Following the drug scandal that has been rocking the entertainment world, will Moon Chae Won eventually attend the SBS Drama Awards, or will the Lee Sun Kyun controversy cast a shadow over her decision? Stay tuned as we dive deep into the drama behind “Payback”.
Moon Chae Won to Possibly Skip Attending SBS Drama Awards
The entertainment world is humming with updates about Moon Chae Won and her potential appearance at 2023 SBS Drama Awards.
On December 8, rumors started emerging about her possible absence at the award ceremony. And this is particularly in light of the recent drug scandal involving Lee Sun Kyun, her co-star from “Payback”.
Reacting to these speculations, a representative from Moon Chae Won’s agency, IOK Company, stated that neither the actress nor the company had made a final decision. Until today, there has not been any confirmation whether Moon Chae Won would really skip or attend the ceremony.
“Moon Chae Won was indeed invited to the 2023 SBS Drama Awards. However, we are still deliberating on her participation and will decide on this later.
There has been no further discussion since our last conversation with SBS.”Moon Chae Won’s agency, IOK Company.
Was it REALLY Because of the Drug Scandal Surrounding “Payback” Co-Star Lee Sun Kyun?
Back in January, Moon Chae Won and Lee Sun Kyun shared the screen in the SBS drama “Payback”, which became a significant success. The show achieved an impressive viewership peak of 11.3 percent, ranking it third among SBS dramas in 2023 for highest ratings, following “Taxi Driver 2” and “Dr. Romantic 3”.
Yet, the sudden announcement made fans wondered whether Moon Chae Won was contemplating her attendance due to the drug scandal surrounding Lee Sun Kyun.
Even when her “Payback” co-star proved to have tested negative for drugs, his declining reputation has badly affected the drama. Moreover, the case was even more alarming due to Lee Sun Kyun’s love confession and possible womanizer traits.
Responding to the circulating rumors, an inside source from SBS clarified that they were still checking the guests’ attendance. So, nothing is yet official as of today.
“We are currently in the process of confirming the attendance of all actors, including Moon Chae Won. There has been no official decision yet today.”an SBS inside source.
The Unexpected Impact of Lee Sun Kyun Drug Scandal on Moon Chae Won and “Payback” Drama
Finally, what do you think about this issue? Everything about Lee Sun Kyun’s drug scandal still remains a mystery today. That’s probably why Moon Chae Won must carefully consider her next step.
Even when fans argued that the “Parasite” actor is innocent, more issues have been open in public regarding Lee Sun Kyun’s room salon controversy. Therefore, the scandal will most likely affect all his projects. Previously, Lee Sun Kyun even canceled his appearance for “No Way Out” upcoming drama.
Meanwhile, the 2023 SBS Drama Awards are scheduled for December 29, with Shin Dong Yup and Kim Yoo Jung announced as hosts. Will Moon Cha Won eventually skip the event because of Lee Sun Kyun? Stay tuned for updates and witness Moon Chae Won and Lee Sun Kyun’s performance in “Payback” on Amazon Prime today!
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