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'The King Loves' shares still cut of YoonA, Siwan, and Hong Jong Hyun in one scene
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'The King Loves' shares still cut of YoonA, Siwan, and Hong Jong Hyun in one scene

Upcoming MBC drama 'The King Loves' revealed a still cut of lead actors Siwan, Girls' Generation's YoonA, and Hong Jong Hyun in one scene!

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Filming for the newly revealed still cut took place this past April 16, amidst a full bloom of rhododendrons. YoonA seems to be in the middle of sneaking up on Siwan, signaling Hong Jong Hyun to stay quiet. 

'The King Loves' is a fictional, historical romance based on a romance novel of the same name. It will be filmed 100% prior to broadcast; no airing date has been announced yet. 

Im Siwan, Hong Jong Hyun, And YoonA Are A Lovely Trio In Upcoming MBC Drama
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Im Siwan, Hong Jong Hyun, And YoonA Are A Lovely Trio In Upcoming MBC Drama

MBCs new drama, The King Loves (working title), revealed a still of actors Im Siwan, Hong Jong Hyun, and Girls Generations YoonA on April 21.

The drama is a mellow historical fiction that tells a story of love and desire between the three leads. It is based in the Goryeo era, and is 100 percent pre-produced.

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The still is from a shoot from April 16 in Ganghwa County with Wang Won (Im Siwan), Eun San, (YoonA), and Wang Rin (Hong Jong Hyun).

International fans demand apology from SBS for Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit
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International fans demand apology from SBS for Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit

SBS comedy show 'People Searching For Laughter' has upset many international fans for allowing blackface during a skit.

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On the April 19 broadcast, comedian Hong Hyun Hee took part in a comedy skit. She played the daughter of the family who's an aspired comedian.

Hong Hyun Hee appears on stage with comical makeup with braids, exaggerated lipstick, and dark skin. Many international fans have pointed out that her makeup is racist blackface. Additionally, people feel there is cultural appropriation since she wore a Native American headdress as well.

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"The King Loves" Si Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong-hyeon

"The King Loves" adds visual to itself. The drama is based in Kanghwado Koryeo Mountains and stars Si Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong-hyun.

MBC drama "The King Loves" is a fiction medieval drama based in the Koryeo times. It's a pre-production and the cast is made up of Si Wan, Yoona, Hong Jong-hyun, Oh Min-suk, Jung Bo-suk, Jang Young-nam, Kim Ho-jin and more.

The first take of "The King Loves" took place in the Koryeo Mountains on the 16th. The take was of Si Wan (King Won), Yoona (Eun-san) and Hong Jong-hyun (Qinglin). The visual was outstanding along with the fully blossomed azaleas.

SBS responds to the criticism regarding Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit
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SBS responds to the criticism regarding Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit

SBS has responded to the controversy regarding comedian Hong Hyun Hee's blackface comedy skit on 'People Searching For Laughter'.

Following the April 20 broadcast, many international viewers issued complaints stating that Hong Hyun Hee's blackface was greatly offensive and racist.

In response to the criticism, SBS officially apologized, stating, "We apologize for not going over the content more carefully and causing concerns to many viewers. We immediately deleted the video online. We will make sure such an issue does not occur again in the future."