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Girls Generation’s Taeyeon causes concern with cryptic Instagram post

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  • Girls Generation leader Taeyeon posted a cryptic handwritten message on Instagram on Tuesday, worrying fans.
  • The message reads: “Even if I'm not around, the world will continue to turn.”
  • Netizens left supportive messages in response, with sentiments like, “Without Kim TaeYeon, the world won't go around.”
  • The Instagram post came hours after her win for Best Female Solo Artist at the 2022 Genie Music Awards.
  • The singer revealed she struggles with depression in 2019.
  • In February, she released her solo album “INVU,” and in August, she reunited with her Girls Generation members for their anniversary comeback album “Forever 1.”

Girls Generation leader Taeyeon shared a cryptic Instagram post on Tuesday that has fans concerned. 

The post featured multiple photos — some of herself, one of a drawing of a dog, a sunset and candy — but one image was a handwritten note that read: “Even if I’m not around, the world will continue to turn.” 

Veteran K-pop group KARA confirmed to make 15th anniversary comeback

  • K-pop icons KARA will reunite as five members for a November comeback.
  • This will be their first new music project since their seventh mini-album “In Love," which was released in 2015.
  • Members Heo Young-ji, Park Gyu-ri and Han Seung-yeon will finally collaborate once more with Kang Ji-young and Nicole, who both left the group in 2014. 
  • The quintet met up back in June to celebrate their official 15th anniversary.

K-pop icons KARA are set to reunite as five members for a comeback this November.

On Monday, RBW Entertainment, which owns KARA’s label DSP Media, told MBC News about a five-member return and an upcoming music video.

Girls’ Generation ‘Forever 1’ MV director apologizes for Tokyo DisneySea plagiarism accusations

  • Shin Hee-won, the director of Girls’ Generation’s “Forever 1” music video, apologized in an Instagram post on Sunday after being accused of copying Tokyo DisneySea’s 15th anniversary emblem for a set prop.
  • “After being commissioned for this music video, I was involved in not only the planning and directing process but also the selecting the smallest props,” Shin wrote in Korean. “Considering that, I am ashamed and sorry that I borrowed a design without permission."
  • The backlash started after Japanese fans took to Twitter to point out the similarities between the controversial prop and the Tokyo DisneySea emblem.
  • Twitter user @Kabosun3 shared a side-by-side image comparing the two highlighting identical details such as the circular design and the font used for the number 15.
  • The music video was released alongside the South Korean girl group’s seventh full-length album of the same name to mark their 15th anniversary on Aug. 5.

Shin Hee-won, the director of Girls’ Generation’s recently released music video, has issued an apology after Japanese fans accused him of copying the design of Tokyo DisneySea’s 15th anniversary emblem for a set prop.

On Aug. 5, Girls’ Generation marked their 15th anniversary with their comeback album “Forever 1,” led by the title track of the same name.

‘Ayo Gee Gee’: Girls’ Generation mark 15th anniversary with comeback album

  • Legendary K-pop girl group Girls' Generation (SNSD) made their return earlier today after a five-year hiatus with their seventh album “Forever 1,” led by the title track of the same name.
  • The album features 10 songs in total with longtime SM producer Kenzie assisting with the lead track and members Sooyoung and Tiffany penning the song “Villain.”
  • SNSD’s last full-group comeback was in 2017 with the album “Holiday Night.”
  • Most of the group’s members have kept busy with their own careers as soloists and actors.

Legendary K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) are back to celebrate their 15th anniversary with their new comeback album “Forever 1.”

SNSD’s seventh studio album is packed with nine songs aside from its title track. The song “Villain” was co-written by members Sooyoung and Tiffany, the latter of which also helped with the composition. Veteran SM Entertainment producer Kenzie, who previously worked on their debut track “Into The New World,” helped with the lyrics and composition of the group’s new title track. 

