August 10th, 2009


2ne1 + HaEum & HaRang = ♥

Sean's recent Cyworld entries:

하음이와 밤봄 - HaEum and PamBom
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하음이도 좋아하고 봄이도 좋아하고^^
HaEum likes it too, Park Bom likes it too^^

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kids are so lovely ^^
and Bommie is so happy with little HaEum ^^
can somebody translate this entries? I would be thankful
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    Taebin "J'ung dohl" (feat. se7en)
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takamina; rabu rabu
  • shuwei

Super Junior Kim HeeChul cameo drama appearance


Super Junior Kim HeeChul shows support to junior SHINee TaeMin with cameo drama appearance on MBC sitcom ‘TaeHee HyeGyo JiHyunie’.

Kim Hee Chul was at the filming set for the drama on 3rd August and participated in the drama filming. The reason why he did the cameo appearance was for his junior SHINee TaeMin.

The 2 are known as ‘celebrity lookalikes’ and it will be a fun episode on ‘Tae-Hye-Ji’ with the 2 of them appearing together.

Meanwhile, the episode featuring Kim HeeChul will air on 12th August.


I wonder what role could he possibly be given? Junsu's long lost brother? Junsu's dad? Heechul singing with Junsu's crazy mom would make my life.
Doojoon: your crinkly eye-smiles
  • yunsias

SuJu's new dancing machine?

EunHyuk and LeeTeuk couldn't join the members for fun at the beach and spectacular night views (as according to SungMin) the Sorry Sorry performance at Evergreen concert. Guess who took over Hyukie's dance solo in Sorry Sorry?

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Hope I did this right, first time posting ^_^*
The commentary are mine :)
F.T Island ~ Lee Jaejin fake sleep

FT Island, Plagiarizes From English Band?

FT Island gets involved in plagiarism issues with song from their new album.

According to a particular discussion forum, there were criticisms saying that “Bing Bing Bing“, song from FT Island’s 3rd album, resembles English band, McFly’s “Five Colours In Her Hair“.

Some netizens uploaded both songs on blogs and communities, and pointed out that the interlude for both songs are similar.

However, based on the tele-conversation between FT Island’s management and one of the reporters, they revealed that they “didn’t know about it” and that they will investigate the issue and give their stand.

According to the Korea Music Copyright Association, the composer for “Bing Bing Bing” was registered under the name “HOONY”, and without any statements of samplings or remakes of the song.

Credit: Primanoona

Apparently a fan (or maybe more) filed a complaint to Mcfly's management (from what I read) and they're probably screwed if it turns out to be plagarized..
Giselle - in the throng
  • hoyah

big bang's daesung's opinion on tvxq lawsuit

I: Three members of TVXQ are in a lawsuit. How did you feel after hearing that?

DS: I've been to Japan. TVXQ's popularity is even more extreme than we can imagine. Sad. I'm quite close with Yoonho hyung since we were on the same program; we still contact each other. I'm not sure why, but I hope it ends well.

Translated by Beau @ bbvipz
shared by iscreamshinki

I'm not sure why, but I hope it ends well.

I'm not sure why, but that amused me terribly.

Donghae: "I've scolded Jonghyun because of his manners."

Super Junior Donghae revealed the time when he had to scold Jonghyun.

Donghae and Sungmin talked about SHINee before debut (and now) on MBC Every1 Flower Boy's Generation. SHINee was known to greet their sunbaes before debut and even now with full manners but ever since SHINee's 'Repackaged Album' came out, Jonghyun's greeting changed a bit. Donghae couldn't do anything but to scold him. Donghae said because they're in the same company and they're very close, it didn't bother him but he was worried what other sunbaes would think if Jonghyun greeted this way. He revealed that he didn't want others/sunbaes to think bad of Jonghyun.

Flower Boy's Generation will air on the 11th.

; translated by stalkingfraud @ soompi

Another G-D preview - Butter Fly

Posted on his me2day~

GD: 솔로앨범 두번째 곡!! Butter Fly- 사랑을 처음 시작 할때의 설.레.임.을 생각하며 만든 노래! 눈감고 사랑하는 사람을 떠올리며 들어봐요
"The second song off my solo album. Butterfly- A song I made while thinking about the uneasiness you feel when love first starts! Close your eyes and think of the person you love when you listen."

