• 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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  • C-JeS Entertainment's very own JYJ, Song Ji Hyo, and more donate $44,000 to sponsor Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan

    June 14, 2013 @ 11:23 am

    C-JeS Entertainment's very own JYJ, Song Ji Hyo, Lee Jung Jae, and more have stepped up to donate 50 million won (~$44,260 USD) to support and encourage South Korean Gold Medal Olympic swimmer, Park Tae Hwan!  C-JeS Entertainment revealed, "CEO Baek Chang Joo and the agency artists Lee Jung Jae, JYJ, Song Ji Hyo, Park Sung Woong, Park Yoo Hwan, and more, joined forces with the citizens of Korea to

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  • Did your favorite celebrity make it onto Forbes Korea's '2013 Power Celebrity 40' list?

    February 27, 2013 @ 8:18 pm

    In celebration of their 10th year of establishment, Forbes Korea has reported this year's list of the top 40 'Power Celebrities'. The list picks the top 40 from a long list of actors, MCs, singers, and athletes and ranks them accordingly based on profit, influence, name value, and professionalism. Psy topped this years list, pushing Girls' Generation down to #2. The girls topped this list in both 2011 and 2012. Big Bang, Park Tae Hwan,

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  • Olympian Park Tae Hwan enters army camp for four-week military training

    October 9, 2012 @ 1:12 am

    Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan has entered the army camp in Nonsan for his four weeks of basic military training. Park Tae Hwan was granted an exemption from the two years of mandatory Korean military service for winning three gold medals at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar as well as the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "This is my first time doing such training, so I'm very nervous. I'll work hard during my time in the military and return saf

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  • Park Tae Hwan opens up about his ideal type at Cho Won Min's 'First Snow' showcase

    September 28, 2012 @ 12:42 pm

    Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan attended the showcase for singer Cho Won Min's first digital single 'First Snow'. The event for the singer, a member of the duo group Green Zone, took place on September 27 at Olleh Square located in Seoul. Park Tae Hwan commented on his ideal type, "As I'm an athlete, I hope to meet a woman who can enjoy exercising with me. Someone who can ride a bicycle with me around the neighborhood. I'm looking for som

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  • Singer Cho Won Min releases "First Snow" MV feat. swimmer Park Tae Hwan

    September 27, 2012 @ 8:40 am

    Singer Cho Won Min's "First Snow" music video was released today. The music video has become a hot issue as Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan has made an appearance without receiving any sort of guarantee. He is known to have previously turned down offers to star in MVs from other singers, but has agreed to feature in Cho Won Min's newest release. The two are reported to be very close. Check out the "First Snow" MV below!

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  • Singer Cho Won Min releases video teaser with swimmer Park Tae Hwan for "First Snow"

    September 21, 2012 @ 4:09 am

    The teaser for singer Cho Won Min's "First Snow" music video was released today. The teaser has become a hot issue as Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan featured in the music video without receiving any sort of guarantee. He is known to have previously turned down offers from other singers to star in their music video, but has agreed to featur in Cho Won Min's because the two are reported to be very close. In the teaser video, Park Tae Hwan

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  • Girls' Generation's Tiffany and Park Tae Hwan pose sweetly for the camera

    September 10, 2012 @ 1:54 am

    A photo was released of Girls' Generation's Tiffany and Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan posing sweetly for the camera. Tiffany and Park Tae Hwan attended the after party of the 'DKNY 2012 Fall Collection' show. Both born in 1989, the photo depicts their close friendship. Park Tae Hwan has a gentle look wearing a grey knit top with dress slacks, while Tiffany emphasizes her feminine charm with a black strapless dress. Netizens admired t

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  • [SPOILER] 'Running Man' goes 'target hunting'

    September 9, 2012 @ 5:51 pm

    Swimmer Park Tae Hwan displayed his aggressiveness on the latest episode of 'Running Man'. The episode revolved around each member picking a number, with the highest number being picked as a designated target, whom the other 'Running Men' would have to eliminate. Once the target was eliminated, the next-highest number would be called as the new target. The target, on the other hand, had the power to rip others' name tags, with the victim b

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  • Yoo Jae Suk angers Park Tae Hwan on 'Running Man'?

    September 3, 2012 @ 1:36 pm

    On the latest episode of 'Running Man' with Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan, a close, but hilarious shave occured when host Yoo Jae Suk made a wording error towards the athlete. During their first mission, the cast members were challenged to sing karaoke while jumping on a trampoline, with the goal being to get over 80 points. When Park Tae Hwan struck out during his first attempt, Yoo Jae Suk pushed him aside for his own turn, announcing

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