Model and singer-songwriter Yumi Nu made history by becoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s first “Asian curve” model.
History in the making: Nu, who is of Japanese and Dutch descent, broke the news in an Instagram post on March 18, announcing her cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s 2021 Rookie of the Year, according to Today.
The 35-year-old model and dancer from Tokyo has not had a haircut for more than 15 years, according to Newsflare.
In a touching commemoration of South Korea’s Teachers’ Day, Korean Nigerian model Han Hyun-min visited his third grade teacher to express gratitude for the support she had given him.
Han, 20, has been modeling in South Korea for five years. He attributes part of his success to Teacher Lee Young-hee, whom his mother describes as his “lifesaver.”
A U.K. model has come under fire for posting insensitive and racist messages towards Asians on Instagram amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
In her now-deleted Instagram stories, Chantelle Foreman used a racial slur and blamed Chinese people for the virus, according to We Are Resonate.
A Japanese model divorced her husband, a real estate company manager, after being married for three months and he said that he does not have any money left to give her.
Kato Sari announced the divorce on YouTube, according to Line Today via World of Buzz. Her relationship with her ex-husband started in May 2019 before they tied the knot in September of the same year.
Yuka Kuramochi, a Japanese gravure swimsuit model, has officially tied the knot with professional gamer boyfriend Keita “Fuudo” Ai, a member of esports organization Cygames Beast.
A South Korean student became a legitimate contender for “the world’s sexiest man” after dominating at the 2019 Mister Global pageant on Thursday.
Kim Jongwoo, 23, bested 37 other contestants to win the title of Mister Global in the annual pageant.
A popular model in Pakistan has defended herself after coming under fire for wearing blackface in an advertisement for a local salon.
This year’s Miss Korea pageant has chosen its winner: 20-year-old Kim Sae-yeon.
Kim, who is from the United States, was crowned as the winner of Miss Korea 2019 that was held at the Grand Peace Hall in Kyung Hee University, on Thursday July 11, according to Korea Times.
South Korea has found an unlikely fashion star in 77-year-old (Korean age) Choi Soon-Hwa, the oldest professional model in the country.
As a former care worker who was used to working 20 hours a day in a hospital, Choi shared how her current job is “a miracle.”
Wynne Gross, the mother of Korean American model Ella Gross, responded to accusations that her 11-year-old daughter was sexually exploited in a recent Baskin Robbins commercial.
Intended for South Korean audiences, the controversial ad generated immediate backlash from local viewers who found it to be sexually suggestive. Many criticized the ad for dressing Gross like an adult which some have considered to be “weird and disgusting.”
A Vietnamese model who showed up at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in a look that left little to the imagination has received widespread condemnation in her home country.
Ngoc Trinh, 29, attended the French film festival on May 19 for the premiere of “A Hidden Life,” a movie following an Austrian farmer who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.