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Kim Jae-joong recounts “creepy” experiences with stalker fans: “They had come in and taken pictures”

Kim Jae-joong, an ex-member of TVXQ! has opened up about dealing with sasaeng fans during his time in the boyband.Kim recently released a special episode of his YouTube series JaeFriends in support of his 20th anniversary studio album ‘Flower Garden’. While the singer typically hosts the series, the new episode features him as the interviewee while being interviewed by guest host Younghoon of THE BOYZ.During the episode, Younghoon says that he had always been curious about Kim’s experience with sasaeng fans, as he frequently saw news stories about fans breaking into TVXQ’s dorms growing up.

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Watch the trailer for ‘Broker’, starring IU and ‘Parasite’’s Song Kang-ho
Broker, starring South Korean singer IU and Parasite star Song Kang-ho, has finally arrived.The clip opens with a woman (played by IU) humming to herself as she tends to a crying baby, before cutting to a man in the driver’s seat of a car, glancing at a baby in a casket in the seat next to him.We see him transporting the baby to an undisclosed location with the help of a team, saying: “In a way, I guess you could say it’s an act of good faith?” It’s then revealed that the man has plans to sell the baby, and is part of an illegal operation that does so, with two detectives hot on their heels.Broker marks acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first-ever Korean-language film, which will premiere in competition at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival next month. Kore-eda previously bagged the Palme d’Or prize at the festival for Shoplifters in 2018.Featuring a star-studded cast, including Parasite’s Song Kang-ho, singer-actress IU, Bae Doo-na (The Silent Sea, Sense8), Gang Dong-won (Peninsula) and Lee Joo-young (Itaewon Class, Times), Broker follows Sang-hyun (played by Song) who sets up a baby box where parents are able to anonymously leave their babies for him find new parents for.Self-described as a “broker” of goodwill, Sang-hyun works with Dong-soo (Gang) in this line of work, during which they cross paths with So-young (IU), who leaves her own baby in the baby box.