July 2nd, 2010

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Lee Minho now has a twitter



Actor Lee MinHo starts a Twitter account under his name officially on 1st July.

Lee MinHo wrote on his minihompy on 1st July at 6pm, “Because there are many posers on Twitter, I’m making one,” and revealed his Twitter account: ( http://twitter.com/actorleeminho). His first tweet was, “I want to ride a bicycle.” He also posted up a photo of himself riding a bicycle in a CF. After which, he visited the Twitter page actor Jeong SeongHwa from MBC drama ‘Personal Taste’ and wrote, “Hyung, I made a Twitter account too. Please teach me.”

Lee MinHo also posted on director Park KwangChoon’s Twitter page, “Director, it’s me MinHo. The previous accounts under my name are fake.”

Fans’ response to this are, “After Facebook, now Twitter~ Welcome!”, “I hope you directly post to us news often” etc.

Meanwhile, there has been many poser Twitter accounts set up under Lee MinHo’s name. And these accounts get up to 88000 followers.

source: sookyeong
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2AM's Changmin and 8Eight's Lee hyun to release a duet album



Fans of both 8Eight and 2AM rejoice, as a member from each group is uniting together to produce a duet! Asia Economy News made a statement informing listeners that “Changmin and Lee Hyun are planning to release a duet album.”
This album will “probably be a single album,” and to follow up with its release, the two idols are also “planning to participate in broadcasts and activities.” They also stated that Changmin and Lee Hyun may be filming a music video to go along with their duet album when 2AM returns from the United States, though that’s not definite at the moment.

The title track, which will be composed by Bang Shihyuk, is said to have a medium tempo to go along with a summery sort of feeling to complement the season.

If all goes well, then this album will be released by “the end of July.”

source: kpoplive
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Song Joong-Ki in a Movie with Puppies - Plot Irrelevant




I almost feel like Song Joong-ki’s new movie Heart Is… 2 (aka Hearty Paws 2 or 마음이2) is totally taking a cheap shot — not only are they throwing the adorable Song at us, we’ve also got one beautiful dog and its ridiculously adorable puppies. Who’s got any brainpower left for thinking after we’ve been assaulted by all that Cute and turned into babbling idiots?
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source: Segye via dramabeans
trailer: KMDb01
megan

Get to Know More About Ulzzangs Through "Ulzzang Shidae" Season 3

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For all you ulzzang (literally meaning, best face) fans, get ready for the third installation of reality show, “Ulzzang Shidae!” The show will basically reveal some of the inside stories and lifestyles of popular net idols in Korea. The guests for this season are Kim Min Jun, Kim Si Young, Park Ji Ho, Lee Do Young, Moon Ya El, Baek Jae Ah, and Hong Yong Gi.

Ulzzang Hong Young Gi, who appeared in both season one and two, will also be the assistant MC alongside MC Kim Tae Hyun. She has been garnering much popularity through this show and has been nicknamed “Ulzzang Park Kyeon Rim.” Hong hopes that through this role, she will be able to progress the show by opening the hearts of fellow participants on the show.

The first episode will air on July 3rd at 10:30PM on Comedy TV. Be sure to check it out!

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Sources: Review Star, Comedy TV, Google
via - soompi
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SBS finalizes the 12 member female cast for new variety show Heroes


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SBS has finalized the cast list today and Bada has been ruled out of the equation. In her place is Narsha of the BEG and she joins Kahi, Seo In Young, Noh Sa Yeon, Hong Soo Ah, Lee Jin, Shin Bong Sun, IU, Yoo In Na, Nicole (KARA) and Jiyeon (T-ara), forming a formidable 12 female member cast. Noh Hong Chul and Lee Hwi Jae will also be part of the variety show.

The variety show is about the cast coming together to overcome various challenges as well as create a storyline that’ll keep viewers hooked.

Sounds pretty vague but it should become clear once it airs.

The first filming session will take place on July 5th and it will take the place of the outgoing Gold Miss, airing alongside Yoo Jae Suk’s Running Man from July 18th onwards in a brand new Good Sunday line-up.

Source: allkpop
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TEEN TOP DEBUT CONCEPT


Niel, L.Joe, C.A.P, Riki, Chunji, Changjo

Rookie 6-member boy group, Teen Top will be making their debut next week and they have now revealed their first teaser image through their official website today.

The teaser image is actually from their single album jacket, Come Into The World and their nudity actually indicates their purity and natural state of emotions, and as they point out, a vast difference compared to existing groups who goes for excessive flashy clothing and fashion accessories.

The image also hints at them being reborn in a new world and they will debut with their title track, Clap on July 9th and subsequently begin promotions.

