Correction (4/9): It’s Jessica Gomes, not Gomez; sorry! The video clip for Jessica Gomez Gomes and Lee Min Ho’s Cass commercial has been uploaded below.
- Big Bang modelled t-shirts designed by fellow YG artist, Sean, for a charity campaign by SBS Hope TV showcase. Their photos will be soon be seen on promotional posters for the campaign.
- On April 8, actress Kim Jung Eun attended a ceremony marking the founding of the Korea Handball Development Foundation. There, she was appointed as a PR ambassador for the organization.
Kim starred as an Olympic handball athlete in the 2007 film, Forever the Moment (Our Finest Moment / The Great Moment of Our Lives; 우리 생애 최고의 순간).
- New actress Lee Se Na (27) has been cast as Soon Ae in the film, Bu.San. Her and Yoo Seung Ho’s characters have a close relationship – almost like siblings. Soon Ae helps to restore the relationship between Jong Chul (Yoo) and his father.
She has already filmed some scenes with Yoo Seung Ho. Lee has previously worked with Yoo on the set of Brown Eyes’ music video for “Don’t Go, Don’t Go”. Lee Se Na’s big screen debut was earlier this year in Handphone, starring Park Yong Woo and Uhm Tae Woong.
- Lee Min Ho’s style has turned glam-rock to advertise Cass 2X beer. Cass 2X has the highest level of carbonate among domestic beers. For the drink’s release, he is shooting an MV and advertisements with Jessica Gomes – not to be confused with Jessica H.o. who raps on his digital single for Cass.
- Lee Jae Jin (29) of former hiphop group Sechs Kies was finally caught and arrested on April 8, one month since his initial disappearance from the military. Upon being permitted to leave for a few days to receive treatment for an illness on March 2, Lee didn’t return to his post in Gyeonggi-do. He was discovered to be staying at a motel in Daegu with a friend. He is currently being held and investigated by the army police.
Lee Jae Jin enlisted in August of 2008, just a few months after the death of his mother (his father passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2006). Lee is known to be suffering from severe depression.
- At 1pm on April 7, Kim Hyun Joong fulfilled his duty as a TONYMOLY brand model by holding a signing event for approximately 100 fans at Lotte Hotel in Sogong-dong.
In related (and belated) news, Kim Hyun Joong was hospitalized overnight on April 3 after fainting from exhaustion while shooting a CF for a sporting brand.