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See Baron Chen in These Taiwanese Dramas


If you’re a fan of Taiwanese actor & model Baron Chen, then you’re definitely going to enjoy what we have in store for you!

This increasingly popular actor takes on two completely different roles in the dramas “Because Of You” and “Fated To Love You”, one a confident and skilled young man, and the other a quiet man who silently guards his loved one from afar.

Taiwanese Drama 'Because of You'
Because Of You” is a comedic romantic drama that revolves around Sun Fan, played by Baron Chen. Sun Fan is a stunt double who dreams of making it big. When his girlfriend starts to get a little too close to the famous singer Fang Zi Hao after a music video gig, Sun Fan & Fang Zi Hao end up in a fight. 

Baron Chen in 'Because of You'
The singer’s fan gets this scuffle on video and spreads it amongst Fang Zi Hao’s fans in hopes of riling them up to attack Sun Fan. But this plan backfires when, netizens focus on Sun Fan’s impressive martial art skills, making him famous.

Watch the drama to find out what happens next!

Fated To Love You” is a typical Taiwanese drama that brings the audience through every emotion possible, from tear-inducing laughter to heartfelt sobbing. This romantic drama follows the life of Cun Xi and Xin Yi who mistakenly slept together aboard a cruise ship, and were forced to marry after they found out that she was pregnant.

Baron Chen plays the role of Dylan, a charismatic and gentle man who falls in love with Xin Yi when they worked together. Because of his humble and quiet nature, Xin Yi was a little attracted to him.

Who will Xin Yi choose? Watch this drama to find out what happens in the end!

Jay Chou Fights Crime in "Panda Man"

Are you ready for some crime-fighting, martial arts action? Then don't miss the movie Panda Man Heroic Detective (熊貓人之神探李奧), a crime action thriller, directed by and featuring Chinese pop icon Jay Chou, together with a star-studded line-up.

In the year 2030, the brilliant detective Leo leads his team of police in pursuit of the evil gangsters who murdered his father. His childhood friend chooses to fight crime in a different way, wearing a panda mask and following the criminals to their hideout.

Jay Chou gets tough with criminals in "Panda Man"
There is never a shortage of Hong Kong-style martial arts and gun-fighting action. The suspense builds until the last scene, when we finally discover what the band of gangsters has prepared for their takeover of the City of Brightness. And for the ladies, the steaming hot cast includes not only Jay Chou, but also Nan Quan Mama members Yuhao & Devon, Wilber Pan, Jerry Yan, and Shawn Yue. Check out the movie, available to viewers worldwide except in select Asian countries.

Kardashians, Law & Order, Battlestar Galactica and More Hollywood Titles Come to Southeast Asia


Hi Viki fans! This is Rebecca from the Content team and we’ve got new updates to share. We recently signed another deal with NBC Universal to bring even more popular Hollywood shows to Southeast Asia. 

Expect reality TV hits like Keeping up with the Kardashiansand critically acclaimed dramas likeFriday Night Lightsand Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The list goes on with cult science fiction series like Battlestar Galactica, classic cartoons like The Woody Woodpecker Showand comedy-drama series Lipstick Jungle.

The shows are available to most viewers in South East Asia. You can watch them on viki.com, mobile apps and selected local partner sites and through some local telco partners.

Not in Southeast Asia? Check out other great dramas, movies and more on viki.com. More information about other NBCU titles and other content news to come, so stay tuned! 

Featured QC: Sofiya399

We'd like to introduce you to a very special member of the Viki community, who hails from the United States and has been on Viki since November, 2011. She goes by Sofiya399 and you might see her around the K-Pop channels and Taiwanese dramas. She's a fan of SM Entertainment boy groups, so drop by her profile and send her a picture of Super Junior M, EXO, and Hangeng to brighten her day. Here are her Sofiya399's answers to the Featured QC Questionnaire, so you can learn a little bit more about her:

When did you join Viki?

How have you contributed to channels on Viki?
Segmenter, Subtitler, Editor, Moderator, Manager.

How did you discover Viki, and how did you get started as a contributor?
I was first attracted to Viki through a friend who sent me a link to a drama. It wasn't until my junior year when I actually started contributing. I started out as a Korean translator and moved into being an overall translator. I taught myself how to segment, making sure that everything was timed perfectly, and only when I perfected it, I actually started segmenting for dramas. Somewhere in between, I started managing and moderating for different dramas. I love being able to work with the variety of people and contributing to dramas that some of my favorite actors are in. It's a great feeling when a project is fully completed.

