Archive for ‘Issues / Scandals’

April 27, 2011

[K-POP] JYJ : Fans Enraged Over Discarded Gifts

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Last weekend, JYJ successfully ended their world tour with the last stop in Taipei, Taiwan. Around 10,000 fans showed up to cheer the trio on. Ticket sales were said to have grossed $20 million Taiwanese dollars (around $700,000 US dollars).

However, fans displayed outrage to the local media over finding that their gifts were thrown out.

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April 26, 2011

[K-POP] Seo Taiji : Net Worth Estimated To Be 50 Billion Won

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

The net worth of singer Seo Tai-ji has been a tightly guarded secret, but an alimony lawsuit his ex-wife Lee Ji-ah has filed means that the cat is now out of the bag. Seo’s assets are estimated at W40-50 billion (US$1=W1,081).

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April 26, 2011

[K-POP] Lee Ji Ah : Loses Lead Role Admist Scandal

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Lee Ji Ah’s controversial marriage and divorce has made its first fatality in the actress’s career.

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April 26, 2011

[K-POP] Jung Woo Sung : Reportedly Having A Hard Time

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Actor Jung Woo Sung canceled his birthday party and drank with the chief director of his agency instead.

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April 26, 2011

[K-POP] Choi Song Hyeon : Tells Of Her Unchanging Admiration For Seo Taiji

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Announcer turned actress Choi Song-heyon revealed her affection for Seo Taiji.

Through her Me Today on the 22nd, she wrote,

“Truly loving someone is loving his/her pain, hidden truth and the reason”.

Read on after the cut to find out more.

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April 24, 2011

[K-POP] Lee Ji Ah : Make Amends With Jung Woo Sung

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Lee Ji Ah, former wife of Seo Taiji who’s currently in a lawsuit over alimony and asset division, has contacted her current boy friend Jung Woo Sung and apologized for not informing him in advance about her past marriage and divorce history, local media reported today. 

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April 23, 2011

[K-POP] Jay Park : How His Youtube Account Got Deleted, A First Account By Scott Kinmartin

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Here’s a personal account by Tumblr personality, Scott Kinmartin on how Jay Park got his YouTube account terminated from the media site last Friday, April 22.

Read on for the details after the cut.

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December 14, 2010

[K-POP] KBS : Bans MC Mong, Shin Jung Hwan, Kim Sung Min, and Crown J

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

KBS has banned four entertainers from appearing on the channel.  MC Mong, Shin Jung Hwan, Kim Sung Min, and Crown J are all under controversy for immoral or illegal behavior.

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December 8, 2010

[K-POP] SNSD : SM Entertainment Responds To Jessica’s Sexual Harassment Rumors

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Videos from the 12th Korea-China Song Festival recently caused a controversy among Girls Generation’s fans.

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December 8, 2010

[K-POP/C-POP] SNSD : Jessica Got Molested? (VIDEO)

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Recently, SNSD performed at the Korea China Song Festival on 2nd December and a fancam that was posted on Youtube is causing a big commotion among SONEs. Nothing is comfirmed but fans are saying that Jessica got molested by an old man judging by the fancam. But some felt that nothing really happened.

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December 6, 2010

[K-POP] Kim Sung Min : Arrested For Meth Charges

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Actor Kim Sung-min has been arrested on charges of using methamphetamine, a report by a local broadcaster said over the weekend.

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December 1, 2010

[K-POP] MC Mong : Release A Statement Addressed To His Fans

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

MC Mong has never spoken out since his trials, but he finally released a statement towards his fans on the 30th.

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December 1, 2010

[K-POP] Lee Hyori : Looks Like She Isn’t Really What She Makes It To Be

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Hyori has always told the public that she had been picked off the streets. She used to say that a manager from DSP Entertainment saw her and her friend taking sticker pictures, and asked if she wanted to be a celebrity.

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November 30, 2010

[K-POP] MC Mong : Dentists Stood Up For The Rapper In His 2nd Trial

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

MC Mong had his second trial on the afternoon of the 29th, and all of his dentists testified that he has never asked them anything about trying to avoid enlistment, which was what he was accused of.

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November 29, 2010

[K-POP] Park Hye Jin : Suspected Of Skipping Military Service

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Korean actor Park Hye-jin is embroiled in controversy after being suspected of evading Korea’s two-year mandatory military service by falsely reporting of suffering from mental conditions.

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November 29, 2010

[K-POP] Idols Choose Inkigayo Over The 2010 MAMA (VIDEOS)

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

The November 28th broadcast of SBS’s Inkigayo had a stellar line-up with S.M The Ballad’s debut as well as performances from Girls Generation, KARA, BEAST, 2AM, Orange Caramel, Supreme Team, Co-Ed, F.Cuz, Oh Won Bin, NS Yoonji, U-Kiss, Gavy NJ, and many more!

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November 15, 2010

[K-POP] SNSD : To appear in court for slave contracts and testify in DBSK lawsuit

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Girls’ Generation is set to appear in court to attest to the truth behind the slave contract accusations. They were scheduled to appear in November, but because SM Entertainment has requested time to organize papers, the court date has been pushed back to December.

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November 15, 2010

[K-POP/K-RUMOR] BIG BANG : Comeback Date To Push Through Or Pushed Back?

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Talks of BIG BANG’s exact comeback date are the new frenzy right now.

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November 15, 2010

[K-POP] BEAST : Suffers Audio Problem On First “Beautiful” Broadcast, Staff Team Apologizes

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Idol group BEAST caught the attention of many as a problem occured on their first comeback stage performance.

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November 14, 2010

[K-POP] Miss A : Suzy’s Abscene At The SBS Love Sharing Concert Makes Fans Curious

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

SBS live broadcasted the Love Sharing concert on the 14th with many artists including Miss A, Beast, Girls’ Generation, 2AM, 2PM, 2NE1, Rainbow, Ga-in, PSY, Kim Jang Hoon, U-Kiss, V.O.S, Oh Won Bin (feat. Brown Eyed Girls Miryo), and VNT.

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