Former Hello Venus member Yoonjo to join ‘The Unit’
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Former Hello Venus member Yoonjo to join ‘The Unit’

Former Hello Venusmember Yoonjowill be joining 'The Unit'.

According to insiders, Yoonjo, who originally debuted with Hello Venus in 2012, will be another candidate for the idol rebooting show. She left the group in 2014, then continued to train under Pledis Entertainmentuntil recently.

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Allegedly, Yoonjo aims to re-promote as an idol again after 'The Unit'.So far, other idols such asBoyfriend,AhreumofT-ara,Brave Girls,Melody Day,DIAmembers, Topp Doggmembers, HOTSHOTmembers,and more have confirmed their appearances for the show.

Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, EXOs Suho, gugudans Kim Sejeong, And More To Join Netflix Variety Show
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Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, EXOs Suho, gugudans Kim Sejeong, And More To Join Netflix Variety Show

Upcoming Netflix variety show The Culprit is You (literal translation) has revealed its star-studded cast!

On September 21, an industry source reported that Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, Park Min Young, Ahn Jae Wook, Kim Jong Min, EXOs Suho, and gugudans Kim Sejeong will be starring in the new show.

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Director Jo Hyo Jin, who previously worked on hits such as Running Man, X-Man, and Family Outing, confirmed that filming will begin next week.

‘Revolutionary Love’ reveals assorted character stills of Super Junior’s Siwon!
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‘Revolutionary Love’ reveals assorted character stills of Super Junior’s Siwon!

Upcoming tvN drama 'Revolutionary Love' revealed an assorted character still set of the male lead, Super Junior's Siwon!

In the drama, Siwon plays a 3rd generation chaebol who suddenly becomes stripped of his riches, jobless. Despite his situation, he chooses to live only for the moment, in addition to breaking out in poem verses spontaneously like a true, pure, romantic.

In some of the still cuts, Siwon can be seen making odd expressions while with a girlfriend, while in another, he smiles carelessly during a part-time job.

Ji Chang Wook Receives Military Assignment And Gets Awarded For High Performance
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Ji Chang Wook Receives Military Assignment And Gets Awarded For High Performance

Actor Ji Chang Wook has officially wrapped up his five weeks of basic military training!

On September 21, a source from his agency Glorious Entertainment stated, Ji Chang Wook left the training camp today after winning an award for high performance. He has been assigned to the artillery brigade at Cheorwon County of Gangwon Province.

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The photo below shows him at the training completion ceremony.

Japanese Media Claims 4 BIGBANG Members Plan To Enlist Next Spring
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Japanese Media Claims 4 BIGBANG Members Plan To Enlist Next Spring

On September 21, Japanese media outlets announced that G-Dragon, Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri are planning to enlist in the military by next spring. According to their reports, G-Dragon and Taeyang have already arranged to enlist by then. The reports also state that while Daesung and Seungri would be able to delay enlistment, they decided to enlist with the older members of the group in order to return as a group as soon as possible.

During Daesungs concert in Japan in August, he announced, I may have a long hiatus after my activities this year. However, I think this is the best decision for BIGBANGs new beginning.

EXO’s Suho, Gugudan’s Kim Se Jung, and more to join Yoo Jae Suk’s ‘Netflix’ variety?
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EXO’s Suho, Gugudan’s Kim Se Jung, and more to join Yoo Jae Suk’s ‘Netflix’ variety?

An upcoming new variety show produced by former SBS PDs Jo Hyo Jin and Jang Hyuk Jae, responsible for hit shows like 'X-man', 'Family Outing', and 'Running Man', has reportedly finished up its casting. 

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One representative from the industry stated on September 21, "Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, Park Min Young, Ahn Jae Wook, Kim Jong Min, EXO's Suho, and Gugudan's Kim Se Jung will be appearing in new 'Netflix' variety 'The Culprit is You' (working title)." 

SF9 reportedly planning to come back for their 1-year anniversary since debut
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SF9 reportedly planning to come back for their 1-year anniversary since debut

SF9are reportedly planning to come back in October!

According to insiders, SF9 plan to match their 1-year anniversary for their comeback. It'll be a comeback in 6 months, after promoting "Easy Love" in April.

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The boys have been staying busy since their debut last year in October, with two mini album promotions, KCONappearances, Japanese promotions, and a fanclub opening ceremony.

Stay tuned for more on SF9's comeback!

Cha Joo Hyuk Admits And Apologizes For Marijuana Use
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Cha Joo Hyuk Admits And Apologizes For Marijuana Use

Actor and former Co-Ed School member Cha Joo Hyuk has personally acknowledged and apologized on the charges of use of drugs and driving under the influence at the trial for his appeal.

On September 21, the appeals trial was held for charges on Cha Joo Hyuk for violating the Narcotics Control Act and the Act On Special Cases Concerning The Settlement Of Traffic Accidents. Cha Joo Hyuk, who had been held in custody, appeared at the trial and in his closing argument, personally read his statement which he had written.

Hyorin Talks About Her Passion For Music And Decision To Go Solo Without An Agency
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Hyorin Talks About Her Passion For Music And Decision To Go Solo Without An Agency

On September 20, Hyorin appeared as a guest on Song Eun Yi and Kim Sooks Unnis Radio.

During the broadcast, Hyorin discussed her decision to go solo without an agency. It wasnt an easy decision. I thought about it a lot. There were many people who encouraged me on, but there were more people who worried about me, she said.

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The DJs of the radio show commented, You must have been quite tempted. To that, Hyorin replied, Thats not true. Im the type of person who gets back up when I fall. Even if I fail, Ill just make up for my shortcomings.

SBS reports on a government ‘White List’ in addition to their “Black List’ of celebrities
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SBS reports on a government ‘White List’ in addition to their “Black List’ of celebrities

SBS has reported that the Lee Myung Bak administration had a 'white list' of preferred celebrities in addition to a blacklist.

It's been confirmed that the Lee Myung Bak administration had a blacklist of celebrities for criticizing the government. Celebrities such as Lee Jun Ki, Kim Mi Hwa, and many others were banned purposefully from finding work or appearing in anything because of the government. Now, SBS has reported that the LMB administration also had a 'white' list of conservative celebrities, who supported the administration.