Archive for February 29, 2012
On February 29th, Joo YoungHoon, Jo YoungGoo, Jun HyeBin and 2PM’s Hwang ChanSung appeared on MBC’s ‘Golden Fishery – Radio Star’.
MC Yoon JongShin asked ChanSung, “Not long ago, 2PM went to Paris to have a performance. How was the reaction?”. In reply to this question, ChanSung said, “It turned out as a surprise because the response much was better than we thought.”
Yoon JongShin then proceeded with another question, “Then, which group was the most popular in Paris?”. Acknowledging Girls’ Generation’s popularity, ChanSung replied, “Of course it’s Girls’ Generation.”
Guess whose hands were described as ‘hands that call for a hand shake’?
Recently, various pictures of YoonA’s hands which were put together and posted on an online community forum have garnered huge attention among netizens.
The revealed image is a collection of many pictures of YoonA’s hands taken from various pictorials being put together, focusing solely on YoonA’s hands. With her beautiful face and long, fine fingers, one would immediately attempt a hand shake with YoonA.
Netizens who saw the collection of these pictures commented, “The owner of true superior genes”, “Please let me hold her hands once”, “It makes me really want to shake her hands”, etc.
On February 29th, J.Estina has announced that a fan signing event with Girls’ Generation will be held on March 11th at the AK Departmental Store in Suwon.
Customers who have made purchases of more than 100,000 won from February 23rd to March 5th stand a chance to attend the fan signing event. The announcement of the lucky winners will be made online on March 9th.
After appointing Girls’ Generation as their advertisement models, J.Estina had since named its products after the girls – ‘Jessica’s earrings’, ‘YoonA’s Angelica Bag’, ‘Tiffany’s earrings’, etc and the brand enjoyed a consistent upward trend in sales. The pre-ordering process of J.Estina’s upcoming products is currently in progress.
Photos of Yuri reading the script of ‘Fashion King’ with a look of concentration, as though she has fallen in love with it, were revealed recently.
In the photos taken at the set of the location shooting in New York, Yuri who took up the acting challenge for the first time was seen holding the script with a serious expression on her face. She seemed to be fully immersed in it as she was studying and reading through the script.
Yuri said, “A singer channels all his/her energy to make an impact for a short period of time but for acting, since one has to take a long breath and live as the character being played to produce an impact, I think it’s more difficult.” She added, “I’m having so much fun taking up this new and recent challenge.”
‘Fashion King’ is SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama and it will begin airing on March 19th.
Seohyun revealed a behind story about Girls’ Generation’s appearance on a French talk show.
During the recent recording of SBS ‘Strong Heart’, Seohyun said, “Girls’ Generation was the first Korean artist to have appeared on France’s popular program ‘Le Grand Journal’. Beyonce, Usher, Rihanna, Justin Bieber and other Hollywood stars had also attended this program in the past and it was a great honor to have gone on the program.”
She added, “The thought of being in France as the representative of Korea was not the only joy as we were surprised and amazed to hear the audience cheering and chanting in Korean.”
Girls’ Generation made their appearance on Canal+’s ‘Le Grand Journal’, which is the no.1 talk show in France on February 9th.
Besides Seohyun, this episode of ‘Strong Heart K-pop Star’ which will be aired on February 28th also features Se7en, Park EunHye, Park KyungRim, miss A’s Min and Suzy, Kim HakChul, K.Will, Lee HyunI, etc.
In order to attract more attention from the public, LG Electronics has brought together their recently appointed models, Girls’ Generation and their original model, Won Bin, for their new Cinema 3D Smart TV CF.
In the recent CF, it showed Girls’ Generation member Jessica releasing a dove and Won Bin who is watching from his LG Cinema 3D Smart TV trying to catch the dove as it came out to him from the screen. With these effects, LG has portrayed how ‘real’ TV has become.
The product CF will be released as four different CFs. One that has already been released was with Jessica and Won Bin; others will show Yoona, Yuri, Tiffany, and one with all the members.
A representative from LG Electronics commented, “By using the number 1 image of the group Girls’ Generation, who is leading the Hallyu Wave, and popular actor Won Bin, we wanted to upgrade our image to show that our product ‘LG Cinema 3D Smart TV’ could also be the number 1 of smart electronics.” He continued saying, “With the image and status of the models, we can create a synergy effect along with our brand. And we will also be showing CFs that will hopefully appeal to a wider community.”
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The scene of Lee MinHo and Yoona embracing each other in the rain has garnered a lot of attention from many viewers.
As models for the outdoor brand ‘Eider’, Lee MinHo and Yoona filmed a hugging scene as a part of their new TV commercial for the brand.
The still cut of the CF that has been gathering attention showed Lee MinHo and Yoona wearing their outdoor jackets with their hoods on and in a tight embrace in the rain, also surrounded by the rocky seaside. Lee MinHo’s sad face and lonely eyes in the pouring rain captivates the hearts of many and Yoona’s sad expressions in the arms of Lee MinHo has also aroused curiosity of the viewers.
Lee Min Ho and Yoona’s new Eider CF will start airing on both national and cable TV from March.
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On February 27th, according to the data by AGB Nielsen Media Research, JTBC’s ‘Girls’ Generation and Dangerous Boys’ aired on February 26th recorded a viewership rating of 0.952%, which is an increase of 0.225% from February 19th’s episode which recorded 0.697%.
In this episode, Girls’ Generation were at their final filming set and also the boys’ final goal on the show, the ‘Street Jam Dance Competition’. Seohyun and Sooyoung who could not hold back their emotions, burst into tears. As they watched the boys giving their all on the stage, Girls’ Generation members cheered for them tirelessly.
On February 27th, a post with attached pictures taken from the making video of SBS ‘Fashion King’ was published on a portal site forum. In the photo, Yuri and Shin SeKyung showcased their glamorous beauty through their strong and bold poses together with the male actors.
Yuri put both her hands on Lee JeHoon’s shoulder with a rather faint expression in her eyes. Shin SeKyung on the other hand, leaned against Yoo AhIn with a captivating pose. With their own unique poses and styles, the two gorgeous women looked as if they were competing against each other in between the short instances of the camera shutters.
The new SBS Monday-Tuesday drama ‘Fashion King’ will be aired starting March 19th at 9.55pm KST.
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