Tuesday, October 9, 2012

"JYJ Junsu’s soccer team FC MEN to donate $9,000 USD in charity match" plus 19 more

"JYJ Junsu’s soccer team FC MEN to donate $9,000 USD in charity match" plus 19 more

JYJ Junsu’s soccer team FC MEN to donate $9,000 USD in charity match

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 09:51 AM PDT

JYJ Junsu‘s celebrity soccer team, FC MEN, will be donating 10,000,000 KRW (approximately $9,000 USD) to charity.

FC MEN will hold a charity match with Sahmyook University on the 11th. FC MEN will donate the proceeds from the charity match to help people in need.

Junsu said, “We started the soccer team to strengthen our friendship, but I’m happy to be holding a match to people who need our help.

FC MEN is made up of celebrities, including idols such as Junsu, Kim Hyun Joong, B2ST‘s Doojoon, Kikwang, Yoseob, and 2AM‘s Seulong.

Hyorin’s unedited photos draw attention to her flawless body

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 09:20 AM PDT

Unedited photos of SISTAR‘s Hyorin have become a hot issue among netizens.

The photos are of Hyorin dressed in a tight fitting dress while shooting an advertisement for a car brand. Hyorin has her hair in a high updo, and with her hair up, there was no distraction in the way of her flawless body lines. The purple spangle dress was short, revealing her tan legs that were perfect even without the help of any photo editing. The dress also fit snugly onto her curvy body, leaving her at the envy of many.

Fans who saw her photos said, “I want to steal that body“, “It’s more surprising because it’s unedited“, and “She’s sexy, but she’s cute when she smiles“.

B.A.P’s ‘Sweet Healing Camp’ is actually ‘Killing Camp’?

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 08:52 AM PDT

A few days ago, Mnet revealed a preview of a reality show with B.A.P, teasing fans with a caption that read, “B.A.P’s Sweet Healing Camp?” and showed the B.A.P members on a vacation having fun. However, the teaser ended with the boys’ voices in panic, keeping fans on their toes until the episode’s airing on October 10th at 5PM KST.

Now, Mnet has finally revealed a full preview of the show ‘B.A.P’s Killing Camp‘. The full preview shows the members being taken somewhere in a bus on a dark night, and then falling into full panic after a phone call. The captions read, “Run if you want to live!! The worst danger B.A.P has ever been in!!” and features the boys running around in a store, yelling and in a rush.

Check out the preview below! Are you looking forward to the show?

Tip: Blulie3

Epik High and Lee Hi’s “It’s Cold” is hot, achieves an ‘All-Kill’ on real-time charts

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 08:20 AM PDT

It’s Cold” is hot on the charts.

Hours after releasing their first collaboration “It’s Cold“, Epik High and Lee Hi have achieved an ‘all-kill’ on the real-time music charts!

An all-kill refers to topping all of the major music charts in Korea simultaneously, and “It’s Cold” fulfilled that requirement by achieving the #1 position on the Bugs, Melon, Soribada, DaumMnet, Monkey3, Cyworld, Olleh, and Naver real-time music charts.

The track was released in anticipation of Epik High’s upcoming 7th album scheduled for release on October 19th.

Congratulations to Epik High and Lee Hi!

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Gary, Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang Soo save Wonder Girls’ Yubin from getting hurt while filming ‘Running Man’

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 07:58 AM PDT

Gary, Yoo Jae Suk, and Lee Kwang Soo threw their own bodies to save Wonder GirlsYubin.

While filming for ‘Running Man‘, photos and videos of Yubin tripping over a hurdle (crate box), falling over the side have been uploaded online. However, before the crate box could fall on top of her, members Gary, Yoo Jae Suk, and Lee Kwang Soo ran and jumped in the way, grabbing the box and shielding her from harm. Even though Lee Kwang Soo fell on the way, it didn’t stop him from holding the box in place to protect Yubin.

Netizens who saw the accident said, “I’m glad no one got hurt“, “Wow, the members threw themselves. Did it shake because it was on top of a mat?? That could have been dangerous” and “They’re so cool, throwing themselves like that“.

Source: bnt News via Nate
Tip: AngelYub

CNBLUE celebrates 1000th day since debut

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 07:33 AM PDT

The members of CNBLUE celebrated their 1000th day since their debut as a band with a series of adorable photos.

Jungshin posted to CNBLUE’s official Twitter on October 9: “Everyone~ It’s already 1000 days since we’ve debuted. We’re always thankful. We love you all!!” CNBLUE also posted photos of each member holding up a number to spell out “1000″.

Take a look at the photos below.

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Actress Oh Yeon Seo reveals her mature look affected her girl group days

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 07:10 AM PDT

Actress Oh Yeon Seo shared that she faced embarrassing moments because of her more mature look during her girl group days.