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SHAKING AND CRYING
I'M SO EXCITED

HATERS TO THE LEFT

Oh but I'm annoyed they ruined Chunji's hair and didn't make Niel's hair blonde T.T
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여러분에게 달려가는 샤이니의 발들~ (연습중이구요 …) 밥 잘 챙겨드시구 조금만 기다리시라구요^^ 이제 저는 오늘도 <야행성>으로~

Can you see our feet running toward you guys?~(We're practicing…) Don't skip your meals and please wait a little bit more^^ Now I'm on my way to shoot another episode of “Night Stars Show”~

Source: Onew's me2day | SHINee's thread @ Soompi
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Siwon never dreamed of being a singer/actor



Super Junior member Choi Siwon, who recently starred in TV series “Oh! My Lady,” has confessed that he had never dreamed of becoming a singer or an actor.

“It was not my dream to be a singer,” the singer said during an appearance on KBS2 TV’s celebrity talk show “Win Win,” which aired Tuesday evening. “I just had the dream that I wanted to make my name known quickly and becoming a celebrity was the fastest way to do that, so I went to an entertainment agency.”

When asked by host Kim Seungwoo if he had any fears about becoming an actor without any preparation, Choi answered, “It is very scary but if you don’t take on a challenge because you are scared, what can you achieve in life?”

Choi, 23, debuted in December 2005 as one of the 13 members of idol group Super Junior, which quickly became one of the most successful K-pop acts throughout Asia. He is also a member of sub-group Super Junior-M, which focuses its activities in the Chinese market.

He has also crossed over to acting, appearing in dramas “Eighteen, Twenty-Nine” (KBS2, 2005) and “Spring Waltz” (KBS2, 2006). He also had a supporting role in war epic “A Battle of Wits” (2006) alongside top Hong Kong star Andy Lau.

The pop idol recently won favorable reviews for his portrayal of fictional superstar Sung Minwoo in the SBS TV series “Oh! My Lady,” which co-starred Hallyu star Chaelim.

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Go Eun Ah-Mir's controversy : "Incest? It's ridiculous!"



Criticisms regarding the ‘kissing’ incident between talent Go EunAh and her little brother talent MBLAQ Mir on a broadcast programs continue.

Go EunAh wrote on her minihompy on 1st July, “I am shocked to see the posts posted up by reporters and netizens that I could only write out these few words.”

On Mnet Scandal aired on 30th June, there was a scene featuring Go EunAh kissing her younger brother Mir on the lips. Following the airing, many criticisms from the netizens surfaced like, “Isn’t this incest?”etc.

But Go EunAh had explained, “I’m just expressing my love to my sibling. I am sad that people have misinterpreted the scene. This is an expression which our family is very used to. I guess different families have different way of expressing their love, but this is the way my family express our love. I don’t want to hide my affection to my brother just because of others.”

 

She also said, “How can people criticise the relationship between siblings as incest. I feel hurt and I hope that my brother and myself will not get hurt anymore. I hope everyone will look at us siblings with an open heart and in a good light. I hope there will not be harm to my brother through incidents like these.”

S: SPN, K-Bites


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Huh Jung-Moo steps down as South Korea coach


After an impressive run at the World Cup, Huh has opted to take some time off from coaching.

South Korea coach Huh Jung-Moo stepped down on Friday following a two-and-a-half year stint as boss of the Red Devils.

"I decided not to seek a second term," he told reporters.

"It is not a resignation - my contract finishes at the end of June. I want time to recharge myself and spend some time with my family."

The former PSV Eindhoven midfielder then insisted that there were other options for his role: "There are many good coaches in our football community. They should be given a chance."

During his tenure, Huh led South Korea to a 27-game unbeaten streak and earned the 2009 AFC Coach of the Year award. His team finished second in Group B before bowing out of the World Cup with a 2-1 loss to Uruguay in the last 16.

source: goal.com
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TaeYang’s 1st full length album ‘Solar’ #1 on real time music charts after release


TaeYang’s first full length album goes up to the #1 spot on realtime music chart as soon as it is revealed.

According to music site Monkey3, the title song ‘I Need A Girl’ off the album went up to the #1 spot on their real time chart as soon as it was revealed on 1st July.

