Chinese paparazzi Zhuo Wei has been continuously targeting former EXO members Luhan and Kris. While everyone’s almost fed up those crazy rumors, Luhan is keeping his cool responding to the recent malicious rumor. Recently, Zhuo Wei claimed that Luhan is in a relationship with a girl, with whom he fathered a two-year-old daughter. Many people have been very cynical about Zhuo’s remarks since he doesn’t have any evidence to back up his statement. Luhan has responded to Zhuo’s false rumor with way more cynical statement. The singer admitted he was at first angry when the rumor transpired that he almost wanted to confront Zhuo in person, Allkpop reported. However, he managed not to give any statements that could fire back at him. On a recent interview with Chinese news outlet, Luhan finally gives a piece of his mind regarding the rumor. He said he only laughed at it eventually thinking how absurd it was for someone claiming about him being a father of a 2-year-old little girl. With his adorable smile, Luhan said sarcastically that he’s very impressed with the Chinese best paparazzi’s work. To wrap up the interview, Luhan quoted the lyrics of his hit track “Roleplay” saying do
IU recently becomes the subject of talking, not only for her all-time kill record for her latest release but also for an incident involving a famous YouTuber. The YouTuber allegedly has sexually harassed IU in his live broadcast. IU’s agency, Fave Entertainment, has decided to take a legal action when they found out that the YouTuber has harassed their talent in multiple videos. The YouTuber, known with his online pseudonym POOWAR, has approximately 200,000 subscribers and is a well-known internet personality in South Korea. POOWAR dedicated his YouTube channel to solely make reaction videos with his extremely sexual comments. According to Korea Boo , the controversy sparked as POOWAR answered questions from his subscribers, one of which was whether he wanted IU or a pet dog. He then answered he prefers to have IU since his life is all about sex. The YouTuber proceeded to state details of what he would do to IU, which was obviously disgusting. After his controversial remarks about IU were responded by Fave Entertainment, the YouTuber said that he didn’t mean to objectify IU and he only made those remarks as a joke. IU’s fans and netizens undoubtedly are furious with POOWAR’s statement that they
Mnet’s “Produce 101” Season 2 hasn’t even aired its first episode, yet controversies already arise. Just right after Samuel Kim’s bullying scandal cooled off, Mnet has to face another controversy — this time the alleged mistreatment of its contestants. “Produce 101” is a survival show in which 101 contestants are competing against each other for one in a lifetime chance to debut in a new boy group. In the first installment, the 101 girls were divided into several training groups, and this season, “Produce 101” definitely applies the same method, only this time, the grouping method seems to produce a new controversy . According to Soompi , there were reports saying that “Produce 101” Season 2 contestants are being treated unjustly since the trainees in Group A seem to be receiving a lot of privileges than the lower groups. One agency source revealed that the contestants in the lower groups didn’t get proper meals and they even have to wait for the trainees from upper grade to finish their business first before they’re allowed to use the bathroom. It was also revealed that the trainees from the lower groups are being fed with plain rice without any side dishes. Moreover,
“Produce 101” fans recently worried about the rumor that one of the contestants, Samuel Kim, was allegedly bullied by his classmates. The photos spread on the internet showed that Samuel’s friends at school often made fun of him since he appeared on “Produce 101.” “Produce 101” contestant bullying rumor started when two photos of Samuel Kim allegedly being bullied, leaked online. There were photos and videos showing Samuel carrying textbooks on the stairs while a friend punched him so he had to pick his books up alone. Since his appearance on “Produce 101,” Samuel Kim has always been the subject of talking and mostly jokes. It was reported that lots of his friends mocked his stage name, Punch, and even imitated or made fun of his “Produce 101” introduction. However, according to Allkpop , there’s an indication that the bullying rumor was made up. Another photo of someone giving a middle finger to Samuel has led people to believe that the “Produce 101” contestant bullying rumor was true. However, it turned out that somebody has taken the photo out of context when in fact, it was just a photo Samuel’s friend uploaded as a joke. A screenshot of an online
It seems that bullying still revolve around some idols in K-Pop. This time, it comes from one of contestants of “Produce 101” Season 2. It was reported that Han Jeong Yeon was a bully during an elementary and middle school. According to AllKpop , the post online on Facebook to be said one of Han Jeong Yeon’s friend stated that he and his friends often bullied him and others to masturbate in front of other classmates, make him skip lunch, force him to fight with his friend and stuffed him in supply closet. The person also said to message him if any wanted to ask. Also he added that any threat to him would be taken to legal measures. The post has gone viral but there is no official statement yet from Han Jeong Yeon. Regarding this, Mnet said that they were still checking the truth. Bully is not a new thing in Korea. Bullying is not a new thing in South Korea. There have been many victims of bullying and even some were dead due to extreme bullying. According to CNN , there were two teenage students suicide cases for couldn’t take bullying any longer. Park Han Wool, one
It is the greatest issue in South Korea for the result of the impeachment trial of President Park Geun Hye. SBS will be the one to broadcast it and cancel the variety shows. Even though MBC and KBS will not have special airing for trial, they also cancel some variety shows. The President of South Korea is in a scandal of corruption. Even though there were many protests, the President seemed to have no willingness to step back from his position. Previously, many people came down to street together to ask Park Geun Hye to step back. Thus, the parliament voted on Dec.9 to have impeachment trial for her. The trial is scheduled on March 10. As reported by AllKpop , SBS would have special air time for the impeachment trial and canceled the variety shows. For MBC and KBS, they would cancel some of the variety shows. MBC decided to cancel “I Love Alone” and “Duet Song Festival.” As for KBS, they would cancel “Singing Batle-Victory” and “Music Bank.” They also decided to have re-run for “Battle Trip” and “Mr. House Husband.” They did it only for this week and the schedule will be back to normal next week.
