Wednesday, April 17, 2013

"Big Bang get together for a group photo" plus 19 more

"Big Bang get together for a group photo" plus 19 more


Big Bang get together for a group photo

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 09:13 AM PDT

The members of Big Bang recently got together for a group photo!

Seungri tweeted the above photo onto his Twitter with the words,

The photo perfectly depicts the various personalities of each member. Daesung is his usual mischievous self, Taeyang is showering fans with his trademark bright smile, G-Dragon is eccentric with a fierce-yet-funny face, T.O.P is his usual handsome looking self, while Seungri provided fans with a wry smile and is working hard to be included in the photo.

It’s been a while since the whole group was all together, so fans were especially elated to see the photo. What do you think they all got together for?

Jessica’s fans celebrate her birthday on Twitter

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 08:43 AM PDT

Fans took to Twitter to celebrate the 25th birthday of Girls’ Generation member Jessica!

The singer was born on April 18, and as the clock struck midnight in Korea, fans immediately began trending hashtags on Twitter. While most idols will have 1 or 2 trends worldwide, Jessica’s fans managed to trend 3 different terms for their lovely singer. #Happy25thJessDay, #시카야생일축하해 (Happy Birthday, Sica), and Jessica Jung all ranked on the Worldwide Trending list.

Happy birthday to Jessica!

Yoo Ji Ae releases teaser for “Delight”

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 08:16 AM PDT

Yoo Ji Ae has released her teaser for “Delight“!

The new Woollim Entertainment artist has released 2 image teasers, and now the video teaser has been released.

She previously appeared in INFINITE's pre-debut reality show 'You're My Oppa'. In the teaser, you can see that she has matured in her beauty since her days on ‘You’re My Oppa’.

“Delight” is scheduled for release on April 24, in the meantime check out the teaser below!

Tip: seissi

SECRET to comeback on April 30 with a mini album

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 08:07 AM PDT

Ji Eun recently hinted at SECRET‘s return with an image, and now their comeback has been confirmed!

On April 17, TS Entertainment confirmed, “SECRET will have a comeback on April 30 with a mini album“.

The mini album will contain 5 songs, and the title song will be produced by Kang Ji Won and Kim Ki Bum, the same duo who created their hit songs “Magic“, “Madonna“, “Shy Boy“, “Starlight Moonlight“, “Love is Move“, and “Poison“.

The girls just wrapped up their solo concert in Singapore, and are actively preparing for their upcoming comeback.

Song Joong Ki continues as ‘Sprite’s endorsement model

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 07:31 AM PDT

Actor Song Joong Ki, who is known for his clean-cut image, perfectly displayed the fresh and clean taste of the soft drink ‘Sprite‘ in his latest CF for the brand.

Song Joong Ki is seen showing ‘the cleanliness that wakes me up’ for the CF as he drinks a bottle of ‘Sprite’ in a refreshing way that makes fans thirsty for the soft drink as well. It has also been revealed that Song Joong Ki will continue as the endorsement model for ‘Sprite‘ for the second consecutive year.

A representative commented, “We believe that Song Joong Ki will effectively portray Sprite’s clean freshness to trendy youth that are drawn to new things.”

Check out the CF below!

Tip: yurany

INFINITE’s L, Sungjong, and Sungyeol go punk for ‘Dazed & Confused’

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 06:32 AM PDT

INFINITE‘s L, Sungjong, and Sungyeol surprised fans with their edgy transformation for ‘Dazed & Confused‘s May issue.

INFINITE, who have been sweeping music shows with their new single “Man In Love“, were chosen as the icons for ‘Dazed & Confused’s 5th anniversary issue. The trio are seen going for a punk style with their updos and bangs, bold makeup, and tattoos. Although this is different from the bright, sweet image that the boys show on stage, fans were happy to see a more chic, charismatic side to the ‘men in love’.

Check out the pictorial below!

