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Upcoming Okay-Drama “Beautiful Runner” Accused Of “Disrespecting” SHINee’s Jonghyun

“That is disgusting and disrespectful…”

Upcoming Okay-Drama Beautiful Runner faces a boycott after allegedly referencing the lifetime of SHINee‘s Jonghyun.

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The poster for “Beautiful Runner” | tvN

The present has been gaining consideration for the plotline, which sees Im Sol, performed by Kim Hye Yoon, take solace in Ryu Solar Jae, performed by Byeon Woo Seok, a top-tier K-Pop idol. When she travels again 15 years, she finds herself in the highschool days of Ryu Solar Jae and faces the overwhelming activity of stopping his future suicide. The present is predicated on the webtoon The Finest Of Tomorrow.

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The movies exhibiting the 2 leads’ peak distinction additionally gained consideration, elevating anticipation forward of the premiere.

Nonetheless, following the discharge of the newest tweet with info on the present, netizens have known as for a boycott of the Okay-Drama due to SHINee’s Jonghyun.

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SHINee’s Jonghyun | @pdnote/SBS

With the announcement of the plot and the date of launch…

Netizens voiced their anger that it was seemingly attempting to make use of Jonghyun’s story for leisure. Particularly, together with the plot referencing the dying of an idol, netizens seen that the primary episode would air on April 8, which is Jonghyun’s birthday.

After a tweet was shared on March 6 (KST), it obtained lots of backlash from SHINee followers each in Korea and globally, who known as for a boycott of the Okay-Drama.

Whereas the present is predicated on a webtoon, the small particulars of the discharge date, the plot, and a few talked about that the colour of Hye Soo’s shirt appear disrespectful to Jonghyun, and netizens really feel it’s tvN utilizing the idol for leisure.

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