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Psy's "Gentleman" ranks first on a list of the "Top 10 Viral Videos" compiled by TIME Magazine on Wednesday.
"Korean pop star Psy proved he was a rainmaker when he debuted 'Gentleman' in April", the U.S. weekly said. "Gentleman" is Psy's follow-up to his mega hit "Gangnam Style", and the video had 595.63 million clicks on YouTube as of Thursday.
TIME selected the best and worst in no fewer than 54 categories from areas like science, politics, pop culture and sports for its "Top 10 of Everything" for the year.
Girls' Generation's "I Got a Boy" ranked fifth on the "Top 10 Songs" list.
A picture from the new MBC drama “Miss Korea” shooting was revealed on November 27, two of which the starring actress Lee Yeon Hee seems to be enjoying herself dancing at a club.
Filmed at a night club in a hotel located in Gangnam, Lee Yeon Hee’s character Oh Ji Young is showing off her hot dance skills.
The director of the drama Kwon Seok Jang helped the actress with words of encouragement as she was nervous to dance in front of the crowd, and said, “Hey Ji Young, let’s start to dance a bit and enjoy!”
According to some staff, the actress apparently took some dance lessons from a professional dancer weeks before this shooting and prepared extensively for this dance scene. In front of about 200 people, the actress danced like there was no tomorrow and it seemed like her nervousness was for nothing
Norazo, Psy, Crayon PopNorazo "Wild Horse"
In 2012 Psy released "Gangnam Style" and the internet would never be the same again.It was the first K-Pop song to gain widespread international attention and became the most popular YouTube video of all time.
Quirky girl group Crayon Pop were the next Korean stars to gain widespread notoriety when they released "Bar Bar Bar" in June of this year.Complete with a bizarre music video and fun yet easy-to-imitate choreography, "Bar Bar Bar" was K-Pop's next viral hit.
Now it would appear that pop-dance duo Norazo are on their way to being the internet's next K-Pop sensation with their latest song "Wild Horse."
The new single dropped on November 12 and while it only has about 46,000 views as of midnight on November 20, all across the internet people are talking about Norazo's "Wild Horse" and sharing it with their friends
Actor Lee Min-ho was rumored to take part in a new movie yesterday, but his agency denied the rumor.
One local media outlet reported earlier yesterday that Lee of the SBS drama "The Heirs" has confirmed his role in "Gangnam Blues", which will be directed by Yoo Ha.
Yoo is known for his previous works such as "Marriage Is a Crazy Thing" in 2002, "A Dirty Carnival" in 2006 and "Howling" last year.
If Lee is truly cast in the movie, it will be his 3rd time acting on the big screen after "Our School E.T and "Public Enemy Returns".
By Lee Sun-min
Actor Jang Geun Suk recently revealed a desire to reclaim his name of the actor “Jang Geun Suk” in Korea.
On November 18, at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Gangnam, KBS held a press conference for the new Wednesday-Thursday drama, “Beautiful Man.”
Here Jang Geun Suk said, “When I first received a proposal for the role, I saw the original comic, and thought it would be a fun and challenging piece to participate in. As I’ve become more popular around Asia, it’s gotten harder to choose pieces. While just doing concerts and performances out-of-the-country, I thought I might be forgotten in Korea, so I decided on ‘Beautiful Man.’”
Jang Geun Suk is playing the role of Dokko Ma Te, a man who has a face that can change history and considered a national treasure
Actor Ryoo Si-won, who is in the middle of a messy divorce with his wife, is bringing a new lawsuit against her, accusing her of lying about him in previous court proceedings.
According to cable entertainment channel Y-Star, Ryoo's lawyer submitted a complaint to the Gangnam Police Precinct on Monday afternoon.
"Ryoo wants to keep a low profile about this additional lawsuit, so I can't tell you the details, but he decided to file an additional lawsuit against her because she gave false testimony", said a member of Ryoo's legal team.
Ryoo was ordered in September to pay 7 million won ($6,450) for using violence against his estranged wife and blackmailing her. He also installed a GPS tracker on his wife's car in May 2011.
Ryoo appealed that court decision, and the appeals trial is slated to begin on Friday
FIESTAR, I Don't KnowFIESTAR Spotted in Shinsadong Wearing… Their Pajamas?
The group FIESTAR was spotted in the middle of Gangnam wearing only their pajamas.
On October 31st, FIESTAR uploaded a photo onto their official Twitter account with the caption "Those Shinsadong girls."
In the photo, FIESTAR members are wearing multi-colored pajamas and are striking cute poses in the middle of the road. They even wore cute headbands to go along with their youthful attire.
They will hold their comeback on November 1st with their new song "I Don't Know."
Photo credit: FIESTAR Twitter
Fans may be reminded of PSY‘s “Gangnam Style” and “Gentleman” when they watch actor and balladeer Lim Chang Jung‘s “Open the Door” music video. However, all of that melts away after watching ten seconds of “Open the Door” (working english title).
For starters, unlike PSY’s “Gangnam Style” and “Gentleman,” Lim Chang Jung portrays the character of a veteran singer or a man of high moral character, who corrects or admonishes individuals who appear to have forgotten the manners, ettiquette and values upheld by the older generation, whereas PSY has previously assumed characters that are quite the opposite yet endearing all the same.
For example, Lim Chang Jung covers a cycling female in a long winter coat when the old men are caught ogling at her figure at the gym – and he does it with a slick side-part that appears to represent his alter-ego of sorts
A report about the relationship of hero Kim Nam Gil and heroin Son Ye Jin of TV series Shark (2013) and movie Pirates (2014) has broken.
On October 29, the report claimed that the actor had formed a friendship with the actress while shooting the television series, and he has formed a relationship.
According to the report, Kim and Son used to go out on a date near Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul in their spare time during the filming. It also reported that the two stars had been dating for four months were planed to go Japan together for fun, but it ended in failure due to Son’s delayed shooting schedule. Furthermore, the media unveiled the fact that Kim, 32, has been cast as the hero of the film by the recommendation of Son, 31.
Agencies of the two stars announced that there was not an ounce of truth in it. Son’s management told the STARDAILYNEWS, “That’s not entirely true
It looks like actor Jung Gyeo Woon is the next celebrity to tie the knot!
Jung Gyeo Woon has announced that he will be getting married to his one-year-older, non-celebrity girlfriend next year.
The happy couple started dating since 2011 and have come public with their relationship. It is reported that both sides of the family met up and have decided on a date of April 5, 2014. The wedding will take place in a wedding hall in Gangnam while the honeymoon location, officiator, MC, and others has not yet been decided.
Jung Gyeo Woon’s close source commented, “As much as they have been dating for a long time, the couple took their relationship seriously and have decided on a wedding date. They will prepare for the big day one by one.”
Three months ago, Jung Gyeo Woon appeared on “Entertainment Relay” and said, “I think I’ll do well if I get married