Wednesday, April 23, 2014

"San E donates 10 million won for the Sewol tragedy #PrayForSouthKorea" plus 21 more

"San E donates 10 million won for the Sewol tragedy #PrayForSouthKorea" plus 21 more


San E donates 10 million won for the Sewol tragedy #PrayForSouthKorea

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Not only he delayed his comeback but San E also join the efforts of helping those in grief by donating 10 million won.

The rapper donates the money on April 23 to Nanoom Welfare Organization for the sake of the victims and families of the sunken ferry.

He also expressed his condolences. Other than San E, people who have donated are Song Seung Hun, Ha Ji Won, Ryu Hyun Jin, Kim Yuna, Cha Seung Won, On Ju Wan, Kim Bo Sung, Jung Il Woo, Joo Sang Wook, Park Jae Min, Yoo Ha Na, Park Kyeong Rim and more.

V.O.S. Choi Hyun Joon reveals the exact date of his marriage

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:15 AM PDT



V.O.S. vocalist Choi Hyun Joon finally settles the exact date of his marriage with his model girlfriend Soyi, and it's going to be on May 18.

The announcement has been made through his agency, Star Empire. They revealed that the wedding ceremony takes place at DaeChoding Hall in Gangnam, Seoul and other details haven't finalized yet.

In December last year, Choi Hyun Joon announced his plan to marry his 4-month girlfriend who is a model and businesswoman in the field of fashion and 4 years younger than him.  They have their first son February this year.

Choi Hyun Joon, who debuted with V.O.S in 2004 is going to be a happy father and husband soon. Congratulations!

Couple Cha In Pyo-Shin Ae Ra visit the memorial altar of deceased students and offer condolences

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 06:45 AM PDT




To lend their condolences to the families of deceased Danwon High School students who passed away in a tragic sunken Sewol tragedy, the actor couple Cha In Pyo and Shin Ae Ra personally visited the temporary memorial altar in Ansang Olympic Memorial Indoor Gymnasium on April 23.

Photos of them were taken showing grief while looking at the innocent faces in the funeral photos of the students. It is also reported that the couple comfort the parents and Danwon students who are mourning for their loss.



Over 150 people have been reported dead from the Sewol tragedy, most of them are students. In the midst of suffering and loss, the couple share the pain and suffering of the people left behind.



Condolences. May your souls rest in peace.

Super Junior win multiple awards at 2014 Singapore E-Awards

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 06:15 AM PDT



Super Junior once again prove their popularity and stand in Hallyu despite hiatus by winning four awards at 2014 Singapore Entertainment Awards.

Singapore E-Awards honors the outstanding artists in Singapore and across Asia.  The awards are divided into 'Popular' and 'Best'. The first one is going to be decided through public voting while the other is judged by a panel of entertainment professionals.

From over 30 categories and big contenders, Super Junior win a total of four awards including 'Most Popular Korean Singer' and 'Most Popular U-Weekly Cover' given to 395UW Super Junior. Super Junior-M also grab the 'Most Popular Group' while its member Henry wins the 'Most Popular MV' for 'Trap'.

Congratulations!

Source: SGEAWARDS

Actor Hyun Bin dazes with his sharp charisma in HIGH CUT clip

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 05:30 AM PDT



Actor Hyun Bin had a pictorial for High Cut magazine's May issue.

He dazes fans with his sharp-looking retro concept masculinity in the spreads. He looks gorgeous in brushed up hair while wearing various outfits.

Check out the clip below:


Leessang's Gil apologizes and decides to leave 'Infinity Challenge'

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 04:57 AM PDT



Facing the consequences of his action, Leessang's Gil, who is reported this morning to have his license revoked upon caught driving under the influence of alcohol issues an apology and decides to leave his variety show, Infinity Challenge.

On April 23, a representative of MBC's Infinity Challenge states, "We are deeply apologizing to have delivered bad news in the midst of suffering and hard time everyone is going through." He added, "Today, Gil expresses his request to leave Infinity Challenge and the production team has decided to accept his decision."

Gil also issues his apology by saying, "I have no excuses and I am now reflecting sincerely." He apologizes to fans and people who have been supporting him and promises not to commit such inappropriate action in the future.

Earlier today, Gil is caught driving drunk along the neighborhood of Mapo-gu, Seoul around midnight. It was reported that his alcohol level was 0.109% and his driver's license is revoked.

Do you think he made a right decision?

EXO's Baekhyun confirmed to perform in 'Singin' In The Rain' musical

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 03:50 AM PDT


EXO's Baekhyun is confirmed to play in musical "Singin' In The Rain" along with Super Junior's Kyuhyun and SHINee's Onew.

"Singin' In The Rain" musical is an adaptation of a same name musical movie back in 1952. Baekhyun will play the role of Don Lockwood which is one of the 3 lead roles of the movie.