Tell us a story about the Viki community.
I remember my first project as Channel Manager. It was just over the summer for the drama Alice In Wonder City (Taiwanese). The first episode was a complete disaster. It came out at around 12PM EST, but no one was able to help out during that time, so I ended up doing almost the whole thing by myself. After that, though, our drama got more attention from contributors. A lot more people were willing to help out. It was actually through this drama that I met a lot of people that I still talk to, not only on Viki, but on Facebook and Twitter. They turned from being my co-contributors to being some friends that I will never forget.

If you could offer any advice to a new community member, what would it be?
Always check the Channel's front page for information on how to contribute and don't be afraid to ask to join a team. You have to start somewhere, and the managers and moderators understand that. So, don't be shy!

Who is your favorite actor, and why?
My favorite actor would probably have to be Jae Hee. I actually started watching dramas when I was little, starting with Winter Sonata, because my mom used to swap dramas with her friends. It wasn't until I watched Delightful Girl Choon Hyang that I finally started to explore dramas by myself. You could say that he was the one who brought me into the "K-Drama world." His performance in it is truly unforgettable and the drama is still, to this day, one of my favorites.

Jae Hee is Sofiya399's favorite actor. Watch him in May Queen!

The Couples You Meet in K-Drama, Part 1

In the world of K-Drama, there are only so many ways to fall in love. And even though we can easily predict the plot of most love stories from Episode 1, we can't resist seeing that first spark, the first realization that someone is about to fall hard. In honor of the quickly-approaching Valentine's Day, here are some of the most common pairings:

The First Loves (첫사랑)

In the beginning, nearly all K-Dramas built up the main romance over the course of many years, taking us from childhood to adulthood. What better way to tug at some heartstrings than by playing flashbacks of pure innocence and joy? But there wouldn't be any "drama" if fate hadn't separated the couple in the cruelest of ways. Watch I Miss You to see just how cruel fate can be -- and get your tissues ready (available worldwide except for the Americas). Love Rain, starring Jang Geun Suk and Im YoonA, is another romantic tearjerker, moving back and forth between the couple's courtship in school and the chance meeting of their children later on. Reply 1997 takes a light-hearted approach, taking you along on the ride as one boy pursues his high school crush. Love Rain and Reply 1997 are available in the Americas.

The Office Couple

These characters are just trying to get their work done, but "someone" keeps getting in the way. Somehow, they keep bumping into each other, and getting put on the same projects (which often involve staying up late together and getting stuck out in the woods). Take King of Dramas, where the unlikely couple of an arrogant, eccentric producer and pure-hearted writer grow to love each other through the production of the writer's first drama. In Pasta, as well as Panda & Hedgehog, we learn that preparing food can bring people to understand each other in the cutest of ways. Pasta is available in North America, Africa, and the Middle East; Panda & Hedgehog worldwide except for select countries. The King 2 Hearts, available in the Americas, Indonesia, and Malaysia, may be the toughest "office couple" of all - a North Korean military officer and South Korean prince!

Donghae is a prickly porcupine in the bakery with Pan Da
Which of these couples do you enjoy watching the most? Watch out for Part 2 next week, when the pairings get a little more wild!

Add this Taiwanese Pop Song widget to your blog or website!

As we continue to add more and more videos from around the world, we’re also thinking of new ways for fans to enjoy those videos! 

You can now addourwidgets -- collections of videos grouped by a certain theme that play in one compact player -- to your website or blog! For example,Here's a widget for Taiwanese Pop songs.  
We'll continue to grow the number widgets that we offer, as well as their themes and collections. And we'd love to hear what widget themes you'd like to see! Please send us your thoughts and ideas, or just leave them as comments to this blog! 

Right now, we welcome all Viki fans to embed these widgetson your personal blogs and websites. You can find all widget embed codes here

Taiwanese Singer Kenji Wu

The Couples You Meet in K-Drama, Part 2

It's almost Valentine's Day, so we'd like to take a look back and appreciate the many kinds of romance we see in Korean Dramas. Part 1 of this list was posted on Tuesday. 

