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Too many similar faces amongst Kpop idols?

Too many similar faces amongst Kpop idols these days?

This was an observation by a Korean netizen who posted up a series of photos for comparison some of Kpop idols who look alike on an online portal community site recently. The post has attracted the attention of many other netizens.

There were many who agrees with this netizen while there were also many who disagree. What is your take? Go under the cut for more photos.

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KARA’s first live perf of ‘Mister’ on Japanese broadcast received lukewarm responses?

Girlgroup KARA had their first live stage on a famous Japanese program for their Japanese debut.

KARA appeared on Nihon TV ‘Sukira – Mariwood’ on the morning of 11th August after releasing their debut Japanese single ‘Mister’. The ‘Mariwood’ corner on the show is said tobe a popular corner introducing some of the biggest stars like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber etc.

The girls performed the song ‘Mister’. But the response for the girls’ live performance vocal capabilities is just lukewarm from TV viewers. Even though Han SeungYeon and Nicole did fine, the overall vocal performance of the group was said to be lacking.

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KARA Nicole reveals, “My Korean name is Jung YongJoo”

KARA Nicole reveals her Korean name.

Nicole was on SBS Good Sunday – Hero Girls aired on 1st August when she revealed, “My Korean name is Jung YongJoo.”

And when asked about the meaning of her Korean name, Nicole explained, “The cintamani of the dragon.” which had the other members laughing.

Other than Nicole, the other members also revealed their real name. Jung GaEun is Baek SeongHyang, Hong SooAh is Hong GeunYeong. Hong SooAh said, “Last time, my manager oppa had a dream. He was walking on a street and a grandfather kept saying ‘SooAh SooAh’. And after I changed my name to SooAh, I get to do many endorsements.”

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KARA Nicole, “It’s tough living prettily”

KARA Nicole makes a surprise voice appearance on ‘SaeBaKwi’.

On MBC ‘SaeBaKwi’ aired on 31st July, guest appearance Jo HyeRyeon had made a phone called to Nicole during a speed quiz segment.

Nicole was sleeping when she picked up the call, and her voice and speech had everyone present cracking up. The MCs then asked, “Did you pick up this call while sleeping?” and Nicole said, “A little.”

And it was revealed that Nicole has been on weight control. With that Park Miseon said, “It’s tough living right?” and Nicole, “It is tough living prettily.”

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Myung-col Tribe collaboration ‘Whale’ revealed on 20th July!

Myung-col Tribe (Park MyungSoo, Nicole and E-Tribe) reveals their collaboration song ‘Whale’.

The song is a light dance number ideal for the summer. The MV revealed for the song is also a fun and cute MV picturing Park MyungSoo and Nicole as whales.

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Park MyungSoo and Nicole to sing the new version of ‘NaengMyeon (Cold Noodles)’

A new version of song ‘NaengMyeon (Cold Noodles)’, which took the Korean music scene by storm last Summer, will be released. The first version of the song was sang by So Nyeo Shi Dae Jessica and Park MyungSoo, and for this new version KARA Nicole and Park MyungSoo will be singing it.

An official announced on 13th July, “Park MyungSoo and Nicole did recordings for the new version of song ‘NaengMyeon’ on 14th July. Rather than calling it the followup song to ‘NaengMyeon’, this is a new version and a lighthearted song ideal for summer.”

The first version released last year was written by ETribe. And this time ETribe is ropped in for the new version of the song. The song is also set for reveal on 20th July. It will not have any relation to MBC ‘Infinite Challenge’ like the previous version did last year.

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miss A Min revealed to be close friends with HyoYeon and Nicole

New girlgroup miss A member Min is said to be close friend to So Nyeo Shi Dae HyoYeon and KARA Nicole.

miss A is the upcoming girlgroup under label AQ Entertainment and consists of Korean members Min and Suzy, and Chinese members Fei and Jia. And for member Min, it is known that she is close friend with HyoYeon and Nicole.

She revealed, “Back then, I attended dance school Little Winners with HyoYeon. We made a team and did public performances together. Even now, we often keep in touch. HyoYeon was so excited about news of my debut. And through HyoYeon I knew Nicole. We meet up often to chit chat.”

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Kim HeeChul, YoonA and Nicole battle it out to see who has the longest solo parts in songs on Family Outing 2

Idol group members come together for a one-of-a-kind battle.

On SBS Family Outing 2 aired on 27th June, Super Junior Kim HeeChul, So Nyeo Shi Dae YoonA and KARA Nicole got together for a battle to see how long each of their part in their group’s title song is.

However after singing each of their parts out, the 3 of them were embarrassed to know that none of them have parts more than 1 minute. Kim HeeChul has the shortest part with less than 37 seconds of air time in total for 6 of Super Junior’s songs all added up. And there was a funny episode on the show when Kim HeeChul revealed that his part of the song is to shout ‘Super Junior’.

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