Actor Shin Sung Rok personally apologizes for drama ‘Man Who Dies to Live’s controversy regarding Islam culture
When MBC drama ‘Man Who Dies to Live’ first aired back on July 19, the contents angered international fans for inappropriate usage of clothing, settings, and other objects from Islam culture.
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After the controversy, MBC issued an apology to international fans for their mistakes, and the drama came to a wraps this past August 24. Lead male actor Shin Sung Rok held an interview with media outlets in light of his drama coming to an end, where he personally apologized for the past controversy regarding Islam culture.
Shin Sung Rok said, “I feel apologetic [about the issue]. I am also at fault for remaining ignorant about it. The whole issue occurred because we were all ignorant. It was not something done with any ill intention at all. It was pure ignorance. Please forgive us.”
Meanwhile, Shin Sung Rok received praise for his comedic acting on ‘Man Who Dies to Live’, shedding his more serious, cold-city-man image.