The Secret Couple

If you've watched any drama in the past few years, you've probably noticed a common theme among most of the couples: one of the characters must protect the other's hidden, dark secret. We're all familiar with the popular story of a girl pretending to be a boy, followed in You're Beautiful, To the Beautiful you, Coffee Prince, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, and K-Pop Extreme Survival. But this theme takes a new turn in Flower Boy Next Door, where Enrique Geum protects the secret of his new neighbor's peeping tom behavior. You can see him catch her spying in Episode 1, below. The "Secret Couple" (unfortunately) never seems to include the sweet, understanding soul who discovers the secret first. All we can hope for is that the second-lead actor gets the girl in another show, like Jung Yong Hwa in Heartstrings.

The Fantasy Couple

Much like the Secret Couple, the Fantasy Couple also has something to hide from the world. But this time, the secret is so bizarre that even most friends would laugh and throw both characters into a mental hospital if they found out. Actress Shin Min Ah enjoys playing supernatural characters, like a ghost in Arang & the Magistrate and a flesh-eating fox spirit in My Girlfriend is a Gumiho. Body-swapping dramas, like Big and Ohlala Couple, force characters into extremely close contact, especially with someone they're trying to escape from. Finally, the time-traveling Yi Gak in Rooftop Prince becomes his co-star's top responsibility upon his arrival from the Joseon Dynasty. That's one secret I'd love to keep in my attic!

You'd be awkward too if your girlfriend were a "Gumiho"!

The Contract Couple

This could be called the extreme version of the Office Couple, because the relationship starts as nothing but a business transaction. Who in their right mind would enter into any kind of binding contract with a hot-headed, deceitful, and controlling man? Just ask stylist Jang Man Ok in Full House Take 2, or pastry chef Kim Sam Soon. They might not admit it at first, but Hyun Bin and No Min Woo's hot characters were an offer they just couldn't refuse! Turn the tables on this scenario, and watch Yoon Eun Hye spread rumors about being married to a reluctant Kang Ji Hwan in Lie to Me.

These couples are anything but ordinary, but which one keeps you guessing week after week?

Licensing Regions: Heartstrings, K-Pop Extreme Survival, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, and You're Beautiful are available worldwide except in select countries. Coffee Prince, My Name is Kim Sam-Soon are available in Africa, the Middle East, and North America. To the Beautiful You, Rooftop Prince, Ohlala Couple, Big, and Lie to Me are available in the Americas. Sungkyunkwan Scandal is available in North America.

Asian Action Movies

Viki Cinema will presents these great Asian action movies! 

"Once upon a Time" - Stars Park Yong Woo from current k-drama "My Love, Madame Butterfly." Set in 1940s Korea, Park Yong Woo plays a con artist who makes a living selling Korean artefacts to the Japanesse. He falls for a jazz singer played by Lee Bo-Young, a secret burglar responsible for several high profile thefts. Neither realize the both have the same goal - stealing a valuable diamond from the Japanese authorities stationed in Chosun.

Once Upon a Time
"Johnny Gaddaaris a 2007 Indian crime thriller noir film. Police officers recount a tale of five gang members that ran a gambling club and other illegal deals. Follow the story of missing money, lies, deceit, and deadly betrayal. Neil Mukesh plays the handsome bearded gang leader Vikram who plots a large drug heist. This title is is available to viewers worldwide, except in select countries.

Johnny Gaddaar

"Heaven's Soldier" has a little something for everyone from action to comedy, time travel, to historical war drama.  When North and South Korea plan to disarm a nuclear warhead, North Korean officers steal the warhead. A South Korean platoon is sent after them to retrieve the nuke, but they time travel back to 1572 through a time rift. Back in the Chosun Dynasty, the modern-day military officers come face-to-face with a legendary Korean admiral who is fighting foreign invaders. Can the officers find the missing warhead and return to the present?

"Heaven's Soldier"

More dramas from Taiwan available now!

Two more dramas from Taiwan are now available!

Scent of Love is a dramatic love story starring Taiwanese actor Eddie Peng and Korean actress Choo Ja Hyun. It's the story of two lovers who couldn't be together in their past lives and are destined to continue their love in their present life. The couple transcends life and death in order to find each other in their many reincarnations.

Taiwanese drama "Scent of Love"

Both Eddie Peng and Choo Ja Hyun challenged themselves by taking up dual roles. Eddie Peng plays Cheng Tian, a man who has always had the same dream since he was a child: a Japanese soldier is in love with a Korean woman, but their love was criticized. Since they couldn’t be together, he left for war and promised to find her in their next life. Choo Ja Hyun plays the role of a career-oriented woman in the present named Xiang Zi , and she played the role of the Korean woman in her past life.