Tip: infispirit

SECRET’s Hyosung reveals her diet for her S-line body

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 06:09 AM PDT

SECRET‘s Hyosung revealed the secret to maintaining her figure.

On April 17th broadcast of KBS‘ ‘Vitamin‘, Hyosung grabbed the viewers’ attention by revealing that she’s currently on a one-meal-a-day and five-meals-a-day diet.

Hyosung shared, “Before the one meal a day diet became popular, I started eating one meal a day since last year. Because I like rice so much, I just ate one good meal a day and lost 5kg (~11 lbs) after a year of doing so.”

She added, “Currently, I’m doing one meal a day and five meals a day. I eat one meal a day when I eat a lot and usually eat five meals a day to maintain my weight.”

Eun Ji Won apologizes to Danny Ahn for not greeting him in the past

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 05:45 AM PDT

Eun Ji Won revealed that he unknowingly made several mistakes, especially to g.o.d member Danny Ahn, during his days a first generation idol.

During the latest QTV‘s ‘Handsome Boys of the 20th Century‘, first generation idols H.O.T‘s Moon Hee Jun and Tony Ahn, SechsKies‘ Eun Ji Won, g.o.d’s Danny Ahn, and NRG‘s Chun Myung Hoon reunited as guests.

Eun Ji Won took this golden opportunity to apologize to Danny Ahn, sharing, “I was surfing the internet and I saw Danny Ahn sharing that I once ignored him when he greeted me. Kim Tae Woo also shared a similar story. I though to myself, ‘Why did I make so many mistakes with g.o.d?’ That is why I made myself become the person who will greet you guys for the rest of my life. I was really sorry,” and showing his regretful heart by gifting him with a present.

Danny Ahn responded, “No, it’s really okay. I’m very moved.”

What do you think about Eun Ji Won’s apology?

Lizzy sports ponytails before After School’s comeback

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 05:19 AM PDT

After School‘s Lizzy is known for her cute charms, and fans couldn’t get enough of her adorable ponytails.

Lizzy updated fans on her Twitter with the message, “Oohhehehe Is everyone doing well?_? kekeke I look like a prankster, right, oohhehehe,” along with a snapshot of her smiling to fans. The Orange Caramel member is wearing a short-sleeve knit and cap as well as her cute ponytails.

Fans commented, “She is getting prettier,” “Lizzy looks best with her youthful, vivid style,” and “When is After School making a comeback?”

Luckily for fans, After School will be teaming up with hitmaking producer Brave Brothers for their comeback next month according to music industry insiders!

Tip: 4evapledis

2AM’s Jo Kwon turns into 3 different people in one day?

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 04:54 AM PDT

2AM‘s Jo Kwon never lost his smile even throughout his incredibly busy day!

He first tweeted a photo of himself as his ‘God of Workplace‘ character, writing, “I’m Kyung Woo right now.” Jo Kwon also added, “The set is cold, but it’s warm outside.. :-) The half-dried sweet potatoes that Ji Ho hyung gave me taste good.

A few hours later on the set of the musical ‘Jesus Christ Superstar‘, Jo Kwon tweeted, “I’m Herod right now! With Yoon Do Hyun hyung, who is Judas~^_^*.” Later, he turned into Pinocchio for his dubbing and wrote, “I’m Pinocchio now~!!!!! :-).

Looks like Jo Kwon is very busy! Hopefully, he’s getting time to rest as well.

Bae Doo Na speaks up on dating rumors with Jim Sturgess

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Bae Doo Na spoke up about the dating rumors between her and her ‘Cloud Atlas‘ co-star Jim Sturgess.

She recently held an interview with ‘High Cut‘, where she said, “I don’t think it’s something I have to make an official statement about. It’s not something related to my job like attending a movie press conference. I think people are taking interest because it’s a fun combination and people are curious, but I still feel a bit burdened. I think I’d be thankful if people didn’t take interest in it.

