Perjury charges on Ryu Si-won's wife...results? 2015/10/28, Source,
The Supreme Court is about to come to a conclusion regarding Ryu Si-won's wife's perjury charges.
Previously, the wife engaged in a legal conflict with Ryoo regarding his verbal and physical abuse and whether or not she used the apartment CCTV to observe him. Ryoo was charged with a fine for the abuse and collecting location information on his wife but she was charged with perjury for what she said during trial,...More
Ryu Si-won's ex-wife fined 2015/05/28, Source, Ryu Si-won's ex-wife was trialed for false testimony and was fined 1 million won.
The prosecutors fined her with 1 million won but the justice department fined her with 700 thousand won. She was a witness to Ryu Si-won's trial of whether he had been keeping tabs on her,...More
Supreme Court Upholds Fine for Wife-Beating Actor 2014/09/05, Source,
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court's decision to fine actor Ryu Si-won W7 million for beating his wife and placing a GPS tracking device on her car (US$1=W1,020). The court said accounts given by Ryoo's wife were credible and that it was clear that he had slapped her face. The court also reminded Ryoo that gathering information about another person's whereabouts without their consent is illegal,...More
Ryu Si-won, "I'm being reasonable" 2014/04/23, Source,
Actor and racer Ryu Si-won requested for a recommendation of unconstitutional legal judgment.
According to the court, Ryu Si-won did so regarding the location, information protection and usage. His reason is that the definition and regulations of the local information protection and usage, are against the principle of disclosure,...More
Ryu Si-won, "Those poor kids" 2014/04/22, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won expressed his condolences for the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster.
He wrote on his Facebook, "There are so many things to do for these children. It breaks my heart and we at Motor Sports mourn for them" and posted a black and white picture of them having a moment of silence at the circuit,...More
Ryu Si-won, will he come back? 2013/11/28, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won who is currently at legal war with his wife, will attend his final court of appeal on the 29th at the High Court.
Previously, Ryu Si-won was charged with abusing and threatening his wife and tracking her whereabouts. He was charged with a 7 million won fine at the first trial. However, Ryu Si-won brought up appeal and the prosecutors demanded 8 months of prison labor,...More
Actor Fined W7 Million for Beating Wife 2013/09/11, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won has been ordered by a court to pay a W7 million fine for beating his wife and placing a GPS tracking device on her car (US$1=W1,085). Ryoo denies the assault charge and vowed to appeal. "Based on the sound of flesh hitting flesh in the recording submitted as evidence, it is clear that (Ryoo) assaulted his wife even though it may have been quite lightly", the presiding judge said as he delivered his sentence,...More
Ryu Si-won Counter-Sues Wife Over Battery Accusations 2013/06/04, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won is counter-suing his estranged wife after she accused him of intimidation and battery. Gangnam Police on Monday said Ryoo is suing his wife on several charges including defamation and fraud. The actor's management agency said he was "forced" to take the step because his wife falsely accused him of violence to get the upper hand in divorce proceedings,...More
Ryu Si-won Indicted for Beating and Spying on Wife 2013/05/23, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won has been indicted on charges of installing a GPS tracker in his wife's car without her knowledge, and beating and threatening her. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office on Wednesday said Ryoo secretly installed the tracking GPS in his wife's Mercedes in May 2011, and also put location tracking app on her smartphone in September that year,...More
Ryu Si-won attends second divorce trial 2013/04/22, Source,
While actor Ryu Si-won has been charged for threatening his wife, their divorce trial takes place again on the 23rd in Seoul.
It's been 8 months since the first trial and they appeared with their legal representatives. They have been engaging in this process according to general inquiry instructions with the right family fact-finding officers,...More
Ryu Si-won Charged with Threatening Wife 2013/04/03, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won has been charged with threatening his wife in the course of their divorce proceedings. Police in Seoul's Gangnam district on Tuesday said Ryu's wife filed the charges against him and that the actor was questioned on Monday,...More
Ryu Si-won's divorce adjustments 2012/08/28, Source, Ryu Si-won who claimed to 'protect his family' didn't show up.
