“The Rose” Were Not Aware Of SHINee’s Jonghyun Images In Their MV, Says Agency

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Posted: Tuesday October 16, 2018 @ 5:05 am PST

The agency claims that they were unaware of the images.

The South Korean band, The Rose, has been in the center of attention for using Jonghyun’s Instagram pictures in their latest music video

Images made by netizens that compare the images in the music video and images from Jonghyun’s Instagram show that the pictures indeed look alike.

The scene which includes these images is from The Rose’s latest music video called “She’s In The Rain”.

Fans have become offended by The Rose’s use of Jonghyun’s Instagram pictures as it seems to have been used in “She’s In The Rain” as a means of representing sadness or depression.

In addition, they have not yet stated whether they received permission from Jonghyun’s family to use them or not.

Moreover, fans were upset that Jonghyun’s images were being used as “decorations” for their music video, claiming that the images did not fit the narrative of their song either.

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ELVIN CREW (엘빈 크루) 5-Member Boy Group Have Disappeared. Where Are They?

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Posted: Tuesday October 16, 2018 @ 3:07 am PST

ELVIN CREW is a 5-member boy group from HiCC Entertainment. They debuted on May 29, 2017 with their first single “Good Girl”, but haven’t released any new music since then.

Although this rookie group hasn’t announced their disbandment, they have all disappeared from the public eye.

ELVIN CREW’s official Instagram hasn’t been updated since September 2017, their official Facebook hasn’t been updated since November 2017, and their last official tweet was made on July 4 2017.

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Lee Jong Suk Cancels His YNK Contract And Has Established His Own

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Posted: Tuesday October 16, 2018 @ 1:42 am PST

Actor Lee Jong Suk has canceled his exclusive contract with YNK Entertainment after only 5 months with the agency.

YNK Entertainment has released their official statement in regard to the matter:

“The management contract in relation to Lee Jong Suk was cancelled in September and we have decided to part ways. Although we have decided to go our separate ways with Lee Jong Suk, we wish him the best in the future.” ㅡ YNK Entertainment

Lee Jong Suk had signed a contract with YNK Entertainment in April after leaving YG Entertainment and the agency has managed his domestic and overseas promotions since.

Henceforth, the actor will reportedly be managed under A-MAN Project, a company that he has established on his own.

 

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AOA‘s Seolhyun Made Men Scream With This Sexy Dance {Video}

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Posted: Tuesday October 16, 2018 @ 1:10 am PST

A video of Seolhyun dancing at AOA‘s “Bingle Bangle” fansign has gone viral thanks to her sexy moves!

Male fans definitely needed a shower after the beauty showed off her perfect body proportions with this sexy dance.

Her incredibly sexy bodyline was on full display, together with her killer dancing ability!

She showed fans why she’s known as the visual goddess.

Seolhyun is famous for her beauty, and it showed at the fansign where she put on various gifts from fans and still looked graceful.

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HyunA: “I Don’t Know How Great Of A Crime I’ve Committed”

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Posted: Tuesday October 16, 2018 @ 12:22 am PST

As requested by the idol herself, Cube Entertainment announced on October 15th that they would be parting ways with HyunA.

HyunA had sent a letter to Cube Entertainment CEO, Shin Dae Nam, before the agency announced that their exclusive contract was canceled.

n the hand-written letter, HyunA explained how she was treated unfairly and requested for things to be resolved amicably.

She first listed all the things she has done for Cube thus far:

“Firstly, when I was parting ways with JYP, I was on Chairman Hong’s side. Secondly, when there was a conflict between Chairman Hong and President Park Choong Min, I turned down President Park even when he tried to convince me and stood on the side of Chairman Hong. Thirdly, after Cube went public, the only thing I’ve done is do my best to help create the Cube that it has become today.” ㅡ HyunA

She then continued to explain how Cube had treated her after her dating scandal broke out:

“I don’t know how great of a crime I’ve committed, but since the beginning of September, all of my schedules have been canceled. Then on September 13, I read the news of my removal. Even though I could’ve been told in person. I accepted everything and received notice of the early cancellation of my contract after a final discussion at the chairman’s home in Mokdong on September 16. I’ve been told that a general meeting of stockholders will be held and that I would be told the results of the meeting, but I have not heard anything back so far. Things are being delayed with the excuse of above and below when we’re all in the same building.” ㅡ HyunA

