“My Ahjussi” Receives Warning For Alarming Controversial Violent Scene

Published Categorized as K-Dramas and K-Movies

“My Ahjussi” has officially received a warning from Korea Communications Standards Commission for the controversial scene involving IU and Chang Ki Yong.

The scene of the first episode caused problems among Korean netizens who found it too disturbing and ended up reporting it for the KCSC (Korea Communications Standards Commission), back then the KCSC said they were looking into the subject.

In the controversial scene, IU’s character gets severely beaten up by Chang Ki Yong’s character. The KCSC commented explaining that dramas, unlike movies need to be more careful with the way they portray violence, thus tvN received an official warning for violating broadcasting rules.

The KCSC also explained that “My Ahjussi” poor depiction of a woman in danger could initiate fear in society.

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1 comment

  1. What a joke. What even is a ‘poor depiction of a woman in danger’? I’m sure a woman in danger will not be smiling and laughing with her perpetrator. Absolute nonsense – we live in the relevant world so we need to see real world issues being depicted on TV to gain understanding and relatability

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