Other songs off the album like ‘Break down’, ‘Just a feeling’, ‘You’re my, ‘After You Sleep’ are also very well received by music fans, up on the top 10 rankings on realtime music charts

The title song ‘I Need A Girl’ also features Big Bang member GDragon. The Monkey 3 team contents team leader commented, “We see that the popularity for ‘I Need A Girl’ is going to surpass ‘Just Look At Me’. At the same time, other than the title song, other songs on the album is also going up our charts fast. For the first half of this year, there was no singer who stayed at the #1 on the chart for more 3 weeks. All eyes are on whether TaeYang will be able to break the record.”

source: kbites
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miss A, “We don’t think of WonderGirls as our competitors”


(L-R: Meng Jia, Wang Fei Fei, Lee Min Young, Suzy Bae)

New girlgroup miss A shows their affection to their agency seonbae WonderGirls.

In the recent interview, the girls talk about how they have been compared to with WonderGirls, the representative girlgroup from JYP Entertainment under which miss A’s label AQ Ent belongs to.

With that miss A said, “We don’t think of WonderGirls as subject of comparison or competition. WonderGirls is a great girlgroup. We are all like a family. WonderGirls members are very helpful and they gave us many great advices, not sparing their affection for us. We will work hard and want to be as successful in Asia as WonderGirls are in the States.”


They also added, “WonderGirls SunYe and 2AM Jo Kwon whom we have spent our training days together also gave us many advices about becoming an entertainer. We are very thankful.”

They ended with, “We don’t feel any burden because of the name ‘JYP’s girlgroup’. But we just want to show everyone our talents sooner.”

cr: sookyeong
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The Plot to Send Justin Bieber to North Korea

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Justin Bieber's fans are having a vote contest to see what countries he should tour. In second place and gaining momentum: North Korea. Obviously, this is the work of web-prank powerhouse 4chan, which also originated the Bieber's recent syphilis rumor.

4chan borderline homoerotic obsession with the tween wunderkind takes a delightfully geopolitical twist this week: Since last night, North Korea has been surging to the top of the Justin Bieber My World Tour Contest, resting currently at second place, behind Israel, where they like him in earnest, it seems. Since North Koreans don't have access to the internet (or Justin Bieber or, um, food) all of North Korea's current 197,473 votes are probably the work of 4chan, where users have been rallying votes with messages like this

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source: gawker
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Nichkhun and Victoria’s first day as a couple

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What did they eat for their first meal?
Samgyubsal. The two picked grilled pork (similar to a thick bacon) as their first meal of choice in the show ‘We Got Married.’

On the July 3rd broadcast of the show, 2PM’s Nichkhun and f(x)’s Victoria met for the first time in the famous 63 building in Seoul. They then proceeded on to having dinner.

Victoria, “the big mama” in f(x), texted her members that she was married to Nichkhun. Luna and Sulli responded to the text with, “so is Nichkhun our dad now?”

When 2PM members found out Nichkhun’s wife was Victoria, they wished the two the best.

One things for sure, Nichkhun and Victoria will be more Korean than I will ever be.

source: omgkpop
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Beyond Hot : Big Bang’s < Taeyang > to Launch Sultry New Solo Album ‘Solar’ on iTunes Worldwide



(SEOUL KR) : K-Pop creative agency, DFSB Kollective, has just released details on the upcoming schedule of YG Entertainment’s latest Big Bang solo effort, Taeyang’s ‘Solar’.

On July 2nd, Taeyang will debut his silky smooth new R&B single, ‘I Need a Girl’ on iTunes Music Stores worldwide. By July 15th, he will roll out the international launch of his long awaited, full length album, ‘Solar’, complete with a special edition 15 page digital booklet and ‘I Need a Girl’ music video featuring Big Bang heartbreaker, G-Dragon, and 2NE1 starlet, Sandara Park.

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Source: DFSB Kollective
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IU and Seulong remain victorious on Gaon's singles chart



Korean idols IU and 2AM's Seulong have claimed another victory on Gaon's singles chart with their latest collaboration "Nagging" for the third week of June.

According to data released by Gaon on Thursday, the singers celebrated their third win on the music chart during the week of June 20 to 26.

IU and Seulong had performed "Nagging" on SBS' music program "Inkigayo" for the first time on June 27, also making it the first-ever TV win for the songstress since her debut in 2008.

Big Bang member T.O.P's latest solo single "Turn It Up" entered the charts at No. 2 and the recent duet song “Hurts Like Death” from MC Mong featuring Mellow bowed into third place.

Meanwhile, Big Bang's special album "2010 Big Bang Concert Live Album Big Show" made its debut as the best-selling record for the first time on Gaon's album chart.

The second studio release “Revolution” from girl group Kara followed behind, making an incredible 44-spot jump from the previous week and Brown Eyed Girls' third album "Sound G." followed behind sequentially at No. 3.

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Source: asiae.co.kr - 1, 2, 3