An Honest Mistake By “Penthouse” Production Leads Fans To Believe The Lead Character [Eugene] Was Transgender

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The hit SBS drama “Penthouse” recent broadcasting error has fans laughing.

The hugely popular drama is filled with many twists and turns and due to how volatile characters and revelations can be, some fans legitimately thought this mistake was a plot point.


During the 19th episode of the “Penthouse,” Shim Soo Ryeon (Lee Ji Ah) hands the DNA test results of Oh Yoon Hee (Eugene) to her. When the camera zooms in on the paper, it shows the DNA test results noted that Oh Yoon Hee’s sex chromosomes were listed as XY, leading many to speculate whether the character was transgender.

Soon, the topic became so huge and many fans started theories trying to tie the point to previous ‘clues’ from the series. Later, SBS responded to the speculations revealing that it was a prop error and not an intentional plot point. They also added that they will correct the error for video-on-demand services.

In related news, it was recently confirmed that the “Penthouse” will return with season 2 and 3 soon, with season 2 aiming to air sometime in the first half of 2020.

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By Hilda Moore

Hi all, my name is Hilda and I am a huge kdrama fan, I am responsible for covering news in relation to Kdramas on My all time fav kdramas are: My Mister, Hotel Del Luna and Kill Me, Heal Me.

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