March 30th, 2011

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Music Bank MC Kim Min Ji apologizes for "thoughtless actions"

 

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Source: Nate | allkpop

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Source: Star News via Nate, Daily News via Nate | allkpop

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Source: Newsen via Nate | allkpop

You can make your own judgments, but imo if netizens really made the comments she says they did, she had every right to say something about it. It's not as if she wrote anything offensive or mean.
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Yunho and IU to Possibly Become Ice Skaters!




Singer IU and TVXQ’s Yunho have begun preparations for their appearance in “Kiss & Cry“!

According to industry representatives, IU and Yunho have both confirmed their appearances for unique figure-skating program, which is similar in concept to Mnet’s “Ice Princess“. Both shows cast stars for an intensive figure-skating training program, which is overseen by a professional figure skater.

In preparation for their upcoming film schedule, the two have been training intensively. One representative revealed, “You don’t just wake up one day and become a figure skater, so they’re starting their training early while they still can.”

“Kiss & Cry” producers, however, are sparing their words, and recently stated, “There is nothing confirmed yet.”

The program itself will be led with the help of Olympic gold medalist, Kim Yuna. Other celebrities expected to appear include Kim Byung Man. His representatives commented, “We did receive an appearance request, but because the broadcast date is unconfirmed, we have yet to make a final decision.”

Source: AKP and Nate



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5Dolls says "Don't call us the SM trainees or little Goo Hara" anymore


Girl groups have taken over the music world. Unit group 5dolls were able to win over fans despite their various age ranges. Soomi (22), Chanmi (19), Hyewon (16), Hyoyoung (18), and the youngest Eunkyo (16) are aiming to get a rookie award this year. However, the members are being labeled for their past experiences as Chanmi was once an SM trainee and because Hyewon resembles KARA's Goo Hara.

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5dolls' Hyoyoung wants to beat T-ara's Jiyeon



Yesterday, we reported that Co-Ed’s Hyoyoung was cast for MBC’s upcoming drama, “Best Love.” As it turns out, the members of 5dolls were cast as well!

Since the drama’s plot revolves around the love story of old and new celebrities, 5dolls will be making an appearance as girl group ‘Candice’, one of the top girl groups in the industry. Hyoyoung will have a slightly larger role as the group’s leader, ‘Harumi’, who’s also a friend of the leading role’s.

Hyoyoung commented, “I don’t want to lose to T-ara’s Jiyeon, who’s both my friend and senior, in terms of acting. I’m focusing on my acting now, so please look forward to it.

The line-up also includes Gong Hyo Jin, Cha Seung Won, Yoo In Na, and Yoon Kye Sang. “Best Love” will begin airing this May.

Source: ALLKPOP, NATE
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Kim Jong-il stoned/most aged nation in 2050/61 condemned criminals

‘North Korea’s Kim Jong-il has nightmares about stoning’
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has had nightmares in which his own people threw stones at him, Rep. Chung Mong-joon of the ruling South Korean Grand National Party said, The Korea Herald reported on Monday.
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Source: channel6newsonline

S. Korea to become most aged nation in 2050: report

South Korea is likely to become the most aged nation in the world in 2050, a state-run think tank said Monday.
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Source: xinhuanet

S. Korea has 61 condemned criminals

South Korea has 61 condemned criminals though it has not carried out an execution over the last 13 years, Amnesty International said Monday. In North Korea, at least 60 people were executed last year, according to the human rights body.
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Source: koreatimes
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The SHINee news that pedo-noonas around the world have been waiting to hear (plus more key2day)!!

During a recent appearance on Love Pursuer, SHINee's Key made a quick shout-out to his grandma in Daegu. The most prominent line in the message was "Grandma! We are preparing for our next album now.." This message may be referring to their upcoming Japanese debut (which is somewhat skeptical, since that album was supposed to be ready by March, as they didn't foresee an earthquake)... or a surprise comeback in Korea? Anyhow, no *official* news have been released regarding the statement, so keep your eyes peeled and your little hearts fappin'!

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Source: gyapower07@YouTube


[Key] 하하! 날씨 좋습니다! 언능 만나고 싶군요… 아! 맞다~ 제가 너무 좋아하는 선데이누나가 출연하는 '오페라스타' 많이 시청 바랍니다! 저도 너무너무 기대를 많이 하고 있는데요, 여러분도 응원 많이 보내주세요 '_' 7시간전
Translation: Haha! The weather is nice! I want to meet you all very soon... Ah! Right~ I hope you will watch my very dear Sunday-noona's appearance on "Opera Star!" I am really really looking forward to it as well, everyone also please take time to give your support '_' (posted 7 hours ago) [translation note: by Sunday-noona, I think he's referring to his label-mate Sunday, from The Grace?]

