The Top 5 K-Pop Scandals Of 2013: From Ailee's Allkpop Nude Photos To Psy's 'Assarabia' A Look Back At The Year's Controversies
(Photo : Photo courtesy of the official Ailee Facebook page)
This year had no shortage of K-pop controversies, and the fans had no shortage of fury when provoked. In reverse chronological order, here are five stories that had everyone buzzing in 2013. . ... Read more
Woollim and Its Utilitarian System of Handling Scandals
Just when one thought the whole Myung-soo dating debacle was done and dusted, it has resurfaced again. This time, Woollim is backtracking and admitting that Myung-soo did date the ulzzang, Kim Do-yeon. The key word: did. Or at least that’s what Woollim claims. The last time the agency spoke on the issue, they said that Myung-soo was not dating her, that they were just friends. However, when the fansites started closing with messages on the tune of “We were willing to stay quiet but Myung-soo did not take enough care” and the like, it was obvious that it was not over, that there would be cracks to Woollim’s statement that the two are just close friends. . ... Read more
Bae Sung Jae, Park Sun Young, Lee Da Hee, Miss A, Suzy, Sung Joon, Gu Family Book
2013 Autumn, the Season of Scandals, and Now Bae Sung Jae and Park Sun Young?
We’re just a little past October, but just in this month we have already seen three romantic scandals. Add these to the rumors form the previous months, and we have an unprecedented number of rumors involving stars dating each other. Yes, it’s the season of romance in Korea, and with every new rumor the word “scandal” seems redundant. However, the year is not over and there will be more “scandals” to come, so let’s see how these stars managed to settle down the wildfire rumors spoken about them. . ... Read more
Suzy, Sung Joon
Sung Joon and Suzy
What’s the best way to handle a dating scandal? Should the stars confess or deny it?
A look back at some of the year’s most headline-worthy datingscandals may offer some hints for Suzy Bae and her “Gu Family Book”co-star Sung Joon. . ... Read more
Some natural beauty before the the ugliness of the rant
Okay, so this article will probably annoy a few people and while that’s not my intention, I just can’t keep quiet this time. I didn’t write a response to the last celebrity-in-the-military scandal and I should have. So I have to say something now because it’s just bursting out. I need to put my two cents in.. ... Read more
Kpop Discussion: Is Korean Government Conspiring With Social Media To Quiet Deeper Scandals With Petty Scandals Involving Idols?
sangchu, se7en, scandal
As most of you might have already known, on June of this year, there was a massive scandal that was unveiled; Se7en and Sangchu were caught on their way to a massage palor, and yes ladies and gents we are talking about the ones with a happy ending. . ... Read more
Is IU More Successful As A Singer Or Actor? 'Nation’s Little Sister' Wins The Hearts Of Uncle Fans Amidst Scandals
IU, Super Junior Eunhyuk, BEAST, Yoseob
Known as “The Nation’s Little Sister,” IU has been achieving great success in the last few years as both a singer and a rising actress. However, her career as a K-Pop idol was not as smooth sailing as it may appear. Her path to fame and love by her uncle fans was a road with many rough patches. . ... Read more
T-ARA, T-ARA N4
T-ARA’s new member Dani meets with long-time friend Chris Brown
By now just about everyone knows about the bullying scandals surrounding the K-Pop group T-ARA, but is there a light at the end of the tunnel? . ... Read more
Jaekyung gave her own opinions on why Rainbow wasn’t as popular as some of the other girl groups.
She appeared on the April 30 episode of KBS 2TV‘s ‘Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education‘ where she was asked about Rainbow. She said, “Rainbow isn’t as popular because we didn’t have any big issues, like an accident or friction between team members.” . ... Read more