June 12th, 2017

Harisu & Mickey Jung to Divorce



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Sources: OH_mes via naver, Soompi

such a bummer that these two parted ways :( i remember hearing how they both wanted to adopt, and how much they truly cared & loved one another. they were such an adoring couple, and i wish them well.

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Lee Hyori Confirms Plans To Comeback In July



Lee Hyori will be coming back in early July!

A source from her agency announced to news outlet Herald POP, “We are aiming to complete comeback preparations by early July. We will decide on a specific date soon. There are many tracks in the album, and because it’s [Lee Hyori’s] first album in a while, we are taking our time to improve its quality.

It was previously revealed that she had filmed her new music video back in April. She also recently wrapped up filming for JTBC’s “Hyori’s Homestay” and MBC’s “Infinite Challenge.”

Meanwhile, for this upcoming album, she will be joining hands with composer Kim Do Hyun who wrote her solo debut track “10 Minutes.”

Are you looking forward to seeing Lee Hyori on TV again?

Source: soompi, naver, my gif
puppies.

YG releases update on TOP's ongoing treatment; court date set for first hearing

A YG Entertainment representative updated the press on TOP's health condition. The representative stated, “T.O.P is receiving his treatment well. The medical team of the hospital is predicting that he will need to continue receiving treatment for another two weeks,” indicating that T.O.P’s condition has been steadily improving. They are not releasing the name of the hospital or the type of treatment he is receiving.

The first trial date for his drug charge has also recently been set. The first court date will be June 29th in Seoul District Court.

Sources: Naver, Soompi, gif

I hope he is able to get better and the treatment he needs before he has to go to trial. May he eat his fancy food in peace and quiet.
mx ♡ loml

NCT ANNOUNCE FANCLUB NAME!!

In today's Victory broadcast that is currently going on on vlive, where all 14 (active) members of NCT participated, the boys finally announced their official fandom name!!



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source: me, vlive


i actually kinda like it!!!!! i didn't think they'd go for something so predictable, but it's not bad. the boys can't really seem to agree on how to pronounce it lol
ziont

Marijuana Taboo in the “Drug-Free” Nation

T.O.P, a member of a K-pop boy group Big Bang, has been lighting up local headlines for… well, lighting up. He is being charged by South Korean prosecutors for smoking marijuana. Many people want him punished for this “indecent” behavior — according to South Korean law, he could face up to five years in prison or pay a 50 million won (44,500 U.S. dollar) fine.

News of T.O.P.’s subsequent hospitalization after overdosing on prescription tranquilizers didn’t win him much public sympathy. While lying in a state of severe lethargy in an intensive care unit, he was dishonorably discharged from the conscript police force.

But believe it or not, half a century ago this very act of “indecency” would have been as innocuous as smoking a cigarette in South Korea. It was Park Chung-hee, the recently ousted Park Geun-hye’s father and South Korea’s longest-reigning military dictator (1961-1979), who blazed the country’s path to demonizing marijuana.

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Source: Korea Expose


I thought this was pretty informative and might help shed some light on how marijuana use came to be treated how it is in Korea today. There are more videos and links in the source article if anyone wants to check those out.

The Best Hit Ep 5 - 8 Discussion Post


Synopsis
Yoo Hyun-Jae (Yoon Si-Yoon) is a member of a popular idol group. He has a lot of fans and he is a scandal maker. Meanwhile, Lee Ji-Hoon (Kim Min-Jae) is an aspiring singer. He pretends to be studying for his civil servant exam, but he is actually struggling to become an idol.

Other titles: Best Punch, Hit The Top
Cast: Yoon Siyoon, Kim Minjae, Lee Seyoung, Dong Hyunbae (Taeyang's bro), Cha Taehyun,
Yoon Sonha, Lee Deokhwa, Cha Eunwoo (Astro), Lim Yejin, Hong Kyungmin
Network: KBS2
Writer: Lee Youngchul
Director: Yoo Hojin, Cha Taehyun
Episodes: 32 (one 70 min ep is split into two eps)
Duration: June 2, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Days: Fridays & Saturdays
Watch: kissasian, dramanice
Sources: Asianwiki


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I forgot who scolded me in the last post. But I'm sorry, I'll never forget how fine YSY is again. I completely lost my head.
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  • juhli

170611 SBS Inkigayo

Winners Announcement


[Nominees & Point Categories]
PSY

'New Face'

Sistar

'Lonely'

Twice

'Signal'

Album Sales (음반) 1 0 39
SNS 2287 2447 3500
Viewers Advance Votes (시청자전투표) 0 20 500
ON-AIR 334 378 434
Digital Sales (음원) 4217 4381 5026
Final Total 6839 7226 9499



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sources: SBS Inkigayo, Korean Music Shows, 뉴이

previous week next week

puppies.

