Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo Leave Running Man in Major Show Overhaul


All’s not well in Running Man land, and the ones to suffer the most from the fallout will likely be loyal fans of the long running popular variety show. K-ent is buzzing from 24-hours worth of show said/cast said news on the abrupt and shocking casting shakeup in RM. News broke first that Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo would be leaving the show, and before fans could properly digest that shocker then came news that neither wanted to leave and were in fact fired by the production and forcibly pushed out to make way for a major overhaul to try and revive ratings. Both were told in recent days that the producers were considering changes to the structure but had no clue it would lead to their exit from the show. This would mark the third big exit from RM in 2016 alone, first was Gary and now his onscreen lady gal Ji Hyo and the show’s muscle man Kim Jong Kook. Word on the street is that the producers are looking to sign on veteran variety star Kang Ho Dong to join. Continue reading

Song Joong Ki Dethrones Jeon Ji Hyun in Top Spot for 2016 Annual Poll of Most Popular CF Star in South Korea

Congrats is in store for yet another accomplishment for this year’s Hallyu star breakout Song Joong Ki. already a well known and acclaimed young actor in South Korea but reached a much wider stage this year with the success of … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook Take the 1-2 Position Atop the K-ent People Power List of 2016

Even topping this poll once is cause for congratulations so this is certainly the cherry on top of K-actor Song Joong Ki‘s crazy year of popularity to rank number 1 in the Power People List of 2016. It’s the 47th … Continue reading

Audience Poll Reveals Hallyu Stars the Chinese Fans are Most Looking Forward to in 2016

The top echelons of popularity when it comes to Hallyu stars feels like one of those elite clubs – hard to get in but once in it’s a breezy ride to stay on top. How else to explain the enduring … Continue reading