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Identity of YG Entertainment’s mystery girl revealed

YG Entertainment‘s mystery girl’s identity has been revealed by the netizen investigators. On April 10th, YG revealed just one picture of the mystery girl, who immediately gained a lot of interest from the netizens.

Netizens have identified the girl in the picture as Jenny Kim(17) from the Netherlands, who was born in 1996. YG confirmed this information and couldn’t hide their surprise when they commented, The name and age are right. She moved abroad when she was very little so we didn’t think her information would be discovered if we shared her picture in Korea.

YG also shared that Jenny Kim is fluent in Korean, English, and Japanese and was chosen to be a trainee by Yang Hyun Suk himself for her talented dancing and singing. She’s been a trainee for several years now.

However, when asked if Jenny Kim is one of the member for the new girl group, YG answered, Nothing has been confirmed yet. As reported previously, when YG put up the blog post about Jenny Kim, it was accompanied by the title, “Who’s That Girl?“. There was no mention of her identity or how and when she would be debuting.

But considering YG’s pattern of taking a long time and producing unexpected promotions for their artists, it seems highly likely that Jenny Kim with her pretty looks, and ability to speak three languages, will be one of the members of the new girl group.

[Update: There seems to be some confusion about whether Jenny Kim is from the Netherlands or Australia, as the Korean news sources have stated Netherlands, while some unconfirmed sources have stated Australia. Stay tuned for the confirmation.]

Source+Picture: Star News via Nate | allkpop


Big Bang’s caricatures– “the seaweed hair is alive”

BIGBANG‘s caricatures have become a hot topic.

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All of Hallyu Wave at One Place: The Hallyu Museum

From K-Pop to drama, everything that supported the ever-growing boom of the Hallyu wave is set to be gathered in one place.

During the second half of this year, Young Jong Do, Incheon, the place that holds Incheon International Airport, will also be the home to the new “Hallyu Museum” that is currently under construction. “Mountain Star” will take part in the construction and production of the Hallyu Museum which will serve to spread and create a positive image of the growing Hallyu Wave.

In order to house as many parts to the phenomenon, the building is planned to be an estimated 7,953.93 square meters so that visitors can fully experience and enjoy the Hallyu culture.

Hallyu Museum’s director, Heo Nam, states, “Hallyu Wave, like the Olympics, has become an important cultural brand that enlightens the people all around the world about South Korea. Therefore, it is only fitting that we create a place where people can come and experience the Hallyu culture, which will now be at the Hallyu Museum.”

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“Beyond the One Day: Story of 2PM & 2AM” Releases Teaser Video

The teaser video for 2PM and 2AM’s documentary film, “Beyond the One Day: Story of 2PM & 2AM,” was released on April 13. The one-minute video shows footage of the two groups’ concerts and short individual interview clips of each member. At one point, Taecyeon and Seulong are quoted as saying, “It’s a fun life that makes you feel, ‘This is the only way I can live,’” giving fans a feel for what the documentary film will entail.

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TVXQ’s character posters for ‘I AM’ revealed

Following the releases of the character posters for f(x)SHINeeBoA, and Kangta, TVXQ has released their own character poster for SM Entertainment’s upcoming film, ‘I AM‘.

The poster shows the charismatic members during a performance in a concert.

Yunho‘s poster states, “Aren’t we the representatives of Korea?” while Changmin‘s reads, I never dreamed that I would become a star.”

The movie will contain footage from behind the scenes of SMTOWN concerts as well as the the process of preparation and daily lives of the SM Entertainment artists. The movie will hit theaters in May.

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