Eddie Peng and Choo Ja Hyun in "Scent of Love"

Will their destinies change in the present?  Will their love be able to unite in the present? Watch the show to find out!

Local Hero is a mystery comedy drama, and definitely a must watch. It takes on a special storyline about a little town in Taiwan that has always been ordinary and peaceful. But then, a series of strange incidents start to occur, disrupting the daily lives of people there.

"Local Hero"
This drama features Chris Wu who has become popular with recent Taiwan local dramas and Tony Sun (member of Taiwanese boyband, 5566) who acted and hosted many popular Taiwanese shows.
Will the town residents uncover the truth behind the strange incidents or will they be exposed to a shocking local secret, watch the story unfold here!

These dramas are now available in the US and various parts of Asia.

Enjoy More Classic Cartoons


Take a trip down memory lane with these classic cartoons. Viki brings you 5 cartoons that are definitely worth revisiting, so sit back with your popcorn and watch away.

The Woody Woodpecker Show

Everyone can remember Woody's
infectious one of a kind laugh from their youth. Woody Woodpecker’s crazy antics promise nothing short of a good giggling session. This series shows everything from Woody’s fight with a stubborn feather to a battle with Wally Walrus for a spot on the local synchronized swimming team. Presented by NBC Universal, join Woody Woodpecker on Viki for a hilarious good time!

The Woody Woodpecker Show

Curious George 

Who wouldn’t love a little brown fuzzy loving animal? Follow the adventures of Curious George, a monkey with an inquisitive nature that always gets himself into trouble. But fret not because the Man with The Yellow Hat is always there to save him! The stories are narrated by William H. Macy, who starred in blockbusters Air Force One, Jurassic Park III and Seabiscuit. Videos are on their way but follow the channel for more updates! 

Curious George with William H. Macy
Popeye The Sailor

We all know the line “I’m strong to the Finich, cause I eats me spinach,” the key ingredient to Popeye's superhuman strength. With a gulp of a can of Spinach he is able to escape and rescue his love Olive Oyl from distress!
Go back in time to watch your favourite sailor eat his favorite food.

Betty Boop

A little lady in a classic red dress with her signature high pitched voice, Betty Boop brings you through her many adventures in life, so join in by watching the first episode below!

Felix The Cat

Here’s to the courageous black cat who fights against bad guys for his loved ones! The first episode shows Felix going all out to bring back his beloved duck, Goldie which was stolen by Captain Kid! Find out if Felix succeeds by watching it now

These shows will remind you of your childhood and bring a smile to your face

Though the first two titles are available for most of South East Asia only, the others are available for all viewers worldwide! 

Timeless Romance

In the spirit of Valentine's Day and a continuation of our classic movie highlights, enjoy these four timeless romances. True love stands the test of time, and these timeless romantic classics are filled with unlikely and fateful situations that bring lovers together or tear them apart, & are guaranteed to put you in the loving spirit.

A Star Is Born is the 1937 American dramatic film about a young farm girl, Esther Victoria Blodgett (Janet Gaynor), who comes to Hollywood to try to make it as an actress. There she meets one of her acting idols, an alcoholic aging movie star, Normain Maine (Frederic March), who helps her launch her career. With his help she becomes an overnight success, and accepts his marriage proposal.This film is available to viewers worldwide.

Love Affair is the 1939 American dramatic film about a romance between French playboy Michel Marnet (Charles Boyer) and American nightclub singer Terry McKay (Irene Dunne) who fall in love onboard a ship. Although the two are both already engaged, they plan to secretly reunite in six months at the Empire State Building. Tragically, Terry gets into a car accident on her way to the rendezvous, and decides not to try and contact Michel. But fate has other plans. The film was nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Picture, and Best Actress. This film is available to viewers worldwide.

A 'Love Affair'

Nothing Sacred is a 1937 American screwball comedy. After writing a false story, Walley Cook, a New York newspaper reporter is demoted to writing obituaries. He travels to Vermont to interview Hazel Falgg who believes she is dying of radium poisoning from her factory with only a few weeks to live. When Hazel learns she isn't dying after all, she keeps the information from Walley. Walley writes the story of her "imminent" death. They fall in love and her story becomes a huge hit in New York. But the truth comes out in the end. This film is available to viewers worldwide.