“Everyday is torture for me. For these past two months, it has been too difficult for me to wait. I ask that you give a response by the 15th. Then, I would like for the contract to be canceled cleanly and gentlemanly. If I receive no response by then, I will go my way through a press conference on the basis of the facts that have occurred thus far. I ask once again but I’ve only done my very best, deteriorating my health in order to sacrifice for the Cube that exists today. Despite my feelings, my image has hit rock bottom and my reputation has been tarnished because of my removal from Cube.” ㅡ HyunA

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Super Junior’s Leeteuk And Girl’s Day Minah Kissing

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Posted: Monday October 15, 2018 @1:45 am PST

On an episode of Candid Shot Battle, Leeteuk and Minah kissed on a hidden camera in order to trick Hyeri into believing that the two were in a relationship.

Hyeri demanded that the two idols kiss to prove that they are really dating.

Leeteuk boldly placed his hands behind the back of her hair and pulled her close sending everyone into a screaming fit! Hyeri can be seen nearly pulling all of her hair out!

Being embarrassed by everyone’s reaction, Leeteuk failed on his first attempt and momentarily removed himself from the situation.

He went in for the second time, but failed again when Yura began screaming next to them.

On his third attempt, he finally succeeded and gave Minah a peck on the lips.

Hyeri showed the biggest reaction, falling to the ground and slapping it over and over with her arms.

 

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Girls’ Generation Seohyun & EXO’s Chanyeol The Perfect, Innocent-Looking Couple

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An intimate moment between EXO’s Chanyeol and Seohyun was caught on camera and fans loved it!

The romantic act looked like a scene from a drama!

Chanyeol and Seohyun have appeared together on the Chinese romantic comedy film So I Married an Anti-fan where they were portrayed as a couple.

Fans have since nicknamed the couple “Chanseo” and have been rooting for this cute pair.

In the clip, Chanyeol was helping Seohyun remove a necklace as she held her hair up.

In another cute clip of the two, Chanyeol and Seohyun challenged themselves to a match of arm wrestling.

Being the gentleman that he is, Chanyeol only used two fingers but still won in the blink of an eye!

Because it looked too easy for Chanyeol, they went at it again, this time with Seohyun using both hands and Chanyeol one hand, but it was still no match for Chanyeol!

There is something about both stars with their huge Bambi eyes that make them look like the perfect, innocent-looking couple!

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BTS Disbandment Petition

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The petition for “Bulletproof Boy Scouts (BTS) Forced Demolition” has reached over 3.5k signatures.

From thousands of citizens demanding Lee Hongki’s execution to Koreans calling for an end to the Mnet Asian Music Awards, Korea’s Blue House petition form has been the source of lots of controversy—their latest target? BTS.

More than 3,000 Koreans have already signed a new petition demanding the official disbandment of BTS.

The petition did not fully cite the reasons BTS should disband, but it did claim that the group was “haughty” and “does not merit a military exemption.”

Considering BTS recently earned the Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit for their influence in the Korean wave (an received by only a few dozen people in the last 50 years), they certainly would be a good test case. 

The President’s Office is required to release a statement once the petition receives more than 200,000 signatures, but support for the petition is unlikely to reach that number.

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Fan Bingbing And Shanghai Police Snitch Cui Yongyuan Cannot Be Found, He’s Missing

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The Chinese television host, Cui Yongyuan, who sparked Fan Bingbing’s tax evasion scandal, has gone missing after making another accusation against the Shanghai police.

On Sunday, the television host stated through an SNS post that the Shanghai police and celebrities from the world of entertainment were involved in a huge fraud.

“I know that the cause was Air Strike [a film in which Fan starred]. Those who participated in this huge fraud include celebrities from the entertainment field as well as police officers from Shanghai ECID.” ㅡ Cui Yongyuan via Weibo

More specifically, Cui Yongyuan had accused officers from the Shanghai Economic Crime Investigation Department (ECID) of accepting thousands of yuan in cash as well as drinking 20,000 yuan ($2,900 USD) bottles of wine and smoking 100 yuan ($14 USD) packs of cigarettes through a post on Chinese social media.

The Shanghai police responded to his post by indicating that he should contact the police to support the investigation, as he had reportedly gone missing after the post was shared.

