In case your K-news radar went amiss this week, here are stories that made some buzz!
Stories That Made Headlines
Jung Hae-in Addresses Photo Controversy and Dating Rumors
Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food actor Jung Hae-in has addressed the controversy he got involved in during the Beaksang Arts Awards. The up-and-upcoming actor capped some criticism after he stood at the center of the group photo of all the award winners, with netizens claiming the spot should have been reserved for a Best Actor or Actress Award recipient. In a recent interview, Jung Hae-in explained he was extremely nervous because it was his first big award ceremony. He added that in the future, he would pay more attention to his surroundings whether it’s an award ceremony or not.
Meanwhile, when pressed about the possibility of dating co-star Son Ye-jin, Jung Hae-in vaguely answered: “you never know what might happen.” The actor admitted he and Son Ye-jin became more friendly after the series, sharing they are still in constant communication with each other.
On other Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food news, the cast members and crew enjoyed their three-day trip to Japan.
They Got Married!
Han Jung-won and former basketball player Kim Seung-hyun have tied the knot at a wedding hall in Seoul.
Actress Kim Ha-neul Welcomes New Baby
According to her her agency Sidus HQ, Kim Ha-neul gave birth to a baby girl. Both of them are healthy. Her pregnancy was announced last October. The actress got married to a businessman in March 2016.
Park Bo-gum’s 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge
Actor Park Bo-gum have both taken part in the 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge. Park Bo-gum’s agency Blossom Entertainment posted a video of his participation online, challenging his close friends Yeo Jin-goo, Kwak Dong-yeon and Lee Joon-hyuk.
IU and Lee Joon-ki FTW
Lee Joon-ki shared on his Instagram a photo of the food truck and ice cream truck that IU had sent him on the set of his current dram Lawless Lawyer. The two starred together in the 2016 sageuk drama Scarlet Heart Ryeo.
Web drama Tofu Personified reveals final cast
VIXX’s Ken will lead the upcoming web drama Tofu Personified alongside Park Ji-bin and Kim Jin-kyung (Andante). The web drama will be co-produced by iMBC’s Heyo TV and Olleh TV Mobile.
Image Stills for Upcoming Dramas
More stills for the upcoming drama Why Secretary Kim starring Park Seo-joon and Park Min-young.
Lovely stills of Seo Kang-joon for the upcoming drama Are You Human Too. The drama will premiere on Monday, June 4.
Lee Ki-woo as Park Hae-jin’s jealous hyung in Four Men.
Here’s a first look at the upcoming drama Life starring Jo Seung-woo and Lee Dong-wook.