Cyrano de Bergerac is the 1950 American black-and-white film based on the 1897 French verse drama of the same name by Edmond Rostand. Taking place in 17th century Paris, Cyrano de Bergerac, the charismatic swordsman-poet with an absurd nose, is hopelessly in love with the beautiful Roxane. Before he has a chance to confess, Roxane tells Cyrano that she has fallen in love with the handsome guardsman, Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano helps the tongue-tied Christian woo Roxane, with tragic results. José Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. The film also stars Mala Powers as Roxane and William Prince as Christian de Neuvillete. Directed by Michael Gordon. This film is available to viewers worldwide.

Cyrano de Bergerac

Celebrate Love This Valentine's Day


Celebrate love this Valentine's Day. Love comes in many forms, from the love of family and friends to the love of soul mates. These romantic titles that will touch your heart. So curl up with someone special, and enjoy these love stories from around the world!

I Need RomanceIn Young is a young, successful career woman in Seoul who has it all – a great career and even greater friends. But In Young and her two best friends, Seo Yeon and Hyun Joo, are looking for something more. Can these modern women find the perfect relationship to fill the void their otherwise idyllic lives? Licensed for North/Central/South America. 

Follow these successful single friends looking for love in 'I Need Romance'
Because of You is a comedic romantic drama that revolves around Sun Fan, played by Baron Chen. Sun Fan is a stunt double who dreams of making it big. When his girlfriend starts to get a little too close to the famous singer Fang Zi Hao after a music video gig, Sun Fan & Fang Zi Hao end up in a fight. This title is licensed: South East Asia, United States. See the first episode below.

Heart is an Indonesian story about how a girl would sacrifice for her best friend that she loves. Rachel and Farel grew up together as best friends, but when Farel falls in love with the beautiful Luna, she can't help but feel jealous of their relationship. A horrible turn of events leaves both Rachel and Luna in the hospital, where Rachel must make the most difficult choice of her life for the best friend she loves. "Heart" is available worldwide except Malaysia and Brunei.

Indonesian love story "Heart"

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K-Pop Stars Love their Pets


While some of us are savoring the sweetness of Valentine's Day with our friends and loved ones, our favorite K-Pop stars are curling up with the most adorable pets around. These cats and dogs live the pampered life, and give us a glimpse of the idols' softer sides. Find these pet photos and many more on our Pinterest Board, Celebrity Pets!

JYJ's Micky Yoochun with Harang

G-Dragon and Gaho

Park Shin Hye
Miss A's Suzy

2PM's Chansung

Which of these K-Pop pets do you think has the most loving idol owner?

Happy Birthday Park Shin Hye!

Today we're celebrating the 23rd birthday of one of the most adored actresses in Korean Drama, Park Shin Hye. This sweet and kind-hearted star has many talents, including acting, modeling, and singing. You can watch some of her excellent acting in this season's hottest drama, Flower Boy Next Door.

Park Shin Hye plays a shy hermit in Flower Boy Next Door
Park Shin Hye became a Korean Wave star after playing a female member of a boyband in You're Beautiful. Having to choose between three hot bandmates while concealing her real identity shot Park Shin Hye's innocent character, Go Mi Nam, to international stardom. Audiences also fell in love with the second lead co-star, singer Jung Yong Hwa - the two would later star in their own music-themed drama, Heartstrings.

Known for her cute, round features and pure personality, Park Shin Hye first appeared as a child actress in classic Korean Drama, Stairway to Heaven. Later, she would act in star in the Princess Hours spin-off, Goong-S and family drama, Kimcheed Radish Cubes. She even makes a number of fun cameo appearances in King of Dramas and My Girlfriend is a Gumiho.

But even with her busy acting schedule, Park Shin Hye devotes a great deal of time to service and volunteering. She has traveled to Ghana with the "Stop Hunger" campaign, and has even served food to the needy in Korea on her birthday. She is truly a beautiful lady, inside and out!

Park Shin Hye volunteered in Africa in 2011
Licensing Regions: Heartstrings, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, and You're Beautiful are available worldwide except in select countries. Flower Boy Next Door and King of Dramas are available in the Americas. Kimcheed Radish Cubes is available in North America, Africa, and the Middle East. 

Ladies, Can We Really Have it All?