“[We] hope that he volunteers to contact the police and support our investigation. Once the problem he raised is proved to be true, we will handle it firmly in line with the law.” ㅡ Shanghai Police via Weibo

 

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Dok2 Dog Has Died Due To Medical Malpractice

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Posted: Friday October 12, 2018 @ 4:36 pm PST

On October 12, Dok2 revealed that his dog has passed away due to medical malpractice through his Instagram Story.

In the post, he explained that the doctor operated on his dog for the second time without his consent and that his dog passed away as a result.

“My 9-year-old Gureum has died due to medical malpractice. During hospitalization after his hip surgery when everyone had gone home, the doctor put my dog, who had just undergone surgery, under general anesthesia and conducted surgery on him again without consent because he was not satisfied with how it went the first time and [Gureum] passed away.” ㅡ Dok2

He expressed his frustration with this type of medical malpractice and wished his pet a peaceful rest.

“Shouldn’t these unreasonable accidents be put to a stop? Gureum, rest in peace in heaven and play around with our Kendal as much as you want.” ㅡ Dok2

According to Dok2’s post, it can be deduced Dok’s dog had passed when he was put under general anesthesia for the second time after his first hip operation.

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WINNER’S Seunghoon & Cupid!

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Posted: Thursday October 11, 2018 @ 8:49 pm PST

During an interview portion of the concert in Nagoya, Mino and Seungyoon approached one male fan and asked him some basic questions about where he was from and who he came to the concert with.

And that’s where things started to get interesting. After admitting that he had come with a friend who was a girl, the members asked him if he had any feelings for her and even teased him by asking if he had come to the concert because he was really a WINNER fan or because of the girl.

Trusting that there was more going on between these two, Seunghoon stepped in and encouraged the guy to confess. After a pause, the guy really did confess and asked his friend out!

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IU And Lee Joon Gi Back Together

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Posted: Thursday October 11, 2018  @ 6:24 pm PST

The Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo couple IU and Lee Joon Gi will be appearing on the variety show Knowing Bros together!

According to OSEN, the couple was filming the JTBC variety show on October 11th.

IU and Lee Joon Gi appeared in Moon Lovers: Scarlet Ryeo back in 2016 so it will be the first time they are reunited on TV in 2 years!

After appearing on the drama together, both IU and Lee Joon Gi have proved their close friendship by not only participating in each other’s fan meetings and concerts, but also by sending each other food trucks to show their support.

This time as well, Lee Joon Gi is appearing on the upcoming variety show with IU only to support her and her promotions as he is currently not working on any films or dramas himself.

Due to their extraordinary chemistry, rumors even had it that the two stars were dating. Lee Joon Gi’s agency quickly denied the rumors, however, stating that they were simply co-stars.

 

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Simon Dominic Apologizes For Going On Curse Rant Live

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Posted: Tuesday October 9, 2018 @ 5:35 pm PST

Simon Dominic recently held a dual Instagram Live with DJ Wegun, where a malicious commenter who claimed Simon D wasn’t a real hip-hop artist, but just someone with connections.

After reading the comment, Simon D became furious as he began firing back at the commenter. He began a rant using curse words to express his frustration

“What the f*ck do you mean ‘network hip-hop’? Alright, fine. But why’re you f*cking around? Just listen.

I mean, sh*t. If good people get together to make something f*cking good… you can’t call that connections.

Just listen to it. If you don’t want to listen to [my songs], then don’t. I mean, f*ck. You’re probably just listening to my music in the corner of your room, f*ck.

Do you see musicians as f*ckers? Huh? Do you think music is f*cking easy to make? You don’t have the right to judge.”

— Simon Dominic
All throughout the video, concerned fans tried to calm him down through messages.
“Please don’t be mad…..”
“Why are you so mad, Simon D?”
“Calm down…”
“Oppa… I get it… Stop being so angry…”

The morning after his rant, Simon Dominic took to Instagram to apologize for cursing on a live broadcast in front of many fans.
“Hello, this is Simon Dominic.

I apologize for making a lot of people uncomfortable by using inappropriate language and curse words on Instagram Live last night.

It was my mistake and I have no excuse, so I sincerely apologize to the people who were disappointed by my words and behavior.

Thank you for your criticisms and concerns. I will reflect on this incident and become a more mature person who communicates more appropriately.

Thank you.”

— Simon Dominic
Fans have been leaving supportive comments to his apology, claiming that he didn’t have to apologize in the first place.

