Actress Jo Yeo Jung recently commented on the criticisms of the unnatural sounding use of dialect while acting in a new TV series.
On August 7, Jo tweeted: “The second episode of Haeundae Lovers is to be braodcast today, I hope you enjoy the series and send me some love and support.”
It seems that the actress was responding to viewers of the KBS’s Monday-Tuesday series.
Jo, who plays the role of a woman from Busan who works in a sea food restaurant, received some flak for her unnatural rendition of the Busan dialect from TV viewers.
Netizens responded: “Her accent was not natural.” “Her acting will get better, I guess.” “The accent of people from Busan is really different and is hard to imitate” “It’s all right because she is pretty.”