Ladies, can we really have it all? A dream job, successful relationships, great friends, children, and a fabulous shoe collection as well? This week it's all about the ladies.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians Season 5 

Prepare to go on an emotional roller coaster ride with the Kardashian family as they wield their sharp tongues and go over-the-top with their antics. In this season, single Kim tries to move on and tries to pursue someone new, but her past comes back to haunt her. Meanwhile her older sister Kourtney struggles with her family and her boyfriend as they try for a second baby.

Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian

Lipstick Jungle 

Whoever doubted that women can't make it to the top has clearly never met the ladies of Lipstick Jungle. Follow the professional and personal lives of three best friends Wendy Healy, Victory Ford and Nico Reilly. They want it all: love, life, careers, and they won’t stop until they reach the top. Watch as they support each other through the careers, relationships, and strut their way to success!

Real Housewives of Orange County, Season 6The Real Housewives of Orange County is a reality TV series, following the lives of affluent housewives in the Southern California beach community of Orange County. These are not your average stay-home moms, and they'll show you that money can't always buy you happiness.In season 6, the ladies battle personal issues, from failing marriages to children struggling in school.

These 3 NBC titles are available only to viewers in the South East Asia region.

Yeol Mae and her girlfriends are 30-something successful career women in Seoul who enjoy their independent lifestyles as they search for Mr. Right. Will these successful women be able to find Mr. Right? Watch the first episode nowThis title is licensed for viewers in the Americas.

Follow these single ladies in Seoul in 'I Need Romance 2'

Park Shi Hoo Denies Accusations of Rape

Thirty-five-year-old Korean actor Park Shi Hoo has been accused of raping an entertainment trainee after a night of drinking at a bar. The trainee, who filed a complaint with the police, claims that she met Park Shi Hoo through mutual acquaintances, became drunk, and then her memory blacked out before waking up in bed with the actor.

Park Shi Hoo's representatives have denied the allegations of rape, saying, in an official statement, that what happened on that night with the trainee was consensual. Park Shi Hoo urged the media to wait for the results of the official police investigation. The police say that they plan to summon Park for questioning.

In Park Shi Hoo's public statement, he says that he and the trainee drank together and later went together to her home. Then, Park says that she invited him to stay the night, and approached him in order to start a physical relationship. A witness from the bar says that it appears from CCTV footage that the trainee was not drunk enough to need help walking down the stairs to a car. 

Park Shi Hoo recently starred in the popular Korean Drama, Cheongdam-dong Alice.

Actor Park Shi Hoo denies allegations of assault

UPDATE: Park Shi Hoo Denies Accusations of Rape

We previously reported that Korean actor and star of popular Korean Drama, Cheongdam-dong Alice, has been accused of raping a 22-year-old entertainment trainee following a night out drinking. The trainee told police she meet Park Shi Hoo through a mutual acquaintances and that she blacked out before waking up in bed with the actor.

Park Shi Hoo's representatives have denied all allegations of sexual misconduct and released an official statement stating the encounter with the 
trainee was consensual. You can read a translation of Park Shi Hoo's official statement here.

Park Shi Hoo Denies Accusations of Rape

New reports indicate Seoul police have reviewed the surveillance footage of Park Shi Hoo’s home and discovered that the trainee was carried inside the home by a rookie celebrity, referred to as K. The rookie had been out drinking with Park Si Hoo and the trainee earlier in the evening. Police revealed that K drove Park Shi Hoo and the trainee home in his own car. 

The owner of the pub in Cheongdamdong where the three drank, expressed shock at the allegations against Park Si Hoo, saying the trainee didn't seem drunk and was able to walk down the stairs on her own. CCTV footage from the pub also revealed that K carried the trainee on his back while Park Shi Hoo walked on his own. 

Park Shi Hoo is scheduled to officially go in for police questioning regarding this case on February 24. 

We'll keep you updated as this story develops.

Top 10 Moments of Strong Heart

The popular Tuesday evening Korean talk show Strong Heart aired its finale episode last week. The show had many memorable guests, and entertaining moments since its debut in 2009. 

Strong Heart guests battle each other to tell emotional stories to make viewers laugh or cry, the best storyteller wins the show. The unique format allowed viewers a look into idols stars' lives. We look back at the most memorable moments with the Top 10 Moments of 'Strong Heart':

1. Episode 92: Super Junior ranks the most handsome members of the group

Ranking of most handsome men of Super Junior by Super Junior members
2. Episode 81: Talk battle - U-Know vs. Kim Hyun Joong. 

