Han Hyo Joo’s ex-manager tried to blackmail her dad with stolen pics, dad wrecks their shit


The father of actress Han Hyo Joo was revealed to have been recently blackmailed by a former manager his daughter. A trio of criminals, including the ex-manager, issued threats that they would release private photos of Han Hyo Joo and her boyfriend if the father did not pay up. Han Hyo Joo’s dad didn’t fuck around. According to the Prosecution ... Read More »

So what ARE Taeyang’s chances of making it in America?


The latest artist rumored to be exported to America is Big Bang‘s Taeyang, as he’s reportedly drawing interest from American labels and is considering his options. On November 21, it was confirmed that Taeyang has received love calls from American record labels, and that he is currently thinking of his next move. Detailed information has not yet been revealed, but ... Read More »

Police report backing Ailee’s story of being scammed found + thoughts on hopefuls getting duped


You know that lingerie company scam that Ailee‘s company said led to her nude photo scandal? The one everybody didn’t believe? Well, turns out that four years ago, a police report was indeed filed. On November 23, a Korean-American news outlet reported that Ailee did in fact request a formal investigation after getting scammed in 2009 to the Palisades Park ... Read More »

TASTY to bring back ’90s K-pop with “Day N’ Night” (YESSSSS!)


I’ve been waiting for this one, fellas. Not just cause it’s TASTY, but because it’s about goddamn time someone tackled the ’90s. Granted, we’re only given the beat to sample, but so far so good. What’s making TASTY’s “Day N’ Night” especially exciting is the fact that they’re a male idol group tackling a retro concept. Typically, ‘retro’ in K-pop ... Read More »

Live from Korea: Insight into the Ailee scandal, the Melon Music Awards reaction, and allkpop’s PR disaster


I never thought I would see another singer receive more applause than EXO in 2013. But at the 2013 Melon Music Awards, those same, crazed EXO fans cheered louder for someone else. That someone would be Korean-American singer Ailee. When the sultry singer came out to perform just days after her nude pic scandal, tens of thousands cheered her on, ... Read More »

Paris Hilton to perform at 2013 MAMAs, K-pop fans scream “WHY?”


It’s almost time for the MAMAs, Mnet‘s annual music awards ceremony, and its organizers have just released a nuke of an announcement. “Paris Hilton will attend the 2013 MAMAs on November 22 and throw a surprise performance. Always under the radar for being stylish and trendy, Paris Hilton has been actively visiting many different countries around the world as an ... Read More »