Malicious online commentator fined 2011/10/03, Source,
A Seoul district court ordered a man, 47, to pay a 2 million won fine for posting unconfirmed malicious rumors about TV personality Lee Kyeong-sil on the Internet.
The man, surnamed Lee, has been indicted on charges of defamation with dissemination of false facts on the Internet,...More
[Spoiler] "Romance Town" Seong Yoo-ri, life is but a dream 2011/06/16, Source, Seong Yoo-ri's lucky ticket turned out to belong to the housemaids.
On KBS 2TV drama "Romance Town", Soo-jeong (Lee Kyeong-sil) found out that Soon-geum (Seong Yoo-ri) had won the lottery.
Soo-jeong suspected but didn't have proof, so she checked the CCTV of the convenient store Soon-geum bought her lottery tickets from and found out she had bought two. After checking that Soon-geum put the housemaids' lottery ticket in the right pocket and her own ticket in the left pocket, Soo-jeong calls on Soon-,...More
Learn Which Residential Areas Are Hot Among The Stars 2011/05/11, Source,
The lives of celebrities never fail to intrigue the regular Joes out there. Much attention is paid to what they do, who they date, and where they live. Being that celebrities tend to seek out homes that are appropriate for their higher salaries in quiet neighborhoods where they can live out their private lives in peace, many coincidentally flock to the same buildings or areas.
For example, two very famous Korean star couples live in the same luxury-style villa in Samsung-dong of Seoul: comedian Lee Hwi-jae and his wife, and Korea's Brangelina, Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young. Jang and Ko moved into Lee's building last April to live right beneath him. There are rumors that the two couples get together often due to their shared love for baseball,...More
Actress Lee Yoo-ri gets married 2010/09/07, Source,
Actress Lee Yoo-ri poses at a press conference held ahead of her wedding at the EL Tower in Seoul, South Korea on September 6, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Actress Lee Yoo-ri got married yesterday, tying the knot with a missionary studying theology through a private wedding held in Seoul.
The ceremony was held at the EL Tower on Monday evening, attended only by family, relatives and close friends including actors Lee Soon-jae, Kim Soo-mi, Hong Soo-young and comedienne Lee Kyeong-sil,...More
Cable networks are stepping up their efforts to produce their own programs. Pre,...More
Yoo Jae-seok wins grand prize at MBC Entertainment Awards 2009/12/30, Source,
Korean variety show host Yoo Jae-seok [Asia Economic Daily]
Korean entertainment show host Yoo Jae-seok won the grand prize at the MBC Entertainment Awards held last night. Yoo won the year's top honor at the awards, held yesterday at Seoul's MBC Open Hall, for the first time since last winning the same title in 2006. This is his fifth win overall at MBC's annual event. His rival Kang Ho-dong, who won the title at KBS Entertainment Awards on Saturday, did not win any awards at MBC but reportedly congratulated Yoo on his big win of the night.,...More
Korean films plunge to record low in May 2008/06/10, Source, The market share of Korean movies plunged to a single digit for the first time in six and a half years, reflecting the depth of problems facing local filmmakers amid the lack of a much-needed hit.
CJ CGV, the country's biggest multiplex operator, said in a regular monthly report that 12.82 millio,...More
"Ajumma". The word can be roughly translated as "auntie", normally referring to married women or those past the rosy bloom of their youth. In certain contexts it can,...More
Korean movies leap into box-office fray 2008/05/29, Source, In late April, Iron Man arrived in the Korean cinema, smashing the box office into very profitable pieces. In mid-May, Prince Caspian took the baton and kept up the pressure on Korean competitors. Last weekend, whip-wielding Indy joined the Hollywood-only party, roped in plenty of movie tickets sale,...More
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