Saturday, February 22, 2014

"Running Man cast along with Rain and Kim Woo Bin depart for Australia" plus 23 more

"Running Man cast along with Rain and Kim Woo Bin depart for Australia" plus 23 more


Running Man cast along with Rain and Kim Woo Bin depart for Australia

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:02 AM PST


Today on February 22nd, Running Man members along with Rain and Kim Woo Bin departed for Australia from Incheon airport for their upcoming special episode.

In particular, Song Ji Hyo due to her drama filming schedule, she didn't go to the airport today with the members but she will go later on February 23rd. Many fans fathered at the airport to see the members off, proving the popularity of the show.

It was said they will stay in Australia for five days and four nights for the filming, and are expected to return to Korea on February 26th.

SHINee's Onew is given the nickname 'monster' on 'Law of The Jungle'

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:13 AM PST


It seems SHINee's leader got a new nickname for himself.

On February 20th, "Law of The Jungle" PD Kim Jin Ho said,"Onew ate those "jungle food" that even Kim Byung Man couldn't eat, and he got the nickname "monster" after that"

The PD also praised,"After eating the "jungle food" he still was able to laugh. It turned out that he had a charm which was totally different from his image. You can expect a lot from it".

He then added,"Aside from his activeness and strong appearance, Onew's sweet ballad will be another thing that is worth to watch"

In addition, "Law of The Jungle in Borneo" will start broadcasting on February 28th.

Actress Han Chae Young is a fan of TVXQ's Yunho

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 05:30 AM PST


Actress Han Chae Young admitted she has been a fan of Yunho since long ago.

On February 22nd, KBS' "Entertainment Weekly" visited the actress during a photoshoot and later had a small interview with her.

She said there are many idols that she has been keeping her eyes on these days, and she later revealed that she really likes TVXQ's Yunho.

"I have liked Yunho since long time ago, and if there's a good opportunity I want to work with him",showing her loyalty as a long time fan.

JYJ's Jaejoong reveals his plans in March on NYLON magazine

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 03:00 AM PST



JYJ's Kim Jaejoong is the cover for the March issue of NYLON.

Jaejoong wore a black suit and showed a sharp look on his cover. On his interview, he was asked on the matters he wants to do in March. He answered that he hopes to work on writing and producing songs for the whole month of March.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Osen

f(x)'s Victoria looks like a flower boy in a new photo

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 02:48 AM PST


Victoria's new short hair cut has attracted much attention.

On February 21th, Chinese child actress Annie updated her Weibo,"Finally took photos with my sister, it's great. Sister is really nice. Love you, sister" and uploaded along 2 photos with Victoria.

Victoria with Annie were dressing in thick jackets and lovingly showed their bright smiles for the camera. In particular, Victoria's beauty still shines even though with her new short hair cut, she looks like a heroine character that came out from a comic.

In addition, Victoria is still filming for Chinese drama "Cocoon Town Romance".

2AM's Seulong is part of 'Hotel King' cast

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 02:30 AM PST



2AM's Seulong joins the cast of the upcoming drama, 'Hotel King.'

He will play as a third-year concierge named Sun Woohyun who will battle with Lee Dongwook's character for the heart of  Lee Dahae's role. 

'Hotel King' includes Lee Dongwook, Lee Dahae, VIXX's N, Gong Hyunjoo, AOA's Seolhyun, Ko yoon, Jewelry's Yewon and Lee Deokhwa. It will air on March 29th.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

TVXQ to repackage 7th album entitled 'Spellbound'

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 02:00 AM PST



TVXQ is set to enchant their fans with a repackaged 7th album entitled, 'Spellbound.'

'Spellbound,' a soul-funk genre song, vows to add three more songs from the original 12 songs. This will give a message that even little things that you do when you're in a relationship counts and are valuable.

They will release the spell on February 27th. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: My Daily

Rookie SAM debuts with 'Garosugil' + MV

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 01:30 AM PST



A rookie named SAM is making a buzz with his debut single, 'Garosugil.'

The music video, which was released on February 18th, attacks with a hip hop beat and uses bass guitar. The song tells a story of a guy falling in love at first sight. Actually, Garosugil is a name of a famous street in Seoul .

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: kt music

Lee Hyori participates in the 'Yellow Envelope' project of 'The Beautiful Foundation'

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 01:00 AM PST



Queen of KPop Lee Hyori joined the 'Yellow Envelope' project of 'The Beautiful Foundation.'

The 'Yellow Envelope' is a fund raising project aiming to help the families of the laid off workers of a car company. These particular workers were charged KRW₩47 hundred million for damages. The funds that will be collected will support the basic necessities of the families affected.


