Lee Young-ae and 20 employees? Where did they all go? 2016/09/17, Source, Lee Young-ae was the hottest issue of the year 2012. Portal sites over flooded with Lee Young-ae related words. It all started when a TV show broadcasted Lee Young-ae's house. People who lived around her house stated that she lived in a 180 pyeong home with 20 or so employees.
The TV show was filmed from afar, with a massive lens that resembled that of a paparazzi and interviewed those who lived around her neighborhood. Those who saw the TV show were fooled by the broadcast. However, toss a stone into a calm lake and the ripples will shake. Expanded rumors about Lee Young-ae started spreading on the net and her home became a 'palace'. This occurrence is a good example of the harmful consequences that a misreport can cause,...More
[Guest Post] Celebrating Family Outing Part 1 - The Cast 2015/07/05, Source,
Seven years ago, an ambitious reality show called Family Outing appeared on Korean TV. Hosted by "The Nation's MC" Yoo Jae-seok (most may know him only as the guy with the bowl cut in PSY's recent videos), this variety show took outdoor reality to a level that is still trying to be reached. The show ran for nearly 2 years on SBS's 'Good Sunday' and had many of the same cast and crew members from the game show X-Man. What this show offered was more than just silly games and jokes, it was a travelogue of Korean villages and offered a glimpse into the Confucian-based society unheard of in America,...More
Stars lend a hand in looking after Korea 2013/08/09, Source,
Stars are stepping forward for the selection of required subjects for the scholastic ability tests.
A Sungsin Women's University professor revealed that various stars from different areas took part in the petition to select required subjects for the Korean history aptitude tests,...More
Yoo Yeon-seok filming his music video 2013/02/05, Source,
Actor Yoo Yeon-seok has been chosen as the music video model for the song "Tomorrow's List", a collaboration between Yoon Jong-sin and Seong Si-kyeong.
Yoo Yeon-seok expressed the image of a man getting ready to go out to break up with his girlfriend in this music video. His sentimental act melted in well with Seong Si-kyeong's voice and added to the perfection of the video,...More
Singer Yoon Jong-sin Has Crohn's Disease 2012/02/14, Source,
The popular entertainer Yoon Jong-sin suffers from Crohn's disease, a rare illness that leaves him helpless against his body's attacks on his own digestive system. Yoon appeared on a TV talk show on SBS called "Healing Camp" on Monday and admitted he was suffering from the disease.
Patients with Crohn's disease develop small sores next to the anus, which spread to the intestines, stomach, duodenum and other digestive organs. The cause of the illness remains a mystery, and no cure has been found. Yoon said, "My health problems, which I told people were haemorrhoids, were actually due to this disease",...More
Singer IU reveals her first written song "The Greatest Love" 2011/05/23, Source,
Singer IU reveals her first self written song.
IU's management Roen Entertainment producer Jo Yeong-cheol put up on his Twitter on the 24th, "IU's first very own song coming soon! She said she's embarrassed but I want to show it off like this. It's your first but you did well and I give my "Greatest Love" to you".,...More
Korean TV: The Korean version of American Idol, Superstar K 2011/01/06, Source,
The Korean version of American Idol, Superstar K, was a hot issue in 2010 in Korea. Superstar K first started in 2009 summer on cable music TV channel Mnet. It had a highest viewer rating (8.47%) for a cable channel as of then. However, in 2010, the second season of Superstar K broke that rank and made a new highest viewer rating with 14.5%. It was aired only from July till October but the whole process took about seven months. Among 1,340,830 applicants, the final 11 people were selected to be aired on TV,...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
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