Girls’ Generation Sooyoung is drawing attention with her relentless promotion of her new drama. tvN’s new drama, ” The 3rd Hospital ” will air on September 5th and this is Sooyoung’s first attempt at a starring role. She’s depicting the role of a lovely violist, who has a crush on her childhood friend, Kim Seung Hyun, played by Oh Ji Ho. She recently appeared on tvN’s Comedy Big League, watching the show with the poster of “The 3rd Hospital” in her hand and added, “I prepared a lot for the role to show the fans a new side of me. Please watch ‘The 3rd Hospital’!” “The 3rd Hospital” is Korea’s first drama that deals with both Western and Eastern Medicine. It’s about a hospital that uses both of those kinds of medicine and the neurology department in particular. Kim Seung Woo will play a genius neurologist and Oh Ji Ho will play a gifted eastern medicine doctor. They fall into a love triangle and will duke it out in the following episodes. Photo Credit: CJ E&M
On Monday, Ji Hyun Woo had a date with Yoo In Na in Seoul before leaving for the army. The staff stated that two people met and had a last date before leaving. Since Yoo In Na will not be with him at the last moment in front of the army base, the date was more meaningful. The representative of Yoo In Na’s entertaiment company said on Monday that “Yoo In Na will not be joining Ji Hyun Woo at the army base, since it might cause a problem to fans.” He added on saying that the main character tomorrow is not Ji Hyun Woo nor Yoo In Na, but it’s the fans who would be there for him. On the other hand, Ji Hyun Woo had a family time at Seoul Gwangjin-Gu with his parent. He will be leaving his house on Tuesday to Chuncheon and will be arriving at the 102 base around one in the afternoon. After saying last good bye with the fans, he will enter the army at 2pm.
Fans have found a surprising change on the official Japanese website for SM Entertainment . The members of JYJ ( Junsu , Yoochun , Jaejoong ) are seen in the TVXQ section on the site. After a lawsuit that resulted in TVXQ breaking into two groups, TVXQ became known as two members ( Yunho and Changmin ). The remaining 3 members became JYJ. As of now, there have been no comments from either agencies or the groups themselves on this issue. Some fans believe that this could be a hint at the 5 members reuniting together again.
Girls’ Generation member Sooyoung was seen in the audience on tvN “Comedy Big League 3.” Sooyoung was seen on August 4 at the “Comedy Big League 3” show wearing a pink blouse with wavy hair, looking just like a doll. The staff commented, “After the audience found out that Sooyoung was in the audience, everyone started shouting and applauding.” The cast also added in some ad-libs in order to make Sooyoung laugh as well. Cast members of the show added things such as holding up a pickett sign that read, “Shining Sooyoung” and stating that Girls’ Generation was the best. An official stated, “Sooyoung’s laugh could be heard by everyone in the audience and it seemed to capture the hearts of many fans.” On the other hand, Sooyoung will be appearing in the drama “The 3rd Hospital” which will air next month.
Super Junior member Eunhyuk expresses his joy after the Korean soccer team wins over Britain at the quarterfinals at the London Olympics on Saturday. On Saturday Eunhyuk posted on his twitter, “Wow, seriously. Crazy our country (South Korea) is the best. They are the best. Best!!! Epic!!!!!” He continues, “I’m in tears. I couldn’t watch the live broadcast since I’m in Japan. So I found a site where I can watch over the internet over choppy video screen, but seriously in tears.” Adding, “The Korean team fought so well!!!! I really love you guys!!!!!” Concluding with his last statement, “Crazy, Korea did so well. This is completely epic, truly awesome.” The South Korean soccer team gained victory in the stunning quarterfinals at the London Olympics with 5-4 in the penalty shootout. The victory put South Korean team against Brazil in the semifinals on Tuesday.
TEEN TOP joins the skate crew along with Big Bang in the newly released video. In the uploaded video, Changjo is showing the most skill with stable position. Niel showed a good performance on the board and Ricky is showing laid back attitude on the board. Prior to this, in the teaser video released on July 28, TEEN TOP had already grabbed the attention of the viewers with clips of themselves on skateboard. The fans replied saying “Are they going to form a skate boarding club with Big Bang?” “They wouldn’t skate on the stage, right?” and “They are so cute.”
With the T-ARA issue, many other idol group entertainments have had members be careful on their Twitters . Some have had idol members stop using their Twitter for awhile. However, this could not be stopped. Many idols use this social media platform to advertise themselves and to rant about their day. Twitter is a low-cost way to advertise idol groups In the case of rookie idol groups, Twitter seems to be the tastest and most efficient way to get their name known out there. Many of these rookie groups post pictures of their practice sessions, new hairstyles, members playing around and others to gain attention on the internet. Sometimes, with a little bit of luck, a twitter picture can become popular and rank high on portal sites as well. Also, it is hard to gain attention with just a picture of the group, so many take pictures with famous celebrities to bring more views to their page. Artist’s way to prevent depression Even artist’s that don’t need advertising done on Twitter still use the platform. One official stated that many artists revealed that they can’t live without Twitter. Artists with busy schedules like to check their Twitter to see how
With the Twitter messages that started the T-ARA crisis, it has been revealed that T-ARA has been the spokesperson for SNS. One month ago, T-ARA had been a spokesperson for ‘Let’s Make a Beautiful Internet World’ where they promoted using the internet in a friendly way. After they became spokespeople for this cause, the member’s Twitter accounts reached over 140,000 followers. The T-ARA members also tweeted on their accounts, “Everyone, lets show our warm hearts on the internet. T-ARA will be with you on this beautiful internet world.” However, after T-ARA’s tweets that were posted after their Japan Budokan concert about determination, many people begin wondering if these posts were being directed to Hwayoung . On August 1, many internet users demanded that the ‘Let’s Make a Beautiful Internet World’ website be changed. However, the website deleted the Q and A section of the website. Also, many have also demanded that T-ARA Eunjung be removed from the national police agency website as well.
On Thursday Eun Ji Won Tweeted, “There are some crazy people in this world…Did you study just so you could think in that weird way that you do? Writing a novel, are we? Ha I’d rather be less educated and be me than be you.” His sudden post revealed his upset condition. His usual cute nickname “Eun Cho Ding” matches his usual cheerful demeanor, but, this post revealed a different side. Viewers grew curious due to his sudden outburst. It is suspected that he could be calling out those who write absurd negative comments on the net. Viewers commented, “Eun Cho Ding, what put you in this bad mood? “Maybe he’s annoyed with the hot weather.” They also wrote, “Someone must’ve upset him,” “It’s my first time seeing him this upset,” and, “Who messed with Eun Ji Won? Come out, all of you. Let’s fight.” Photo Credit: Eun Ji Won Twitter
Actor Jang Keun Suk hit 5 million followers on Chinese SNS Weibo. Jang Keun Suk reached 5 million followers in the Chinese version of twitter Weibo, ranking 1st place as a foreign celebrity. Tom Cruise was rank 1 with 4.4 million followers, but Jang Keun Suk easily passed by him and showed off the most followers as a foreign celebrity, living up to his ‘Asia Prince’ name. Jang Keun Suk’s Weibo, starting with August 2011, went up to 1 million followers within the first 3 months and reached 3 million in June of this year. Photo Credits: Tree J