Recently, SBS K-Drama Penthouse introduced a new character played by actor Park Eun Seok that was considered highly offensive and a form of cultural appropriation.
The production team told media outlet OSEN, “There was no intention to make fun or mock a specific race or culture.”
Actor Park Eun Seok also took to his personal TikTok page to post an apology regarding the situation. Park hoped that viewers would give him the benefit of the doubt that this was not intentional mockery.
On the other hand, Penthouse Season 3 airs every Friday at 10 PM KST.