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SISTAR19 confirmed to return with new music!

After 11 years, SISTAR19 is returning with new music.  On November 17, media outlets revealed that SISTAR19 consisting of members Hyorin and Bora will be making a comeback in 2024. According to reports, the SISTAR sub-unit will be making their comeback in January.  This will be their comeback after 11 years. SISTAR19 made their debut in 2011 with their hit song “Ma Boy.” In 2013, the duo released another single “Gone Not Around Any Longer.”  Since 2013, SISTAR19 hasn’t been active as a duo.  Meanwhile, Hyorin is currently pursuing her…

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Girls Day’s Hyeri and Ryu Jun Yeol Confirm Breakup

“Reply 1988” co-stars turned real-life couple Girls Day’s Hyeri and Ryu Jun Yeol confirmed their breakup. On November 13, both agencies of Hyeri and Ryu Jun Yeol confirmed that they officially ended their romantic relationship. Hyeri and Ryu Jun Yeol first met through the hit K-drama “Reply 1988.” Their relationship lasted for six years. The two confirmed to the public that they were in a romantic relationship in August 2017. Source (1)

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Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Min Ho Could Have Been Rivals in a K-drama!

Would you believe that Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Min Ho could have been in one K-drama? It will be a dream come true for K-drama fans. In the early days of their career, Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Min Ho could have been rivals in the hit 2009 series “Boys Over Flowers.” “Boys Over Flowers,” a South Korean drama that aired in 2009, found its way into the hearts of viewers worldwide. The show featured an ensemble cast, including Lee Min Ho, Kim Hyun Joong, Kim Bum, Kim Joon,…

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All Members of BTOB Exit Agency Cube Entertainment After 11 Years

BTOB will no longer be part of Cube Entertainment.  On November 6, Cube Entertainment revealed its official stance regarding the contracts of BTOB members Seo Eunkwang, Lee Minhyuk, Lee Changsub, Im Hyunsik, Peniel, and Yook Sungjae. According to the agency, after several discussions with the BTOB members, they have mutually agreed to not renew the group’s exclusive contract.  BTOB made its debut under Cube Entertainment in 2012. They were the third boy group formed by the agency. In 2018, all members of BTOB renewed their exclusive contracts with the agency.…

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K-Pop Concert Scammer Arrested in Manila

On November 3rd, the Philippines’ Quezon City Police District’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit arrested a woman for allegedly participating in a deceptive investment scheme. Per the police report, the woman convinced a Police Lieutenant and a businessman to invest in her events and production company, known for bringing numerous K-pop stars, Thai artists, and Filipino artists to the stage. She enticed them with the prospect of significant returns from concerts and events in the capital of the Philippines, leading them to invest an estimated $900,000. The event promoter has…

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BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Voluntarily Appears to Police to Clear Name

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon and his legal advisor gave an update regarding the drug crime investigation.  According to lawyer Kim Soo Hyun of K1 Chamber LLP, G-Dragon hired a lawyer on October 30 and sent a letter expressing his willingness to voluntarily cooperate with the Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency’s drug crime investigation. This is the official statement of the G-Dragon’s representative:  This is Kwon Ji Yong’s (G-Dragon’s) legal advisor, lawyer Kim Soo Hyun of K1 Chamber LLP. As we’ve already clarified, Kwon Ji Jong has never taken drugs. He took a step today…

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6 Spine-Chilling Ghost Encounters by K-pop Stars

Step into the eerie and supernatural world of K-Pop with spine-chilling ghost encounters, unexplained mysteries, and hair-raising paranormal incidents involving your favorite idols. These otherworldly stories will send shivers down your spine and leave you questioning the boundary between the living and the supernatural. SEVENTEEN’s ghost encounter while filming GOING SEVENTEEN SEVENTEEN once filmed an episode of their variety show GOING SEVENTEEN at an abandoned factory. During the filming, members, Wonwoo, The8 and Hoshi, claimed to have seen four ghosts, one of which was a female ghost. The production team…

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Ori: K-pop Star Who Disappeared on Debut Day

Ori (오리) was born into a mixed-race family; she has a Japanese father and a Korean mother. Her original name is Tanaka Sori (たなか そり), but she took the stage name Ori, which means “duck” in Korean, when she debuted. She debuted on KBS’s Music Bank in 2008 with her song “It’s Snowing Today.” Ori’s debut stage is now considered to be one of the worst in K-pop history. Her vocals were unstable, her dance moves were uncoordinated, and she seemed nervous and uncomfortable on stage. Viewers were shocked and…

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A Woman Who Repeatedly Stalked BTS V Arrested by the Gangnam Police

A woman in her 30s, identified as “A,” has been arrested by Gangnam Police Station in Seoul for violating stalking laws after allegedly stalking BTS member V (Kim Tae Hyung). Media outlet KBS revealed on October 27 that the Gangnam Police Station in Seoul is investigating a woman in her 30s for violating the stalking punishment law. The incident occurred around 6:30 PM KST yesterday when “A” followed V to the elevator of his home, delivering a marriage certificate. “A” was waiting in front of V’s house and followed him…

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BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Finally Speaks Up About The Drug Allegations

BIGBANG’s G-Dragon officially breaks his silence regarding the drug allegations against him.  On October 27, G-Dragon’s legal representative Kim Soo Hyun from K-One Chamber Law Firm relayed the top singer’s official statement. This is Kwon Ji Yong. The accusations of drug use and the recent media reports about violating the Narcotics Control Act are untrue and unfounded. I have no connection to these allegations. Despite this, I acknowledged the public concern and I am willing to fully cooperate with the police investigations to address the issue thoroughly The police had…

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