Penthouse 3’s Offensive and Absurd Use of Park Eun Seok Playing a Gangster Older Brother Unites Every Drama Fandom in Anger, Indignation, and Now Mockery

SBS hasn’t been quick on the draw in defusing the collective angry reaction from drama viewer’s to the Penthouse season 3 twist that Park Eun Seok the actor would be back on the show but not as Logan Lee instead as his bomb ass rich gangster brother Alex Lee. Usually drama twists elicit differing opinions but I yet to come across a single viewer happy with this progression whether from K-netizens, I-netizens, or C-netizens. The mockery is coming fast and furious and intrepid C-netizens even came up with additional even more absurd ways to re-use Park Eun Seok if/when Alex Lee bites the dust, including a soccer superstar younger brother, an uncle who is the President of the United States, and a cousin who is Captain America. I think it’s smart that actor Park Eun Seok has issued an apology for the characterization of Alex Lee, he explained he thought it was a tribute and done properly but can see how it could be taken as cultural appropriation. I doubt he had any say in this unless he came up with the idea, all blame lays on increasingly deranged screenwriter Kim Sun Ok who is becoming the next Im Sung Han.

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SBS Starts Production on Melodrama Penthouse with Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Eugene, Eom Ki Joon, and Bong Tae Kyu

This totally looks like SBS is trying to do their own version of Sky Castle which is fine but the writing better be airtight. Casting is confirming and production heads underway for the next Mon-Tues drama Penthouse, with a clown … Continue reading