The musical will take place at Chungmu Art Hall's Grand Theatre from June 5 - August 3.

EXO's Luhan to star in the Chinese version of the Korean movie 'Miss Granny'

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 03:02 AM PDT


EXO's Luhan is going to have his first acting challenge by starring in a Chinese movie.

On April 23rd, SM Entertainment confirmed that Luhan has been cast in an upcoming Chinese movie called "Mid 20"(working title). The movie is said to be the Chinese version of the Korean movie "Miss Granny". The story line is about a 70 year old grandmother becoming a 20 year old girl. Luhan is going to play the role of the grandson of the main character.

The movie will start filming on May 20th, but for Luhan the exact filming schedule hasn't been decided yet.

Park Shin Hye donates 50 million won for Sewol rescue operation

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 01:54 AM PDT


On April 23rd, Hope Bridge National Disaster Relief Association revealed that actress Park Shin Hye donated 50 million won for Sewol victims and rescue operation of the sinking ferry.

In particular the agency didn't know about her donation until the articles came out. They later checked with the Park Shin Hye and she admitted that she did donate to the association. Originally she just wanted to do it quietly but since everyone knows about it now, she's embarrassed about it.

Park Shin Hye also tweeted her concern about the tragedy on April 18th and used a photo of the "Yellow Ribbon Campaign" as her Twitter avatar.

Sistar's Soyou looks sexy on Arena Homme Plus Magazine

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 12:00 AM PDT


The lead vocalist of SISTAR, the "digital queen" Soyou has become the latest muse for Arena Homme Plus Magazine.

In the pictorials, Soyou shows off her glamorous body in black and white outfits. Her poses, her gaze, her tangled hair make the pictorials look much more impressive.

See the full photoset on the May issue of Arena Homme Plus magazine.





Jenny@dkpopnews

Krystal's past photos receive attention

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Recently, f(x) Krystal's past photos were uploaded on a community board and received much attention.

In those photos, we can see Krystal in her childhood days, from a baby girl to a teenager. She has beautiful features and lovely look. Comparing to now, Krystal seems unchanged. Especially, at the age of 12, she already possesses a beautiful legs and glows as a star.


Netizens commented, "She is outstanding", "She was born beautiful", "Krystal is the best", "So lovely",.... to show their admiration to her natural beauty.

Jenny@dkpopnews


Cha Seung Won and Kim Tae Kyun donate millions of won for Sewol rescue operation

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:30 PM PDT


Many celebrities are coming out with their donations to aid the rescue of the Sewol ferry.

On April 22nd, it was revealed that actor Cha Seung Won donated 100 million won to the Community Chest of Korea this afternoon. First baseman Kim Tae Kyun who is currently playing for Hanhwa Eagles in the Korean Baseball Organization also donated 50 million won to the community and expressed his desire to contribute to the rescue operation.

Even though the number of death keeps rising, we are still praying for a miracle to happen.

CNBlue cancel ‘CNBLUE 2014 LIVE ‘Can’t Stop’ concert in Busan on 26th

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:00 PM PDT



CNBlue announced the cancellation of their concert schedules in Busan.

The band is supposed to rock the fans in Busan by holding a concert 'CNBLUE 2014 LIVE 'Can't Stop' on April 26 (Saturday). However, sharing the sorrow of their beloved country due to the tragic Sewol ferry accident, FNC Entertainment announced the cancellation and new date.

In their notice, it is announced that the Busan concert on April 26 will be moved to June 21 at KBS Busan Hall, after their concerts in Thailand, Singapore, and Hongkong take place.

The agency also apologizes and promises refunds for the fans who have been waiting for the show. In addition to that, ticket details for new date will be explained further soon.

Super Junior-M are 'Super Guys' in the BTS of Cosmopolitan pictorial

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:30 PM PDT



Super Junior-M show their individual charm in their latest pictorial for May issue of Cosmopolitan magazines.

Effortlessly posing for the camera and projected charming expressions, the boys who have transformed into office workers in their latest single 'Swing' have their photos taken resulting to classy and charming gentlemen.

Watch the BTS below:


Gummy postpones her comeback next month and concert in June

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:15 PM PDT



As much as fans wanted to have Gummy come back after four years of hiatus, everyone is expecting that her comeback in May is going to be delayed in respect to the Sewol tragedy.

On April 23, her agency C-JeS Entertainment stated, "Gummy pushes back her comeback with new mini album from 1st week of May to June." The agency added, "Everyone is mourning so it's not right to release the album."

In addition to that, her concert in June is going to be rescheduled as well. "We are in the progress of working on her shows in June but the original date would be postponed."

Leessang's Gil faces DUI, license revoked; what will happen to Infinity Challenge?