 

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CNBLUE‘s Jung Yonghwa Has Been Acquitted Of Charges Against Him

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FNC Entertainment has announced today that CNBLUE‘s Jung Yonghwa has been acquitted of the charges against him in a new statement.

“Hello, this is FNC Entertainment.

We would like to give everyone news regarding our agency’s artist, Jung Yonghwa’s graduate school admissions.

Earlier in the year, Jung Yonghwa diligently cooperated in all of the police investigations, and the police have concluded that his admission into the graduate program did not violate anything with the school’s business operations. As of July 2018, he has been acquitted from the case.

With the acquittal, he has proven that he did not intent to receive his preferential treatment during his admissions. He has also cleared the misunderstandings around his goals to earn his doctorate degree.

Currently, Jung Yonghwa is serving as a member of Special Forces Unit 702 after enlisting in March 2018. He finished his basic training with high marks.

CNBLUE’s Jung Yonghwa was wrapped up in a preferential treatment case at the beginning of 2018, where he was accused of cheating his way into University

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Choi Jong Bum Cannot Be Punished For Goo Hara’s Sex Tape! It Was Consensual

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Posted: Monday October 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm PST

Koo Hara recently revealed that her feud with her ex-boyfriendbegan when he allegedly blackmailed her with videos of them having sex. The boyfriend soon clarified that Koo Hara was the one who initiated the filming and was “in control”.

Korean legislator, Kim Kyung Jin, recently held an interview where he revealed that Koo Hara’s ex-boyfriend will most likely be un-punishable for claims of ‘revenge porn’. As Koo Hara consented to the filming, it will be difficult for the ex-boyfriend to be charged.

“With the current laws, it’s impossible to punish someone for spreading a [sex tape] if it was filmed with both parties’ consent.”

However, Kim Kyung Jin is adamant that showing someone a private video during a feud can only be interpreted as blackmail and threatening.

— Kim Kyung Jin

“Showing your ex-girlfriend the video means, ‘I have this, so you need to do as I say.’ Isn’t it most logical to think, ‘It’s impossible not to consider it a threat.’?

It’s a passive threat, a silent threat.”

— Kim Kyung Jin

Lawmakers, such as Kim Kyung Jin, have begun vocalizing their demands to create and strengthen laws that punishes those who use private videos as a form of threat.

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Goo Hara’s Ex-Boyfriend “Choi Jong Bum” Has Been FIRED!

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Posted: Monday October 8, 2018 @ 4:45 am PST

Goo Hara’s ex-boyfriend, who was involved in Goo Hara’s assault scandal, has reportedly been fired from his post at the hair salon he worked at.

The salon released an announcement through their official Instagram account, stating that the hairdresser is no longer employed at the salon and that they are not related in any way to his scandal.

“This is Salon Hearts.
Team Leader 000 has been fired from our salon and has not worked a single day at our salon since the incident.
Our salon is not related in any way to the incident and as such, we ask that you refrain from false rumors or negative comments.”

Goo Hara’s ex-boyfriend has been in the spotlight for accusing Goo Hara of assault. He claimed that he was the victim of a one-sided assault by Goo Hara while Goo Hara claimed the assault was committed by both sides.

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Goo Hara Directly Attacked & Assaulted Choi Jong Bum: Says His Attorney

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Posted: Monday October 8, 2018 @ 2:56 am PST

Goo Hara’s ex-boyfriend, Choi Jong Bum, has revealed shocking images of the aftermath of the assault that took place on September 13th.

Choi Jong Bum had accused Goo Hara of a one-sided assault whereas Koo Hara claimed that both sides were involved.

As to why he chose to reveal these photos, Choi Jong Bum stated that he believed the victim and offender have been switched since Goo Hara revealed that a sex tape was involved.

Choi Jong Bum’s attorney continued to explain how Choi Jong Bum was assaulted by Goo Hara:

“She directly attacked him and scratched his face. Then as he was trying to stop her, Goo Hara sustained some injuries as well. It is true that these were caused by Choi Jong Bum as Goo Hara claims. The couple’s quarrel began in the closet room of Goo Hara’s home and eventually led to a physical fight.” ㅡ Choi Jong Bum’s Attorney

Through his attorney, he explained in more detail about the sex tape and how he feels about the people who have been referring to it as a “revenge porn”.