‘The Jinx’s Lover’: New teaser released for KBS K-drama starring Seohyun of Girls’ Generation

  • South Korean TV and media broadcaster KBS has released a new teaser for the upcoming K-drama series “The Jinx’s Lover.”
  • The series will feature Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun as Lee Seul-bi, a woman with an ability to see a person’s future, and Na In-woo of “Mystic Pop-Up Bar” as Gong Soo-gwang, an unlucky man who is avoided by everyone around him.
  • The 16-episode series will premiere on June 15 on KBS2, with new episodes released every Wednesday and Thursday.

A new teaser for the upcoming romantic K-drama “The Jinx’s Lover,” featuring Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun and Na In-woo of “Mystic PopUp Bar,” dropped on Wednesday.

“The Jinx’s Lover” follows the story of an unlucky man named Gong Soo-kwang (played by Na) who runs into trouble when dreaming of a woman named Lee Seul-bi (Seohyun) who can see a person’s future when she touches them.

Girls’ Generation member YoonA and 2PM’s Lee Jun-ho to co-star in new rom-com drama ‘King the Land’

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  • Girls’ Generation member YoonA and 2PM’s Lee Jun-ho will co-star in an upcoming rom-com drama called “King the land.”
  • Lee plays a business heir who is confident and intelligent in everything but dating. YoonA’s character is an always smiling hotelier who has fond childhood memories of growing up in one of the heir’s family hotels.
  • The film will be a reunion for YoonA and Lee, who co-hosted the 2021 MBC Gayo Daejeon music festival where they danced together to a cover of “Senorita” by Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes.
  • Cheon Sung-il of Netflix’s “All of Us Are Dead” is attached as a creator, and filming will begin in the fall, with the air date and platform details still to be announced.

YoonA of K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) and Lee Jun-ho of boy group 2PM will co-star in an upcoming rom-com K-drama called “King the Land.” 

Lee will play Goo Won, a chaebol heir expected to inherit the family company, King Group, a conglomerate that spans ownership of airlines, distribution companies and hotels. Goo Won is described as someone who dislikes fake smiles and is captivating and brilliant in everything except his dating life. 

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica to compete to join new girl group on Chinese reality show

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  • Jessica Jung, a former member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation, will reportedly appear as one of the 58 contestants in the third season of the Chinese reality show “Sisters Who Make Waves” this year.
  • Also known by the mononym Jessica, her name was spotted by social media users who examined a list of cast members from the show’s latest season.
  • Jessica was listed as contestant No. 22 and introduced as a former member of Girls’ Generation.
  • The Mango TV reality show features female artists over the age of 30 who compete for a chance to make a re-debut in a new Chinese girl group.

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica is set to appear on a Chinese reality competition TV show.

An unofficial cast list for the third season of “Sisters Who Make Waves,” which gives female artists over the age of 30 a chance to join a new Chinese girl group, began circulating on Chinese social media on April 3. The list of names includes Jung Soo Yeon, the Korean name of Jessica Jung, known more popularly by the mononym Jessica, as one of the 58 contestants set to appear on the Mango TV reality show.

Girls On Top: K-pop’s latest supergroup includes BoA, members of Red Velvet, Aespa, Girls’ Generation

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South Korean label SM Entertainment has announced the formation of its first female supergroup, Girls On Top, or simply GOT.

Who they are: The group, which will debut in January 2022, will consist of seven members from SM’s existing female acts. This makes them the apparent female parallel to the label’s own SuperM, which debuted in August 2019 and was called the “Avengers of K-Pop.”

‘Don’t touch me!’ Distressed K-Pop Idol Caught on Video Repeatedly Yelling at Event Staff

Fans of K-pop star Kim Hyo-Yeon are expressing their dismay on social media after a video of their idol apparently getting harrassed emerged online.

Hyo-Yeon, who is an active member of Girls’ Generation, attended the World Club Dome music event in Incheon, Korea on Saturday as a stage guest of Belgian DJ Dimitri Vegas, AllKPop reports.