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Showing posts with label GENERAL. Show all posts

SF9 do the 'Mannequin Challenge' in their practice room!

SF9 are the next idol group to take part in the SNS trend, the 'Mannequin Challenge'!

The boys got situated in different areas of their practice room, and a non-SF9 member (maybe their manager?) also makes an appearance! At the end, SF9 thanked fans with, "Thank you for showing us your love and support for the last 8 weeks while we promoted 'Fanfare' and 'K.O'!"

Did you enjoy SF9's version of the 'Mannequin Challenge'?

How much weight did Lee Sung Kyung gain for 'Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo'?

Model-turned-actress Lee Sung Kyung talked about her weight gain for 'Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo' during an interview with MBC's 'Section TV' the other day.

She plays a weightlifting athlete in the drama, so she said, "I diligently gained weight.  I worked hard to create a healthy image."  According to the production crew, she gained 5 kg (~ 11 lbs)!  

Regarding her co-star Nam Joo Hyuk, she said, "We were so close.  When we were models, we shot a lot of couple pictorials together."

Yoochun expresses his desire to be a witness in trial for false sexual assault accusations

JYJ's Yoochun has applied to be a witness at an upcoming trial. The trial is for the person who allegedly falsely accused the singer of sexually assaulting her. 

According to reports, Yoochun submitted his witness application on November 21 for the upcoming November 24 trial, expressing his desire to testify in court. 

If accepted, Yoochun will be traveling through a separate entrance and hallway away from the press; this is to make sure witnesses are protected when testifying in court. 

The legal battle is between Yoochun and four individuals who accused the singer of sexual assault. They have been charged with false accusations as well as blackmailing. The singer, who was investigated by the police, have been cleared of all charges against him previously.

'Elle' shares a lovely cut of 'Romeo and Juliet's Moon Geun Young and Park Jung Min

'Elle' has dropped a cut of stars Moon Geun Young and Park Jung Min from the play 'Romeo and Juliet' on November 22!

The two look romantic and close, dressed comfortably in autumn attire.  In the interview, Moon Geun Young talked about how this was her first play in six years since 'Closer.' She said, "If I cry in the end, I hope I cry from happiness.  I will encroach on that fear while dreaming of that time and once again work hard."

The play will be on from December 9 to January 15.

Sungjae says he fell for this male co-star's sexiness

During the press conference for tvN's 'Goblin' on November 22, Sungjae talked about working with veteran hotties Lee Dong Wook and Gong Yoo.

"It was perfect," he said about their chemistry together.  "I think you could really look forward to it.  We three men have all of the charms from cute to cool to sexy. Personally, I even fell for Lee Dong Wook's sexiness.  I wish you would look forward to it because there's a lot that would make the female viewers excited."

Sold!  Tune in on December 2!

Super Junior's Heechul shows his ongoing affection for Sohee

Super Junior's Heechul showed his ongoing affection for former Wonder Girls member Sohee.
On the November 22nd episode of tvN's 'Taxi', Heechul revealed, "Since I have intense double eyelids, I like women with no double eyelids," and mentioned Sohee as his ideal type. Fans know that Heechul has been naming Sohee for years as his ideal type, and it seems he still hasn't changed his mind.

He continued, "I've never met her outside of work. She's just a symbol of an oasis in the life of entertainment."

When host Lee Young Ja asked him how he'd feel if Sohee was dating fellow guest Min Kyung Hoon, Heechul was speechless, making everyone laugh.

Zico, Crush, and DEAN to collaborate on '2016 MAMA' stage

Block B's Zico, Crush, and DEAN are preparing a special performance for the '2016 Mnet Asian Music Award'.

Zico recently revealed he has a collaboration in store with Crush and DEAN called "Bermuda Triangle", and reports say they're working on a special performance for the awards show as well. "Bermuda Triangle" will be released on November 28, while the '2016 MAMA' is being held in Hong Kong on December 2. 

Are you excited for Zico, Crush, and DEAN's collaboration track and performance?

Kang Dong Won talks about Kim Woo Bin's touchiness

Aaaand so was born millions of new fan fiction.

On the recent airing of 'Entertainment Relay,' co-stars of movie 'Master,' Lee Byung HunKang Dong Won, and Kim Woo Bin, sat down for an interview.  

Kim Woo Bin was the youngest of the three and said, "I felt a lot of burden on set.  I thought to myself that I was second from the bottom out of the genius actors, so thought only I had to do well when filming."