Legal representatives for Ryoo and his wife Jo appeared at the court instead for the first alterations of divorce on the 28th around 4:30PM,...More
Ryu Si-won Says Being All-Rounder Key to Enduring Success in Japan 2012/02/07, Source,
Pop star and actor Ryu Si-won set a new record in Japan just before Christmas by becoming the first Korean Wave star to hold his 100th concert in the island country. Known as "prince" among his Japanese fans, the 40-year-old lit up Saitama Super Arena on Dec. 21.
His achievement comes eight years after he released his first album in Japan, and seven years after he put on his first concert there. Around 900,000 people have attended his concerts there to date,...More
K-celebrities now VCR2 2012/01/11, Source,
[SOV] [Interview : ] "We love you!"
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won has set a new record, holding his one hundredth solo concert in Japan! Join us in Saitama, Japan, to check out the concert and talk to Ryu Si-won about his achievement.
Fifty thousand fans jammed the Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, where Ryu Si-won held a two-day concert,...More
Ryu Si-won Holds 100th Solo Concert 2011/12/27, Source,
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won successfully finished his 100th solo concert in Japan on December 21, his agency R's Company said on December 22. Ryu Si-won has released a total of 22 albums in Japan for the past eight years since his debut in 2004. His 100th concert was held in Saitama Super Arena, and he appeared after wearing the same costume that he had worn during his first concert held in Budokan, Tokyo in 2005,...More
Ryoo holds 100th concert in Japan 2011/12/23, Source,
Actor-singer Ryu Si-won held his 100th solo concert in Japan Wednesday, his agency R's Company said Thursday.
The performance attracted some 25,000 fans to the Saitama Super Arena. It was part of a cross-country tour that began in November in Misato. Ryoo has performed in Yokohama, Niigata, Osaka, Sendai, Nagoya and Fukuoka, and will continue with more shows in the neighboring Asian country in the new year,...More
VCR1 Weekly star scene 2011/10/20, Source, We go wherever the stars go! Here's the hottest entertainment news of the week! Let's go!
Our #5 Hot news is the comeback of Lee Seung-gi, a.k.a. the king of ballads.
The multi-entertainer is back in the music industry with a song he wrote himself, and his voice is as sweet as ever.
[SOV] [Interview : ] "Shall we date
Hot News #4 brings us news of Hallyu star Ryu Si-won's fan meeting.
[SOV] [Interview : ] "Hello, everyone!",...More
The Hallyu Dream Festival 2011/10/06, Source,
Fans scream their hearts out, showing their love for K-Pop.
[SOV] [Interview : ] "We love Korea".
[Interview : ] "We love everyone here"
[Interview : ] "It's the best".
Let's join them at the Hallyu Dream Festival, which took place in Gyeongju.
Gyeongju, a city where history breathes in every corner, is full of excited fans,...More
Kim Yu-na Dolls to Hit Market Next Year 2011/09/14, Source,
Molded figurines of skating queen Kim Yu-na and actor Ryu Si-won will be available on the domestic and export market next fall, according to Seoul. The municipal government has signed agreements with two firms to provide a subsidy of W150 million to manufacture the dolls (US$1=W1,077),...More
Ryu Si-won Claims Second Win at Ferrari Challenge 2011/07/26, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won won the second round of the Ferrari Challenge Series in Shanghai on Sunday to claim his second successive victory in the race.
