Miss Lee Drops Charges; Yoochun Sex Assault Case Still Not Closed (Yet)

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On June 15, 2016 Korean Time, the Seoul Gangnam Police Station and C-JeS Entertainment announced that the Yoochun sex assault charges have been dropped. However, police have not stated if the investigation as a whole has been dropped. On June 14,… Continue Reading

Yoochun Scandal: Conflicting Reports Emerge About Miss Lee’s Claims


Note: We at What the Hallyu believe in the law and innocence until proven guilty. We are just reporting on the information being released. We are not here to blame Yoochun or slander him, just like we’re not here to… Continue Reading

JYJ’s Yoochun Accused of Alleged Sexual Assault


On June 13, 2016, news broke that JYJ’s Yoochun is being accused of sexual assault that occurred in the early morning hours of June 4, 2016. 

Cube Rep: “4Minute Will Disband”; HyunA Re-Signs


UPDATE 2 (6/13/16 1:34pm): A rep said talks with 4Minute are still ongoing, but due to differences in opinion, the girls decided to disband. The rep said, “As the contract end date approaches, the members have been in discussions for renewal, but while… Continue Reading

May 2016 K-Pop: Top 15


It’s that time of the month again! No, no! Not that! No: It’s Top Ten time. Except, May meant a pickup in the K-Pop world, so there were quite a few songs we liked this month, so we expanded our… Continue Reading

Sunday Rant: Zelo, Crowd-Surfing, and Inappropriate Touching- Which One Doesn’t Belong?


It’s been awhile since we’ve done a rant article. We apologize. Well… actually, I (Ellie) apologize. Since I started teaching again, my time has literally been eaten up by grading presentations and dealing with student issues, so writing became secondary.… Continue Reading

Top 50 K-Pop Songs from 2016’s First Quarter


2016 is shaping up to be a weak year in the K-Pop department. We’re not the only ones who feel that way. There really hasn’t been anything that jumps out at us screaming “I’m the best song out there!” There… Continue Reading

Reader-Request Friday: Top 50 K-Pop Songs from 2010


As part of our Reader Request segment, we got asked the following:   “Hey guys! For a reader request, do a #TBT for your top 50 K-Pop songs from 2010!”   We thought about it and decided “challenge accepted!” After… Continue Reading

What LOE 2016 Meant to Me: An Open Letter to B.A.P

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Dear B.A.P, You don’t know me. You probably never will. I’m just another face in the crowd there to cheer for you and support your dreams. On April 23, 2016, I was one face in the sea of 4,000, then… Continue Reading