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Mixed Reactions Poured Out over ‘2 Days & 1 Night’ Decision to Edit out Kim Seon Ho, But the Ratings Saw a Rise

Kim Seon Ho 2 Days & 1 Night
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2 Days & 1 Night Season 4 edited out Kim Seon Ho, who got swept up in a controversial scandal, from yesterday’s episode. And the viewers showcased mixed reactions.

The latest episode of 2 Days & 1 Night Season 4 broadcast part two of “1st Chunam Selection Contest Special.” And throughout the episode, Kim Seon Ho was nowhere to be seen except for being occasionally caught in group shots. The production team edited him out as much as possible, even using split cuts.

According to Nielsen Korea, this particular episode recorded 10.5% nationwide ratings, which is a 0.4% rise from the previous week.

Kim Seon Ho 2 Days & 1 Night
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However, mixed reactions poured out over the show’s choice. Some agreed with the crew’s choice to erase traces of the actor who got swept up in a scandal over his personal life. On the other hand, some questioned whether it was really necessary to edit him out completely.

After the broadcast, some viewers expressed their disappointment on the viewer’s bulletin board. They write posts with titles like “Please take back your decision to remove Kim Seon Ho” or “It’s not like he’s a criminal. You guys went too far.”

Meanwhile, Kim Seon Ho has been embroiled in controversy over his personal life. It caused a stir when the actor’s ex revealed that he tricked her into thinking that he would marry her and even encouraged her to get an abortion.

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