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  • Actor Uhm Tae Woong (35) and model Lee Young Jin (28) have broken up after two years of dating. They first met in May of 2007 upon being introduced by a mutual acquaintance. However, things have been shaky since this March and the two decided this month to go their separate ways. According to a source close to both, the biggest cause of their break-up was a difference in personalities.
    Lee Young Jin & Uhm Tae Woong

    Lee Young Jin & Uhm Tae Woong

    Uhm is starring in Queen Seon Duk to be broadcast beginning in May. Lee will appear alongside singer-turned-actress Eugene in Yoga Academy, a film set to premiere this summer.

  • Kim Rae Won held a fan meeting titled ‘Heart to Heart’ in Tokyo for approximately 3000 fans on April 25. The two and a half hour event opened with a piece played on the piano by Kim. Among other activities, he gave out sunflowers as gifts (Kim starred in the film Sunflower) and sang “New World” from the Gourmet OST. Near the end, he reportedly shed tears while reading aloud a letter he wrote to his fans. Kim will be away from the entertainment circuit for two years when he enlists in the second half of 2009.

    Kim Rae Won

    Kim Rae Won

  • MBC announcer Na Kyung Eun has been confirmed as the new host for the station’s long-running children’s program, Bbobbobbo (Kiss Kiss Kiss / 뽀뽀뽀). A representative from MBC stated, “I’m aware that Announcer Na Kyung Eun’s dream was once to be a kindergarten teacher. She really adores children.” Her first day of taping will be May 4, taking over for announcer Lee Ha Jeong. Na’s co-host is Shindong of Super Junior.
    KP’s note: Na Kyung Eun is married to Yoo Jae Suk.

    Na Kyung Eun

    Na Kyung Eun

  • Veteran R&B singer Insooni (52) is releasing her 17th album under the stage name (Insooni) this May. It has been five years since her previous album. Ahead of the album release, Insooni opened a six-song showcase at Fradia, an ultra-modern floating restaurant/club/event venue in the Hangang River. The songs she sang solo were “Fantasia”, “Father”, “To My Daughter”, and “Cry”; she also sang “Perfume” with Kim Bum Soo and “Get Up” with Mighty Mouse. To promote her comeback, Insooni will hold two concerts on May 8 and 9 at Hanam Culture & Arts Center.

    Kim Bum Soo & Insooni

    Kim Bum Soo & Insooni

  • YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk, veteran ballad singer Lee Seung Chul, and popular singer-MC Lee Hyo Ri have been confirmed as three of the judges on Superstar K, an upcoming talent search reality show similar to American Idol. Auditions will be held throughout Korea over two months starting on May 3 in Incheon.

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  1. * So sad to hear that about Uhm Tae Woong. He is cool actor. Hopefully his sister will help him get through. Since he also been like that when his sister in bad r’ship
    * Kim Bum Soo and InSooni what a great news. I like Kim Bum Soo. Thanks for this so much. It been hard to read translated news about him. I saw on Youtube he perform on CCM concert but I think this is different with InSooni.

    Langit Biru

    May 8, 2009 at 7:25 am

  2. i like uhm tae woong he is a good actor in show queen seon deok!!!!!!!!!!!

    alex jumarilita

    February 13, 2010 at 12:46 pm

  3. you are good artist


    March 24, 2010 at 6:56 pm

  4. sana çok hayranım seni çok beğeniyorum okadar tatlısınki sana anlatamam


    April 8, 2010 at 3:08 am

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