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[V Report] GFriend’s Umji enjoys casual broadcast with bandmates

  • Published : Sept 6, 2020 - 20:26
  • Updated : Sept 6, 2020 - 20:26

Broadcast dates: Sept. 5-6

Starring: GFriend, Taemin, ITZY, Rocket Punch


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Umji of GFriend took to V Live for a casual chat broadcast from the group’s dorm.

Barely wearing any makeup, the team’s youngest member said, “I’ve been thinking whether I should do it in a vertical or horizontal way for 15 minutes.”

She joked, “I’m also charging my phone right now, so there won’t be any excuse to turn off the broadcast due to lack of battery.”

Bandmate Yerin joined the broadcast, but didn’t appear on camera, telling viewers that she wasn’t satisfied with her look that day.

While talking about various topics such as movies and food, Umji was spotted yawning. Yerin jokingly said, “Is my story about cheese that boring?”

Umji replied, “No, that’s a misunderstanding! I yawn habitually although I’m not sleepy or tired. I even yawn at fan meetings.”

She then added that she’d been sleep-deprived lately as she often went to bed in the wee hours.

“But today, I’ll try to go to bed early,” she added.

Watch the full clip at: https://www.vlive.tv/video/211574.


Taemin set to impress with ‘Criminal’

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Taemin’s grand entrance as a soloist is imminent.

The 27-year-old K-pop star, a member of SHINee, shared a sneak peek at his upcoming single “Criminal” on Friday via his V Live channel.

In the video, Taemin is decked out in a pirate-like outfit, dancing while wearing an eye patch and an elegant suit. He also appears handcuffed, and with some facial injuries, while performing the powerful choreography. Known for his unique dance flair, the clip set the tone for what’s to come from his dark-themed return.

Set to drop Monday, “Criminal” fronts the musician’s fourth solo album, “Never Gonna Dance Again: Act 1.”

Watch the full clip at: https://www.vlive.tv/video/211580.


ITZY performs ‘Not Shy’ in hanbok

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ITZY got decked out in Korean traditional dress, hanbok, to surprise fans.

The event was held at the request of fans where they voted for several versions of the “Not Shy” dance practice video. Among various concepts, which included school uniforms and pajamas, hanbok won the vote with 33 percent.

Clad in colorful hanbok, the girls danced to their recent single “Not Shy” and showcased their charm.

As newcomers to the scene and the first girl group coming out of JYP since Twice debuted in 2015, the five-piece act made a big splash with debut single “Dalla Dalla,” which received over 14 million views within 24 hours of its release on YouTube.

ITZY dropped its third EP, “Not Shy,” fronted by a lead track of the same title, Aug. 17.

Watch the full clip at: https://www.vlive.tv/video/211585.


Juri of Rocket Punch comments on her own YouTube videos

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Juri of Rocket Punch got fans revved up by commenting on her own YouTube channel, “Juriful Days.”

“Hello, it’s been a few days since ‘Juriful Days’ came out on YouTube, and it got 162,292 (views) already. I was surprised that so many people were watching it. So I’m going to watch this clip, read comments and talk about it,” she said.

Juri first talked about her daily beauty routine, saying, “I cover my face with cotton pads soaked in toner. It’s been my routine since I was an idol, AKB, in Japan. It’s a routine before makeup in the morning.

She also went on to explain why she’d decided to start her own YouTube channel, how she’d had to seek help editing amid her busy schedule and how she was thrilled to have so many viewers already.

Watch the full clip at: https://www.vlive.tv/video/211475.


Naver’s real-time broadcasting app V allows fans to interact with their favorite K-pop stars through live broadcasts. The app is available for Android and iOS. For more information, visit http://www.vlive.tv.

By The Korea Herald (khnews@heraldcorp.com)

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