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  • Cole Yoon

#Toxic Drama 'Melancholia' Backlash

Lim Soo Jung's new drama 'Melancholia' is facing backlash after posters drop suggesting a teacher- student romantic premise. We don't need to explain why a teacher and a minor student's relationship is a troublesome trope to base a drama on in 2021, and netizens are not having it! Especially in Korea's society where teachers are held to the highest societal standards, a plot where a 40 year old teacher seduces a minor might not be the best idea!


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