The MC asked if he was the type to have aegyo when with veteran actors. Kim Woo Bins aid, "I don't have aegyo, but I like skinship."

Kang Dong Won concurred with, "Kim Woo Bin is the affectionate style.  He touches us often," making everyone laugh.

B1A4 reported to be making a comeback before the end of 2016!

According to TV Report's exclusive report, B1A4 is making a comeback!

The last time B1A4 released an album was back in August of 2015 with 'Sweet Girl'. They are planning to return at the end of this year with an album, once again produced by Jinyoung. Furthermore, if the reports are true, their title song will be Jinyoung's self-composed song. 

Stay tuned for more info on B1A4's long-awaited comeback!

T-ara's Soyeon talks about her scandal with wakeboarder Shota Tezuka

T-ara recently sat down for a round-table interview for their upcoming mini album 'Remember', where Soyeon opened up about her scandal with Japanese wakeboarder Shota Tezuka

The scandal occurred this past September, but MBK Entertainment quickly denied that the two were dating, saying, "T-ara's Soyeon and Shota Tezuka are not yet dating. The two have been friends for the past 3 years. Soyeon and Shota Tezuka, who've maintained a good relationship, are in the stage where they're slowly opening up to being more than friends since this past August."

Soyeon added on during her interview, "We did not admit to dating. It was falsely reported. I don't have a boyfriend right now. We don't have any dating restrictions, and I'm not the type to hide things. It's exactly as the label stated before." 

She did seem to still be friends with the wakeboarder, also commenting, "He's an athlete, so he travels all over and is very busy, which means we don't have time to hang out. We do keep in touch. I'm thinking over things. I'm the type to think about going into a relationship for a long time before I do." 

Meanwhile, T-ara will be making a comeback this November 9 with a medium tempo title track called "TIAMO". 

Park Ha Sun thinks Gong Myung will become a star more popular than Lee Jong Suk?

5urprise's Gong Myung must've impressed former drama co-star Park Ha Sun quite a bit!

During an interview with Sports Chosun, Gong Myung talked about his recently ended drama, 'Drinking Alone'. He also shared his thoughts on Park Ha Sun's compliments, where she stated that Gong Myung is similar to Lee Jong Suk, with whom she has worked together in the sitcom, 'High Kick Through The Roof 3'. In fact, she said, "Gong Myung will become an even bigger star."

Regarding Park Ha Sun's compliment, Gong Myung said, "I heard she did an interview when I spoke with her shortly [while I was doing mine]. I searched up her article and found out that she said that. I was thinking, 'my noona', while I was reading it. I'm really thankful that she perceived me that way." Gong Myung continued, "She told me to not to forget about her because she knows I'm going to be a big star. I was very thankful every time she said that."

Gong Myung's popularity is indeed continuing to rise at a fast rate following his dramas 'Ddanddara' and 'Drinking Alone'. Do you think he'll become the next top star? 

Black Pink's Lisa shares her uniqueness + struggles of being a foreign member

At a recent interview, Black Pink's Lisa talked about being a foreign member. 

The rookie idol is originally from Thailand, and also the only foreign member from YG Entertainment. When asked about her struggles in a foreign country, Lisa said, "It's been 6 years since I came to Korea. At first, I couldn't speak Korean at all. It was frustrating how I couldn't communicate. So I received Korean lessons every day and my members also helped me a lot on my Korean."

Lisa also talked about her homeland, and said, "People in Thailand love K-pop. There are many who also desire to become a K-pop singer." To the next question asking how she stands out among the many foreign idols in K-pop, Lisa answered, "I'm usually timid but I try hard to be charismatic on stage. I think this is the unique color I have."

Ji Chang Wook to make surprise appearance on 'We Got Married'!

Actor Ji Chang Wook is going to be on 'We Got Married'!

Glorious Entertainment shared the news, stating, "Ji Chang Wook has recently participated in a recording for 'We Got Married.'" He'll be spending time with the Choi Tae Joon and A Pink's Bomi couple. It's reported that he decided to make a surprise appearance for his close friend, Tae Joon. 

The episode with Ji Chang Wook will be airing mid-November. 

SM shares behind cuts of Heechul and Baekhyun from their 1st 'SM Super Celeb League' broadcast

Back on November 2, Super Junior's Heechul and EXO's Baekhyun participated in the broadcast for the 1st ever 'SM Super Celeb League'!

The event centers around the game League of Legends, which both Heechul and Baekhyun are known for being huge fans of. During the 'SM Super Celeb League', the two idols get to form teams with fans, or any regular players, to compete in League matches against the other team. They also get to form a Korean team with professional League players, in order to carry out matches against a professional team from China. 