Ryoo, the first Korean to record a victory in the series, both manages and races for Korea's EXR Team 106. He first proved unbeatable in the opening round held at Zhuhai in China's Guangdong Province last month,...More
Ryu Si-won Fulfills Promise Of Helping Japan Earthquake Victims 2011/07/05, Source,
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won has fulfilled his secret with the people affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Keeping his plans under tight wraps, Ryoo visited one of the areas suffering from the disasters inflicted by the earthquake, Iwate, on July 2nd. This was in honor of the promise he made with his Japanese fans earlier on. The famed actor had expressed through his minihompi (personal social networking site) last March saying, "No matter what, I will find a way to directly participate in helping out the Japan earthquake victims",...More
Next we have our "Weekly Star Scene" where we take a review of the hot issues in the Korean show business over the past week.
: We have our one and only, oh-so-cute Dami in the studio. Hello Dami!
[Reporter : ] : Hey guys!
: So what do you have for us today[Reporter : ] :,...More
Ryu Si-won Cruises to Win Ferrari Challenge 2011/06/21, Source, Ryu Si-won (center) celebrates after winning the Ferrari Challenge Series race in Zhuhai, China on Sunday.
Actor Ryu Si-won became the first Korean to win the Ferrari Challenge Series in Zhuhai, southern China, on Sunday. The actor, who both manages and races for Korea's EXR Team 106, also set a new benchmark as the first Korean to represent Ferrari in a racing competition,...More
Hallyu Stars help Japan 2011/03/21, Source, Today is the 11th day since a major earthquake hit Japan. And those who have survived can't seem to know how to start their lives again. What they need right now is encouragement and friendly support so that they can get back on their feet.
Celebrities Turn Real Estate Tycoons 2011/03/19, Source,
From left, Park Chan-ho, Ko So-young and Ryu Si-won
Many celebrities and sports stars are turning a profit with their investment in real estate. One of them is Moon Hee-jun, of the now-disbanded boy band H.O.T., who has revealed that one house he bought for W120 million is now worth W1 billion (US$1=W1,129). Moon owns several properties,...More
To support the United Nations World Food Program (WFP)'s recovery efforts in Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami, actor,...More
Ryu Si-won Joins Stars Helping Japanese Quake Victims 2011/03/17, Source, Ryu Si-won, one of the most popular Korean actors in Japan, says he is deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the earthquake in Japan and wants to visit the country to help relief efforts there. "I've given three concerts in the Sendai region, which was the hardest hit by the earthquake", Ryoo said. "I toss and turn at night thinking about the suffering of the people of the region, many of whom I probably saw in my concerts".
Ryoo has donated W200 million (US$1=W1,132) to earthquake victims,...More
Major Earthquake in Japan: 'No More Bad News' 2011/03/15, Source,
People in the entertainment business have begun activities to help Japan while they have had to cancel their schedules in Japan.
As the massive quake that hit the northeast Japan caused heavy casualties, many people in the entertainment business including Hallyu stars are offering heartfelt condolences and consolation one after another. In addition, aid groups have begun activities to donate profits to the victims from the major earthquake by holding events such as the "Rock Festival", which will be held in front of the Hongik University. The host of the festival revealed that they would donate the entire profits from the event to the earthquake victims,...More
More celebrity donors rush to help Japan quake victims 2011/03/15, Source,
Actor Song Seung-heon donated 200 million won for emergency relief in earthquake-stricken Japan. / Korea Times file
By Lee Hyo-won
An increasing number of local artists and cultural organizations, including "hallyu" celebrities and religious groups, are making donations to earthquake-struck Japan.
On Monday evening, actor Song Seung-heon, popular in the neighboring country through TV soaps, donated 200 million won for emergency relief to the Salvation Army Korea Territory, said the organization,...More
Ryu Si-won Signs Deal with Japan's Avex 2011/01/22, Source, Actor and singer Ryu Si-won has signed a contract with major Japanese recording label Avex.
The company, which has worked with other top entertainers such as Ayumi Hamasaki, Namie Amuro and M-Flo of Japan and Korea's TVXQ, is expected to help boost Ryoo's popularity in Japan even further,...More
The 18th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards 2010/12/16, Source, The 18th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards took place at the International Convention Hall in Seoul's 63 Building on December 15th. The awards show first started in 1992, aiming to improve the quality of Korean culture and art and to further advance Korea's cultural content.
