K-ent Stars with Top Grades and University Degrees

Korea loves its stars for being all-natural beauties and/or super smartie pants. That’s why Kim Tae Hee is basically untouchable, going to Korea’s top university Seoul National and even twenty years later looking like she did in high school. Ability to get good grades in school, which isn’t necessarily correlated to intelligence and definitely not to EQ, doesn’t a good actor or actress make, but to K-netizens it remains one of Korea’s barometer’s of value.

Aside from Kim Tae Hee, the other handful of top university graduates are fellow Seoul National beauty Honey Lee, who is also taken as she’s dating Yoon Kye Sung. Kyunghee University beauty Han Ga In also has the brains, scoring 384 out of 400 points in the college entrance exams. On the men side, Kim Jung Hoon is a Seoul National college student but decided to leave to pursue his acting career full time, and on the other side is Lee Sang Yoon who graduated in the Physics department also from Seoul National. Both men are still available so scoop ’em up ladies! Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actresses Show the Before and After

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

K-media Assembles Top 5 Most Beautiful Actresses in Kim Hee Sun, Son Ye Jin, Han Ga In, Song Hye Kyo, and Kim Tae Hee

With Descendants of the Sun doing gangbuster prime time ratings, the best since You From Another Star two years ago, it gives K-media a chance to wax rhapsodic about the A-list actresses who continue to deliver in looks and/or ratings. A … Continue reading

Kim Tae Hee, Lee Young Ae, and Jeon Ji Hyun Top the Netizen’s Ranking of the 20 Most Beautiful Female K-stars

Kim Tae Hee is having a very good August 2015, that’s for sure. Her new drama Yongpal with Joo Won is a major hit (relatively speaking in this day and age of depressed television ratings), and now she’s garnered another … Continue reading

Thrice Married Woman Can’t Finalize its Cast Because Writer Kim Soo Hyun Keeps Axing the Leads

This story warms my cockles because it proves that someone with talent and clout actually still cares about quality in Korean entertainment. Everyone’s likely heard now about the casting “problems” with the upcoming weekend drama Thrice Married Woman (She Gets … Continue reading

A Star-studded Premiere for K-movie Secretly, Greatly

This might be one of the most star-packed K-movie premieres I’ve seen in a long time, which goes to show that Kim Soo Hyun’s star is incredibly high and his agency Key East Entertainment has lots and lots of A-list … Continue reading

Thieves Holds Star-Studded Movie Premiere in Korea

The star-studded caper movie Thieves held its media movie premiere in Korea this week, and in attendance was a coterie of K-stars even more high wattage than usual. That’s not surprising since the movie cast itself consists of some top-notch … Continue reading