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Korean Stars Who Were Kicked Out of Dramas

The South Korean entertainment industry is a harsh world. No matter how talented a celebrity is, when they get embroiled in a scandal that could damag

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The South Korean entertainment industry is a harsh world. No matter how talented a celebrity is, when they get embroiled in a scandal that could damage their reputation, chances are they could be stripped off from the production unit.

Although controversies don’t necessarily end careers, here are some of the most popular stars whose lights were dimmed due to scandals. Read more!

Ji Soo

Ji Soo built his career purely with his talents and was able to rose to stardom for his performances as second male lead in popular dramas like “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon.”

Ji Soo(Photo : Ji Soo’s Instagram)

In 2021, he was set to take on his first ever major acting role in the drama “River Where The Moon Rises” along with Kim So Hyun.

However, due to the problem of bullying he had done prior to his acting debut, he was put under fire and received huge backlash.

KBS to Possibly Drop Ji Soo as the Main Lead in Ongoing Drama 'River Where the Moon Rises' + Show Cancels Filming in Light of the Actor’s Scandal(Photo : Ji Soo Official Instagram)

He canceled his role as the main character in the drama in the middle of production. Up until now, he hasn’t bounced back and is taking his time away from the limelight.

Seo Ye Ji

Seo Ye Ji was about to star in a Kim Nam Gil drama, which was one of the most anticipated works at the time. However, a scandal tainted her name, which resulted in her getting stripped off the role.

Seo Ye Ji(Photo : Gold Medalist Instagram) Seo Ye Ji

She was embroiled in a gaslighting situation with her ex-boyfriend and fellow actor Kim Jung Hyun, where she would manipulate the actor into doing things that could also damage his career.

Because of this, she has been turned down many endorsement deals. Fortunately, she was able to reclaim herself.

Seo Ye Ji(Photo : tvN’s Official Instagram)

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APRIL Naeun

The idol-actress was supposed to play the role of a hacker in the drama “Taxi Driver.”

SBS Will Take Out Naeun's Appearance in Upcoming Episode of 'Delicious Rendezvous'(Photo : Naeun’s Official Instagram)

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Unfortunately, she had to leave the drama even before she started filming. This happened because of the news about her bullying scandal that allegedly involved other APRIL members.

Currently, there is still no news about the idol-actress’ return to the small screen. APRIL Naeun’s solid fans are still waiting for her to come back soon!

Kim Young Dae

In 2021, Kim Young Dae was set to lead the eight installment of KBS2’s “School” franchise.

Kim Young Dae - Shooting Stars Still(Photo : tvN’s Official Instagram)

He was reported to decorate the screen with WEi Kim Yo Han, Cho Yi Hyun and Hwang Bo Reum Byeol as students in “School 2021.”

However, his agency reported that he withdrew from the drama due to conflicts that did not match with what was originally discussed.

Kim Young Dae - Shooting Stars Still(Photo : tvN’s Official Instagram)

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KBS still couldn’t accept the actor’s departure and tried to settle issues. Nonetheless, the drama pushed through, replacing Kim Young Dae.

At the moment, Kim Young Dae gets cozy with Lee Sung Kyung in the new rom-com series “Shooting Stars.”

Source: KDramaStars

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