top ten Trending Korean Entertainment news In 2017 #April_23April 23, 2019
By Adrian | December 31, 2017
2017 has been a dynamic yet turbulent eventful year in the Korean entertainment world as we see many ups and downs, including those heartbroken and mournful moments.
As we are counting down to the final remaining hours of 2017, here’s a recap of the 10 top trending news in HelloKpop this year (in no particular order) where we could reflect on what has happened, move on, and look forward for a brand new exciting 2018.
Termed as the “wedding of the century”, it is with no doubt that the nuptial between Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo was one of the top trending news in the Korean entertainment world, smashing mainstream headlines worldwide daily since the sudden announcement of their relationship on 5 July 2017 to their big day on 31 October 2017.
The two, who played the lead roles in the hit drama Descendants of the Sun , had been embroiled in several dating rumors before they officially confirmed their romantic involvement on 5 July 2017.
Kissasian.com had been a popular streaming site of shows for Korean lovers from various countries such as Korea, China, Hong Kong, The Philippines, and even North Korea until February 2017.
However, this news has raised serious concerns on pirate sites that offer free K-drama downloads or streaming contents, especially such sites potentially contain viruses or malware that steal personal data.
When Gary decided to post a photo on his Instagram to announce that he was already married with his non-celebrity girlfriend, fans of Monday Couple and Running Man were shocked as they had always been shipping him and Song Ji Hyo until then.
It was like a dream come true for Weightlifting Fairy fans when the lead K-drama couple that they shipped became a couple in reality.
Having seen the photo, fans couldn’t help but got worried for Song Joong Ki’s health.