It's all about you, my butter fly
Everytime I come close to you (everytime I'm feeling you)
Feel like I'm gonna dream everytime (I get butterflies check it)
무심코 하늘을 봐? like 니 웃는 모습을 닮아
유난히 눈부신 girl woo baby

(Looking at the sky by chance like
it resembles you when you smile
Uniquely bright girl woo baby)
credit: Dolce @ bbvipz
video credit: elavipp
his me2day: X
If someone has translations, I'll add them.
Thanks dragonsuee and sparkskey

And, holy goodness, this song is good.
He was never my favorite, but boy am I excited!
talking bout my girl [Sohee]

Wang Biho’s Second Strike At The Brown Eyed Girls

Comedian Yoon Hyunbin, who plays the famous insulting character Wang Biho, poked fun at the Brown Eyed Girls a second time as the girls came to watch KBS 2TV's "Gag Concert".

The Brown Eyed Girls had previously come to watch the show a few months ago and Wang Biho started off his corner with a compliment saying "You came last time and you came again. You guys got prettier." But it wasn't long until Wang Biho attacked saying, "But why did you come with black drawings on your eyes? Especially you GaIn, you're a trend these days. You have the same line as 2NE1's CL." as he teased the members about their smokey eye makeup.

Also Wang Biho continued with his harsh comments. "As soon as Brown Eyed Girls' new album's title song 'Abracadabra' was released it went up on music charts instantly but at the same time it was also ranked to be the number one song that was illegally downloaded. That means the song is a waste to hear by paying for it. They just want to download it and listen, that's all."

Then Wang Biho went on as he danced to 'Abracadabra' saying "This concept is wearing hot pants and eyeliner, just like the female Wang Biho" and brought laughter. Wang Biho even danced to SNSD/Girls' Generation's "Tell Me Your Wish" and Super Junior's "Sorry Sorry".

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ngl, I lol'd at the "female Wang Biho" line. Also, their expressions in the first pic are priceless. Jea's like, "oic" and Miryo is like "... :) ... " while Narsha & GaIn are like "bitch please lol".
  • ansohi

Wonder Girls “We have to eat Korean meals to gain strength”

Don’t you miss Korea?
Truthfully, more than Korea, we miss Korean food. We have to eat a Korean meal within at least 2 days to gain strength. Regardless of where we are in America, we always search on Google for the nearest Korean restaurant.
The tour bus has emergency rations of kimchi, pollack pickled fish, stirred seaweed, and seasoned squid. We even bought Korean ice cream, but the tour bus refrigerator is not cold enough so they all melted. However, they are delicious so we dug in and ate the melted ice cream anyways.
We don’t have to worry about rice cakes because the fans always prepare some for us wherever we go. The moment we open the box of rice cakes, producer JYP and the representatives dash towards us and eat it all, leaving no left-overs. (laughs) (JYP really loves rice cakes so his nickname became “rice cake-eating gorilla’).

I was informed that the tour bus is luxurious.
If it was luxurious, we would have no issues with the refrigerator. It’s not the bus that was revealed online. There are several company vehicles. The brand is the same (Hyundai Motors), but they’re all different cars.

How is life in America?
We began living in New York first. We studied English with friends from all over the world, and do some personal studying on our own. We speak strictly English with our staff members.
Producer JYP teaches us the most. Rather than pronunciation, he wants us to focus on understanding the language. It makes teaching the dance more fun.
When we’re in Korea, we hide the fact that we are Wonder Girls and long to enjoy a private life, but here we have to publicly announce “We are the Wonder Girls.”
Although there are only 20-30 people out of the massive crowd who come to see us, it’s really nice to be greeted with the fans’ placards. It’s a different feeling than the packed crowd of fans in Korea.

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[translation: bequietimhappy]
[credit: Asiae]
czq ilu
  • auxelle

Op-ed, kinda.

Pop Goes the Contract

There is a fairly decent overview of the contract situation faced by entertainers in Korea over in today's Joongang Ilbo. Using the lawsuit Dong Bang Shin Gi (aka TVXQ) has filed against SM Entertainment as the peg, the article looks at the long and onerous contracts that most entertainers in Korea have to have, especially singers.

As you have probably heard, on July 31, three members of DBSG filed suit against its management company, claiming their contract is unfair. DBSG is one of SME's most popular bands these days, and is doing especially well in Japan, where they recently played two nights in the Tokyo Dome. The band's complaints were mostly the same things we have heard over and over again in Korea over the years -- their contracts are too long, their contracts do not pay enough, the penalties for leaving the management company are too severe, the performers do not have enough control over their own careers, the performers are not paid enough (probably the biggest issue).

I do not want to get into the details of DBSG's particular case. That is something for the Korean courts to decide. But I do think that cases like these bring up a much bigger point.

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  • _ochre

SM, “We give 40% of profits to Dong Bang Shin Ki”

SM Entertainment revealed recently, “We split profits with group Dong Bang Shin Ki at the ratio of 4:6.”