Previous winners of the title Strong Heart  from past episodes return to battle it out this time to see who is the King of Kings. 

King of the Kings Special
3. Episode 124: YG X-file - Top had his first kiss in front of his mother! 

When MC Lee Seung Gi questioned Big Bang‘s T.O.P about his first kiss, T.O.P surprised the studio with his confession saying:

 “When I was young, I wanted to show my mom my first kiss with a girl, so I asked my mom to come outside of the house for a moment. When she stepped outside, I beckoned my girlfriend who was hiding from behind the trash cans and confidently kissed her in front of my mom.

T.O.P reveals he had his first kiss in front of his mother!
4. Episode 158: Little PSY

Little PSY Hwang Minwoo & actress Park Minha hold their own "Gangnam Style" stage, doing a perfect version of the famous horse dance. 

Little Psy does 'Gangnam Style'

5. Episode 78: Goo Hara's dance tutorial for Lee Seung Gi 

KARA's Goo Hara discussed her first time clubbing during filming of her drama "City Hunter" and gave an impromptu dance lesson to Lee Seung Gi showing off some of her sexy dance moves.

KARA's Goo Hara teaches her dance moves

6. Episode 124: 10 Year Secret Love Story of Seven & Park Han Byul

Singer Se7en revealed details about his relationship with girlfriend of 10 years, Park Han Byul. He surprised fans by saying that 7 years into the relationship, they got sick of each other and broke up. 

7. Episode 17: After School's Ga Hee & U-IE's sexy dance

On this episode two fierce girl groups talk about how other girl groups think they're scary and battle it out through dance. 

K-Pop girl group dance battle

8. Episode 27: Rain's Perfect Type 

In this episode, we find out which top actress is Rain's ideal type and what he looks for in a girl! Is it his Full House co-star Song Hye Gyo, or the wide-eyed Shin Min Ah?

Rain reveals his ideal type

9. Episode 125: New star of Strong Heart Announced 

After MC Lee Seung-gi decided to leave the show, actor Lee Dong-wook became the shows new MC. 

Strong Heart host Lee Dong Wook

10. Episode 165: Goodbye Strong Heart

We say goodbye to the show. On this episode Three members of Girls' Generation, YoonA, Yuri and Jessica each discuss their kissing scenes from their K-dramas the previous year. 
Girls’ Generation member Hyoyeon also revealed that she almost got into a fight with fellow member Tiffany over who got to sit next to well-known TV personality Boom on stage.

While ‘Strong Heart’ has come to an end, ‘Incarnation‘ has taken its place. The show is hosted by Kim Hee Sun who starred in K-drama 'Faith' with Lee Min Ho last year. This is her first entertainment show. 

Are you looking forward to the new show?

13 Trends for 2013

From the runway to your TV screen here are 13 big fashion and beauty trends for 2013. 

1. Black and White 

In their quest for new colors many designers have returned to the basics: black and white. This trend is anything but boring as it involves pairing the colors in new ways, with bold patterns and color blocking to give the trend a mod feel.

Han-Se-Kyung wears a lovely black and white dress on Cheongdamdong Alice.

Girls' Generation all wore the trend to the the 21st Seoul Music.

2. Emerald Green

Pantone, the authority on color, named Emerald the hottest hue of 2013. Take inspiration from stars and go bold like Kim Kardashian in a green peplum dress. 

"Faith" star and host of new Korean talk show "Incarnation" Kim Hee Sun stood out from the crowd at London fashion week in an emerald trench. 

3. Wedge Sneakers

High top wedge sneakers became big last year when high-end labels like Isabel Marant and Marc Jacobs debuted the style. But with affordable labels making the style the trend is huge, with everyone from pop stars to models rocking the casual comfy shoes. 

Girls' Generation Sooyoung was snapped wearing the sneakers in her stylish airport fashion, as was Kara's Goo Hara.

4. Braided Hair

Beautiful braids can highlight your face or just keep your wild hair tame on a bad hair day. 

On 'That Winter the Wind Blows' Jung Eun Ji showcased a messy side braid. Singer Rihanna's classic side braid takes a twist with her vibrant red hair color and emerald green earrings. 

5. Bright Lips

Nothing says Spring like a bright bold pout. So pucker up with fun lips colors from fuchsia to classic red. 

So Jin of Girls Day brightened her makeup look with pretty pink. Hayley Williams of Paramore, matched her lips to her bright red hair. 