IN TODAY'S "I HATE PEOPLE" NEWS: Racist comments flood NBA Finals Facebook picture of Jay Park

Facebook posted this picture of Jay Park at game 4 of the NBA finals in Cleveland.


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SOURCES: NBA Facebook, Jay's Twitter, Jay's Instagram. Screencapped comments are via Me, OP.

People make me sad and want to puke. But can we take a minute to appreciate how stupidly cute Loco, Jay and Pumkin are?
tzuyu heartu

MESSNET PLANNING TO DO PRODUCE 101 S3 FEMALE VERSION

source girlgroupzone, naver

they're only at "aiming" to do it and i'm already rolling my eyes. my weak ass is still gonna watch and stan though because there's no such thing as too many girls, i'm weak and i know it :((((
logistically, i wonder how this would work because for sure there would be a lot of repeat trainees from s1? how else would they gather another 101 female trainees

Duel Ep 3 - 4 Discussion Post



Synopsis
Jang Deuk-Cheon (Jung Jae-Young) is the chief of a crime squad. At home, he is kind and friendly father to his daughter. He meets a human clone and gets involved in a shocking case. A battle takes place between human clones.

Cast: Jung Jaeyoung, Kim Jungeun, Yang Sejong, Seo Eunsu, Choi Woong (Goblin, Weightlifting Fairy, DOTS)
Network: OCN
Writer: Kim Yoonjoo
Director: Lee Jong Jae
Episodes: ?
Released: June 3, 2017 - ?
Days: Saturday & Sunday; 22:00
Watch: kissasian, dramanice
Sources: Asianwiki



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I'm posting this now without having gotten to the ending yet so I can get it out of the way.
BTS | OT7
  • mc1a

Happy 4th Anniversary, BTS!! #4YearsWithBTS

HAPPY 4th ANNIVERSARY, BANGTAN!




From touring all over the world to winning their first Daesangs, getting their first Melon rooftop hit and breaking records after records, BTS has come SO far. Whether you've been with the boys from the beginning or have just discovered them feel free to spam the comment section with all of your favorite Bangtan moments, tweets, pictures, videos, live performances etc. Put them under a spoiler or leave another comment if you feel like it but this is a Party Post celebrating 4 years with these adorable boys so go nuts!


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Special thanks to overflowers for the help! <3


Source: 유자일로 방탄플레이 | BITIES
jonghyun

K-pop singers boycott concert for US soldiers over past tragedy



Korean singers on Saturday boycotted a government-backed concert for United States Forces Korea troops after workers and netizens revived a bitter episode involving the American military.

The municipal government of Uijeongbu in Gyeonggi Province organized the concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 2nd Infantry Division, which is stationed in the city.

USFK commander Vincent Brooks, the 8th U.S. Army commanding general Lt. Gen. Thomas Vandal, 50 officers and 400 soldiers as well as more than 3,000 civilians attended the free concert at the Uijeongbu Sports Complex.

But the musicians invited ― including soloist Insooni, K-pop bands EXID, Oh My Girl, Sweet Sorrow, punk band Crying Nut and rapper SanE ― neither showed up nor performed.

Insooni, 61, whose father was an African-American USFK soldier, told the audience at the start of the concert that she would not perform her three songs.

Shorty after this, the audience was told that all planned performances had been cancelled, causing many people to leave.

The concert, scheduled for three-and-a-half hours, was cut short by an hour, and went ahead with gigs by the 8th Army Band, the city orchestra and dancing troupe, a gukak (Korean traditional music) band and a taekwondo demonstration.
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source: korea times
hank hill
  • jeit91

Waking up from the Winter: A 9muses Mega Post!

9muses impresses on Immortal Challenge 2 with "Obession"


They even became #1 on the search for Naver and Daum right after this perf

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Sources: daum cafe (1)(2)+@mitsumyra+lenabakir+@9muses_

It seems that Star Empire are really hitting hard on this latest comeback! I'm really happy they did a powerful song on Immortal Song, everyone needs to know they can sing! Don't sleep on them dammit they work so damn hard!

STAN 9MUSES!