Tony An tries to get out of jail time for illegal gambling by saying that his career is shitty


I haven’t covered this ongoing gambling scandal in Korea much because I don’t think it’s much of a scandal, but I’m covering this story because Tony An‘s lawyer seriously said that he deserves to avoid a jail sentence because his career is in the shitter. The attorney for former H.O.T. singer Tony An, on trial this week for illegal gambling ... Read More »

Indie Focus: If K-rock is what you want, then Yellow Monsters’ ‘Red Flag’ fits the bill


The long awaited release of Yellow Monsters‘ third album unfolded in an interesting way for me. When I visited Seoul in November of 2012, I heard some of the songs in their early stages when I visited their practice room. When I visited again in April of 2013, I heard more of the songs from the album at the ‘Yellow ... Read More »

Netizen reported by Block B’s Jaehyo for sexual harassment is probably an Asian Junkie commenter


Block B‘s Jaehyo has been sexually harassed on Twitter recently, and his agency, Seven Seasons, decided to report the activity and take legal action. On December 5, Newsen spoke with Seven Seasons, who stated, “We have reported a netizen, who has sent several sexually harassing mentions [on Twitter] to Jaehyo. When it became too much, we decided to report it.” ... Read More »

Soompi’s 2013 Ulzzang Contest concluded, which means it’s okay to throw shade now


So Soompi‘s 2013 Ulzzang Contest ended recently (a joint venture with Nega Network), and they’ve picked the winners, which means it’s time for everybody to throw shade! Soompi Ulzzang Contest came back after a year off with a bang. We had over 800 entries from all over the world, with our fourth and final round pitting 14 girls and 12 ... Read More »

Shows edited out Hyorin’s plastic surgery admissions, making her look shady and causing her grief


Hyorin recently appeared on MBC‘s “Radio Star” to address a plastic surgery controversy that she believes basically should have never happened if the powers that be weren’t fucking with her. During her previous appearance on “Radio Star,” Hyorin had mentioned that in the past, she had inquired at a hospital to get work done on her face. However, the doctor ... Read More »

allkpop takes down censored photos of Ailee on original post … ONLY THE TRUTH FOLKS


Remember when allkpop was on that “WE ONLY TELL THE TRUTH! NOT OUR FAULT IF IT’S TOO HARDCORE FOR Y’ALL!” shit? Yeah, well besides it being bullshit to begin with, now they’ve taken down the censored, watermarked Ailee nude photos in the original post. lol Not sure how this might connect to them removing sources and pictures site-wide after it ... Read More »