6. Peek-a-bo cutouts

Strategically styled cut-outs can give the illusion of showing skin in a demure tasteful wayTake a peek at how stars are wearing this trend. 

Lee Seung Yeon rocked the trend on the red carpet showing how women of all ages can wear the trend. Shu-Qi, star of My Wife is a Gangster 3 wore a elegant black dress to the West-Beijing Press Conference. 

7. Lady Like Handbags

These top-handled bags have a timeless hold on style. Say goodbye to massive slouchy bags and pair down your look to an instant classic. 

Brown Eyed Girls' Ga In dresses up the look up for the March issue of Vogue Girl Korea. In 'I Do I Do' Kim Sun Ah conquers the fashion world with an array of ladylike handbags. 

8. Colbalt Blue

This gorgeous rich hue is full of a glamourous pop. This trend will brighten up any look. Wear the pop of color like Eun-Joo's coat in the K-drama "I-Miss-You" and you will stand out from the winter crowd. Or go dramatic like R&B singer  Ailee's colbalt blue gown at the Seoul Music Awards. 

9. Bouncing Bobs 

This short face framing trend shows no signs of slowing down. 

Brown Eyed Girls’ member recently JeA uploaded  a photo showcasing her new shorter locks. "Lipstick Jungle's" Lindsay Prices looks vivacious and adorable despite her character's struggles in the fast paced world of Manhattan. 

10. Hair accessories 

Whether you are wearing your hair up or down, hair accessories are a easy way to play up your look. 

"In Flower Boy Next DoorPark Soo Jin loves to accent her hair with sparkly headbands. Moon Geun Young often wore adorable hair bows on "Cheongdamdong Alice

11. Nail Art

Girls have having lots of fun with accessorizing their fingertips. This trend is a perfect way to show your individuality. Expect to see many creative manicures on the Oscar Rep Carpet this weekend. 

Kara’s Nicole uploaded a picture of her new bling nail art to her Twitter. This trend isn't just for the girls as Big Bang's G-Dragon displayed his gold nail art. 

12. Lace

Used as both an accent and the main fabric, lace has been seen all over the runways and on celebrities. From bold black lace to subtile lace prints there are many ways to wear the trend. 

Kate Middleton wowed in a dress with a full lace back. Hyuna of 4 Minute looked stunning in a black lace dress she wore in a Vogue Girl fashion shoot. 

13. Statement Necklace

From crystals to colorful multi-layer stones, statement necklaces are an easy way to add a pop to a basic outfit. 

Han Jae Hee’s accessories in "Nice Guy" episode 12 nicely match the leather details of her top. In "I Miss You"  episode 8, Yoon Eun Hye wears her colorful statement necklace on top of her colbalt blue sweater dress. The gemstones of the necklace compliment her on trend bright lips. 

What are some of your favorite fashion trends for 2013?

Who Would Be a Good Match for Wonder Girl's Ye Eun?


Ye Eun of Wonder Girls recently appeared on  SBS’s “Challenge 1000 Songs,” where she discussed her desire to find love and marry following the wedding of her best-friend and fellow Wonder Girls member Sun Ye. Ye Eun said, “Seeing my best friend get married made me want to get married soon.” Sun Ye married her boyfriend of three years this January. 

Here are some possible good matches for Ye Eun:

2AM's Changmin - They both starred together in the musical, Three Musketeers,  and are friends from being on the JYP label. In the musical they play lovers who fall for each other at first glance.

Ye Eun)and 2AM's Changmin 
2PM's Chansung - JYP labelmates, Ye-Eun chose Chansun as her ideal type. Chansung is currently acting in the K-Drama 7th Grade Civil Servant. Chansung even said in an interview that if 2PM were to welcome a new female member from a Korean Girl Group it would be Ye Eun. The two also love food and have both confessed to eating a lot. 

2PM's Chansung

CN Blue's Lee Jong Hyun - Both are talented singers and songwriters, who are normally reserved but known to have a fun side. If they were together we're sure they'd sing together and make beautiful music. Lee Jong Hyun also is a talented actor who was in A Gentleman's Dignity.

CNBLUE's Lee Jong Hyun sings

Singer Khalil Fong. Khalil is an extremely talented singer, with a cute nerdy side. His sensitive music is sure to make any girl swoon. 

Khalil Fong is an Hong Kong singer
Take our poll at the top of this post and let us know who you think would be a good match for Ye Eun!