Oh Yeon Seo appeared as a guest on SBS‘ ‘Strong Heart‘, where she revealed stories from her time in the girl group LUV.

She stated, “In 2002, I first debuted as a member of the girl group LUV. Even though the unnis were 20-years-old and I was 16-years-old, people always asked me if I was the leader.” She then added, “I’m getting younger as time passes. My friends tell me I’m being rejuvenated every time they see me.”

The guests on the show couldn’t hide their surprise after seeing Oh Yeon Seo’s graduation picture and realizing her transformation.

Celebrating its 3rd year anniversary, this week’s ‘Strong Heart’ will air on October 9th at 11:15 pm KST.

Super Junior’s Leeteuk throws first pitch at pro baseball semifinals

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 06:47 AM PDT

Ahead of his military enlistment coming up later this month, Super Junior‘s Leeteuk participated in the 2012 professional baseball semifinal playoffs at the Jamshil Stadium on October 9.

Leeteuk previously expressed his excitement over throwing the first pitch on Twitter, writing, “I’ll be throwing the first pitch at the semifinals on Tuesday. First of all, sorry that I’m a male. I’ll still do my best!”

At the Doosan Bears – Lotte Giants game, Leeteuk made sure to show his gratitude about being pitching right before his enlistment. Usually, female stars are the first picks for the opening ceremony pitch.

Leeteuk will be receiving his five weeks of introductory training at the 306 Reserves in Uijeongbu City starting October 30th before he begins his 21 months of service as an active-duty soldier.

Watch a clip of Leeteuk’s pitch below!

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Yoo Jae Suk had the ‘O Visa’ 2 years before Psy did?

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 06:26 AM PDT

Psy‘s ‘O Visa’ became a hot issue among fans as it’s known to be a special visa given only to the best entertainers. However, fans pointed out that Yoo Jae Suk had received the ‘Extraordinary Ability Worker Visa’ two years ago.

In 2010, Yoo Jae Suk revealed that he received the same O-1 Visa for MBC‘s ‘Infinity Challenge‘ when he flew to Alaska for a special episode. Jung Hyung Don and Noh Hong Chul had received O-2 Visas as his entourage.

Fans commented, “Of course, he’s Yoo-god“, and “Psy and Yoo Jae Suk are both cool“.

K-Food reveals campaign CFs featuring KARA

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 06:06 AM PDT

K-Food has released the ’2012 K-Food’ commercials featuring KARA, who was appointed as the campaign’s official promotional ambassadors.

The idols were chosen as the endorsement models to spread not only the music and entertainment aspects of Korean culture, but also Korean food. The ambassadors will be doing their part to spread the knowledge of Korean food into the world as they promote overseas.

Check out the CFs below!

Tip: jnn

KARA’s Hara poses in skates for Lacoste

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 05:45 AM PDT

Girl group KARA‘s Hara showed off her mannequin-like figure while sporting roller skates for a recent photo shoot.

On October 9, DSP Media released photos from Lacoste‘s photo shoot with Hara, who is currently the face of the brand’s global line. Hara can be seen wearing dress and cardigan while striking an adorable pose for the camera. The roller skates accentuated her long, thin legs as well.

In related news, KARA is preparing to promote their 7th single in Japan, “Electric Boy“.

How is HaHa getting ready for his honeymoon?

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 05:25 AM PDT

Former announcer Park Ji Yoon revealed HaHa‘s honeymoon night plans.

Park Ji Yoon, a close friend of HaHa’s, featured as a guest on MBC Music‘s ‘HaHa’s 19TV Mutiny‘, where she mentioned HaHa’s preparations for his honeymoon with singer Byul.

She revealed, “I went to film in Japan with HaHa recently. I was shopping with him after the filming, and I found various adult items he bought in secret.” Her revelation made the entire set explode in laughter.

The ‘Mutiny’ members bothered HaHa until about it until he confessed, “I bought it for the honeymoon,” shocking the entire studio.

24K releases BTS clip of “Hurry Up” MV

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 05:05 AM PDT

Choeun Entertainment's idol group 24K ("two four K") has released a behind-the-scenes clip of their “Hurry Up” music video.

Made up of members Cory, Sukjoon, Sungoh, Kisoo, Byungho, and Daeil, the group made their debut last week with their first mini-album 'Hurry Up'. 24K is actually composed of two units, 2K (hip hop) and 4K(acoustic band) to form dance group 24K. The members include two "prodigy dancers" and four vocalists.

Check out 24K's “Hurry Up” MV here, and the “behind drift scene” clip below!

Pre-debut photos of 2AM’s Jinwoon and Big Star’s FeelDog gather interest

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 04:48 AM PDT

A past photo of 2AM‘s Jinwoon and Big Star‘s FeelDog has been garnering interest recently.