Don't the boys look pretty psyched to play their favorite game AND have a good time with fans? You can catch additional broadcasts of the 'SM Super Celeb League' on Chinese online game broadcast platform DOUYU TV! 

T-ara show disappointment at how groups who debuted alongside them are no longer around

During a round-table interview for their upcoming mini album 'Remember', T-ara showed disappointment toward the fact that groups who debuted around the same time as they did are no longer around. 

The group was asked about entering their 30's, and answered, "We don't feel any age gaps between one another, since other than Jiyeon, we're all more or less 1 year apart. We don't feel pressured about entering our 30's. Because we live in a group, rather than living alone, it doesn't strike us [that they're entering their 30's]. A lot of groups who were active with us are no longer around. When we see our hoobaes on TV, it feels like we're watching celebrities." 

Soyeon added, "It's disappointing that we can't see teams who debuted alongside us any more, or it's hard to see them getting together. It would be great if we could all stay together for a long time, but it can't be helped since it has to do with individual situations. But in heart, we probably all want to stay together." 

Kang Dong Won reveals where he got his good looks

Actor Kang Dong Won talked about his handsome facial features through the 'V' app on November 4!

Park Kyung Lim, who was with him, asked, "It's my first time seeing a profile like this," showing her amazement at his impeccable profile. She continued, "You see soap sculptures in movies, right?  [Your profile] gives off the feeling of a sculpture," and moved the camera to show off his handsome profile.

She continued, "Your nose is so pretty. Do you get it from your mom or dad?" He replied, "My nose is from my mom's side. My eyes are also from my mom's side. I think my lips are from my dad's side, though."

What a perfect mix of genes... Seriously!

Rookie singer Han Ga Bin admits to receiving sponsor offers

Rookie trot singer Han Ga Bin admitted to having received sponsor offers.

In an interview with E Daily, Han Ga Bin talked about her journey to debut and revealed that she has received sponsor offers in the past. She said, "In the past when I was a trainee, some of the unnies who were in similar situations as me made offers."She continued, "I have high self-esteem. I had a clear goal and I didn't allow that [offer] to tempt me. I rejected it." 

Han Ga Bin debuted with "Flower Breeze" back in October of 2016. 

Park Hee Bon talks about losing weight and her honeymoon

Actress Park Hee Bon appeared on 'Park Sun Young's CineTown' recently talked about how she lost weight.

When asked about her full schedule before her wedding, Park Hee Bon said, "I had filming up to the day before my wedding.  When I try any diet, it doesn't work, but when I'm filming, my weight just falls off.  That's how before I properly dieted before my wedding."

She was also asked about her honeymoon with husband, Director Yoon Se Young.  She said, "We both like baseball, so we wondered if we should go watch the Major League Baseball games in the United States, but it was costly.  That's why we went to Cuba, where we always wanted to go, but during a layover in Toronto, Canada there was a game with my favorite athlete Kim Hyun Soo (Baltimore Orioles outfielder) playing," showing happiness at the overall honeymoon.

DJ Park Sun Young mentioned her throwing the first pitch, and Park Hee Bon said, "I was so nervous.  I practiced a lot, but I didn't properly do it, so I cried when I got home." 

Hopefully, you'll get another chance!

Kang Dong Won talks about his personality + plans for a drama comeback

Kang Dong Won revealed a part of his personality through a game of 'OX (yes or no)' through the 'V' app on November 4!

On this day, fans queried about his real personality because netizens had dubbed him a 'sweet pumpkin.'  When asked, "Are you the type to not give false hope?" he replied, "That's right.  I'm the type to quickly cut things off."

Also, Park Kyung Lim asked him about plans to appear in a drama.  The actor replied, "I'm open to it," but also revealed, "Right now, my schedule for next year is completely packed. There are more than one or two productions I'm talking over, so it probably would take a while..." suggesting it'd be hard to greet his fans through the small screen again for a while.

Song Joong Ki bundles up for the winter with style!

Actor Song Joong Ki is looking handsome for the winter season in coats and scarves!

His winter shoot was unveiled on November 4 for the 'DOOTA Duty Free' shop. Sporting a sweet haircut and adorably holding onto a teddy bear, Song Joong Ki shows once again why he's hailed total boyfriend material. 

A rep from the shoot complimented on his sweet expressions and ability to win over every staff member's heart on set.  That gaze could melt anyone, right?