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Fashion magazine MUINE starred Lee Honey as its 'lady of the fall'.
The collection reveals Lee Honey in soft make-up and wavy hair, creating elegance. She's wearing a brown colored flare dress which makes her look feminine then a black dress with her back deep cut, making her look sexy.
Lee Honey's proud pose and facial expression added to the perfection and was the envy of all the female staff on site.
Meanwhile, Lee Honey can be seen in the September issue of MUINE and her musical "Chicago" starring Insooni, Choi Jeong-won-II, Seong Ki-yoon, Oh Jin-yeong and others can be seen at the National Haeoreum Theater until the 31st of August.
Lee Minwoo opens up about his father’s health.
On May 8, MBC’s variety talk program “Radio Star” aired an episode with all the Shinhwa members. There was a corner where the members picked a song and explain its significance.
Shin Hyesung chose Insooni‘s “Father” and explained, “Not too long ago, Minwoo’s dad collapsed because he got ill. I was really surprised because that was shocking. [If I’m like this], I wonder how big the shock was [for Minwoo]. It really made me think a lot.”
“I always had the feeling that my father would never get sick,” Lee Minwoo explained. “If I wasn’t at home at the time, I probably wouldn’t be able to meet him again
The National Tax Service caught evidences suggesting singer Insooni‘s tax evasion and started investigating. Previously in last year, the National Tax Service already summoned Insooni as they caught a large omission in her tax report. In addition, Insooni is being suspected of illegal dealing of more than 5 billion Korean won.
According to the law, tax criminals could be sentenced to more than 3 years of imprisonment if they have evaded more than 500 million Korean won and more than 5 years of imprisonment if the evasion is greater than 1 billion Korean won. Moreover, the criminals will have to pay nearly twice to five times the amount of the evasion in fine.
Regarding the alleged tax evasion, Insooni’s representatives commented, “we are not sure since this is a personal matter
KBS to air ’2013 Big Concert’ featuring singers from past episodes of ‘I Am a Singer’ and ‘Immortal Song’
Some of the the industry’s most respected singers will be taking to the stage for a special concert held by KBS for its 40th anniversary!
The concert, ‘2013 Big Concert‘ will be featuring names like Insooni, Lee Eun Mi, Yoon Do Hyun, Kim Bum Soo, Baek Ji Young, Im Tae Kyung, Hong Kyung Min, Kim Tae Woo, ALi, and SISTAR‘s Hyorin, whom you may recognize as participants from the shows ‘Immortal Song‘ or ‘I Am A Singer‘.
The event will be broadcast on March 3rd and the singers will once again reinterpret classics and old favorites from the 1960s to 2000, much like they’ve done through the mentioned shows, to put on memorable performances.
The participating singers will also be getting together for collaborative performances to help reminisce on the past programs and popular songs covered on KBS over the years, so stay tuned for the broadcast!
Source: Star News
Brown Eyed Girls‘ Narsha has been added to the growing list of stars with “naughty hands”.
During the latest episode of KBS‘s ‘Immortal Song 2‘, Narsha and trot singer Park Hyun Bin were asked to reenact the rumba, which Ivy performed with a male partner for the Insooni special.
Just like Ivy’s performance, Narsha gave Park Hyun Bin a backhug, but viewers burst into laughter upon seeing where her hands were placed.
Netizens commented, “Narsha is the true adult-idol“, “I couldn’t stop laughing“, “As expected from the adult-idol“, and more.
Check out the cut below! (Begins at around 1:55 mark)
The W-Foundation, which is active under Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge and Economy, recently held their campaign titled ‘IF LOVE EARTH, TAKE ACTION’ with the aim of spreading knowledge about global warming.
SECRET and B.A.P along with 60 other stars including Insooni, The One, Jo Sung Mo, Yoon Il Sang, Yoon Si Yoon, Jo Yeo Jung, Min Hyo Rin, Um Ki Joon, Honey Lee, Lee Jin, Ji Chang Wook, and Baek Jin Hee, teamed up to sing the song “Beautiful World“ – the Korean version of “We Are The World“, and to film the music video for this meaningful campaign.
Check out “Beautiful World” as well as its official MV below!
“Beautiful World“, the Korean version of “We Are The World“, is scheduled to be issued.
According to the W-Foundation, a public corporation that belongs to Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge and Economy, SECRET and B.A.P were two of 60 other stars who have the honour to represent Korea to perform the song and participate in the music video on the 22nd.
The purpose of campaign is to educate people about global warming. It has the appearance of other celebrities such as Insooni, The One, Jo Sung Mo, Yoon Il Sang, Yoon Si Yoon, Jo Yeo Jung, Min Hyo Rin, Um Ki Joon, Honey Lee, Lee Jin, Ji Chang Wook, and Baek Jin Hee. In USA, 80 world-class stars had performed “We Are The World” in 2010, for the people of Haiti after the earthquake
Sean of Jinusean had some words of encouragement and praise for BoA.
BoA tweeted on April 29th, “‘K-Pop Star‘ has ended after a 7-month trek. The participants, Park Ji Min who won, Lee Ha Yi who came second, the awesome judges Hyun Suk oppa, Jin Young oppa, SBS staff, you all worked hard.”
After seeing the tweet, Sean replied, “BoA worked very hard as well. I enjoyed watching ‘K-Pop Star’ during its run. Like Insooni sunbae, I’ll pray that you stay a singer who can touch people for a long time. I don’t need to say any more words except that I’ll be rooting for BoA for the fact that you’re BoA
Earlier this week, KBS2 TV‘s Star Life Theater profiled Korean R&B diva Insooni. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Insooni’s work, I encourage you to read the rest of the article whilst listening to this in the background:
A bit of background on Insooni: born in the 1950s to a Korean mother and an African-American father who served in the American military, Insooni was raised by a single mother in a Korean society that was (and still is) reluctant to accept those who are racially different. Prejudice against darker skin (often associated with poverty, since those who had to do farm labor were often suntanned as compared to their richer counterparts) made growing up especially difficult for Insooni. Against hefty odds, her outstanding voice carried her to prominence in the Korean entertainment industry, and she is considered by many to be a legendary singer
Legendary singer Insooni spoke about her search for her father and traced her steps through life on the March 5 episode of KBS 2TV's "Star Life Theater." In this episode, Insooni attended the graduation ceremony at her old school. Her old report cards show that her grades were excellent, and the teachers wrote that she quickly grasped concepts and was a lively student. However, they also wrote that she is often worried by the color of her skin.
Insooni's father was an African-American who served in the US military when he met her mother. However, he did not stay in Korea and Insooni's mother raised her alone. When speaking about her father, she said, "I've heard that my father played the piano well. It seems that he sometimes also performed at clubs