Actor Shin Sung Rok Personally Apologizes For Drama Man Who Dies To Lives Controversy Regarding Islam Culture

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Actor Shin Sung Rok personally apologizes for drama 'Man Who Dies to Live's controversy regarding Islam culture
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Actor Shin Sung Rok personally apologizes for drama 'Man Who Dies to Live's controversy regarding Islam culture

When MBC drama 'Man Who Dies to Live' first aired back on July 19, the contents angered international fans for inappropriate usage of clothing, settings, and other objects from Islam culture.

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After the controversy, MBC issued an apology to international fans for their mistakes, and the drama came to a wraps this past August 24. Lead male actor Shin Sung Rok held an interview with media outlets in light of his drama coming to an end, where he personally apologized for the past controversy regarding Islam culture.

MBC Apologizes For Inappropriate Portrayal Of Muslims In Drama Man Who Dies To Live
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MBC Apologizes For Inappropriate Portrayal Of Muslims In Drama Man Who Dies To Live

On July 21, MBC posted an official apology on Twitter after being criticized for misrepresenting Islamic culture in new drama Man Who Dies To Live in a way that many deemed disrespectful.

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MBC opened the post by explaining that the drama is fictional and apologized for any possible harm they may have caused. The broadcasting station repeatedly emphasized that they did not intend to offend any specific culture or religion, and closed the post by assuring viewers that they will be more cautious in the future.

Park Shi Hoo Apologizes For Controversy From 2013 At Drama Press Conference
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Park Shi Hoo Apologizes For Controversy From 2013 At Drama Press Conference

On August 29, the cast and director of KBS2s My Golden Life attended the weekend dramas press conference, where actor Park Shi Hoo addressed his controversy from 2013.

My Golden Life marks the actors first project from a public broadcasting station since his 2013 sexual assault case, which caused him to go on hiatus for a few years. During that time, the actor worked mostly overseas in China and Japan. The charges were eventually dropped and Park Shi Hoo returned to Korea through the OCN drama Neighborhood Hero.

Lee Jung Shin Talks About Wanting To Be An Actor And CNBLUE Member Forever
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Lee Jung Shin Talks About Wanting To Be An Actor And CNBLUE Member Forever

CNBLUEs Lee Jung Shin showed off a more mature side of himself through his latest pictorial with fashion magazine CeCi.

During his interview, he talked about his current promotions as an actor and CNBLUE member, saying, I fall in love with my career the more I pursue it. Theyre jobs I want to have forever.

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I learned that lashing out at myself will not always fix my problems, he added.

While discussing his experiences with acting, he said, Im still in the beginning stages. I want to go through various experiences whatever they are.

QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Ideal K-Drama Actor Type By Your Taste In Dramas?
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QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Ideal K-Drama Actor Type By Your Taste In Dramas?

With all the amazing actors and rookie actors coming out in dramas these days, it can be tough to pin-point who your ideal type is. Think we have what it takes to figure out who exactly your ideal K-drama actor type is based on your preference in dramas? Take this quiz to find out!

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