The following is a list of this year's winners!,...More
Ryu Si-won weds, vows to be good husband and dad 2010/10/26, Source,
Actor Ryu Si-won speaks to reporters ahead of his wedding held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Seoul, South Korea on October 26, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Korean actor Ryu Si-won, also one of the first and most popular Hallyu stars in the country, got married on Tuesday evening through a private ceremony held at Seoul's Hyatt hotel.
The 38-year-old actor appeared in front of reporters just hours ahead of the wedding, vowing to "be a good husband and dad" to his nine-year-younger wife and his child the couple are expecting next spring,...More
Japan's Nobuteru Maeda to sing at Ryu Si-won's wedding 2010/10/26, Source,
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won (left) and Japanese singer Nobuteru Maeda (right)
Japanese rock group Tube leader Nobuteru Maeda will be singing at Hallyu star Ryu Si-won's wedding today.
At a press conference in early October, Ryoo had mentioned that he had several singers in mind to perform during his nuptials alongside Korean singer Kim Jin-pyo but declined to disclose whom,...More
Ryu Si-won says "will be faithful husband" 2010/10/06, Source, Ryu Si-won [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily]
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won, soon-to-be husband and also soon-to-be dad, has said he "will be a faithful husband".
He made the remark at a press conference held in Seoul on Wednesday afternoon, after having taken fans and entertainment watchers by surprise when he broke the news of his October 26 wedding and bride-to-be's pregnancy on his official fan site earlier in the day,...More
Actor Ryu Si-won to wed October 26 2010/10/06, Source, Ryu Si-won [R's Company]
Top Hallyu star Ryu Si-won announced on Wednesday, the day of his 38th birthday, that he will get married on October 26.
He broke the news through a posting to his fans on his official fan page www.ryusiwon.net early in the day, after thanking the several thousands of fans from around Asia who turned up for his birthday party over the weekend,...More
Ryu Si-won celebrates birthday with 5,000 fans 2010/10/05, Source,
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won at his birthday celebration [R's Company]
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won was joined by 5,000 fans for a two-day event for his birthday celebration over the weekend, according to PR firm YTREE Media.
On Thursday, YTREE announced in a press release that 2,000 international fans met with the actor at the palace Changdeokgung on October 2 to learn about the historical landmark as well as take part in a photo session and literary contest,...More
Ryu Si-won to celebrate birthday with fans this weekend 2010/09/30, Source,
Poster of Hallyu star Ryu Si-won's birthday celebration [R's Company]
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won will be celebrating his birthday with his fans this weekend, according to PR firm YTREE MEDIA on Thursday.
YTREE announced in a press release that Ryoo will meet with about 3,000 fans from Korea, Japan, China, Singapore, Hawaii, Canada and Taiwan for his birthday celebration titled "Harmony with Prince" to be held at the Gwangmyeong City Gymnasium in Gyeonggi Province on October 3,...More
KBS' "Music Bank" to be broadcast to 54 countries 2010/08/27, Source,
KBS' music program "Music Bank" hosts Seo Hyo-rim and Song Joong-ki [Official "Music Bank" website]
KBS' Friday music program "Music Bank" will be broadcast live to 54 countries around the world, according to the official website of "Music Bank" on Friday.
The official website announced that today's show will be seen live for the first time ever in 54 different countries for a special episode titled "Live Music Bank K-Pop Special" later tonight,...More
Mourning Over Andre Kim's Death 2010/08/16, Source,
The late Andre Kim is talking with the actress Kim Hee-sun at the fashion show held in Seoul in 2001.
People in the entertainment industry were mourning over the news of Andre Kim's death while saying, "A great star in Korea has fallen".
