1126-00282-001b1.jpg?t=1416972548902Two days ago Gong Li leaves Taiwan with a smile, then her manager issues a statement1126-00282-001b2.jpg?t=1416972537418Chen Shiang-Chyi wins by one vote1126-00282-001b3.jpg?t=14169725072781126-00282-001b4.jpg?t=1416972504151Gong Li fans blast Joan Chen
courtesy of on.cc20141126fp01.jpgcourtesy of singtao.com_26maz1.jpgGong Li is upset about "falling off" the Golden Horse, blasting the event as unprofessional and unfair_26MA002_.jpgChen Shiang-Chyi's surprise Golden Horse Best Actress award leads to trouble
_26MA008_.jpgShu Kei on facebook calls Gong Li shortsighted_26MA007_.jpgShu Kei_26MA003_.jpgStephen Fung, Joan Chen, Aaron Kwok all voted for Gong Li, but she still lost.  Joan Chen was wrongly accused of blackballing Gong Li.  The ancient dispute rumors claimed that A SOUL HAUNTED BY A PAINTING originally wanted Joan Chen but gave the opportunity to Gong Li, and Chen's RED ROSE, WHITE ROSE Golden Horse Best Actress winning role originally was Gong Li's._26MA005_.jpgGong Li's COMING HOME character is highly difficult.  The jury says that hers is the textbook perfect acting._26MA006_.jpgChen Shiang-Chyi's EXIT performance is reserved and detailed, displaying a hard to grasp aura
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This year's Golden Horse Award has come to an end. The pre race favorite Gong Li was unable to become the Golden Horse Best Actress with the film COMING HOME. She even lost to Taiwan actress Chen Shiang-Chyi by one vote. Gong Li's manager yesterday not only called this award unprofessional but also said that she will never attend again.

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The 35 year old Zhang Ziyi and boyfriend Wang Feng's relationship has been stable and wedding rumors have become frequent. Two days ago Zhang Ziyi promoted her film THE CROSSING (TAI PING LUN) in Guangzhou. When she saw in the film she and Tong Dawei held their child despite all the difficulties for a family photo, she lamented that she too long for a family life. She said that her ideal life was to be with her parents and child and live happily. When will she wed Wang Feng? She followed the momentum and rushed Wang Feng. "It should be soon, I am not getting any younger."

Zhang Ziyi has bought advanced tickets for THE CROSSING and GONE WITH THE BULLETS. She said, "Mr. Wang will definitely watch too." She said that she definitely would book a screening of her own film for her family and friends, which was also her happiest moment. Zhang Ziyi in recent years have moved her center of focus back to the Mainland. She said that Hollywood provided Chinese actors limited opportunities. Back when she was lucky to run into the production team of MEMOIR OF A GEISHA. She said that she has already been given Hollywood scripts, currently one script is tempting her but she has not completely confirmed it yet.


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1126-00282-017b1.jpg?t=1416972094976Carlos Chan and Michelle Wai say their kiss scene feels like incest
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Artists Venus Wong Man Yik, Michelle Wai Si Nga and Carlos Chan Ka Lok last night attendd their film UNEXPECTED RELATIONSHIPS SOCIETY (OI MEI BUT MING GUAN HAI YIN GAU HOK WUI) charity screening. Rumored couples Wai Si Nga and Chan Ka Lok attended together. Being called "not avoiding dating publicly", Wai Si Nga said that he was like a little brother to her and revealed that Chan Ka Lok not only knew many members of the opposite sex but also was very lucky with people. When Wai Si Nga was asked if she could accept a relationship with a younger man, Chan Ka Lok cut in. "I will answer for her. She accepts relationships with younger men but she doesn't accept me!" She also joked that if they had kiss scenes they felt like incest.

Once rumored to be at odds with director Heiward Mak Hei Yan, Wong Man Yik dispelled the rumor with action. At the event she and Director Mak chatted and laughed. She said that they only changed collaboration format.


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A court offered mediation to ex-EXO member Luhan and SM Entertainment in an effort to reach a compromise before their court battle, it was belatedly learned.

The Seoul Central District Court decided last month to send the Luhan case to an arbitration panel just as it did for a similar case filed by former EXO member Kris.

In October, Luhan filed a lawsuit against SM Entertainment to nullify his exclusive contract with the management agency. The Chinese member has not returned to Korea since he left for China last month.

The court’s mediation offer would involve making a compromise prior to their official legal battle. If the judge thinks that both sides can come to an agreement, he or she can send the case to the arbitration department. Unlike other general hearings and trials, the arbitration proceeding allows the two parties to discuss the disputed issue more freely. If the two sides reach an agreement, the deal legally takes effect, just like a court ruling.

But it is unclear whether the two sides will be able to strike a deal. In the Kris case, the Chinese member and SM Entertainment stopped short of reaching a compromise in July.

KPOP Herald

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Han Ye Seul and Teddy are contiuing their loving relationship.

Actress Han Ye Seul and YG Entertainment′s composer and producer Teddy have been dating for about a year and a half.

