rain was awarded 'Asia Entertainer Grand Prize' at the 2013BAZAAR Men's Style of the Year Awards in China, proving his popularity as a fashion icon in China. Beside the pictorials, Rain also told how he became a leading artist in Korea and made a successful return with the album 'Rain Effect' in an interview More photos and details of the interview can be found on Harper Bazzar China March issue. Jenny@dkpopnews
On February 4th, beauty program ‘Get It Beauty’ posted a photo of Yoo In Na and IU on the official twitter, drawing much attention. Actress Yoo In Na and Rainbow’s Jaekyung have been chosen as the program’s new show hosts, and the first guest on the show is none other than IU. IU is known to be the best friend of Yoo In Na, they showed their friendship many times before and this time, it is no surprise to see IU support her best friend’s new work. IU shared that she always believed Yoo In Na is very suited to this beauty program. "She is an expert in this area and I’m sure the new season of ‘Get It Beauty’ will be awesome!” The 1st episode of ‘Get It Beauty’ with new hosts will air on Onstyle on March 5. Jenny@dkpopnews
Big Bang's G-Dragon and B.A.P's Himchan appeared at the airport with mysterious style. They covered their heads, their eyes with hats and sunglasses, and especially, they were spotted wearing the coat of same design. G-Dragon was spotted at Incheon International Airport on Feb 10 to depart to Fukuoka, Japan, while B.A.P's Himchan arrived at the same airport from the Philippines on Feb 14. They both wore the black and white coat from the Spring/Summer 2013 collection of Rick Owens with the price is about $2440 to show a cool and delicate look. Who wore it better? Jenny@dkpopnews
B2ST Yoseob who has been a regular cast in MBC variety program 'I Live Alone' announces his departure on March 5. His last episode will be aired on March 7.
According to his agency, Cube Entertainment, "Yang Yoseob decided to leave and had finished shooting." This is due to their busy overseas schedule in Japan. BEAST is also preparing for their album which will be released in the first half of this year.
Moreover, his busy schedule has gotten busier as Yoseob is confirmed to join the cast of musical 'Full House'. The musical starts to hit the theaters on April 11.
At around 1PM KST today, March 4, 100% leader Minwoo enlisted in army to receive his basic training before serving as an active-duty soldier. Fans and 100% members come to send him off bringing cake and banner.
Despite of members crying, Minwoo showed his smile and faced the media showing his shaved hair. Out of all members, Sanghoon couldn't hide his tears and burst crying. It was reported previously that Sanghoon is leaving the group for personal reasons and thus won't be joining 100% comeback in the middle of this month.
In the official photos, Minwoo is trying to comfort Sanghoon, who must be feeling the loneliest among the members, before entering Uijeongbu training camp. Minwoo is going to be released on December 3, 2015.
Meanwhile, anticipate 100%'s new album in the middle of this month with its remaining 5 members Rokhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, Changbum, and Hyukjin
Musical 'Bonnie and Clyde' is going to hit the theaters once again with its new cast.
Singer and actress Kahi takes on Bonnie's role in the musical and she will act alongside ZE:A's Park Hyungsik, and actor Eom Ki Hoon who will reclaim their role as Clyde from last year.
The poster and profile sketch of Kahi have been released together with the other casts'. For this year, Clyde's role will be played by SHINee's Key, ZE:A's Park Hyungsik, actors Eom Ki Hoon and Enok. On the other hand, Bonnie's role will be played by Kahi and Oh So Yeon.
The musical 'Bonnie and Clyde' starts to hit the theaters starting on April 15 to June 29. Tickets can be purchased starting on March 11.
Good news for 4-minute fans! The girls announce their comeback to be later this month or early in April with a Brave Brothers' song.
According to Cube Entertainment, the recording of the songs for their upcoming 5th mini album is already finished and might be released in April since this month is a special month for the group. In addition to that, the title track of their album is going to be produced by Brave Brothers and their comeback outfits will be in Paris-New York style collectoin.
Cube told TVReport on March 4, "The album jacket photoshoot is finished and the promotion would likely to begin at the end of this month depending on the situation. The music video set and the outfits might affect the schedule. 4minute are going to showcase the Paris-New York collection on their title song's stages."
SM Entertainment is broadening their scale as one of the dominating company to spread pop culture to date. SM Entertainment's subsidiary, SM Entertainment Culture & Content (SM C&C), is going to start its own full-scale musical production by buying the rights to produce the musical 'Singin' in the Rain'.
The musical is scheduled to be presented starting on June 5 to August 3 in Grand Theatre at Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul. SM revealed, "We are reviewing the appearances of Super Junior's Kyuhyun and SHINee's Onew as the leading cast. Kyuhyun has already appeared in musicals such as 'The Moon That Embraces the Sun' and 'Catch Me If You Can'. Also, Onew who has experience in musical 'Rock of Ages."
SM is planning to put up more musicals in the future having idols like Super Junior, SHINEe, TVXQ, SNSD, and popular idols as lead to expand their career as celebrities