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Singer-turned-designer Im Sang A divorces

Former Korean pop diva Im Sang A ended her 13-year marriage with her American husband Jamie Propp, online celebrity news outlet OSEN reported on Wednesday. “Im Sang A divorced music producer Jamie Propp, whom she married in 2001,” OSEN reported. The couple has one daughter. The precise d...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:31

Established shows win out at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― “Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” triumphed at Monday’s Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart o...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:39

‘Game of Thrones’ eyes Emmys glow

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― With a staggering 19 nominations, royal feud saga “Game of Thrones” will cast a long shadow over Monday’s Emmy awards, akin to the Oscars of U.S. television.Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels about power struggles between dueling clans in seven mythi...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:40

Amazon seeks to reach viewers with ‘Hand of God’

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Dana Delany had an urge. While playing the take-no-prisoners wife of a law-bending judge in the upcoming Amazon pilot “Hand of God,” an indecent inclination by the veteran actres...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:03

Robin Williams’ suicide casts shadow over Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― The Emmy Awards take center stage Monday with “Breaking Bad,” “True Detective” and “Orange is the New Black” among the favorites of TV’s 66th annual version of the Oscars. But this year’s ceremony will be overshadowed by the apparent Aug. 11 suicide of Hollywoo...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:00

Debbie Reynolds to get SAG award

Actress Debbie Reynolds poses in Beverly Hills, California on May 21. (AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) ― The Screen Actors Guild is honoring Debbie Reynolds for her professional and humanitarian accomplishments....

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:28

Oil pipeline opponents plan concert in cornfield

NELIGH, Nebraska (AP) ― Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast. Bold Nebraska said Monday the concert will be held Sept. 27 on a farm ne...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:25

Aduba, Janney among creative arts Emmy winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Uzo Aduba is an Emmy winner for her breakout role as a prisoner known as “Crazy Eyes” in Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.” The series received two other awards for casting and picture editing at the creative arts Emmy ceremony Saturday honoring technical and oth...

Updated : 2014.08.17 20:55

Smith suspended for comments on domestic abuse

NEW YORK (AP) ― ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don’t do anything to pr...

Updated : 2014.07.30 20:50

Paris Hilton names G-Dragon as her favorite musician

American socialite Paris Hilton said on a TV show that her favorite Korean artist is G-Dragon of K-pop boy band Big Bang.  “Among Korean musicians, I like G-Dragon,” the Hilton heiress said during ...

Updated : 2014.07.24 18:26

Fashion items of Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun auctioned off

Two cherished fashion items donated by Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun, co-stars of the mega-hit TV series “My Love from the Star,” have been sold in an auction, the event’s organizers said Wednesday.The auction was held on Sunday at Seoul’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza, where a special exhibi...

Updated : 2014.07.23 19:14

‘Ninja Warrior’ competitor wants to inspire others

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ― A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, 1.5-meter, 45-kilogram gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 milli...

Updated : 2014.07.21 19:53

Actress Lee Ha-na gives thumbs up to Lee Soo-hyuk’s fit body

South Korean actress Lee Ha-na praised her costar Lee Soo-hyuk for his masculine body at the press conference for the drama “The King of High School Manners” held Monday in Ilsan, Gyeonggi province....

Updated : 2014.07.21 18:48

Seo In-guk tells of what makes his role attractive

South Korean actor and singer Seo In-guk pointed out that “honesty” is what makes his role attractive in the drama “The King of High School Manners.” In the tvN rom-com, the singer-turned-actor c...

Updated : 2014.07.21 18:45

Paris Hilton under fire for alleged tardiness at events

American socialite Paris Hilton has faced criticism from some Korean news organizations for her alleged late arrivals at some events.The Hilton heiress arrived in Seoul on Thursday for a two-day trip ...

Updated : 2014.07.21 10:37