Thursday, August 29, 2013

"Clara promises to go on a date with one of breast cancer campaign supporters" plus 24 more

"Clara promises to go on a date with one of breast cancer campaign supporters" plus 24 more

Clara promises to go on a date with one of breast cancer campaign supporters

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 07:00 AM PDT

Actress Clara promised to go on a luxury yacht date with one of the supporters of the breast cancer campaign.

Since July, actress Clara and social donation association 'WE Generation' have been holding a campaign that supports operation and surgery fees of breast cancer patients. She promoted the start of this campaign on her SNS account posting, "Re-tweeting or liking this campaign on Facebook adds 50 won! We have 10 million already! This is for rebuilding surgery for those who suffered from breast cancer".

To collect more contribution, Clara promised that she will go one a date with one of the contributors. One supporter chosen from this campaign will get a chance to have dinner and coffee in a luxury yacht with Clara.

Prosecutors ask for 1 year jail sentence for DMTN’s Daniel

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 06:40 AM PDT

The prosecution has demanded a jail sentence of 1 year and a penalty of 6.7 million KRW (6,000 USD) for DMTN's Daniel for distributing marijuana.

Daniel admitted to all the marijuana charges including aiding in its distribution during the 1st trial held in April. At the final hearing today, the prosecution stated that it demands a one-year prison sentence for Daniel along with a fine.

Daniel's lawyer came on defence and asked, "Choi Daniel had a more relaxed attitude toward marijuana since he was born in the U.S. and he sold marijuana only among acquaintances. We ask for a suspended sentence."

A Pink transform into lovely college girls on ‘Campus10’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 06:20 AM PDT

The lovely members of A Pink grace the pages of the September issue of fashion magazine 'Campus10'.

The magazine, which caters towards college students, collaborated with A Pink where the members transformed into lovely college girls dressed in knitted sweaters and beanie, completing an alluring autumn looks.

The A Pink members especially drew attention with a gorgeous and mature transformation, different from their bubbly image on stage.

Check out the photos below:

Jinwoon-Go Jun Hee and Jo Jung Chi-Jung In couples to leave ‘We Got Married’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 06:00 AM PDT

The two beloved couples on MBC weekend variety program 'We Got Married 4', 2AM's Jinwoon and Go Jun Hee as well as Jo Jung Chi and Jung In are going to leave the show.

A representative stated on August 29th, "The show experienced a production team change recently and they are considering some changes to the program. The long-term couples, Jo Jung Chi-Jung In and Jinwoon-Go Jun Hee will be leaving the show."

Both Go Jun Hee and Jinwoon's agency confirmed the departure but there were reports stating that the two couple's departure is not certain and are still under discussion by the 'We Got Married' production team.

On the other hand, SHINee's Taemin and A Pink's Na Eun are remaining with the show.

Who would you like to see the next couple for 'We Got Married'?

INFINITE’s L charms as the new model of ‘Shara Shara’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 05:40 AM PDT

The charming INFINITE member, L, has become the new endorsement model of cosmetic brand, 'Shara Shara'.

In the revealed cuts, L displayed his pretty face and masculine charisma in his black and white royal outfits. The crown and white feathers on his head give a more enchanting look to the handsome idol.

A representative from the brand stated, "L's handsome face and flawless skin amused all the staff members in the studio. We believe he is a perfect match with Shara Shara like a couple."

Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon and EXO become the new face of ‘Nature Republic’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 05:20 AM PDT

SM Entertainment labelmates, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon and idol group EXO, have been chosen as the new endorsement models for cosmetic brand 'Nature Republic'.

A representative of Nature Republic announced that the brand signed a 2-year endorsement deal with the K-pop idols. They chose Taeyeon for her pure and lovely image, which fits with the brand's concept and image. EXO is widely known across China and Asia and has healthy and sophisticated image, making them a good candidate as well.

Nature Republic has 12 overseas branches around the world and they are aiming to lead the beauty trend and spread Korean beauty with the help of Taeyeon and EXO's popularity.

HaHa and Byul offficially name their son ‘Dream’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Celebrity couple HaHa and Byul have officially named their baby boy 'Dream'.

On August 28, Byul announced on her Twitter, "Thank you to everyone who congratulated Dream. You've all been wondering what Dream's real name is. We′ve already registered his birth under the name 'Ha Dream' hahahahaha."

The couple had nicknamed their baby Dream before he was born, but decided to use it as his real name as well.

GI (Global Icon) releases MV teaser for preview track “Because of You”

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 04:45 AM PDT

Rookie group GI (Global Icon), who is dubbed as "tomboy" or "boyish" girl group, has just unveiled a music video teaser for preview track "Because of You".

GI (Global Icon) supposed to make a comeback with 2nd digital single "Because Of You" on July 3. But because of some distributors issue, it has been postponed to August 30th.