Source: SHINee's me2day
Trans: me (credit as oh tae-eun)


brb crying/shaking/remembering my name/etc in anticipation rn i cannot even. i need a new SHINee album in my life so badly.
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Shinhwa News Post~!

Kim Dong Wan "Hedwig" first musical challenge

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Photos of the Hedwig Cast

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Jun Jin's Face Comes Out Of Hiding, Posts New Selcas Of Himself
Collapse )Andy and Boom To Participate In The Military Band And Honor Guard Festival

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Dongwan's Article: Star Today and Rubylovefaith@Shinhwa.biz
Hedwig Cast Photos: PlayDB (1) (2) and  AbsolutShinhwa
Jun Jin's Pictures: Chenxiaojing819@t.sina.com.cn and AbsolutShinhwa
Andy's Event: DEMA, Jinhae, and Rubylovefaith@Shinhwa.biz
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Insooni tells it like it is.


With idol groups JYJ and KARA facing drawn-out disputes with their respective agencies, veteran singer Insooni has decided to give some advice to young idol group members.

Teams are meant to be broken up and if you aren’t happy with your agency, you have to fight,” said Insooni.  ”But there are few things you should think about first.

 

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I admire her so much. D;
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Crown J reveals “I’m Good” MV featuring Young Dro

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Crown J worked alongside famous American Hip Hop rapper Young Dro in the official music video for Crown J’s hit track, ‘I’m Good.’

Young Dro first debuted in 2001 with I Got That Dro, which led up to later releases of Best Thang Smokin (2006) and P.O.L.O. – Players Only Live Once (2009).

In the video Crown J is a fly boy, coming out like a boss from a private jet and is also surrounded by some ladies in the club, check it out below.

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Source: allkpop and GeahEiht@YouTube.com
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JYP peeps+Jay Park (and Minjae-hyung?) all in the same place...must've been one sexy doode no doubt

So you might have heard, but there was a NE-YO concert at Seoul Olympic Park Stadium...
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sources: onedayislove 1 2 3 4 5 6 7, fyjypnation 1 2 3 4 5 6, @taeccool, @2pmalways

lol I was also looking for pics of Ne-Yo, the main act, performing but couldn't find anything

anyway...idk what I'm supposed to think rn


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4minute Heart to Heart MV racks up Youtube honors

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Once again, Korean girl group 4minute has proven to be one of the leaders in K-Pop. Only two days after releasing the MV to their new track "Heart to Heart", it has reached the top of Youtube's charts. For the day of March 30th, the music video reigned as the most viewed video in the Music category beating out U-Kiss and Britney Spears. Not only that, but the video has already surpassed 500k views within that time span!

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Sources: 4-minutes Forum, 4minuteofficial, Twitpics, Youtube
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Taecyeon sends Eunjung a encouraging message about “We Got Married”



2PM’s Taecyeon sent a message of support to T-ara’s Eunjung, who recently started filming for MBC’s “We Got Married 2“.

On March 31st, Taecyeon tweeted, “Oh ho! Eunjung is doing WGM. I hope you film it well and I wish for [your] success!“.

He also added, “When you have a housewarming party, be sure to make the food first and then call people!“. As most WGM fans know, Taecyeon and the rest of the 2PM members were invited to Nichkhun and Victoria’s housewarming party some time ago, but were disappointed to find that nothing was prepared for them and they even had to make their own food on the spot.

Netizens laughed, “I hope to see Taecyeon on WGM too” and “You’re still thinking about that housewarming party!”.

Eunjung and actor Lee Jang Woo will replace the Yonghwa-Seohyun couple, who are leaving the show on April 2nd.

Source: NATE, ALLKPOP
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U.S vs N.Korea, S.Korea vs Japan and Asia for North Korea.

White House urges N. Korea to take steps for denuclearization, mend ties with S. Korea , Delegates from NK, U.S. agree to solve problems via dialogue

WASHINGTON, March 30 (Yonhap)
-- The United States has repeated calls for North Korea to take significant denuclearization steps and address South Korea's grievances before any resumption of the six-party talks that could lead to aid.
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Sources: Yonhap News 1 , 2 , 3
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SDN48 & Haruna Ai perform SNSD’s “Gee”




It seems SNSD’s “Gee” fever is still alive and well in Japan!

The skinny jeans are back, as transsexual talent Haruna Ai and idol group SDN48 sing and dance to SNSD’s “Gee” on an episode of “Lonboo & Tuto’s Geinoujin Hit Song de Bakusho Show Battle!”

It’s a bit interesting since SDN48 has been advancing to Korea, while Korean group SNSD has been advancing to Japan. A clash of the two brings us this entertaining performance!

Check it out below!

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Omg it's so cute~! *A* The Engrish at the beginning made me giggle though lol