When the two actors visited Korea to promote ‘Cloud Atlas’, the public noticed their obvious affection for each other during their press conference.

In February, the pair was spotted walking down the street linking arms in Venice Beach, looking completely at ease with each other. Bae Doo Na denied that they were dating previously, saying that they were just close friends.

In other news, Bae Doo Na will be working with the Wachowskis once again for the movie ‘Jupiter Ascending‘.

2PM’s Wooyoung and B2ST’s Dongwoon go to see Jun.K’s last ‘Three Musketeers’ performance

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 04:04 AM PDT

2PM‘s Wooyoung and B2ST‘s Dongwoon went to cheer Jun.K on at his last ‘The Three Musketeers‘ performance.

The girls of JYP Entertainment previously surprised him with a cake, and now, his male friends visited to give him support. Dongwoon even got to pose with Jun.K’s prop saber. He thanked everyone who came to see him by tweeting, “Everyone who came to see ‘Three Musketeers’, you were a big strength to me and I sincerely thank you ^^.

‘The Three Musketeers’ was Jun.K’s first musical. Hopefully, he’ll go on to play characters just as great as his debut role.

2NE1 enjoy a girls’ night out together

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 03:40 AM PDT

2NE1 kept their fans from missing them too much with a group shot.

CL posted on her Instagram, “girls they wanna have fun,” along with a snapshot of CL, Dara, Park Bom, and Minzy enjoying a girls’ night out at a restaurant with their hands up in the air.

Blackjacks were glad to see all four members together and commented, “It’s nice to see 2NE1′s friendship,” “They really look like they’re having fun,” and “Please make a comeback soon.”

2NE1 successfully wrapped up their ‘New Evolution‘ tour and are currently preparing for their new album.

Super Junior’s Donghae introduces his pet monkey and Eunhyuk introduces his robot

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 03:15 AM PDT

Donghae and Eunhyuk introduced fans to their ‘pet’ and ‘robot’!

Donghae tweeted the above photo of Eunhyuk’s face photoshopped onto Sun Wukong, a monkey from Chinese legends. He wrote,

Of course, Eunhyuk is never one to be outdone. He responded by immediately tweeting,

The pair’s friendship amused many fans, who couldn’t help but laugh at the unflattering photos they’d posted of each other.

Super Junior is currently working on the South American leg of their world tour.

Tip: suju_des

Ga In reveals her shocking company ID photo

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 02:50 AM PDT

Ga In‘s shocking, and slightly scary, company ID photo has been revealed.

An employee at Loen Entertainment tweeted, “Lately, it seems to be the trend to reveal stars’ ID photos. I prepared Ga In’s ID photo.” The photo shows a somewhat frightening photo of Ga In with intense makeup. In fact, Ga In is barely recognizable in the photo, and no one would know it was her if it weren’t for her name.

Most people believed the ID to be fake, so the employee tweeted another photo with Ga In holding the ID and wrote, “There are some people who don’t believe it’s Ga In’s ID.”

What do you think about Ga In’s Loen Entertainment photo?

Actor Lee Jung Jae and Yoo Jae Suk were army buddies?

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 02:26 AM PDT

Actor Lee Jung Jae revealed that he and comedian Yoo Jae Suk were close during their army days.

On the latest SBS’ Healing Camp‘, Lee Jung Jae discussed his exciting life as an actor, but he also brought up things he’s never mentioned before. He shared that he was in the same class as Yoo Jae Suk in the army. The actor said, “We were stationed in Kwang Myung, but Yoo Jae Suk lived in Apgujeong and I lived in Nonhyun. We ended up carpooling.”

He continued, “During that time, I became famous because of my role in ‘The Hour Glass‘, so I had a lot of dinner outings. That’s why the times when I had to go pick Jae Suk up, I could not,” making those on set laugh.

