South Korea – The drama King The Land received scathing criticism from netizens, especially from Saudi Arabia. This also started with an episode that played an Arab prince with a character that was not supposed to be.
Because of this, SNSD’s YoonA and 2PM’s Junho received harsh criticism. Like what? Come on, take a peek at the article below!
Drama King The Land
In episodes 7 and 8, Anupam Tripathi, who made a cameo playing the role of an Arab prince named Samir, was seen staying at the King Hotel while in South Korea. Then, he was also revealed as a prince who likes to play women, flaunt his wealth, to drink alcohol.
Because this portrayal of Prince Samir infuriated Arab fans. Moreover, Arabs are known to have princes.
Not only that, this depiction can also make people from other countries think of things that are not true regarding the original Arab Prince. So that makes many netizens demand an apology for being disrespectful and considered racism against Arab culture to insult Arab princes.