Check out the teaser below:

Girls’ Generation Hyoyeon looks gorgeous at UNIQLO’s Event

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Girls' Generation member Hyoyeon attended the "UNIQLO 2013 F/W Silk / Cashmere Project Press Event" which took place in Apgujeong-dong in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on August 29.

Looking gorgeous as always, Hyoyeon appeared before the press in her stylish black and blue outfits, and kindly posed for photos with her lovely smiles.

Check out the photos and videos below:

Han Chae Young gives birth to a baby boy

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 04:15 AM PDT

Actress Han Chae Young was revealed to have given birth to a healthy baby boy.

According to BH Entertainment, the actress delivered her son in a hospital in Seoul on August 30 at 1 PM KST. It was a caesarean section but both Han Chae Young and her baby are in good health.

Han Chae Young gave birth after six years of her marriage to a businessman in 2004. She went to America to do pre-natal care after concluding her drama filming, before heading back to South Korea earlier this month to get ready for the birth of her baby.

[130829] EXO wins #1 with “Growl” + ‘M Countdown What’s Up LA’ special performances

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 03:53 AM PDT

Mnet took its popular weekly music program 'M Countdown' to Los Angeles in America.

On August 25th, 'M Countdown What's Up LA' was held at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena as part of the festivities of the large-scale K-Culture festival 'KCON 2013. The star-studded concert featured hottest K-pop musicians such as Dynamic Duo, f(x), EXO, Yoo Seung Woo, G-Dragon, Crayon Pop, 2AM, Teen Top and Henry.

Also, award-winning American hip-hop star Missy Elliott put her name on the lineup, making performances during the concert in collaboration with G-Dragon.

And for the highlight of the show, EXO won on this week's chart against Crayon Pop with their latest single, "Growl"!

Check out their performances below:

Missy Elliott

Dynamic Duo



Yoo Seung Woo

Crayon Pop



Ending Stage (All artitsts)

Also, you check out Teen Top's comeback stage here and G-Dragon's performance here.

G-Dragon performs new track “Niliria” with Missy Elliott on ‘M Countdown What’s Up LA’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 03:45 AM PDT

Ahead of his highly anticipated solo comeback, Big Bang's G.Dragon unveiled his new song "Niliria", from his upcoming new studio album, for the first time on 'M Countdown What's Up LA'.

On August 25th, 'M Countdown What's Up LA' was held at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena as part of the festivities of the large-scale K-Culture festival 'KCON 2013. During the show, G-Dragon performed "Niliria" on stage live with world famous female hip-hop artist Missy Elliot.

On this day, the talented Big Bang leader, who is known for his amazing song composition skills, also performed his self-produced hit songs "One Of A Kind" and "Crayon".

Watch his performances below:

Teen Top comes back “Rocking” on ‘M Countdown What’s Up LA’

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 03:07 AM PDT

Right before their comeback, Teen Top performed its latest title track "Rocking" for the first time in the public on the previous 'M Countdown What's Up LA'.

On August 25th, 'M Countdown What's Up LA' was held at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena as part of the festivities of the large-scale K-Culture festival 'KCON 2013. Teen Top was one of the guests and gaved its first comeback stage for "Rocking".

"Rocking" is the title track to the group's fourth mini album 'TEEN TOP CLASS'. The song is a dance tune with a strong beat and sound that matches well with a club. Its high-level choreography showcases Teen Top's skill and teamwork.

Check out their performance below:

ZE:A's Kwanghee & Hyungsik sing Davichi's Don't say Goodbye

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 01:01 AM PDT

ZE:A's Kwanghee and Hyungsik appear on MBC FM4U 2 O'clock Date Radio and they cover Davichi's hit song "Don't Say Goodbye", check out their performance below.

How many points out of 10 do they deserve?

CNBLUE, KARA and B1A4 fare well on the Oricon

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Kpop groups dominated the Oricon's chart with their newest releases.

According to the Oricon Charts for August 28, CNBLUE's second Japanese album 'What Turns You On?' debuted at no.2 spot of Oricon's Daily Album chart after selling 26,921 copies on its first day.

KARA's new single 'Fantastic Girls' also grabbed the third place of the same chart with 20,081 copies sold. In addition, B1A4 came in at no.2 on the Oricon's Daily Singles Chart with its Japanese version of their latest Korean release "What's Happening".

JYP Entertainment refutes rumors of Wonder Girls’ disbandment

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:30 PM PDT

With rumors swirling around stating that Wonder Girls are in the process of disbanding, JYP Entertainment stepped forward and denied the issue.

The speculations about their possible disbandment were brought up after one media outlet had reported that Yenny, Yubin and Sohee's contracts will be ending soon at the end of the year or early next year. Leader Sunye is expecting a baby soon, and an acquaintance previously announced that she would then go to Haiti to do missionary work.

