‘Queen of Tears’ star Park Sung Hoon apologizes, “I’m Sorry” for playing villain Yoon Eun Sung

The cast of the hit drama ‘Queen of Tears‘ is celebrating a major milestone – a viewership rating of over 20%! Among the celebrations, Park Sung Hoon‘s unexpected apology has caught everyone’s attention.

On April 24th, the team behind the tvN drama shared a series of photos on their official social media, marking the “20% viewership breakthrough, a first for tvN in four years.”

The shared photos feature Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won, Park Sung Hoon, Kwak Dong Yeon, and Lee Joo Bin, all proudly holding balloons shaped like the number ‘20‘, a symbol of their achievement. Each actor expressed their heartfelt thanks to the fans.

In the midst of this, Park Sung Hoon stated, “We’ve hit a 20% viewership rating! I’m so touched that I could cry. And… I’m sorry,” sparking laughter with his unexpected apology.


Park Sung Hoon‘s character, the villain Yoon Eun Sung, has been causing quite a stir with his evil deeds in recent episodes. His impressive acting skills have made the character feel all too real, leading to some backlash from viewers.

Queen of Tears‘ tells the gripping tale of a married couple in their third year, ‘Hong Hae In‘ (played by Kim Ji Won), a department store queen, and ‘Baek Hyun Woo‘ (played by Kim Soo Hyun), a local boss’s son and supermarket prince.

The 14th episode recorded the highest viewership rating of 21.6% (nationwide, according to Nielsen Korea), and the drama is on track to become the highest-rated in tvN’s history. Just last week, it surpassed ‘Goblin‘ with a rating of 20.7%, moving up to second place.



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