Regarding the floating rumors that Han Ye Seul and Teddy have broken up, Han Ye Seul′s agency affiliate stated on November 26 that there is no problem between the two.

It was revealed that on days when she doesn′t have filming schedules for SBS′ Birth of a Beauty, she enjoys going on dates with Teddy. They were recently spotted by fans in Hongdae, enjoying a night date. A photo of Han Ye Seul and Teddy was spotted on the messenger service background on her phone as well.

Han Ye Seul and Teddy confirmed that they were dating in May 2013.


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Posters of "Criminal Designer" and "The Tailors" (Lotte Entertainment / Showbox)
Kim Woo-bin and Park Shin-hye are set to compete at the box office, as both have movies coming out on Christmas Eve.

Kim appears in “Criminal Designer,” about a group of tech-savvy outlaws aiming to steal 150 billion won ($140 million) from Incheon Customs Agency within 40 minutes. Kim plays the role of Ji-hyuk, the leader of the group.

Park stars in period film “The Tailors” deals with a story in “Sanguiwon,” a place inside the palace that tailors the formal clothes of Joseon era kings. Park’s character is a queen who lives a warlike life. She is immersed in a love-triangle with characters played by Yoo Yeon-suk and Go Soo.

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 The one-year modeling fee of hallyu stars Lee Min-ho and Kim Soo-hyun is expected to double in a year thanks to their skyrocketing popularity in Asia, according to a news report Wednesday.

Edaily reported that earlier this year, Lee and Kim received about 2 billion won ($1.8 million) each for a two-year contract for a single brand-modeling contract with advertisers.

But less than a year, the management agencies of the two stars are pushing to raise their one-year contract fees to about 2 billion won each.
Lee and Kim have gained rising popularity since their television dramas hit China and other Asian countries this year.

Kim shook up the Asian continent through SBS’ hit drama “My Love From the Star” while Lee cemented his top position through “The Heirs.”
The modeling fees being sought are reportedly the highest amount received by Korean celebrities. The daily said top actress Lee Young-ae, who starred in the “Jewelry in the Palace,” receives about 800 million won as a one-year modeling fee for a single brand.

She is followed by actors Jang Dong-gun, Rain (Jung Ji-hoon), Jun Ji-hyun, Song Hye-kyo, Lee Seung-gi and figure queen Kim Yu-na, who earn about 600 to 700 million won annually per contract through modeling.

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Hallyu star Lee Byung-hun repeatedly denied allegations that he was in a relationship with a model.

Lee’s refutation came during a closed-door court hearing on a blackmailing case on Monday, which lasted nearly three hours.

It was the second trial hearing on the scandal involving Lee, model Lee Ji-yeon and girl group GLAM member Dahee. Earlier, Lee sued the two women, claiming that they demanded 5 billion won ($4.7 million) in return for not disclosing a videotape of him having a lewd conversation with them.

During the second hearing, Lee confronted the two women for the first time since the case was brought to the police in August. He did not attend the first hearing. According to news reports, the actor denied model Lee’s allegations that the two were in a relationship.

When the model defendant presented one of their KakaoTalk conversations to prove that they were in a relationship, the actor reportedly struck back, saying, “It was a joke” and “I do not recall.”

After attending the hearing, the actor left the courtroom with a horde of news reporters and photographers waiting outside. Upon leaving the courtroom, the actor said, “I have been truthful and sincere about my witnesses at the court, and will wait for the court’s decision accordingly.”

The blackmailing scandal became known to the public when actor Lee turned to the police on Aug. 28. Model Lee and singer Dahee, aged 24 and 20, respectively, were arrested by the police on Sept. 1 and attended the first court hearing on Oct. 16.

The scandal broke out nearly 15 months after actor Lee married actress Lee Min-jung in August 2013.

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Nam Tae-hyun, a member of the new boy group Winner, apologized to his fans for speaking impolitely during a concert that took place on Nov. 22.

“I was talking to our fans as if I were talking to my friends, but if my comments offended some in the audience, I really apologize for it,” said Nam through online news outlet TV Report.

Winner participated in the concert “GS & Concert 2014” as one of the guests.

After the five-member boy group finished its performance, Kang Seung-yoon, the front man of the group, began to talk but his voice couldn’t be heard above the rooting fans.

That was when Nam told the audience, “He is talking” but he didn’t use honorific language.

“I wanted my fans to feel close to me, but I think I was wrong back then.”

Having started out in August, Winner debuted in the music scene with the title track “Empty.”

The boy group just finished its Japan tour and is working on its next album.

JoongAng Daily

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Actor Ji Sung and his actress wife Lee Bo-young are going to become parents.

According to Namoo Actors, Ji’s agency, “Ji is really excited to start a family.”

The two got married last September after seven years of dating. Lee is reportedly 10 weeks pregnant.

Both Ji and Lee led prolific acting careers even after they got married.

Ji starred in the drama series “Secret Love” last year and the film “Confession” this year.

Lee reached new heights after she appeared in the hit drama series “I Can Hear Your Voice” last year.

Lee has been taking some time off after “God’s Gift - 14 Days” came to an end in April.

The actress’s due date is around July.

JoongAng Daily

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