‘Sky Castle’ cast Kim Bora and Jo Byung-gyu are officially dating!
Kim Bora’s agency Moment Entertainment and Jo Byung-gyu’s agency HB Entertainment both told OSEN on the 21st, “It is true that Kim Bora and Jo Byung-gyu are dating. The two actors started dating in early February”.
Earlier, a news website exclusively reported that Kim and Jo are dating. According to the report, Kim Bo-ra and Jo Byung-gyu enjoyed a date on February 15th, which was a day after they got back from the reward vacation of JTBC ‘SKY Castle’. In the released video, Kim and Jo are walking on the streets arm in arm.
Kim Bo-ra and Jo Byung-gyu actually had been involved in dating rumors while they were filming for ‘SKY Castle’. Some fans thought, in one of the drama’s making film videos on YouTube, Jo Byung-gyu tried to hold Kim Bo-ra’s hands. However, they have been denying their dating rumors through their social media accounts, variety shows, and interviews.
Meanwhile, Jo Byung-gyu played the character Cha Ki-joon and Kim Bo-ra played Kim Hye-na in the recent drama ‘SKY Castle’.
Chanel’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld has passed away.
On February 19th, Chanel announced that the brand’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld had passed away in Paris, France. The sign of death has not been revealed. However, Lagerfeld’s health reportedly had gone worse for the last few weeks. He also did not attend Chanel’s Haute Couture show in Paris last January.
Karl Lagerfeld was originally born in Hamburg, Germany. He moved to Paris at the age of 14 and started working as a designer. First, he started off as Pierre Balmain’s assistant, and worked as a designer at brands including Chloé and Valentino. In 1983, Lagerfeld was appointed as the creative director of Chanel, and his Haute Couture debut show was praised and called the “rebirth of Chanel”.
Meanwhile, many fashion models that have walked his Chanel shows are paying tribute to him on social media. Among them, Korean models Soo Joo and Jung Hoyeon also mourned Lagerfeld.
Film Innocent Witness’s cast Jung Woo-sung and Kim Hyang-gi look adorable in a new post shared on social media.
On February 14th, Lotte Entertainment posted a photo on its official Instagram and wrote: “Here’s a Valentine’s Day gift that’s sweeter than chocolate! Book a seat for a stage greeting and see Jung Woo-sung and Kim Hyang-gi in real life”.
In the shared photo, Jung Woo-sung and Kim Hyang-gi are smiling at the camera while biting chocolate.
Meanwhile, the two first met 17 years ago while filming a bakery commercial together, and when Kim Hyang-gi was a child model. The two met for the second time for the movie Innocent Witness.
In Innocent Witness, Jung Woo-sung plays a lawyer who needs to find evidence to prove a murder suspect is innocent. And Kim Hyang-gi plays an autistic girl, who was the only witness of the incident.
UFC Fighter Kim Dong-hyun will become a father soon.
On February 14th, Kim’s agency BONBOO ENT told Ilgan Sports, “Kim Dong-hyun’s wife Song Ha-yool is 9 weeks pregnant”.
Kim Dong-hyun shared the news while recording the tvN show ‘Amazing Saturday’.
Kim got married to Song Ha-yul, who is 6 years younger than him, in September last year. The two had dated for 10 years before getting married to each other. Kim also had shared the marriage news on ‘Amazing Saturday’, and Boom and Moon Sae-yoon hosted the couple’s wedding.
Kim Dong-hyun not only works as an UFC fighter, but also as an entertainer. He has appeared on variety shows including ‘Let’s go Time Expedition’, ‘Amazing Saturday’, and ‘Great Escape’.
Announcer Lee Ji-ae is pregnant with her second child.
On February 14th, Lee Ji-ae’s agency Dmost Entertainment announced, “Lee Ji-ae is 15 weeks pregnant and is expected to give birth in August this year. The mother and the baby are both healthy, and Lee Ji-ae will continue working while not affecting her prenatal care”.
In 2017, Lee Ji-ae gave birth to her first daughter. She got married to announcer Kim Jung-geun back in 2010.
After the couple had their first baby, they made guest appearances on the SBS reality show ‘Same Bed, Different Dream’ and shared their lifestyle.
On February 13th, Jimin posted several photos of herself and wrote: “I’m healthy”.
A day earlier, Jimin shared photos of her on Instagram, and many fans and netizens expressed their worries about her health since she looked very skinny in the pictures. She was wearing an oversized sweatshirt with a short skirt, and looked even skinnier than when AOA was performing ‘Bingle Bangle’.
As Jimin’s name appeared on the most searched words list on Internet, her agency explained that “she is healthy as usual”. And now Jimin has clarified herself.
Jimin has been taking a break since AOA made a comeback with ‘Bingle Bangle’ in last May. She made a guest appearance on the tvN show ‘Soomi’s Recipes’ on February 6th, and she will also appear on the show’s episode on the 13th.
Epik High will meet their fans in North America after 4 years.
At midnight on February 13th (KST), Epik High released the ‘2019 EPIK HIGH NORTH AMERICAN TOUR’ poster on their official social media accounts. The tour will start on April 1st in Minneapolis, MN.
Back in 2015, Epik High successfully finished a 9-city North American tour. This time, they will visit a total of 17 cities including Minneapolis, Chicago, Toronto, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Houston, Los Angeles, and more. The group will have 18 shows for about a month, with the last show in Vancouver on May 3rd.
Meanwhile, Epik High has also announced that they will make a comeback with a new album on March 11th, after a year and 5 months since last album.
Kim Min and Lee Ji-ho couple made a surprise appearance on the TV Chosun reality show ‘Taste of Wife’.
On February 12th’s episode of ‘Taste of Wife’, actress Kim Min and her husband Lee Ji-ho shared their real lifestyle in Beverly Hills.
Kim Min, who is 47 years old now, actively performed in Korean dramas and films during the 90’s, and was often called “computer beauty” because of her well-defined features. In 2001, she also appeared on the movie The Accidental Spy with Jackie Chan, where she showed off her fluent English and action skills.
With the 2005 MBC drama ‘A Song of Love’ as her last work, Kim Min left the industry and got married to Lee Ji-ho in 2006. Lee is a former film director with an MBA from Harvard University, and is currently an entrepreneur. The two first met in 2004 through an introduction from a friend, and got married after two years of dating. They have a daughter named Yoona.
Because of the modern and sophisticated design of their house, the hosts of the show were surprised. They also praised Kim Min saying “how can her face look so good without makeup?” and “she looks so beautiful even right after she woke up”.
At midnight on February 12th, Epik High made a surprise announcement of their comeback with a poster through official social media channels. In the poster, no texts are written other than “EPIK HIGH 3 11 6PM”, which is the comeback date.
The upcoming album will be the first album in a year and 5 months. In October 2017, the group released their official 9th album ‘WE’VE DONE SOMETHING WONDERFUL’.
Fans are highly looking forward to their new album since Epik High have always been on top charts every time they released a new album.
On the episode of KBS 2TV show ‘Hello Counselor’, which aired on February 11th, Lee Seung-yoon, Eric Nam, Lee Hyun-yi, and Lee Hye-jung appeared as guests.
The episode was a special one to celebrate the 400th episode of the show. One of the guests, Lee Seung-yoon said, “I am very happy that I got invited to this special moment, and I am enjoying it a lot”.
Lee Hyun-yi shared a big news saying “I am actually pregnant with my second child. I am currently 30 weeks pregnant. I should give birth next month”.
The show’s host Lee Young-ja got surprised and said “You don’t look like you are pregnant at all”.
Lee Hyun-yi currently has a son named Yunseo, who was born in 2015.