“Twenty Five Twenty One” Criticized Again Over Sensitive Topic Inserted In Baek Yi Jin and Na Hee Do‘s Romance Narrative

One scene from “Twenty Five Twenty One” has sparked debate.

On April 2nd, the latest episode of tvN’s Saturday drama “Twenty Five Twenty One”, depicts a long-distance relationship between Baek Yi Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) and Na Hee Do (Kim Tae Ri) because Baek Yi Jin left for New York as a correspondent.

Na Hee Do turned on the TV just in time for the news, and was pleased to see Baek Yi Jin reporting. Baek was at the spot of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

On the other day, Na Hee Do missed Baek Yi Jin‘s report.

On some days, she was disappointed when she could only hear Baek Yi Jin‘s voice during the “September 11th terrorist” report.

Baek Yi Jin called Na Hee Do and explained, “I called because I think you would be disappointed because my face wasn’t shown today”. Na Hee Do was surprised, saying, “How did you know?Baek Yi Jin delighted Na Hee Do by answering, “I want to look good for you so I take a stand shot”.

On the other hand, another netizen showed a different position, saying, “Let’s watch the drama only as a drama“.

The scene became a serious controversy as it spread to various SNS and online communities after the broadcast. This is because the tragedy of “911 Terror” was used in Baek Yi Jin and Na Hee Do‘s romance narrative.

Netizens responded that they could not understand, such as “I don’t think this is right”, “How did no one stop this?” “I’m really disappointed”, “What on earth are they thinking?”, “They can’t just do that” and “I’m really embarrassed”.



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