Revealed on MC programme “Current Affairs Magazine 2580′ aired on 9th August, Dong Bang Shin Ki has brought in a recorded 49.8 billion KRW. Of these, SM has invested 22.4 KRW. And the rest was split between the group and SM at 4:6.”

SM said, “Of the benefits, Dong Bang Shin Ki gets 4 proportions and SM gets 6 proportions. Of the 27.4 KRW, Dong Bang Shin Ki gets 11.0 KRW and SM gets 16.4KRW.”

It was also revealed that for overseas promotions, Dong Bang Shin Ki gets 7 and SM gets 3 proportions.Also for overseas event, CF revenues, they are split at 7:3.

But according to the 3 members of Dong Bang Shin Ki, “The splitting of profits is not transparent. We cannot trust them.”

And also about their 13-year contract, SM said, “We also secured the time when the group went overseas to promote. In Korea 3~4 years, in Japan 3~4 year, in China, it was 3~4 years.”

And about this, the 3 members’ lawyer said, “This is a contract which will make this idol stars work their live. Also for album sales, they only receive no more than 0.4~1% for each member.”

Source: sookyeong
  • _ochre

S.E.S comes together to show support for Bada’s comeback album

S.E.S members Bada, Eugene and Shoo has come together again.

Bada posted up new photos on her minihompy on 10th August of her taken together with Shoo and Eugene. The 2 of them had showed up at MBC Music Core to show support for Bada’s comeabck stage.

The photos show the 3 of them still very close together after their debut as group S.E.S more than 10 years ago. Bada also thanked Eugene who performed on stage together with her, “Eugene ah, thank you so much for the cool performance. Your stage manners are ‘jjang(best)’. I should learn from you too.”

And also to Shoo who showed at the dressing room back stage to Music Core, “Even though you were down with flu, you came and I was very touched. Unnie has prepared flu medicine, panacea and tiger palm at home.”

Meanwhile, Bada recently released her 4th comeback album and is promoting the title song ‘Mad’.

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Source: sookyeong

G-Dragon's me2day updates (SOLO PREVIEW RELEASED)

10/08/09 Updates
the earlier ones I've updated here
He has been updating over the past hour -,-

드디어도착!!너무맘에드는 트렁크와롤러∼^^ 아 신난다∼∼헤헤
This has finally arrived!! The trunk and rollerskates which I really like~ ^^ Ah, I'm excited~~Heh heh

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And this shoes turned out very well too. If you get poked by the back of the shoe.. Wow
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Translated by: Sparkskey

'Mother' to represent Korea for Oscars

Thriller beats out vampire flick and farmer documentary

SEOUL -- "Mother," the latest feature from Bong Joon-ho, has been selected to represent Korea for the best foreign-language film in the next year's Oscar.

The strength of the story's narrative, its potential for a wide release in the U.S. and the director's reputation were considered as priorities for the final contender, the Korean Film Council said.

Six films were submitted to compete for the Korean finalist including Yu Ha's "Frozen Flower," Park Chan-wook's "Thirst" and Lee Chung-ryul's "Old Partner," and were reviewed by a jury that included director Lee Myung-se ("Nowhere to Hide").

"Mother" was released domestically in May, and garnered more than 3 million admissions, falling below the score of the director's previous films like "The Host," which set the record as the biggest boxoffice hit in Korean film history, with 13 million filmgoers.

The story, set in a rural village, traces the battle of an anxious mother (Kim Hye-ja) out to prove the innocence of her mentally challenged son (Won Bin) who is accused of murdering a high school girl. The film premiered at Cannes in May.

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Mother---Film Review

Warners offers Bruce Lee role to Rain. OH HELLLLL NAW

South Korean pop singer/actor Rain was offered the lead role in the Warner Bros. remake of Bruce Lee's kung fu flick "Enter the Dragon," J Tune Entertainment, Rain's agency, confirmed Thursday.

J Tune, however, added that Rain hasn't made a decision, and refused to discuss details.

The 27-year old actor stars as an assassin in the Wachowski Brothers' upcoming "Ninja Assassin" set for release in November.

"Enter the Dragon," which is considered one of Bruce Lee's most popular films in the West, and the last before his death, delves into a Shaolin monk (Lee) who is assigned to expose illegal activities on an island. For the film's contemporary take, the company has hired writer Kurk Sutter (also the co-producer for American TV drama "The Shield").

J Tune Entertainment said only that Rain is currently preparing for his next Asian concert tour later this year.

Poll #1442371 ASS KICKING POLL

Who would win in a fight?



