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Ahn Hyo Seob Responds To Being Called A Kim Woo Bin And Nam Joo Hyuk Lookalike
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Ahn Hyo Seob Responds To Being Called A Kim Woo Bin And Nam Joo Hyuk Lookalike

Actor Ahn Hyo Seob recently sat down with @star1 magazine for a photoshoot and interview, which will be featured in their May edition.

In the interview, Ahn Hyo Seob was asked how he felt about being labeled as a look-alike to Kim Woo Bin and Nam Joo Hyuk. The young actor responded humbly, I think I hear that a lot because of my height.

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Throughout the interview, Ahn Hyo Seob continued to answer questions in a modest manner. When asked how he feels about being called a lan cable boyfriend, a term used to describe an ideal virtual, on-screen boyfriend, he stated, I am so thankful to anyone who thinks of me that way. Thank you so much.

SBS responds to the criticism regarding Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit
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SBS responds to the criticism regarding Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit

SBS has responded to the controversy regarding comedian Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit on 'People Searching For Laughter'.

Following the April 20 broadcast, many international viewers issued complaints stating that Hong Hyun Hee's blackface was greatly offensive and racist.

In response to the criticism, SBS officially apologized, stating, "We apologize for not going over the content more carefully and causing concerns to many viewers. We immediately deleted the video online. We will make sure such an issue does not occur again in the future."

Comedienne Hong Hyun Hee Directly Responds To Sam Hammingtons Comment About Blackface Controversy
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Comedienne Hong Hyun Hee Directly Responds To Sam Hammingtons Comment About Blackface Controversy

In response to Sam Hammingtons angry post regarding the recent blackface skit on SBSs Comedy Hunter, comedienne Hong Hyun Hee shared some of her own thoughts on the situation.

On April 21, Hong Hyun Hee, who appeared as the main character of the controversial skit, posted a message on her Facebook, saying, Sam HammingtonI was going to say this to you through text, but I decided to post this online because you said things in a problematic way. You made a generalization that I was belittling African Americans just by the way I dressed up, but that means [silly] characters like Young Gu and Maeng Gu would be making fun of autistic children. There also used to be a Korean comedy act called Dark Performance that received love for a really long time. Was that making fun of African Americans as well?

Former Idol Group Member Arrested For Smuggling Drugs, His Former Agency Responds
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Former Idol Group Member Arrested For Smuggling Drugs, His Former Agency Responds

Former Underdog member Steelo (real name: Lee Dong Hae) has been arrested for smuggling drugs.

On April 26, a source from Underdogs former agency 2able Company stated, Underdogs contract as well as Steelos contract have been canceled.

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The former members of Underdog have already dispersed, so we do not know what is happening at the moment, the source continued.

Meanwhile, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency investigated suspects who hid drugs in international mail or travel bags to sell them to entertainment businesses and employees in the Gangnam area. They were able to arrest 19 out of 101 suspects on April 26.

Former Idol Group Underdog Member Steelo Accused of Smuggling Drugs, His Former Agency Responds
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Former Idol Group Underdog Member Steelo Accused of Smuggling Drugs, His Former Agency Responds

This former idol group member was arrested for facilitating the smuggling of drugs into Korea.

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency had been investigating a large drug smuggling ring where suspects were hiding drugs in international mail or travel packets and having them sent to Korea, specifically Gangnam. UnderdogSteelo was one of 19 suspects out of a total of 101 who were arrested on April 26.

Steelo reportedly confirmed the allegations, saying that he was asked to participate in the drug smuggling and willing agreed to do so.