“Although it is something that I (and Choi Jong Bum) must accept as part of our job, I hope that it would be based on facts. This is because the video was not filmed in secret. Revenge porn is when a man leaks a video to threaten a woman who wants to break up with him as revenge, but this is the exact opposite case. In relation to the video, it is in fact Choi Jong Bum who is the victim. It’s already been revealed through the video how it was filmed and it wasn’t Choi Jong Bum who led the filming of the video. He wasn’t trying to reveal the video, he simply wanted to get legal compensation for his injuries. In particular, when he told Koo Hara that since he’s a hairdresser he wouldn’t be able to see his customers with the injuries, Goo Hara didn’t have much of a response.” ㅡ Choi Jong Bum’s Attorney

 

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B.A.P’s Himchan Will Be Edited out of B.A.P’s Traince Due To His Sexual Assault Controversy

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Posted: Sunday October 7, 2018 @ 11:42 pm PST

Himchan was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her 20’s at a pension in Namyangju on July 24th.

“We were a group of 3 guys and 3 girls in their 20’s hanging out at the pension when I was sexually assaulted by Himchan.”

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According to YTN Star, B.A.P’s Himchan will be edited out of B.A.P’s variety program, B.A.P’s Traince due to the controversy over his sexual assault accusations.

More precisely, Himchan will appear in scenes that include all members but the episode which features Himchan has been removed.

Each member has previously filmed their own special episode and the episode called “Solo Episode – Himchan” is the one that will be removed from the program.

B.A.P’s Traince was originally scheduled to begin airing on September 12th but was eventually delayed after news of Himchan’s assault case was released.

His police investigations are now complete and his case has been sent to the Uijeongbu District Prosecutor’s Office but as a result of the controversy it has caused, the broadcasting station has decided to edit him out of the broadcast.

Meanwhile, B.A.P’s Traince is expected to begin airing on October 9th on the cable channel, FashionN.

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Lovelyz‘s Jisoo, SHINee‘s Onew & 5 Other Innocent Idols That Were Accused Of Crimes

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Posted: Saturday October 6, 2018 @ 8:45 pm PST

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Jisoo’s sexual abuse, rape, assault, and more

In 2014, Lovelyz‘s Jisoo faced a whole host of terrible accusations. It all started with one accusation by a netizen who posted that she had had a homosexual relationship with the idol and claimed that Jisoo had sexually harassed her. Soon after, other posts started popping up.

Onew’s club scandal

In 2017, news broke that SHINee‘s Onew had been accused of sexually molesting a woman at a club. A report accused the idol of inappropriately touching a woman in her 20s at a club in Gangnam.

Yoochun’s alleged rape

JYJ‘s Yoochun faced some major negative attention back in 2016. In June, a woman stepped forward claiming that Yoochun had raped her in the bathroom of the bar she worked in.

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TVXQ, Super Junior & SHINee Are Among The 2nd Generation Idol Groups Still Active

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CLICK HERE TO SEE IF YOUR FAVORITE 2nd GENERATION IDOLS MADE THE LIST

With groups like Girls’ GenerationWonder Girls2NE1 and more closing the curtains, only a handful of 2nd generation K-Pop groups (debuted 2000-2010) continue on. Here is a list of the 2nd generation idol groups who are still active in the industry.

TVXQ! debuted back in December 2003 and has made history throughout their decade. After the departure of JYJ in 2010, the group continued until the members took a hiatus for their military service. With both members having finished their military service last year, the group has been selling out concerts and topping charts with their singles and albums. Their latest Korean album, New Chapter # 1: The Chance of Love, was released earlier this year and immediately debuted at #1 on Gaon’s Album Chart.

Super Junior debuted in November 2005 as 13 members. Even after member changes throughout the years and members undergoing their military service, Super Junior continues to release albums with members who are not in the army or on hiatus from the group due to controversies. Their single from earlier this year, “Lo Siento”, was the first K-Pop song to chart on Billboard’s Latin Digital Song Sales Chart. The song, which marked Siwon’s return from the military, also debuted at #2 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales Chart.

SHINee debuted in May 2008 and has made history as one of the rare groups to continue strong without a lineup change. Sadly, in an event that rocked not only Korea, but the international community as well, main vocalist Jonghyun took his own life at the end of 2017. The group dedicated numerous songs and performances to their lost friend, and the K-Pop community came together to mourn and pay tribute to him. The group has since released a number of popular singles including, “Good Evening”, “I Want You”, and “Our Page”, from their 2018 album The Story of Light.

 

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