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1) Newspaper name: My Paper
2) Country: Singapore
3) Language: English
JYJ Kim Jaejoong Proves Popularity. Even a Newspaper in Singapore Introduces Photos of His Home Done With a Discerning Eye
The interior of the home of Kim Jaejoong, group JYJ’s member, has been revealed through the interior design magazine Maison. These photos have been published in a newspaper in Singapore as well and thus has become the talk of the town.
Kim Jaejoong revealed through the November issue of Maison his home. Prior to that, Maison revealed the photos of the home through Facebook and relayed: “Kim Jaejoong’s home is showing the model of a home lived by a man in his twenties alone and is decorated overall in a mannish feel.”
Further, Maison highly praised Kim Jaejoong’s personality, saying: “Kim Jaejoong meticulously checked the design even during the filming of the SBS TV drama Protect the Boss. He has a great eye and so I felt that he would do well as a design collector also. Personally, through this work with Kim Jaejoong I was able to overcome many of my preconceptions about celebrities and idols.”
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For nearly a year, JYJ has been banned from Korean TV stations, they expressed frankly that they feel sad about being prevented from performing in their own country.
According to South Korean media reports, the three former members of TVXQ, Jejung, Yuchun and Junsu, who have made a new start as JYJ. However, it has been rumoured that Lee Soo Man of SM(their former company) had obstructed their appearance on KBS, making KBS blacklist JYJ, citing that they are involved in a lawsuit as the excuse.
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Today, ‘The Straits Times’, the most widely read newspaper in Singapore, reported on the Outrage over ‘slave contracts’ for Korean stars.
(I’ll be only posting the main points therefore I skipped some parts)
The Straits Times reported:
SEOUL – BEHIND all the glitter and glamour of the Korean Wave, or hallyu, many popular girl and boy groups here are struggling to assert their rights against powerful talent management companies.
Many of these celebrities and wannabes are bound by long-term contracts – some lasting over a decade – that also force them to put in long hours on punishing schedules. Some women are said to be forced to offer sex services to sponsors.