Lee Jung Jae went on to share all the ways that Yoo Jae Suk helped him, including going to his home to pick him up, collecting his riot gear, and taking him to base among other things. He confessed, “Yoo Jae Suk really took care of me. He was really nice.”

Juniel invites fans to her ‘Pretty Boy Party’

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 02:01 AM PDT

To celebrate her upcoming comeback, Juniel has invited fans to her ‘Pretty Boy Party‘!

Juniel sent out the invitation on her Twitter“I invite all of you cute people to Juniel’s pretty boy party♥ I hope that many of you can come ^^. P.S. I will invite my cute acquaintances^^.” The adorable singer also followed the theme of her ‘Pretty Boy Party’ with a boyish dress code.

She will be holding a ‘pretty boy party’ to celebrate the release of her third mini album ‘Fall in L‘. Guy and girls in menswear will be able to attend the party, and fans can RSVP for the party on FNC Entertainment‘s official homepage here.

Fans commented, “Juniel looks adorable even when wearing menswear,” “This must be her new album’s concept,” and “The menswear look suits her.”

Juniel will release her new singlePretty Boy” on the 25th.

Lee Byung Hun and director Jon Chu attend Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert together

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 01:36 AM PDT

Lee Byung Hun and director Jon Chu attended Psy‘s recent ‘HAPPENING‘ concert together.

Jon Chu, who directed ‘G.I. Joe 2‘, accompanied Lee Byung Hun to Psy’s concert in Seoul on April 13th. When Jon Chu attended the world movie to the Hasbro toy movie, he said at the press conference, “I have connections to Psy. I plan on coming back to Korea to attend his concert. I want to feel the excitement at the concert,” and showed his “Gangnam Style” socks.

And just as he said, the director returned to Korea to attend Psy’s concert. Jon Chu became a fan of the singer after last year’s worldwide hit “Gangnam Style” and was able to meet Psy through Lee Byung Hun. Jon Chu must have really wanted to attend the concert because he got his own plane ticket and made the hotel reservation himself.

After working together on ‘G.I. Joe 2′, the movie star and director got close and watched the entire concert together, taking a photo as well.

‘G.I. Joe 2′ is a stylish action blockbuster that has been receiving a lot of love from fans.

‘Secretly and Greatly’ reveals its first trailer featuring Kim Soo Hyun

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 01:15 AM PDT

The highly anticipated film ‘Secretly and Greatly‘ (‘Covertness‘) starring Kim Soo Hyun unveiled its first trailer on the 17th.

The trailer shows a 31-second glimpse of an elite North Korean spy, Won Ryu Han (Kim Soo Hyun), who goes to South Korea. Kim Soo Hyun’s character lives as a neighborhood fool, named Bang Dong Gu, who works at a supermarket. Won Ryu Han/Bang Dong Gu is also seen getting teased by children, showing the character’s ability to switch personalities as an elite spy.

His fellow North Korean spies Lee Hae Rang (Park Ki Woong) and Lee Hae Jin (Lee Hyun Woo) are also spotted in the action-packed trailer.

‘Secretly and Greatly’ will premiere this June.

GI (Global Icon)’s pre-debut song “Moonlight Legend” for ‘Sailor Moon’ OST receives attention

Posted: 17 Apr 2013 12:55 AM PDT

It hasn’t been long since the tomboy girl group GI (Global Icon) made their debut, but their interesting past is already receiving attention following news that the group participated in a song prior to their debut!

Prior to their debut, GI’s Aram, Hayeon, and Eunji sang for the song “Moonlight Legend” for the cartoon ‘Sailor Moon‘, which airs on the Korean cable channel Anibox TV. Fans were pleasantly surprised upon recognizing their voices and even more surprised that the tomboy girl group perfectly sang in the likeness of the feminine character Sailor Moon.

GI are currently promoting their debut song “Beatles“. They’ll also be sitting down with allkpop for another allkpop LIVE chat on April 21st at 10PM EST!

Listen to “Moonlight Legend” below!