Lee Hyori donated W47,000 (about USD$44) with her message, "Imagine if 10,000 people will donate ₩47,000, it would reach ₩47 hundred million one day. I'm hoping that this letter won't become controversial altering my pure intention to help. I've been only watching and hoping for a better situation for the families affected, and I got ashamed after a simple housewife can do more than I."

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

Sunmi is back with 'Full Moon' on Music Core

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 12:50 AM PST

Sunmi performs her new song Full Moon on Music Core.

Enjoy her performance below:

Lady Jane to Rhymer, 'I am not your chicken ribs'

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 12:30 AM PST



Singer Lady Jane and producer-rapper Rhymer appeared on KBS Cool FM's "Jo Jungchi and Ha Rim's 2 O'Clock."

On the show, Lady Jane told Rhymer to introduce her to his friends whom he thinks are good match for her. Rhymer replied jokingly, "I don't want to see you with another person, but I don't want to date you either."  Lady Jane answered back, "I'm not your chicken ribs."

In Korea, 'chicken ribs' means being hesitant to give away something/ someone that you have little interest to. Furthermore, Lady Jane was asked if they are seeing each other, and she said, "Rhymer is my music senior, no more or less than that."

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: My Daily

Yang Donggeun to return as YDG with 'Ja Ja Ja' + teaser video

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 12:00 AM PST



Actor and artist Yang Donggeun is set to return after over a year of hiatus as rapper YDG with his latest digital single, 'Ja Ja Ja.'

On February 21st, the teaser video was released which gives hint for a collaboration among YDG, Dynamic Duo and Crush.

According to Polaris Entertainment, 'Ja Ja Ja' is just the first featured song for the 'YDG Series' project. More collaborations with the other artists are expected. 'Ja Ja Ja' will be released on February 25th.

Watch below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: 1theK

Baek Ji Young to be a judge for Korea-Vietnam audition program

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:29 PM PST


On February 21st, it was revealed that singer Baek Ji Young will be participating in Korea-Vietnam collaborative audition program, 'LOTTE VK-POP SUPER STAR'.

'LOTTE VK-POP SUPER STAR' is an audition program sponsored by Lotte Group, and co-produced by Korea's agency, Rainbow Bridge and Vietnam's VNK.

During the program, top 15 participants will be invited to Korea for trainings under Rainbow Bridge, and the final winner will be able to make an official debut in Vietnam with a song written by producer Kim Do Hoon.

Baek Ji Young will be appearing on the final round as one of the judges who will choose the top 15 participants heading to Korea. She used to be a judge for "Superstar K" and "Voice Korea" in Korea but this is the first time a Korean singer will be a judge at a global audition, making fans anticipated.

Baek Ji Young will be leaving for Vietnam on February 24 and will do her best in helping participants to get ready for next rounds, as well as encourage them by showing huge supports.

Jenny@dkpopnews


Tiny-G's Dohee, "My complex is my thick accent"

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:53 PM PST


In the latest episode of 'One Night TV Entertainment', they asked celebrities about their complexes. Choi Jin Hyuk revealed that his complex is looking older than his real age, and Tiny G's Dohee shared her complex on her thick accent. 

Dohee said, "Because my accent was strong, I had no choice but to do a mysterious concept. Because of it, I became a bit timid wherever I went, and I was worried a lot when I had to speak the standard language. After debut, I think I became dispirited."

Dohee later admitted that now the accent was a part of who she is. Her role in 'Reply 1994' brought her many positive reactions and she was asked to speak in her accent constantly. She is happy with it now.

Do you think her accent is attractive?

Jenny@dkpopnews

miss A Suzy reveals BTS photos for Swarovski

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:13 PM PST

 miss A's Suzy shows off her feminine charm in the BTS photos of Swarovski.

Check out for more photos below










Happy birthday to RAINBOW's Woori

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:07 PM PST


Real name: Go Woori (고우리)
Japanese name: ウリ
Nicknames: Grandma, Grandmother, Sexy Rapper
Birthday: February 22, 1988
Height: 165cm
Weight: 43kg
Blood Type: A
Label: DSP Media
Group: RAINBOW/ RAINBOW BLAXX
Position: Vocal, Main Rapper, Main Dancer.
Color in Rainbow: Orange
Education: Graduate of Korea National Sport University, majored in life long dance.
Talents: Ballet, Modern Dance, Rapping, Cooking.
Facts:
- Used to be fixed member of KBS Invincible Youth Season 2, Y-Star God of Cookery
- Likes collecting hats and sunglasses.
- Joined Rainbow after recommendation to DSP by a church friend (a MBC writer of Infinity Challenge).
- Fan of Pucca and the game Pucca's Restaurant
- Friends with A Pink's Eunji & Na Eun, f(x)'s Amber and SNSD's Hyoyeon.
- Won the Women's swimming event at the 2011 Idol Star Athletics & Swimming Championships. 
- Lee Hyori is her role model.
- Friends with actress/singer Han Groo and Augsburg FC's Koo Ja Cheol.
- Appeared in A-JAX's 'Snake' music video

Big Bang's Taeyang collaborates with Japan's hip hop group M-Flo

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:00 PM PST



Big Bang's Taeyang is featured on an upcoming album of a Japanese hip hop group.