'09 Summer SM Town Album To Be Released on the 14th

This will be the first SM Town album since 2007. It will have a total of 4 songs, with the title track "Seaside", sung by Super Junior, DBSK, and SHINee. The songs will be released on the major music sites starting on the 11th. On the 11th, "Seaside" will be released. On the 12th, SHINee's "Scar", a dance song, will be released. Super Junior's "Carnival" will be released on the 13th, and DBSK's "12:34" will be released on the 14th.

source; translated by amourette @ soompi
original korean source

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Big Bang and 2NE1 to participate in Asia Song Festival with SuJu and SNSD

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It has been known that Big Bang and 2NE1 will be participating in 2009 Song Festival.

Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange has revealed the 2nd line-up to the 6th Asia Song Festival on 11st August.

And for the 2nd line-up, it has been known that groups Big Bang and 2NE1 will be participating in the event. Other than that, Japanese popular group V6 and Hong Kong singer-actor Eken Zheng YiJian will also be participating in the event.

It was known that groups Super Junior and So Nyeo Shi Dae will be participating for the event when the 1st line-up was revealed earlier. And now 2 more Korean singer groups Big Bang and 2NE1 joins the list, representing Korea for the song festival.

2009 Asia Song Festival will be held on 19th September in Seoul World Cup Stadium.

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Source: sookyeong
Sooyoung → unlike any other

SNSD's member popularity amongst the Japanese and Chinese and the secret to pretty legs

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Japanese Sayuri said, “It seems that SooYoung is the most popular member of So Nyeo Shi Dae in Japan.”

So Nyeo Shi Dae has appeared on KBS ‘The ChitChat of The Beauties’ summer special aired on 10th August. And Sayuri was asked, “Which member is the most popular in Japan?” and she answered, “Each member has her own charms, but SooYoung has the face the Japanese guys like.”

And when Chinese Eun DongRyong was asked, “Which member is the most popular in China”, she replied, “I think Jessica has an appeal. Chinese men like girls who looks like fox” looking at Jessica. And then there were many whispers in the crowd that went “Jessica looks like a fox.”

Meanwhile, while the girls were on the topic of long legs, Yuri revealed, “Actually we do makeup on our legs. We do highlight and shading to make it appear slim. Of the members, I worry most about my legs, when other members apply one makeup coat, I apply 3.”

Source: sookyeong
♔ Cold-blooded Casanova
  • zephkun

‘Dreamy’ Kiss between Kim Bum and Son Dam Bi

How does it feel like kiss­ing Bum­mie’s lips noona Dam Bi?

That’s right. Son Dam Bi had her first on screen kiss with Kim Bum for their drama ‘Dream’. Dam Bi plays the char­ac­ter of coach Park So Yeon while Bum’s fighter role is Lee JangSeok.

The episode will air today August 10!

Source: onekpop by berryisdolce

No offense to Dam Bi noona, she's pretty and all but... DO NOT WANT. Sorry, Soeul bias right here. A-and I've always associated Dam Bi with Marco. Ah, killer couple: "eres tu~"  WGM withdrawal much?

  • _ochre

Brown Eyed Girls GaIn, “I watched adult films and learnt a lot”

Member GaIn Brown Eyed Girls, who was once criticised for the provocative bed scene included in the MV to their title song ‘Abracadabra’ off their comeback album ‘Sound G’, revealed that she has learnt a lot through watching adult films.

GaIn said on Maybee’s KBS radio show on 9th August, “I have never had any skinship with man.” and Narsha added, “Without this kind of experience, you are unable to express the feelings to the scene.” GaIn continued, “I really have no experience to this and I am pretty conservative. But I learnt a lot through watching adult films.

GaIn added, “The adult film was a gift from fans.” which took the MC Maybee by surprise. Narsha added, “The adult film CD was given by a fan with the words ‘Garden Diary’.”

Meanwhile, Brown Eyed Girls ‘Abracadabra’ is going very strong up on various music sites.

Source: sookyeong

lmfao ♥♥♥ Ga-In

Omona Ghost Mystery

This is a screencap from the end of Kara's performance on Inkigayo last sunday. Nicole slipped and fell. Kang Ji Young reached out to grab Nicole to help her. She managed to gab a hand. But with both of Nicole's hand's in front of her, did she magically sprout a third hand out of her back and reached out? Or was it something... more ghostly? Muahaha haha haha.. hah...

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omonatheydidnt what are your theories?

Poll #1442453 WoOoOoOoooooo

Do you believe in ghosts?


Poll #1442454 wtf is that poll

What... is... that... thing?

trick of the eye
secret super power


Sleep well kiddies :3