The late Kim had been involved in the entertainment industry and formed close family-like relationships with many stars during his life. In particular, actors such as Kim Hee-sun, Cha In-pyo, Jang Seo-hee, Choi Ji-woo, Ryu Si-won, and Cha Seung-won had shared special affection for Kim and each other for a long time, and they had been loved by fans for appearing on the catwalk at Kim's fashion shows, and they looked deeply shocked by the news that Kim had passed away on August 12,...More
The funeral parlor of Seoul National University Hospital rang with the sobbing cries of friends coming to pay their respects to the late fashion icon, Andre Kim.,...More
Ryu Si-won says got good vibe about young Rottyful Sky 2010/07/21, Source, Ryu Si-won speaks during singer Rottyful Sky's showcase held at multiplex Coex Megabox in Seoul, South Korea on July 21, 2010. [Park Sung-ki/Asia Economic Daily]
Korean star Ryu Si-won said he cast female solo artist Rottyful Sky because he "got a good vibe about her despite her young age".
Ryoo spoke to reporters during a showcase for Rottyful Sky's digital single "No Way" held at multiplex Coex Megabox in Seoul on Wednesday, explaining how he became the producer for the singer,...More
Ryu Si-won kicks off producer career with Rottyful Sky 2010/07/15, Source,
Korean singer, actor and producer Ryu Si-won [R's Company]
Korean singer and actor Ryu Si-won has kicked off his career as record producer with new female artist Rottyful Sky, according to PR firm YTREE MEDIA on Thursday.
YTREE said in a press release on Thursday that Ryoo will be introducing singer Rottyful Sky, whom he described as "a hidden gem" who has clear goals and faith as well as innate talent in singing, dancing and songwriting,...More
Singer and actor Park Yong-ha laid to rest 2010/07/02, Source,
Actor So Ji-sub carries late actor Park Yong-ha's portrait and mortuary tablet to Park's burial site at Bundang Memorial Park in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea on July 2, 2010. [Han Youn-jong/Asia Economic Daily]
Singer and actor Park Yong-ha has been laid to rest at a private funeral attended by close family and friends.
The remains of the late star, who was cremated around noon on Friday, arrived at Bundang Memorial Park in Gyeonggi Province located south of Korea's capital of Seoul.
Actor So Ji-sub, carrying Park's portrait in his hands, led a procession of family and friends toward the burial site where song "STARS", from Park's last album, was being played in the background for the Buddhist ceremony,...More
Park Yong-ha distressed over friend's betrayal, says Ryu Si-won 2010/07/01, Source,
Korean actor and singer Ryu Si-won [R's Company]
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won has said that the late actor Park Yong-ha, who committed suicide early yesterday morning, was heavily distressed by a friend's betrayal, according to Japanese newspaper Sports Hochi on Thursday.
Sports Hochi reported that Ryoo shed tears over Park's death at his concert, held Wednesday in Tokyo, saying that someone who is "like a younger brother has gone to heaven",...More
Ryu Si-won turns producer for new female artist Rottyful Sky 2010/05/26, Source,
Korean singer Rottyful Sky (left) and producer Ryu Si-won [R's Company]
Korean singer and actor Ryu Si-won has turned record producer for new female artist Rottyful Sky, according to a press release by his agency R's Company on Wednesday.
Ryoo expressed strong hopes and determination for his new role as producer, saying "I will invest in her career both financially and emotionally to help her succeed as a singer",...More
Ryu Si-won to turn rock singer in new Japanese album 2010/04/05, Source,
Hallyu star Ryu Si-won (top) and Japanese record producer Tsunku [R's Company]
Korean singer and actor Ryu Si-won will be turning into a rock singer in his new album with the help of noted Japanese music producer Tsunku, according to Japanese daily newspaper Sankei Sports on Monday.
Sankei Sports explained that the Hallyu star collaborated with the famed producer for his upcoming seventh record titled "Ulala~", to be released on April 7, which includes a rock tune called "Garden of Love".
