Looking back at 2015: Entertainment news

In the second of four retrospective articles, we recall some of the entertainment stories that caught our eye in 2015. We’ve left out a few of the more scurrilous stories.

Also, a few sad deaths of people outside the entertainment industry.

Entertainment

Ode to my Father

Oh My Girl - detained
Oh My Girl – detained
  • In the same week the Moranbong Band’s performances in Beijing were cancelled (depending on whom you believe, the DPRK were offended that Chinese attendance was downgraded because of the DPRK’s announcement that they had the H-bomb; or the girls were offended that the Chinese wanted to change the programme to exclude some of the paeans to the DPRK leadership), South Korean band Oh My Girl never made it through immigration at LA Airport. It was first reported that immigration barred them for apparently being sex workers, but subsequently it was because they didn’t have the right visa to do their planned impromptu performance.
IU would have to look for other sources of income
IU would have to look for other sources of income
Wonder Girls
Wonder Girls

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Chun Kyung-ja, Kim Young-sam and Lee Mae-bang
Chun Kyung-ja, Kim Young-sam and Lee Mae-bang

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