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  • Kim Yuna is positively captivating as the cover model for 'Allure'

    May 19, 2015 @ 2:11 pm

    Figure skating queen of Korea, Kim Yuna, recently posed as the cover model for 'Allure's June issue!Some pictures were released by the magazine on May 18, showing a new facet to the graceful, elegant Kim Yuna everybody knows and fawns over on ice. Although she looks like a normal girl (with beyond normal good looks), she shows through her chic gaze that she's never really, completely off the ice.  The charisma behind each look, no matter how soft

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  • Kim Yuna shows her concern with charitable donation of $100,000 to Nepal

    April 28, 2015 @ 5:22 pm

    Talented figure skater, Kim Yuna, showed her generosity by recently donating $100,000 USD for UNICEF Korean National Commission for the children in Nepal following the devastating earthquake.  UNICEF Korean National Commission stated on April 28, "We plan to use Kim Yuna's donation for the hurt children's nutrition, clean drinking water, health, and relief work."  The previous day, the organization had stated their desire to help out th

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  • A new bill in Korea could prohibit those who are 24 or younger in endorsing alcohol, IU's soju CF's could possibly be banned

    April 24, 2015 @ 1:54 pm

    A revised bill of the 'National Health Promotion Act' has been passed in South Korea by the Health and Welfare Committee. The new law states that no person, celebrities and sports stars included, who are at the international age of 24 or younger can partake in promotions for alcohol.If the law is passed, it will directly affect IU, who is currently an endorsement model for popular soju brand 'Chamisul', as her CF's will no longer be aired.On Apri

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  • Weekly Recap: fandom wars, sexy comebacks, and varieties fight on... or not

    April 10, 2015 @ 6:43 pm

    So I was watching 'Family Feud' the other day, and I realized that the families on there must be really positive or something to be giving each other high fives all the time no matter what. "Give me a boy's name that starts with the letter H." "Jose." Cue the gracious applauses and the, "GOOD ANSWER, GOOD ANSWER's." I just don't understand. Steve Harvey's "WTF" face speaks to my soul. When it comes to the world of K-Pop, Steve Harvey's "WTF" face

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  • Kim Yuna and hockey player Kim Won Joong reported to have gotten back together

    April 8, 2015 @ 1:21 am

    For those that may have been disappointed with the breakup between world-renown figure skater Kim Yuna and ice hockey player Kim Won Joong, there is a bit of hopeful news! But this might also be a bit bittersweet for fans who want the figure skating queen to stay solo!On April 8, a rep told OSEN, "Kim Won Joong and Kim Yuna recently starting seeing each other again. They broke up last year but decided to start over again. They are still on carefu

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  • Adelina Sotnikova admits that she's anxious about visiting South Korea

    April 1, 2015 @ 3:33 pm

    19-year-old figure skater Adelina Sotnikova was once again asked a question regarding South Korea in a recent interview.  On April 1 (KST), Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda asked Sotnikova if she was scared of visiting Korea for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics after winning the gold medal over Kim Yuna during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. According to the report, Sotnikova responded, "Honestly I'm anxious and worr

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  • Kim Soo Hyun, Yoo Jae Suk, and more are Korea's favorite celebrities of 2014

    March 13, 2015 @ 1:57 pm

    Ever wonder which celebrities are the most popular in Korea? Survey firm 'Gallup Korea' has conducted a poll on Korea's favorite celebrities in 2014 to satisfy your curiosity.  'Gallup Korea' surveyed 1,700 Korean men and women over the age of 13 in October 2014 and have now released the results. They also compared the data from this survey to that of a similar poll they took in 2004 to see how Korea's favorite celebrities have changed in a

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  • Sotnikova comments on Koreans leaving her hateful SNS comments, netizens say she deserves it

    December 30, 2014 @ 4:48 pm

    If you followed the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, then you'll know that the hate that followed 18-year-old Adelina Sotnikova after her gold medal win in figure skating was pretty intense. That hate especially came from Kim Yuna fans, who believe that she had been cheated of her win.In a recent interview with Russian magazine 'Argumenti y Fakti', Sotnikova discussed the hate she received, particularly from South Korea. According to Korean

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  • Eye Candy: Celebrities you'd want in your flight crew!

    December 18, 2014 @ 6:49 pm

    You know who you don't want on your plane? Heather Cho. You know who you DO want on your plane? These Korean celebrity cuties right here! Whether it's asking if you'd like another drink, reminding you to please fasten your seatbelt, or announcing (serenading?) something about turbulence or whatever via the speakers with their melodic voices, this perfect crew of captains and flight attendants would make your flight an uplifting, cloud nine e

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  • Google releases list of top trending searches of South Korea in 2014

    December 16, 2014 @ 2:56 pm

    As 2014 is coming to a close, Google collected data to see which phrases were the most searched for in the country of South Korea throughout this past year. Unsurprisingly, many hit dramas and celebrities made the list.  Check out the categories and the top ten searches in each one below! The list for most searched names features some top-notch Korean celebrities, who were all the rage this year, such as HyunA in 2nd, Hyosung in 4

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