Sung Chul Ho, CEO of GNI Group, has been arrested for fraud. The CEO of MAD TOWN’s agency was recently questioned by Songpa Police Department for multiple criminal offenses. CEO Sung has been charged with fraud, including scamming investors, foreign exchange violations, and 32 other criminal offenses, Allkpop reported. The CEO allegedly promised high returns and funneled funds for the investors for his personal gains. The local law enforcement officers are continuing to investigate CEO Sung’s case. GNI Group is the head company of subsidiary company called GNI Entertainment. The entertainment agency is the home of idol group MAD TOWN, actor Jeong Si-Hyun, and several actresses such as Min Jae-Hee, Seo Jung-Hee, Shin Eun-Jee, and Jeong Si-Hyun. This is clearly a rock bottom for the agency’s executive and its artists. MAD TOWN apparently has it the worst since the group has just joined in the agency after J. Tune Camp stopped the operations. However, J. Tune Camp denies that the company is in great danger. The agency was rumored to have lost a majority of its employees. They claimed the reason why the company was going under is because MAD TOWN departed from the agency and members of MBLAQ
“High School Rapper” producer finally released an official statement to address the recent controversy of its contestant, Yang Hong Won. This is the second time for “High School Rapper” to breed a controversial contestant. The statement started with staff’s explanation that stated Yang Hong Won has admitted and is deeply regretting his wrongdoings in his past. According to Allkpop , the staff also expressed Yang Hong Won’s good intention to leave all his past behind and begin to nurture his dream to become a rapper. The statement was concluded with an apology to viewers and hope that Yang Hong Won would be welcomed to continue his hard work in the show. Yang Hong Won made his first appearance in “High School Rapper” on February 17. He then caught a lot of attentions from viewers and mentors. He was even chosen to be the top representative in his area. However, not everyone approved. Since Yong Hong Won performed at the show, rumors regarding his past started surfacing online. Soompi reported people on the internet started posting Hong Won’s photos in his past with a remark read: “Yang Hong Won, a contestant of “High School Rapper”, is a well-known bully in Songpa-gu?”
A new Indian movie “Kannayya” allegedly plagiarized two EXO’s songs, “Growl” and “Baby Don’t Cry” to be its original soundtrack. This news certainly has made fans all over the world furious. What’s even worse is the Indian movie not only copies EXO’s songs without permission, it also blatantly plagiarizes songs from another South Korean band, LC9. According to Korea Boo , the “Kannayya” soundtrack sounds exactly like EXO’s and fans are not exaggerating. However, there hasn’t been any a comment or official statement from both SM Entertainment and Poppin Films, the producer of “Kannayya”. Until now, fans are still flooding the Indian movie soundtrack’s YouTube comment section, urges the producer and anybody involve in the film to explain and apologize. Allkpop reported the video has been watched 70,000 times and has received thousands of thumb downs from angry EXO-L; fantastic numbers compared to the numbers of like it receives. The “MaMa Beat” can be heard immediately at the beginning of the video. Meanwhile, EXO’s rip-off version of “Growl” starts at 4:24, and “Baby Don’t Cry” begins to play at 14:33. A lot of EXO-L from India has been expressing their anger and disappointment upon finding a film from their country
Sulli is again under fire with another photo which she posted online, this time she’s only on denim overall and smiling on fully on the snap. People were now speculating that she’s again not wearing a bra underneath when it was taken thus her nipples showing. To take note, this is not the first time for her to get shot about photos and poses. In the last time, she was even accused of Lolita themed pictorial. Last January 23, Sulli posted once again a picture of herself on Instagram. And the picture went viral in just a few hours! “Do I have a dirty mind or is that really a nipple,” some of the netizens commented about it. Supposedly, the reason for its sudden rose to fame is her bra-less nipples which they think showed on the snap. This is already the second time, she was accused of it. Many of her fans are definitely on her back saying that it might just be the denim overall and it’s not probable to show at all. While the other continued to go along the speculation, they commented that their high possibility that the black thing is actually part of her body.