MBC Confirms Kim Jae Won’s Withdrawal From ‘Me Too, Flower’
A representative from MBC has criticized the producers of Me Too, Flower for changing their minds over the course of a day regarding actor Kim Jae Won’s possible exit from the drama.
With regards to Kim’s exit, the MBC rep said, “It’s true. The agency has communicated the actor’s intent to withdraw from the drama to the producers,” dismissing the producer’s ‘official stance’ that stated, “As of right now, we have not made a decision on who will replace the actor” and “We will make sure that there are no setbacks concerning the drama.”
And the gaze of parties related to the drama is turning ugly.
One party criticized the producers saying, “Aren’t they just buying time to find a replacement? If [Kim’s] exit is made official right now, then it inevitably becomes difficult to find a replacement, so I think they’re holding off on making the announcement until they find someone to fill in.”
Kim was injured in a motorcycle accident while filming Me Too, Flower in Seoul on October 4 and was rushed to the hospital quickly thereafter. Doctors advised the actor to rest for two weeks after treating his dislocated shoulder.
However, Kim was forced to withdraw after his condition worsened. We were unable to reach the actor’s agency for an official word on the recent development.
Meanwhile, it seems actress E Jiah’s much anticipated comeback has come to a screeching halt as a result of the rumors concerning Kim’s withdrawal from the drama.
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