A Chinese-Congolese contestant on China’s idol audition program “Produce Camp 2020” has become the subject of racist attacks online.
“Produce Camp 2020,” a spin-off of the popular South Korean K-pop reality show “Produce 101,” recently announced its list of contestants, which includes 24-year-old Winnie Zhong Feifei. The program is set to air next month on Tencent Video.
A Japanese “sasaeng” fan took stalking to a whole new level after finding the address of his favorite idol by zooming in on the reflection of her surroundings in her eyes.
Hibiki Sato, 26, started picking up clues from a train station reflected in J-pop star Ena Matsuoka’s eyes, which reportedly came from a photo that she had posted on social media.
A former Japanese pop star has sued local authorities for failing to protect her from a fan who viciously attacked her three years ago.
Mayu Tomita, 23, filed the suit against the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which oversees the Metropolitan Police Department, on Wednesday, the Japan Times reported.
After getting released from detention due to marijuana use, a Japanese idol apologized to his fans by prostrating himself in front of a local police station.
Junnosuke Taguchi, one of the founding members of Japanese boy band KAT-TUN, was arrested last month along with his live-in girlfriend, former actress Rena Komine, at their Tokyo condominium for violating Japan’s Cannabis Control Law.
A swarm of obsessive fans caused chaos at Shanghai Airport as they tried to catch a glimpse of their idols on Saturday.
A list that surfaced on Weibo shows a total of 16 pop stars who either departed or arrived that day, including Deng Chaoyuan, who emerged from the second season of Chinese reality show “Idol Producer.”
NGT48 member Maho Yamaguchi has revealed that her managers forced her to make the on-stage public apology following the idol unit’s latest statement and press conference.
On March 21, the idol group announced the result of an independent third-party investigation into the incident that occurred on December 2018, when Yamaguchi was attacked by two men in her own apartment.
Japanese gravure idol Ami Kikuchi has become the poster girl for a Japanese weight loss company after going through a program with a fitness trainer.
The recent episode of KBS2’s “Hello Counselor” sees the story submitted by a father on how his teen daughter ran away from home to Seoul, South Korea in the hopes that she will one day marry her idol, K-pop singer Kangnam.
Bibian Murakawa, a member of the girl idol group HKT48 based in Fukuoka, Japan, accidentally revealed the amount she earn through her stream after failing to turn off the camera during her most recent streaming session with fans.
The clip, which has now gained more than 508,000 views on Twitter after being shared by Japanese user 48gtosaka, shows Murakawa saying goodbye to her fans as she concludes her most recent stream, according to SoraNews24.
Sofia Ramazanova, simply referred to as Sofia in the upcoming K-pop group O My Jewel, is going to be the very first Caucasian female idol ever to debut in a group in South Korea.
Class is now in session for aspiring K-pop stars in a recently launched South Korean reality television series which provides a unique take on creating the ultimate K-pop girl group.
The show, “Idol School”, gives viewers an interesting behind-the-scenes look on how 41 talented aspirants eventually become part of a new batch of K-pop idols. With a “school” theme, “students” as young as 12 compete for super stardom, showcasing their skills in singing and dancing in their school uniform.