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Fans Call For Better Treatment Of CROSS GENE Following Takuyas Musical Casting Controversy
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Fans Call For Better Treatment Of CROSS GENE Following Takuyas Musical Casting Controversy

A growing number of fans of boy group CROSS GENE have begun demanding better treatment for the group following the decision to cast member Takuya in a Japanese musical.

Takuyas involvement in the musical Watashi no Host-chan [My host] was announced by the musicals official Twitter account on September 4. The notice was met with a mixed response as some CandYs [official name of CROSS GENE fans] showed concern at the content of the musical, which, fans say, involves the cast playing characters who are hosts and a voting system where people can win experiences with the cast members including hugs and other forms of physical interaction.

Seo In Young returns to social media 3 months after cursing controversy
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Seo In Young returns to social media 3 months after cursing controversy

Seo In Young has returned to social media after taking a 3-month hiatus due to her cursing controversy.

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On April 13, Seo In Young shared the photo above on Instagram along with the message, "Has everyone been doing well? I missed you." She then created a brand new Instagram account and posted the first image below with the same message as before.

It seems that with a new Instagram account, Seo In Young wishes to start fresh. As previously reported, the singer was criticized for cursing on the set of 'With You 2'.

Namgoong Min Confirms Casting For Upcoming SBS Drama
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Namgoong Min Confirms Casting For Upcoming SBS Drama

Namgoong Min has been casted for the upcoming SBS drama Fabrication (working title).

Fabrication will tell the story of reporters who uncover the absurdities in a corrupt society. Namgoong Min will be playing the role of a troublemaker who becomes a reporter in order to seek revenge for his brothers unwarranted death. His brother, who was also a reporter, was killed while trying to uncover a big corruption scandal.

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Kang Dong Won to make his first public appearance since controversy surrounding ancestry
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Kang Dong Won to make his first public appearance since controversy surrounding ancestry

Following the newssurrounding his family history, actor Kang Dong Won will be attending the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF), making it his first public appearance since the incident.

On April 20, a representative of JIFF stated that the actor will greet fans at the event to promote his film 'Master' on May 3.

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JIFF will be holding its 18th annual festival this year from April 27 - May 6. Instead of stepping on the red carpet, Kang Dong Won decided to sit with guests this time around, causing many to wonder how he would act before the masses.

SBS Comedy Show Addresses Blackface Controversy
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SBS Comedy Show Addresses Blackface Controversy

SBSs Comedy Hunter apologized for their recent blackface skit, where comedienne Hong Hyun Hee came out wearing black makeup and dreadlocks.

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Many viewers expressed their outrage over the sketch, criticizing the show for belittling African Americans. In response to the racist skit, Sam Hammington posted an angry message on his Facebook, saying, Hong Hyun Hee appeared in blackfaceits so pathetic! When will people ever stop these ridiculous acts? Is making fun of a race that hilarious? As someone who has done several comedy shows in the past, I am ashamed.