K-Pop Crossover: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones Lead Our List Of Bands WIth High Profile Member Departures
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Last week, it was reported that EXO-M band member Kris Wu Yifan, known to fans as simply Kris, was terminating his contract with SM Entertainment.
Though the news shocked K-poppers from around the world, Kris is not the first star to leave a group at the height of their fame. Some bands, like the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd, survive the defection of key members. Other bands obviously do not.
Here”s our list of the five most infamous band members that bailed....
GLAM”s Dahee has now submitted her fourth letter of apology regarding her blackmailing attempt against Lee Byung Hun, which is completely befuddling him and his reps.
A rep from agency BH Entertainment said on October 24, “We don”t know with what intention she is doing this. It is difficult to understand. We don”t know the content, but we find her intentions suspect.”
Earlier this day, it was seen through the official site of the Seoul Central District Court that GLAM”s Dahee had submitted yet another letter of apology, making it her fourth after the ones she sent in on October 17, 21, and 22. ...
On October 22, YM Entertainment made the public melt by releasing adorable pictures from former V.O.S member Park Ji Hun”s photo shoot with his family.
In the pictures, Park Ji Hun and his family are excited for the new addition to the family. While in the shot shown above, the boys are using a cup phone to listen to the baby. In the photos below, the family is seen kissing each other with each child wearing a number on his chest, while the mother has a heart on her belly. Wife Seo Myung Sun is expected to deliver a daughter next month. ...
After the first round of trials for attempting to blackmail actor Lee Byung Hun, GLAM”s Dahee was revealed to have submitted her third letter of apology requesting for favorable arrangements to the court.
A rep from the Seoul Central District Court disclosed to TV Report on October 22, “After the first round of trials, Dahee has submitted her third letter of apology. She submitted her third letter of apology today (on October 22) after submitting also on the 17 and 21.” ...
It has been a good week for apologies in the Lee Byung Hun blackmail case. First the actor made a public apology to all those his actions may have harmed, including his wife, his friends, his family and his fans. Then GLAM”s Kim Dahee, one of the two women who admitted to attempting to blackmail him, wrote her second letter of apology to the court.
On Oct. 21, she submitted a letter of apology, which repeated some of her previous justifications for attempting to blackmail the actor. Her first letter of apology was submitted on Oct. 17, a day after her first appearance in court....
Stage name: ICONReal name:
No Min Woo (노민우) Birthday: May 29, 1986 Birth place: Japan Height: 185cm Weight: 63kg Label: MJ Dreamsys Occupation: Actor, singer dancer Instruments: Piano, guitar, drums Education: Inha University Debut year: 2004
- He made his debut as the drummer (with the stage name Rose) in the rock band TRAX in 2004. - In 2006, he left the band and briefly became a guitarist for The Romantist before it disbanded. - In 2009 he returned to the music scene as the leader of the project group 24/7, with Lee Jang Woo and Hyun Woo. They released the single 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week. - He became actor with many famous dramas like Pasta, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, Full House Take 2 - He used to be in SM entertainment and Core Contents Media
His latest track:
On October 21st, the singer Dahee (member of the idol girl group GLAM) has submitted the second letter of apology to the Court for blackmailiing famous actor Lee Byung Hun.
The letter’s content was just revealed a small part. In this heartfelt letter, Dahee confessed that she realized her fault and hoped Lee Byung Hun can forgive her. In addition, Dahee also attempted to explain that she was wrongly accused of some matters.
Previously, in the preliminary hearing, the two offenders Dahee and model Lee Ji Yeon declared that, “Lee Byung Hun contacted us first. We didn’t deliberately approach him,” “There were more touching (skinship) than just hugging and Lee Byung Hun demanded more than that and was rejected,” and “When Lee Ji Yeon rejected the demand for more skinship, Lee Byung Hun said let’s not meet anymore.”...
On the October 21 edition of KBS 2TV“s “1 vs. 100“, Hyeri talked about the type of fans each member of Girl”s Day had.
Announcer Han Suk Joon said, “I”ve heard that the reactions from fans in the military have changed.” She replied, “That”s not it. They liked us even in the past [before I appeared on "Real Men"]. To tell the truth, the military likes all girl groups.” ...
Upcoming 3-member rookie girl group, Purfles, under Crescendo Music has released individual teaser images for members Gunhee, Wooyoung, and Eunyong.
The pictures are close ups and their faces are mostly in silhouette as the lighting casts their faces in shadow for a mysterious and sexy look, also bringing out their strong, pretty features. The name Purfle means “to adorn,” which signifies that they will become singers who adorn the music world. ...
Group name: UNIQ (유니크)Name meaning
: Unique + Unicorn Label: Yuehua Entertainment & YG Entertainment Debut date: Oct 20, 2014 Debut song: Falling In Love
Stage Name: Yi Bo (이보) Chinese name: Wang Yibo (王一博) Positions: Rap, Lead Dancer, Visual, and Maknae Nationality: Chinese Place of birth: Luoyang Date of birth: August 5, 1997 Horoscope: Leo Height: 179cm Weight: 59kg
Stage Name: Kim Sung Joo (김성주) Chinese name: 金圣柱 Positions: Vocals Nationality: South Korea Place of birth: Incheon Date of birth: Feb 16, 1994 Horoscope: Aquarius Blood Type: A Height: 180cm Weight: 68kg
Stage Name: Cho Seung Youn (조승연) Chinese name: 曹承衍 Positions: Rap, Vocals Nationality: South Korea Birthplace: Gyeonggi Date of birth: August 5, 1996 Horoscope: Leo Blood Type: O Height: 180cm Weight: 65kg
Facts: Fluent in Korean, Chinese, Tagalog, and even Portuguese, he is said to be a known prankster.
Stage Name: Wen Han (문한) Chinese name: Li Wen Han (李汶翰) Positions: Vocals Nationality: Chinese Place of birth: Hangzhou Date of birth: 1994.07.22 Horoscope: Cancer Blood Type: A Height: 180cm Weight: 64kg
Facts: Trading studying abroad in the United States to become a member of UNIQ, Li Wenhan has a background in classical guitar.
Korean Name: Zhou Yi Xuan (조이쉔) Chinese name: Zhou Yixuan (周艺轩) Position: Rap, Leader Nationality: Chinese Place of birth: Zhejiang Shengzhou Date of birth: Dec 11, 1990 Horoscope: Sagittarius Height: 183cm Weight: 65kg
Facts: He is the oldest member of the group. He was scouted by Yuehua Entertainment after his appearance at KOD, a large street dance competition in China.
Their debut song:
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