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Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30
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Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30

Singer Eric Nam was included in the Forbes' "30 Under 30 Asia" for this year. Nam was described as "one of the most recognized names and faces in Korea's entertainment industry today"

"[Nam] not only sings but hosts multiple TV shows and is the go-to for International collaborations and interviews", wrote Forbes, noting Nam's potential to grow into a global star. "He worked with names such as [rapper] Timbaland ...singer Gallant, and most recently interviewed Emma Watson, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Eddie Redmayne, to name a few".

Korean-American Comedian Makes Controversial Joke About UA Passenger David Dao
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Korean-American Comedian Makes Controversial Joke About UA Passenger David Dao

Esther Ku is at it again and, this time, some believe shes taken her humor a little too far.

Esther Ku, a Korean-American comedian and cast member of MTVs shows Girl Code and Wild ‘N Out, has become embroiled in yet another controversy due to a recent video she made regarding the assaulted United Airlines passenger, David Dao.

Esther Ku is no stranger to controversial jokes and is actually known for taking her jokes, some say, a little too far. Her zingy and controversial one-liners include sentences like, “It’s really dark in here. So if there are any black people in the audience, smile for me, and “I hate fat people, they just take up too much space.

Professionals select the top fashionistas in Korean entertainment on 'The List'
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Professionals select the top fashionistas in Korean entertainment on 'The List'

The April 24 broadcast of tvN's 'The List 2017' revealed their official list of the top fashionistas in Korean entertainment as selected by top industry professionals.

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Ranking in eighth place was actress Choi Ji Woo where she presented her sophisticated and trendy fashion sense by attending various events.

In seventh place was Krystal with the panelists mentioning, "she's someone young people often try to imitate in terms of style."

[Video] Korean pop group BIGBANG and YouTube Red announce new series
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[Video] Korean pop group BIGBANG and YouTube Red announce new series

"Run, BIGBANG Scout!" Starring record-breaking, internationally celebrated korean pop stars BIGBANG

Series Debuts April 26 on YouTube Red Celebrates BIGBANG's 10 Year Reunion

Today, YouTube released "Run, BIGBANG Scout!", a six-episode series featuring the legendary Korean pop group BIGBANG on YouTube Red. This is the first YouTube Red Originals series to launch in Korea. With over 140 million records sold, BIGBANG is one of the most popular boy bands in the world. "Run, BIGBANG Scout!" was produced by YG Entertainment in collaboration with YouTube to commemorate BIGBANG's ten year anniversary.

EXOs D.O Confirmed To Be Starring In New Film Headed By Famous Korean Director
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EXOs D.O Confirmed To Be Starring In New Film Headed By Famous Korean Director

Earlier, it was reported that EXOs D.O (Do Kyung Soo) would be starring in a new film called Swing Kids (tentative).

Since then, SM Entertainment has confirmed that D.O will be taking on the lead role in Swing Kids. The agency stated, [D.O] is honored to be working with director Kang Hyung Chul.

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Swing Kids is a film set in a concentration camp in North Korea during the Korean War. Ro Ki Soo, the character that D.O. will be taking on, is a North Korean soldier who falls in love with tap dancing in the midst of all the chaos.