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Jaejoong Voted By Korean Netizens As The Celebrity With 'The Most Exceptional Looks' & Described Him As 'Sensual'
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Jaejoong Voted By Korean Netizens As The Celebrity With 'The Most Exceptional Looks' & Described Him As 'Sensual'

Korean netizens were asked to vote whether which male idol had the most exceptional looks. After a week of voting, JYJ's Jaejoong got more votes than the rest!

As reported by Koreaboo, the online survey was hosted by an online community portal site in Korea. The survey was participated by 12,932 Korean netizens and ran from April 2 to April 9.

First, the poll asked the netizens which male celebrity had the most exceptional looks. Aside from Jaejoong, G-Dragon of BIG BANG, Kam Nim Gil, Ryu Seung Beom, Jay Park, Yoo Ah In, Lee Dong Wook, Zico, Junsu, Che Seung Won, Kai, TaeminLee Soo Hyuk, Lee Joon Ki, Jung Woo Sung, and many others were also among the options.

This Scientifically Generated Perfect Face Looks Like A Korean Celebrity
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This Scientifically Generated Perfect Face Looks Like A Korean Celebrity

Researchers at Marquardt Beauty Analysis have made the perfect face via computer graphics, and it looks a lot like a mix of Kim Tae Hee and Red Velvets Irene.

Marquardt Beauty Analysis is a non-profit organization that aims to help patients with facial reconstruction. According to the organization, researchers have been able to create a mask with facial characteristics considered to be universally beautiful.

With the use of mathematics, computers and massive data bases of “attractive” faces, we have been able to quantify facial attractiveness in a consistent mathematical computer model in both the repose and smiling expressions in front and side views.

Korean news reports on K-Pop fans buying insane amounts of CDs
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Korean news reports on K-Pop fans buying insane amounts of CDs

Korean news reporters found out why idol fans in Korea have been buying multiple copies of the same albums.

Some fans, mostly middle and high school students, had even purchased up to 50 copies of the same album, amounting to a total of ₩800,000 KRW (approximately $714 USD).

Fans explained that they purchased multiple copies for various reasons. For example, some groups released the same album with different covers, and fans felt the need to purchase all of them.

Another reason why fans buy multiple copies is so that they can be entered into the raffle system for their favorite groups fan signing events.

Poll Of Korean Women Reveals The Most Popular Male Celebrity
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Poll Of Korean Women Reveals The Most Popular Male Celebrity

An online community site polled over one thousand female users over 3 months about who their favorite male celebrity is and the results may surprise some people.

In a surprise result, South Koreas newly elected president took the top place with more than triple the votes of the next closest celebrity. Moon Jae Ins popularity has risen ever since the official impeachment of Park Geun Hye and many Koreans are expecting great things from him during his time in office.

Korean Cafe Chain CEO To Be Tried For Blackmailing Celebrity Girlfriend After Breakup
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Korean Cafe Chain CEO To Be Tried For Blackmailing Celebrity Girlfriend After Breakup

The CEO of popular Korean cafe chain Coffee Smith will be tried for blackmailing his female celebrity ex-girlfriend (hereafter referred to as “A”) after she told him she wanted to end their relationship.

July 11, the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office revealed that the CEO, Mr. Son, will be prosecuted without detention.

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According to the prosecutor’s office, Mr. Son, around late 2014, threatened to ruin his girlfriend’s career upon hearing that she wanted to break up. He threatened to release a video of her, and said, “I’ll make it so you can’t appear on television by telling everyone you’re a gold-digger who got money out of me by pretending to want to get married. If you can’t return all the money that I spent on you, then give me at least 100 million won (approximately $86,800).” As a result, between two payments, he received a total of 160 million won (approximately $139,000) from A.