A representative of JYP Entertainment said on August 29, "The Wonder Girls are currently in the middle of their individual activities. We've never talked about disbandment within the company."

The rep added, "For the time being the group will let Sunye enjoy her married life, and the members will promote individually."

Sunmi releases making of “24 Hours” MV

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:00 PM PDT

Sunmi takes you behind the scene of her music video for solo debut single "24 Hours".

"24 Hours" music video highlights Sunmi's sensational performance with high-level choreography and upgraded looks, showing how much more mature she grew during 3 years and 7 months of break.

Also, the music video recently achieved first rank on music video charts of Melon and Olleh, the two biggest music service website in Korea.

Super Junior’s Heechul flooded with lovecalls from entertainment industry

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 10:30 PM PDT

With Super Junior's Heechul's discharge date inching closer, various parts of the entertainment world are already paying great attention and flooding him with lovecalls.

Heechul, who served his mandatory military time as a public service worker, will be discharged on August 30th. And according to his agency, "Heechul is currently getting a lot of offers from various entertainment shows and drama series. He will consider those offers carefully after being discharged and decide on what he'll be in but at this moment, nothing has been settled on yet."

They added, "After being discharged, he's going to practice as much as possible and he'll join the rest of the members for Super Junior's current world tour when he's ready."

SISTAR’s Bora and Dasom rock denim for ‘InStyle’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 09:56 PM PDT

SISTAR members Bora and Dasom showed off their trendy fashion style through a sexy jeans look in their recent pictorial for fashion magazine 'InStyle'.

The two idols rocked out in different washes of denim for their photoshoot. Bora wears a casual look to match her tan and healthy skin while Dasom glows on bright colored outfits, highlighting her flawless and milky white skin.

Dasom said in the accompanying interview, "Sexy is the most beautiful word that can be used to describe women. I think being bubbly and sexy at the same time define the charms of SISTAR."

Girls’ Generation’s YoonA captures the eyes at Calvin Klein’s event

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 09:25 PM PDT

Girls' Generation's YoonA put her shining beauty in display during the recent one year anniversary party of 'CK Calvin Klein' which took place at Cheongdam Calvin Klein flagship store in Seoul.

Dressed in bright blue blouse and black pants, YoonA graced the photowall and impressed the crowd with her stunning beauty and gorgeous smile.

Also, many celebrities like Daniel Henney, Jang Hyuk, Seo In Guk, Han Ji Hye, Kim Jung Eun, Lee Honey and Lim Seulong attended to celebrate the anniversary event.

Check out more stunning photos below:

2NE1’s Sandara reveals secrets to her irresistable lips

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 09:12 PM PDT

2NE1's Sandara revealed her beauty know-how for eyes and lips makeup.

Sandara recently appeared on 'Get It Beauty SELF', a two-minute program where celebrities and ordinary people with pro makeup skills deliver great beauty information and tips.

On the show, Sandara revealed secrets to her sexy lips and trendy eye makeup. She especially drew attentions with femme fatal look through her red lipstick while expressed lovely mood with orange lips and girlish image with pink colored lipstick.

Check out the video below:

Block B to return under new agency Seven Seasons

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 09:01 PM PDT

After much controversies with previous agency, Block B is starting fresh under a new home at Seven Seasons.

Block B has finally come to an agreement with their former agency Stardom Entertainment and transferred the group's exclusive contracts over to the newly formed company, Seven Seasons. Despite handing over Block B's management, Stardom will continue to support on the activities of the group.

Seven Seasons stated, "We're going to do our best for Block B that went through hard times so that they may successfully come back to the music scene again. We thank all the fans who continued to have faith in Block B and we will make sure to pay you back for your trust."

NU’EST teaches fans the choreography for “Sleep Talking”

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 08:30 PM PDT

NU'EST released a dance tutorial video for their latest track, "Sleep Talking".

On August 29, Loen Entertainment released the next installment of 'Let's Dance', this time featuring NU'EST. Step by step, the members showed the three main points of the choreography.

Check out the clip below:

BTOB reveals a snippet of upcoming new track “Why”

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 08:20 PM PDT

After pre-releasing the song "When I Was Your Man", BTOB has now unveiled an audio teaser for upcoming new track "Why".

"Why" will be included in their upcoming third mini album slated for release next week on September 4th. Starting today, they'll be introducing all the songs on their album one bye one.

Check out the snippet below:

KARA releases album highlight medley for ‘Full Bloom’

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 08:09 PM PDT

On August 29th, KARA the highlight medley of its upcoming fourth full-length album 'Full Bloom', giving fans a taste of the much awaited new tracks.

Also, a main teaser for Damaged Lady music video will be unveiled on August 30 and finally the full album on September 2. The group will also hold a showcase on the same day.