The lawsuit filed by Ms. Choi against former boyfriend, Kim Hyun Joong, in what is called the ex-girlfriend scandal, was blamed last week by the actor’s lawyer for causing him to lose potential income. As a result, “Descendants of the Sun” actor Song Joong-ki had surged ahead of the “Boys Over Flowers” star in income from endorsements and concerts in China and South Korea.

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However, on Monday, as the embattled former boy band SS501 main rapper celebrates his 30th birthday, a record label had good news to help Kim Hyun Joong restart his flagging showbiz career. Universal Music Japan announced on the same day the release in fall of a new album titled "The Best of KIM HYUN JOONG - 5th Anniversary."

The album not only celebrates his birthday but also commemorates the fifth anniversary solo debut. The music label said it would provide more details about the album later. The rapper is actually serving his compulsory two-year military service as a border patrol which he enlisted on May 12, 2015. He will be officially discharged on Feb. 11, 2017.

On Twitter, his fans posted greetings and photos of Kim Hyun Joong. The fans used the hashtag #HappyHyunJoongDay to celebrate his birthday.

Henecia India made a donation to an orphanage on behalf of the Korean celebrity. KPop Radio would feature the singer and actor on its Sunday 8:30 p.m. show and Monday 7 a.m. show.

The SS501 Forever Fans, in their birthday greeting, tweeted on June 5, “Advance Happy Happy Birthday! To the best leader, hyung, oppa, hottie!”