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 04:54 AM PDT





Leessang's member Gil is facing a controversy for driving under the influence of alcohol.

On April 23, Gil is caught driving drunk along the neighborhood of Mapo-gu, Seoul around midnight. It was reported that his alcohol level was 0.109% and his driver's license is revoked.

In relation to that, 'Infinity Challenge', wherein Gil is appearing, canceled recording due to the Sewol tragedy. However, while the program's staff and cast are mourning, this unfortunate news of one of its cast might cause trouble.

Most importantly, 'Infinity Challenge' is currently in preparation for their long-term project wherein members, including Gil, Yoo Jae Suk, HaHa, and Jung JunHa are participating for the '2014 Korea Speed ​​Festival (KSF)' to show their superior driving skills. But with his license revoked, he might not be able to participate anymore.

Officials from Mapo,Seoul Police stated, "Mr. Gil Seong Jun was caught driving under the influence of alcohol in Mapo-gu around 12:30 dawn. We are going to invite him for investigation immediately."

Source: Newsen via Nate

'You're All Surrounded' and 'Glorious Day' press conferences cancelled + reschedule broadcast dates

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:31 PM PDT


On April 22nd, a representative from SBS announced that the press conference schedules for both SBS' upcoming dramas "You're All Surrounded" and "Glorious Day" have been canceled.

"You're All Surrounded" was planned to hold a press conference on April 23rd while 24th is for "Glorious Day", but they decided to cancel it because of the Sewol tragedy,"We want to send our deepest condolences to all the victims of the tragedy and also wishing that all missing people will come back safely. Depend on the situation of the rescue operation, we will decide on holding the press conference again later".

The broadcast date for "You're All Surrounded" is delayed till May 7th, while "Glorious Day" still keeps their original schedule and will be broadcast on April 26th.

Secret's Sunhwa graces 'SURE' magazine

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 07:28 PM PDT

 Secret's Han Sunhwa graces the May issue of SURE Magazine.

She sports a stylish and vibrant look for the popular magazine showing her slim figure. She receives much love recently with her character in God's Gift - 14 Days, fans will definitely get to see more of her acting skills from the drama.

Check out more photos from her latest photoshoot below:








Phantom to delay the release of their new album

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 07:18 PM PDT


Hiphop Group Phantom joins the line-up of celebrities to delay their comeback in mourning for the ferry accident.

On April 22nd, the agency announced through the group's official fancafe,"Phantom's new studio album "Phantom Power" which was originally scheduled to release on April 24th has been delayed","The whole Korea is currently in deep grief. The Phantom members thought that they shouldn't release their album while everyone is in the mourning for the accident. After a meeting with people in the company, we came up with this decision".

They continued,"This is their first regular album since debut so the members have been preparing for it a lot and have concentrated only on their comeback situation. But this time we decided to delay it for a while and take some times to mourn. Though there might be many fans who are feeling sad but we'd like everyone to pray with all our hearts together"

'Showtime','Show Champion','Weekly Idol' and more programs on MBC cable channels cancel broadcast

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:25 PM PDT


Due to the ferry tragedy, some of the programs on cable channels MBC Every1 and MBC Music will be cancelled.

According to MBC Plus Media, from 22nd to 25th, MBC Every1 "Weekly Idol", "Showtime - Burning The BEAST", "Six to Nine 2", MBC Music "Show Champion", "Dance Battle Korea", "Gayo Generation", "Idol True Colors", "Idol Dance Battle", "Picnic Live Soundscape" have decided to cancel broadcast.

A rep from MBC Plus Media said,"Because of the ferry accident, our hearts are all deep in pain and to show our condolences to all the victims, we decided to cancel the broadcast of all the programs o MBC Music and MBC Every1 for this week"

Hyuna looks cool for Vogue Girl

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 05:42 PM PDT


Hyuna shows her athletic charm posing for the May issue of Vogue Girl magazine.

She's is seen posing with skateboards in all black outfit for the popular magazine, check out the photo below:



Tablo shows his condolence to Sewol victims through his radio

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 05:04 PM PDT


Tablo showed his concern about the Sewol tragedy through "Tablo's Dreaming Radio".

On April 21st was the first broadcast of his radio. He shared his thought while DJ-ing,"All I can do is share the music that can warm your hearts","Hurt, confused, angry, sorry, for people who are still unfamiliar with those feelings I want to spend the night with you today","When there's nothing that can help you to relax your mind, I hope that you will be able to do it here".

He continued,"My heart feels heavy as an adult in a world that we can't protect our children","Sometimes music is something that is more than a warm hug","Whenever I find nothing to comfort me, rather than giving up I will try to listen to music"

"Tablo's Dreaming Radio" is broadcast every night from 10pm to midnight.