November 13th, 2019


"Parasite" Director Bong Joon-ho Breaks Down the Opening Scene *SPOILER ALERT*


Writer-director, Bong Joon-ho, and actor, Woo-sik Choi, break down the symbolism of the gift scene in their critically-acclaimed foreign film, 'Parasite.' They take us through the bizarre moment we first see the scholar stone and explain how scavenging for set materials and costume design helped create a world that highlights the disparities of wealth and poverty. Bong is honored his film coincides with the celebration of Korean film's 100th anniversary.

source: Vanity Fair

ASTRO Moonbin on hiatus due to health issues

Source: newsen, theseoulstory
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AOA announces comeback for Nov 26th with 6th mini album "NEW MOON" and title track "Come See Me"

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source: AOA_Fanclub 2

Edited in another teaser pic!
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Prosecution demands 7 years prison for Jung Joon Young and 5 years for Choi Jong Hoon's sex crimes

On November 13, the 9th trial was held for Jung Joon Young, Choi Jong Hoon, and other individuals for violating the Special Act on Punishment of Sexual Crimes.

For Jung Joon Young, the prosecution requested seven years in prison for charges of filming and spreading illegally taken footage in addition to a case of aggravated rape (refers to rape that involves two or more perpetrators).

The prosecution requested five years in prison for Choi Jong Hoon, who is being charged for participation in the aggravated rape case.

10 years in prison were requested both for former Burning Sun employee Mr. Kim and office worker Mr. Kwon on charges including quasi-rape (refers to rape when the victim is unconscious or unable to resist), and five years were requested for former entertainment agency employee Mr. Heo for the charge of aggravated quasi-rape.

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source: @soompi, soompi, naver 1 2 3 4

These are the sentences the prosecution is demanding. The court will announce the final verdict on Nov 29th.
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Jeong Jinwoon And Kyungri Confirmed To Be Dating For Two Years

On November 13, SBS funE reported that 2AM’s Jeong Jinwoon and former 9MUSES member Kyungri are dating.

SBS funE cited several industry sources and reported that Jeong Jiwoon and Kyungri began dating in 2017. One source shared, “Every time Jeong Jinwoon was on break from the military, he enjoyed public dates with Kyungri without minding other people’s attention. They’re serious about each other.”

Jeong Jinwoon’s agency Mystic Story has released an official statement confirming the dating reports.

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In December 2017, Jeong Jinwoon and Kyungri released a duet track titled “White Christmas” and appeared on Comedy TV’s variety show “Guys Who Buy New Products” (literal title) together.

source: OH_mes2, soompi, naver 1 2 3
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VICTON achieve their first music show win since their debut 3 years ago

This is VICTON’s first ever win since they debuted three years ago on November 9, 2016. As they accepted their trophy, Seungsik thanked their agency staff and Choi Byung Chan expressed gratitude to their fans ALICE and their stylists. “Thank you to the parents of the six of us and to the rookie casting team who created us,” said Sejun. “We’re going to work even harder. ALICE, we love you!”

Chan smiled tearfully as he said, “I hope Seungwoo hyung is watching! We won first place, Seungwoo hyung! I hope you’re happy!” VICTON’s leader Han Seung Woo is currently promoting with the “Produce X 101” project group X1.

Subin then said, “On top of everything, we’ve worked so hard, congratulations to my members. Don’t cry! Thank you, everyone.” VICTON then cried and embraced as they celebrated their win during the encore.

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source: 엑스원 Seungseok X1, soompi 2, naver
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Jun Hyun Moo (43) found new love with fellow KBS announcer Lee Hye Sung (27)

Announcers Lee Hye Sung (27) and Jun Hyun Moo (43) have confirmed their relationship. (op note: i think it's Korean ages, since his birthday is Nov 7th 1977)

According to an exclusive report by Sports Donga on the 12th, the two met on KBS when Lee Hye Sung hosted the press conference for KBS' variety show "Boss Ears". Jun Hyun Moo was also the first guest on Lee Hye Sung's KBS Cool FM radio show "Heart-Fluttering Night."

According to SM C&C, "Jun Hyun Moo and Lee Hye Sung maintained a positive senior-junior relationship with their announcer jobs as an element they have in common, and they recently gained interest in one another. As they are still getting to know each other, they are still quite cautious."

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source: @soompi, dailynaver, naver, nate, soompi
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CJ ENM Vice President Booked Over Suspected Involvement In “Produce X 101” Manipulation

MBC’s “News Desk” reported on November 12 that Shin Hyung Kwan, the vice president of CJ ENM and the person in charge of Mnet, has been booked as a suspect by the police.

A search and seizure has also been conducted on his office, and it’s reported that the police acquired a computer hard drive and other materials related to Mnet’s audition programs. Shin Hyung Kwan has been in charge of Mnet’s shows including the “Produce 101” series and “Idol School,” which are under suspicion of vote manipulation.

A source from the police stated, “Vice President Shin was booked as a suspect in order for the search and seizure warrant to be issued.”

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source: @soompi, soompi 2, naver newsis
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SEVENTEEN announce Japan Dome Tour and 'An Ode' Tour in Europe!

May 19-20 Tokyo Dome
May 23 Fukuoka Yahuoku! Dome
May 27 Kyocera Dome Osaka

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source: balloon_wanted, daum, pledis_17jp, micheols_ (thread), cleanhande, pledis_17

A dome tour is amazing! Also, I'm gonna start saving up for those Europe stops :D
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Blackpink are part of the Next 100 Most Influential People, according to Time Magazine

Blackpink’s star may still be rising in the U.S., but on YouTube, it reigns supreme: the foursome—a.k.a. Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa—has 31 million subscribers, more than any other music group in the world. This year, Blackpink also became the first K-pop girl group to perform at Coachella, heralding a new era of Korean acts stepping past language barriers to play global stages. Blackpink’s success has been powered in part by a devoted legion of digitally savvy fans—in this case, Blinks—who, among other things, helped its flashy “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” music video reach 1 billion streams. The group’s goal, they say, is to make music that helps listeners gain “confidence and boldness.” —Kat Moon

sources:, @time