Kim Yoo Jung may be one of Korea's most famous actresses, but she's also still just 17 years old. She still goes to high school, and does all things any drama-loving teenager would do, like take part in a high school play. And as you'll see in the just-released photos of her both on and off the stage, there's a reason this young woman has become the national star that she is today.
Seemingly breaking viewership records with each new episode, it's no wonder that Park Bo Young is getting flooded by luxury brands' offers to dress her in future episodes of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. So why is she turning all the opportunities down?
Online bullying is now officially completely out of control, with Korean pop band, BTS having received multiple death threats on Twitter in recent days by a deranged anti-fan who's even targeting a specific member of the group.
Considered by many to be Korea's top female Kpop group, TWICE will be making its much-anticipated Japan debut in July, where fans of the nine idols will be treated to a special showcase after the release of their Japanese album on June 28th.
Without speaking a word of English, musician Lee Jin Joo packed up her guitar and left Korea 10 years ago with aspirations of making it big in the United States. On March 22nd, she played a show in Seoul with her American band DNCE, led by Joe Jonas, making the triumphant return home she always dreamed of.
As if to catch up to the globalization of not only the entire world but also of its fan base, the K-pop industry has recently been introducing young men and women who not only are of Asian descent, but also have backgrounds from countries other than Korea. In a homogenous society like Korea, and where celebrity worship is about as real as it gets, this can only be seen as a step in the right direction.
A little over a week ago, I wrote about K-pop idol group Six Bomb and their controversial promotion for their newest single, in which they were to reveal their new looks on live TV after getting some much-publicized plastic surgery on their faces, all in the name of their comeback, "Becoming Prettier (After)." On March 21st, the girls appeared on a popular music show and proudly showed off the results of their surgeries, all seemingly happy with the results. Continue reading to check out their newest music video and see how different they look!
So we all know that celebrities make a lot of money. Fame and fortune is what comes with being a successful entertainer, and in Korea, the top earners have already made so much money in 2017 that they don't even have to work anymore if they don't want to . . . and that 's for the rest of their lives!