“A Business Proposal” Sparks Online Debate Over Shin Ha Ri’s Salary Says “She dares to say she has no money”

A scene in the drama “A Business Proposal” attracted netizens’ attention.

On March 21st, an online community, TheQoo, posted a post saying, “The main character of a drama called 3.5 million KRW after tax a rat tail-like salary“.

In the first episode of the SBS drama “A Business Proposal“, Shin Ha Ri (Kim Se Jeong) had a salary of about 3.5 million KRW (~2,873 USD) and said, “If I subtract my savings, company loan repayment, and allowance from my small salary, only 50,000 won remains“.

Netizens who saw the scene said, “Her gross monthly income is 3.49 million won and annual salary is 49 million won (40,180 USD), (if that’s a rat tail) my salary must be a cockroach leg”, “My salary is not even a rat tail”, “She has a monthly saving of 2 million won, and dares to say she has no money”, “I’m just jealous” and “If she’s a researcher at a large company, it’s true that this salary is small.”

Meanwhile, Kim Se Jeong plays Shin Ha Ri, a researcher at a food company, in the SBS drama “A Business Proposal“.

The drama “A Business Proposal” is a romantic comedy about the story between the male protagonist, the company’s representative, and the female protagonist, who cheated on her status and had a face-to-face relationship with the male protagonist.

By combining web novels and webtoons of the same name, it was so popular that it recorded 320 million cumulative views at home and abroad and 4 million cumulative viewers.



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