Archive for April, 2015

Yunho {TVXQ} To Enlist In The Korean Military August 2015

Reblogged By: De De Tillman;  Asian Celebrity Reblogger

Source:Koreaboo – Hankooki and Star MT

Media:Koreaboo – Hankooki and Star MT

Posted: Thursday April 30, 2015 @ 8:52 p.m PST

According to latest reports, TVXQ‘s Yunho is expected to enlist in the military this August.

Yunho’s impending military enlistment was foreshadowed after the artist revealed it would be the last time for awhile he will be meeting with Japanese fans at the 10th anniversary tour earlier in April. Born in 1986 and standing at 29 years of age (30 years old in Korea), Yunho is well at the age where he must enlist.

However, before he enlists, he will be completing several activities, including appearing in an upcoming web drama series I Order You set to air in mid-June for 16 episodes. Following the end of the drama, he will be enlisting.

UPDATE: SM Entertainment has clarified that the enlistment date is still to be decided. However, as they indicated a few weeks ago, the idol will definitely be enlisting in active duty this year.

Yunho

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2NE1’s Dara With Manny Pacquiao {Boxer}

Reblogged By: De De Tillman;  Asian Celebrity Blogger

Source:Koreaboo – TheFact

Media:Koreaboo – TheFact

Posted: Tuesday April 28, 2015 @ 3:56 a.m PST

As the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather nears, an old photo of the legendary Filipino boxer with 2NE1’s Dara resurfaced online. 

On April 27th, an old photo of the two resurfaced online showing the Dara and Manny Pacquiao posing for a photograph. The photo, which was originally uploaded in a community board back in 2010, captured the attention of the netizens once more for Dara’s youthful looks and charm.

Furthermore, the photo was also in time for Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming fight with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather as they meet for the first time, dubbed to be the greatest fight of all time, on May 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The two are also known to be the top celebrity personalities in the Philippines through their respective projects and career.

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NU’EST Concert In Dallas Will Now Be FREE

Reblogged By: De De Tillman;  Asian Celebrity Blogger

Source:Koreaboo

Media: Koreaboo

Posted:Friday April 24, 2015 @9:48 p.m PST

In celebration of their latest achievement, MyMusicTaste has announced that all GENERAL admissions for the upcoming NU’EST concert in Dallas will be free of charge!

Anyone who has already purchased their general admission tickets prior to this announcement will be automatically refunded, but this does not include VIP meet and greet sale tickets, as those prices will remain.

MyMusicTaste says, “The fervor and love that you guys have shown our platform resonated with investors around the world, and we are happy to announce that MyMusicTaste hasfinished our series A funding. This is an extremely exciting period for MyMusicTaste, and as an official thank you and in accordance with the kick off of our first North American concert, we would like to invite as many people as possible to come celebrate with us.”

This is NU’EST first American concert, as well as the first American concert MyMusicTaste has brought to the United States.

MyMusicTaste is a web platform that gives fans the power to choose where their favorite singers will perform. The company has held many K-Pop concerts around the world for artists such as NU’EST, Block B, and The SOLUTIONS.

NU'EST

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Ryu Soo Jung {Lovelyz} Accused Of Being Under SM Entertainment

Reblogged By: De De Tillman

Source:Koreaboo –  Pann

Media:Koreaboo –  Pann

Posted: Friday April 17, 2015 @ 6:45 p.m PST

In a recent broadcast of a radio program, Lovelyz member Ryu Soo Jung claim that her group was under SM Entertainment has upset many fans. 

During a conversation between Soo Jung, SHINEE‘s Jonghyun, and Jung Jun Young, when Jonghyun mentioned SM Entertainment, the Lovelyz member proudly stated that her group was also part of the company.

While Jonghyun was taken aback by the comment, Jung Jun Young asked, “Lovelyz is under SM too?, leading Soo Jung to clarify that Lovelyz and their label Woollim Entertainment were under the subsidiary S.M. Culture & Contents, also known as C&C.

While it is true that Woollim Entertainment is technically under SM Entertainment, the merger between the two companies has been a controversial issue among fans. Many fans who watched the video broadcast of the show were offended by Soo Jung’s comments, particularly her lack of hesitation and apparent pride in claiming to be part of SM Entertainment.

Soo Jung-ah, you’re under Woollim…Not C&C but Woollim.

Soo Jung-ah, you’re under Woollim… Have more pride about Woollim…

Would she still have said she was SM too if she was not under a merger; even with the merge, Woollim has still maintained their name and has their own page on YouTube..; and their new song is totally a Woollim feel without any SM involvement…

Fans also took to Pann to discuss the singer’s faux pas, with many concluding that she should have been more considerate of her label and labelmates when making such a statement.