The above photo, titled “2AM’s Jinwoon and Big Star’s FeelDog prior to their debut?”, was uploaded onto an online community site. Fans responded to the adorable selcas, discussing the two idols’ younger faces

Netizens commented, “The two of you guys seem close”, “FeelDog and Jinwoon look the same before and after their debut”, and “I hope your friendship lasts forever”.

Jinwoon and FeelDog are reported to have been friends since their time as JYP Entertainment trainees.

In related news, Big Star is currently promoting their first mini-album ‘Think‘.

Jang Yoon Joo releases “Fall Wind” MV

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 04:25 AM PDT

Jang Yoon Joo has released the music video for "Fall Wind".

Jang Yoon Joo first debuted as a singer in 2008 with her album 'Dream', and she's showing her musical development as a singer-songwriter in this new album.

Many of you may know Jang Yoon Joo as a model and the host of the series 'Korea's Next Top Model'.

Check out the MV below.

Tip: jnn

Brownie’s gender revealed on the latest episode of ‘Gag Concert’

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 04:05 AM PDT

On the October 7th broadcast of KBS‘ ‘Gag Concert‘, the topic of popular stuffed doll Brownie‘s gender earned attention.

With his sudden rise to popularity, one of the many questions people asked was whether Brownie was a boy or a girl. Comedian Jung Tae Ho started the segment by offering a game of rock, paper, scissors with Brownie to prove that the doll is good at the game. After three rounds, Jung Tae Ho noticed that Brownie never spread his paws, which were assumed to be positioned into a fist.

He then observed, “Oh yeah~ A man’s power lies in his fist,” satisfying the curiosity of viewers regarding his gender.

In related news, ‘Gag Concert’ proved its unchanging popularity by recording 21.5% in nationwide viewer ratings according to AGB Nielsen Media Research.

Jang Jae In is the top K-Pop act selected by experts in this week’s ‘KPOPULOUS’!

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 03:45 AM PDT

It's no secret that we all have our own favorite music acts, but do you ever wonder who the music experts believe to be the top acts in K-Pop today?

That's where 'KPOPULOUS' comes in. 'KPOPULOUS' is a segment that is aired through Arirang TV's 'Pops in Seoul' every week to bring you a fresh look at different acts in K-Pop.

Ten experts from various fields that represent the Korean music industry come together to share their favorite music acts each week through 'KPOPULOUS'. Not only will you get to see exclusive interviews with the artists, they'll all be in English as well!

Check out the episode featuring Jang Jae In, and stay tuned as allkpop updates you with a fresh episode of 'KPOPULOUS' every week!

Fans knock down safety fence in attempt to shake hands with Super Junior

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 03:27 AM PDT

Super Junior fans got into a bit of a dangerous situation at the 17th Busan International Film Festival‘s ‘APAN Star Road‘ blue carpet.

When the Super Junior members appeared on the blue carpet, fans started to yell and stick their hands out in an attempt to shake the Super Junior members’ hands. The members extended their hands to shake as many hands as possible, but as they did, fans pushed on the barrier even more intensely. Their combined weight knocked the safety fence over onto the blue carpet, and fans fell on top of each other. Thankfully, the police nearby acted quickly, and there were no accidents.

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Source + Image: Newsen via Nate and Dispatch via Nate

Epik High and Lee Hi reveal “It’s Cold”

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 03:05 AM PDT

YG Entertainment has kicked off the first project in the series of October releases to come with a collaborative track between their new artists Lee Hi and Epik High!

Although Epik High is a familiar name to the music industry, they are a new addition to YG Entertainment, and are finally getting ready to make their comeback after a few years of hiatus. Lee Hi (Lee Ha Yi), on the other hand, was one of the finalists in ‘K-Pop Star‘, and is making her solo debut prior to promoting as a member of upcoming group SuPearls under YG Entertainment as well.

Without further ado, listen to a preview below!

Actress Go So Young is a thrifty housewife?

Posted: 09 Oct 2012 02:45 AM PDT

Singer Seo In Young recently revealed an unexpected fun fact about her friend, actress Go So Young.

Actress Go So Young is a featured guest on the upcoming episode of SBS E!‘s ‘Seo In Young’s Star Beauty Show‘. During filming, Seo In Young revealed that the actress was extremely stingy and modest with her spending.

The singer expressed, “I went on a trip with Go So Young once, and So Young unnee took the leftover hair treatment back home. She is more conservative with her resources than she looks.

Go So Young went on to say, “Nowadays I use the internet and look around myself to purchase things at inexpensive prices.

Catch Go So Young’s beauty tips and “it-items” on the 8th at 11 PM KST.