Data from Statistics Korea show that cases of top entertainers killing themselves result in a steep rise of copycat su,...More
Park Yong-ha still not let go by Japanese fans 2010/07/21, Source,
The late Korean actor Park Yong-ha [photographed by Lee Won-woo/10Asia]
Japanese fans have still not let Park Yong-ha go
"We pray for the soul of Park Yong-ha from the bottom of our hearts. We are truly grateful for your bright smile". As Japan still continues to commemorate late Korean actor Park Yong-ha who took his own life on June 30, TBS' television show "KinSma" hosted by Nakai Masahiro, the leader of popular J-pop group SMAP, featured a special one-hour episode for Park on July 9. The relationship between the actor and the show began in July 2006 when Park stepped in as a temporary emcee for "KinSma". The special episode featured interviews with Japanese celebrities who had been close to Park, including producer Tsunku who created [J-pop girl band] Morning Musume and popular emcee Utsumi Midori who is famous for her connections with Korean stars, as well as showing Park's activities in Japan. A video letter from the late actor's fan Ishibashi Etsuko, who is suffering from an incurable disease, made viewers eyes well up with tears,...More
Last year Korea's entertainment industry was hit by a rash of suicides, including four in just th,...More
[YEAR-END REVIEW] Celebrity suicides shock the nation in 2008 2008/12/23, Source, A string of celebrity suicides in 2008 has sent shockwaves across the nation, gripping devout fans and raising fears of copycat suicides. The suicide of an iconic actress this year has also provoked political bickering over whether to penalize cyberspace libel.
The suspected suicide of top actress Choi Jin-sil has driven the nation into shock. Behind her ever-cheerful image and smile lies the dark side of a star who captured the hearts of Koreans for two decades.
Korean Stars: a Metabolism to Die For 2006/01/25, Source, Korean stars seem blessed with a metabolism that allows them to laugh at portions which would make others blanch. China's Sina.com ( http://www.sina.com ) website under the heading "Female Korean Stars Eat a Lot" claims Jeon Ji-hyeon,,...More
Summer is a time when vacationing teens make up a large portion of the movie-going public. Film companies, of course, are aware of this and are always on the lookout for that one movie idea or two that will grab young hearts and wallets.
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Dabin, I will miss you, may the God will
keep you in heaven. I'm your
biggest fan here in the Philippines. it
hurts when i heard the news just as when
i lost a family as i had just lost my
mom last 2004. I have collection of all
your dramas. you w
happy birthday... and i miss you so
much.. i always repeat watching MY 19
year old sister in law just to see you.
i love you.
jeong da bin was so cute! i admire korea for making her a little bit funny in attic cat or cat in the roof.. she's a good actress.. i was so shocked when i saw her drama my 19 year old sister in law knowing that she's really a very beautiful lady..it's because i first saw her in attic cat..^_^
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