"I think fans will be surprised to hear me singing this kind of song", said the actor in an interview with the Japanese press. "I may look like this but I actually like strong, masculine music. I have never sung this kind of song so that is why I chose to include it in this album",...More
The Luxury Properties Owned by Korean Stars 2010/03/18, Source, Sports, TV and movie stars are the envy of many, and that has if anything increased with the revelations of their vast real estate holdings. Although such cases are limited to only the highest-paid st,...More
Ryu Si-won holds fan meeting in Japan 2010/02/24, Source,
Korean actor/singer Ryu Si-won at the fan meeting in Japan [R's Company]
Korean actor and singer Ryu Si-won held a fan meeting in Japan last week which brought together 1,200 of his fans from around the country, according to his agency on Wednesday.
Fans met with the Hallyu star during a four hour-long meeting held February 16, during which Ryoo performed several of his hit songs from his second album and new tracks from his upcoming record, an official at R's Company explained.,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Kim Hyun-joong top Hallyu star? 2009/12/29, Source,
Kim Hyun-jong is chosen as the most populart Korean star in Japan!
A Japanese Hallyu magazine "Enolife" has surveyed for 20days the next top Hallyu male star!
Kim has been ranked number 1 among other very eligible actors. The actor,...More
[ChanMi's take] Fashion errors! 2009/08/10, Source, They have handsome and beautiful faces with a great body. However, if they don't wear clothes that match or are styled erroneously, then fans are bound to be disappointed.
Is it the fashion coordinator's fault?
Not entirely, the fashion coordinator brings clothes to the star and the stars wear it according to,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Ryu Si-won's health worsen 2008/12/21, Source, Star Ryu Si-won said that there is great pain on his leg and back while he was preparing for the Christmas concert in Japan.
Ryoo will have a Christmas concert in Tokyo this 24th. He has been touring Japan for every year for the last 4 years.
However, Ryoo has been handling pain with painkiller medicine because of physical health deterioration.,...More
Stars' Favorite Restaurants 2008/04/03, Source, Stars don't just eat anywhere. There's something special about where they go. The places they go depend on their style, likes, and tastes. In today's Star's Life Style How Much, we'll reveal restaurants where stars go.
The stylish women who go well with wine parties. What do they eat with wine? T,...More
The new artist awards are given to ten artists who debuted in the previous year and ranked top ten in the album sales and revenue category. SS501 was placed under the spotlight when the group releas,...More
'Forever, Asian Star Culture Expo In Japan' Opens in Tokyo 2007/08/02, Source, The opening ceremony for the second FACE In Japan:Forever, Asian Star Culture Expo In Japan, was held in grandeur on the 1st at the Tokyo Dome City Freedom Hall. This expo is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, and the Korean National Tour,...More
Asian fans and music experts have recently been invited to a large-scale showcase of singer Rain's fourth album slated for October 13 at Jamsil Stadium. The album will be released concurrently in more than,...More
Seoul will hold its first international television drama awards festival on Aug. 29.
The first Seoul Drama Awards (SDA) will be organized by the Korean Broadcasters Associations (KBA) and sponsored by the nation's major broadcasters _ KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS _ a,...More
Ryu Si-won Enraptures Fans in Japan 2006/07/13, Source, Actor/singer Ryu Si-won, 34, gave a concert on July 12 at the Budokan Hall in Japan--his long-cherished dream--as part of his seven-city tour. During the concert, Ryoo made a deep bow to his audience, saying his dream had finally come true. When,...More
"If I find a woman I like, I would like to marry now, but I haven't found such a woman yet", Ryoo,...More
Japan’s Miyazaki Tries to Attract Korean Film and Drama Companies 2006/04/27, Source, Japan's Miyazaki Prefecture is making utmost efforts to benefit from the Korean Wave, or Korean pop culture craze, sweeping the Asian region. The prefecture is trying to attract Korean film and TV program production companies to the region as a way to promote its own tourism industry.
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