Japan's M-Flo collaborated with Taeyang for their 8th official album entitled 'FUTURE IS WOW.' Taeyang and M-Flo joined their powerful voices on the title party track, 'Go Crazy.'

Aside from Taeyang, M-Flo revealed the other artist collaborated with them such as Ayumi Hamasaki and Washio Reina of Japanese girl group Flower.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Sports Donga

JYJ's Yoochun pulls a ligament while shooting for 'Three Days'

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:30 PM PST



JYJ's Yoochun had pulled a ligament on his shoulder while filming an episode for his upcoming drama, 'Three Days.'

A staff member of the SBS drama announced the unfortunate news on February 20th. The production staff is in an emergency situation because Yoochun's medical condition needs three months to recover and a very painful one . He had his MRI and a complete examination after the incident. However, due to his tight schedule they still need to continue the shooting. 

Yoochun plays as a president's body guard which requires many and demanding action scenes. 'Three Days' is set to kick on March 5th.

written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Donga Sports

Super Junior's Shindong to host a new dance battle show on MBC

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:00 PM PST



Super Junior's Shindong is confirmed to be the host for a new dance variety show of MBC.

Shindong is known for his good dancing and hosting skills. Actually, he made his way to be part of Super Junior with his talent in dancing, and he is now known as a dance guru for some of his fellow stars. His hosting skill is showcased on Mnet's 'Beatles Code 3D.'

The new dance show is a competition among many popular and talented idols where they will showcase their prowess.

written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

TVXQ's interests unleashed!

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:30 PM PST



TVXQ's Yunho and Changmin had an interview with a fashion magazine.

On the March issue of @Star1 magazine, Yunho and Chagmin revealed their interests. Yunho shared that he is interested in inventing and earning certificates in different activities like badminton and scuba diving, while Changmin revealed that he wants to go bungee jumping.

@Star1 March issue was released on February 21st.

written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: @Star1

Park Jiyoon’s 'Beep' MV needs re-evaluation

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:00 PM PST



Park Jiyoon released the music video for her latest song, 'Beep,' on February 18th.

However, it is undergoing re-evaluation because KBS may consider it inappropriate. The music video was said to have overdone the ending credits because Mystic89 included the names of all featured artist in the MV such as Yoo Jaesuk, Park Myungsoo, Jeong Hyungdon, HaHa, No Hongchul, Park Jaebum and Muzie.

After a conversation with KBS, it was concluded to edit the ending credits in the MV.

Watch the MV below:


written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: E Daily

Lee Jong Suk can't shoot for “Running Man” Australian special

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:30 PM PST



Lee Jong Suk won't be able to join the other cast members of 'Running Man' for its Australian special.

'Running Man' staff is scheduled to fly to Australia on February 22nd to shoot their special episode. However, Lee Jong Suk can't make it because it was reported that he contracted H1N1 influenza virus on February 18th. Thus his schedule was affected.

However, there was a news that he may be able to join the crew later on, but it will depend on how fast he will recover.

written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

SISTAR’s Hyorin's natural beauty revealed!

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:00 PM PST


 
SISTAR's Hyorin is with Bora and Soyu in Hong Kong.

The three beautiful members of SISTAR are there for a holiday, and their trip in Hong Kong has been filmed and aired on channel Y-STAR.

The February 22nd episode of  'SISTAR's Midnight in Hong Kong,' will feature Hyorin's natural beauty. The show will reveal what Hyorin looks like when she doesn't have make up. The photo above gives a teaser of what to expect on the show. 

Hyorin expressed that she prefers more comfy apparel, and likes to show a more honest side of herself.

written by: loveluytaky@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: TV Report

EXO's Lay reveals he got his music inspiration from Beethoven

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:03 PM PST


EXO's Lay recently was featured in an interview in The Celebrity Magazine and he talked about his deep feeling towards Beethoven's music.

Lay said,"Beethoven was a really great man. Beethoven's music really brings me a lot of inspiration. I would like to make music like him that everyone can feel empathy with and can it can move the hearts of the listeners"

Composer Maxx Song who worked with Lay praised,"Lay has many interesting ideas. Also because of his sensibility for music so he can produce melodies that touch the heart"

Lay's musical talent was acknowledged through "EXO'S SHOW TIME" as he showcased his guitar and composing skill.