Ivy

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Ivy was born on the 7th of November, 1982 and is a South Korean singer, model and at the same time occasional actress. Despite of her own successes, one of her song’s music video had caused controversies, as it gives a fight scene between Tifa Lockheart and Loz from the Final Fantasy VII Advent Children, without even a proper permission even though there is a disclaimer on the said video. In April, the Seoul Central District Court had decided to ban the music video from being shown on television, and they had stated, “Most of the clip is noticeably similar to scenes from the film”. The story has received some coverage on gaming blogs internationally which also includes Kotaku that noted that the director once stated that he does not able to din any contact information about Square Enix.In the year 2008, under the pseudonym, “The lighthouse”, she had written the lyrics for Dear Mom of Girl’s Generation’s mini album called Gee and Last Girt for SHINee’s first album entitled, SHINee World. The songs were then composed by her boyfriend namely, Kim Tae Sung.Once her comeback had further delayed by some problems with her management company, she then released her third album, I Be, with the contributions from artists like PSY and Nam Gyuri. She had also changed her management company from Fantom Entertainment to De Chocolate E&TF.The first song that was released is the “Goodbye Tears” alongside with its promotional video. The song had reached the number one spot on various online charts. However, the title song that was chose is “Touch Me” which is a techno dance track that was written by PSY. The music video for it was released on the 23rd of October, 2009. But later on, it was banned from being broadcasted three days after because of inappropriate viewing of minors because of its sexual references.Ivy had also stars with her own 13 episode reality show on M.Net which was named as “IVY BACK”, the first episode of the said show had started to air on the 27th of October, 2009. After doing her special showcase on her new album, she had officially made her comeback debut with “Touch Me” on SBS’s Inkigayo on the1st of November, 2009.Due to her problems with her past Management Company, MBC and KBS, she does not have the chance to perform on the weekly music shows such as “Music Core” and “Music Bank” of the two respective channels.On the 10th of January, 2011, the singer’s social security number had leaked out in the internet after an article that shows about an episode of IVY BACK had failed to censor it out on the photo of her while holding some of her possessed documents. And this end up for almost all of her accounts to be hacked by someone. Her company had then stated that they will be going to take some legal actions against the netizens who had hacked the singer’s personal accounts.

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