1. [+69, -2] Does she not realize that INFINITE sacrificed a lot for Woollim to grow as big as they have now and that their debut was even possible because of the money INFINITE made… then she should be proud to be under Woollim but what’s up with her;;

2. [+42, -0] Did she really have to say “We’re SM too” by even cutting Jonghyun off in the middle of his talk? ㅋㅋㅋ And she didn’t even clarify that it was C&C until Jung Jun Young asked her ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ INFINITE suffered so much hate during the merger and she has no consideration for that at all. I’m not trying to put Woollim down but what she said is basically the same as some Woollim trainee going around lying that she is now an SM trainee because she passed Woollim’s auditions.

3. [+42, -1] How hard must she have thought that she is an SM artist that she’s able to say that so easily? INFINITE… Woohyun especially, went through so much during the news of the merger… Ryu Soo Jung, do you realize that the rehearsal room you practice in has the Woollim logo and the logo in front of your music video is Woollim too? If you wanted to be SM so bad, why didn’t you audition for SM instead? ㅎㅎ

Ryu Soo Jung

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Song Ga Yeon {Martial Arts Fighter} Accused OF Unethical Relations With Colleague {Scandal}

Reblogged By: De De Tillman; Asian Celebrity Blogger

Source:Koreaboo  –  The Fact and Newsen

Media:Koreaboo –   The Fact and Newsen

Posted: Sunday April 12, 2015 @ 9:05 p.m PST

Female mixed martial arts fighter Song Ga Yeon is looking to terminate and nullify her contract with her agency E&M

The popular female fighter said, “”The agency did not give me the education needed in order to improve my athletic abilities. They did not conduct their duty of profit sharing properly and delayed the payout from TV appearances for two months and were not transparent about issue of payment. They also forced me to appear on shows forcefully, and the contract was not reached fairly to both sides initially.”

However, in response, E&M revealed on April 13th that “She did not fulfill her duties as an athlete by committing such acts like not participating in the team’s official practice. Also, since she was 19 years old she regularly had abnormal relations with a specific team member and this led her to bring personal issues to her work.”

The agency added, “She also asked for special treatment constantly. The coach and director of the team gave her several warnings, but Song Ga Yeon disappeared when issues arose and even cut contact; we do not understand her attitude at all.”

Song Ga Yeon rose to popularity after appearing on SBS Roommate – Season 1, and eventually left the show to focus more on her MMA career.

Song Ga Yeon

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Park Min Young {Lee Min Ho’s Ex} and Seo In Guk “Showcase”

Reblogged By: De De Tillman;  Asian Celebrity Reblogger

Source:Koreaboo – Money Week

Media:Koreaboo – Money Week

Posted: Saturday April 11, 2015 @ 7:04 p.m PST

Park Min Young and Seo In Guk, who have been selected as exclusive models forISENBERG, have come together to showcase their fresh spring look for the outdoor clothing brand.

In the revealed shots, Park Min Young and Seo In Guk showcase comfortable casual outdoor styles perfect for the spring. While Park Min Young flashes a beautiful feminine style by displaying a colorful concept with flowers in the background, Seo In Guk presents a gentle and clean-cut style. For the couple frames, the two naturally pose like a real couple by displaying their warm chemistry.

According to ISENBERG, “For this season’s pictorial, we have accentuated our vivid colors and stylish design with Seo In Guk and Park Min Young’s bright and lively images. ISENBERG will aim to become one of the leading outdoor brands by presenting collections that can be worn conveniently with style.”

Park Min Young and Seo In Guk

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Lee Min Ho {City Hunter} Confirms He Has Received a Love Call From Top Chinese Actress “Zhang Zi Yi”

Reblogged By: De De Tillman;  Asian Celebrity Reblogger

Source:Koreaboo –  Star News, TV Report

Media:Koreaboo –  Star News, TV Report

Posted:Friday April 10, 2015 @ 9:47 p.m PST

Actor Lee Min Ho was present for Samsonite Red’s launch event that took place recently in Shanghai, China. During his post interview, the actor hinted at his interests for various upcoming projects.

According to Chinese reports, Lee Min Ho frenzied fans by flashing hints at possible comeback projects during the post interview session at the event on April 8th.  Lee Min Ho stated, “As I am personally ambitious to star in an Asian project and not necessarily a Korean one, I am positively reviewing various projects.”

The actor also mentioned his plans to return this year, commenting, “I plan to star in a project this year. It seems like I will be selecting a piece very soon. I like genres of strong thriller and action films.”

Lee Min Ho has been balancing his busy schedule with photo shoots and filming sessions for various advertisements, since the release of film Gangnam 1970. Recently, he confirmed that he has received a love-call from top Chinese actress, Zhang Zi Yi, for the upcoming film, Eternal Doll (working title).

Meanwhile, he returned to Korea on April 9th to continue his schedules.

Lee Min Ho

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