Ahn Jae-hyun Starring In New Drama ‘Love With Flaws’ Despite Controversy

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Find Out About Ahn Jae-hyun’s and Oh Yeon-seo’s Flaws in Romantic Drama Love With Flaws

The handsome actor Ahn Jae-hyun collaborated with actress Oh Yeon-seo in a romantic comedy drama, Love With Flaws that was aired on public TV channel, MBC. Both of the actors’ popularity were rising because their previous successful dramas. Both of them had already been lead actors in other dramas several times before agreeing to work in Love With Flaws. Viewers were curious about their on-screen chemistry and their acting talent.

During the production of the drama, Ahn Jae-hyun’s divorce scandal surfaced, and the drama’s ratings took a severe hit. However, many viewers remained loyal to the drama because of the interesting plot, side stories, and excellent supporting cast.

In this article, Channel Korea will talk about Ahn Jae-hyun and Oh Yeon-seo’s latest romantic comedy drama, Love With Flaws. So stay tuned!

About The K-Drama Love With Flaws

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K-drama fans can never get enough of romantic Korean dramas. MBC introduced Love with Flaws, a romantic drama performed by handsome actor Ahn Jae-hyun and beautiful actress Oh Yeon-seo. Love With Flaws was aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 9 pm KST from November 27, 2019, to January 16, 2020. The rating for first episode was 4.0%, while the average rating was 2.7%.

Oh Yeon-seo performed the role of a teacher with a warm and kind heart, Joo Seo-yeon. She lived with three handsome brothers that always gave her hard times. She endured many hardships due to her brothers’ attitude. Therefore, she always thought that handsome guys are equal with trouble and bad attitude.

Ahn Jae-hyun is a spoiled son of a rich family, Lee Kang-woo. In addition to wealth, he also has good looks. Sadly, he oftentimes is obsessed with his looks and appearance more than his relationships with other people. He couldn’t stand dust or anything that is untidy and disorganized. As the drama plays along, it is revealed that his behavior was caused by an incident in the past. The incident gave him bad memories about his appearance.

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Just like most Korean romantic dramas, the first meeting of leading male and female role was funny and showed exactly their opposite characters. As the drama plays along, it is revealed that both Joo Seo-yeon and Lee Kang-woo went to the same junior high school, and Joo Seo-yeon was Lee Kang-woo’s first love.

The drama shows the interaction and confrontation between a woman who despises man with good looks and a man who worships and is obsessed with with good looks. Love With Flaws wants to show how people overcome flaws and prejudgment, and accept people for who they really are.

Love With Flaws‘ plot relates to making fun of people for their flaws. However, the plot execution and storyline make it very funny and entertaining. All the flaws from the leading male and female role are bluntly exposed, and viewers could laugh at them without feeling guilt. The leading roles in Love With Flaws are the exact opposite of the perfect, good-looking, flawless leading roles in other dramas.

Other than the confrontation and interaction between leading roles, the stories of surrounding characters are worth watching and are very attention-grabbing. Various stories involving the supporting roles give fresh views aside the monotonous tit-for-tat relationship between Joo Seo-yeon and Lee Kang-woo.

Cast and Character Introductions

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Joo Seo-yeon is a physical education high school teacher with a hot temper and strict personality. She lived with three handsome brothers who give her hardships and tough times. Her character is the exact opposite of the girly and pretty-looking ‘girl next door.’ Being a PE teacher, she feels comfortable wearing training and sporty outfits throughout the day. Due to her brothers’ bad behavior, she despises men with good looks. She loves to start fights with Lee Kang Woo anytime and anywhere.

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Lee Kang-woo is the president of the high school board. He cares about his looks and appearance, and he obsesses over looking good all the time. Lee Kang-woo suffered from past trauma. He was a fat and ugly boy during his school days, and he was rejected by his middle school crush, Joo Seo-yeon. Lee Kang-woo moved to another school to avoid being mocked after he suffered acute bowel inflammation in the school bus. After consulting with a psychologist, he knew that his acute bowel inflammation was caused by none other than Joo Seo-yeon.

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Kim Seul-gi performed as Kim Mi-kyung, a Korean language teacher and good friend of Joo Seo-eon. She spends most of her salary to improve her appearance, and wishes to marry a handsome and rich man

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Heo Jung-min acted as Park Hyun-soo, the president of HS Entertainment and Lee Kang-woo’s best friend. They lost contact with each other after middle school, and he is the only person that knows Lee Kang-woo’s acute bowel inflammation problem. He was surprised upon knowing Lee Kang-woo’s recent appearance.

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Gu-won performed as Lee Min-hyuk, who works at the nursery of the school. He is related to Lee Kang-woo and becomes the symbol of an ideal man for his excellent physique and brain.

Ahn Jae-hyun Apologizes During Press Conference

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Love With Flaws’ leading actor, Ahn Jae-hyun, apologized for the inconvenience caused by his personal relationship. While filming the drama, Ahn Jae-hyun and Goo Hye-sun’s relation deteriorated, and she filed for divorce. She accused him of having an affair with a female actress. Her revelation and posts on her social media account caused people to think that Ahn Jae-hyun was an irresponsible husband. Ahn Jae-hyun apologized to the production staff, director, viewers, and everyone involved in the production of the drama.

Public Response Toward The Drama

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As usual, public reactions to Ahn Jae-hyun’s latest drama were negative. It wasn’t the first time people criticized his mediocre acting in a drama. As a lead actor, he should have shown improvement in acting skill. After three leading roles in dramas, Ahn Jae-hyun’s acting was clearly stagnated. It was no wonder that the ratings continued to plunge after the first episode.

His divorce scandal with actress Goo Hye-sun made matters worse. People also blamed him after his divorce scandal surfaced and interrupted the production of Love With Flaws. Ahn Jae-hyun and his management label should be careful in deciding his next drama appearance, because K-drama fans are getting bored with his awful and cringeworthy acting skills.

The positive thing about his appearance was his physique. Ahn Jae-hyun looked more mature and bulky, as compared with his lanky physique in the drama Blood. According to the news, Ahn Jae-hyun frequently exercised at a health center to add weight and muscle to his thin frame.

Fans also aimed their criticism at actress Oh Yeon-seo for her involvement in the drama. It was clear for the viewers that Oh Yeon-seo and Ahn Jae-hyun lacked chemistry on the set.

Soundtrack

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The soundtrack for Love With Flaws was released on December 4, 2019. The OST consisted of six singles by famous Korean artists and singers.

Take Me Upon You Dick Punks 2:35
Once Again With You Maktub, Lee Rao-ohn 3:17
Why LeeXLee 3:14
Thinking Of You Hong Dae-kwang 3:18
Even Not Knowing If It Hurts Sol-ji 4:18
Why You Can’s See Me Kim Dae-yun 3:49

 

Take Me Upon You

Take Me Upon You brings a sweet and energetic melody. The single is mostly played after the second meeting between Joo Seo-yeon and Lee Kang-woo, and portrays perfectly the opposite characters of the two leading roles. Even though they spend most of the time arguing and confronting each other, deep down, they started developing romantic feelings for each other.

Once Again With You

Maktub and Lee Raon made a perfect duet for Once Again With You. Both of the singers have soft and melancholic voices that are perfectly suited to singing ballads in romantic comedy soundtracks. The song told a story about the two lovers meeting for the second time and falling in love with each other.

Why

Why is the perfect soundtrack for Love With Flaws because of its catchy melody. The single describes Joo seo-yeon and Lee Kang-woo’s up and down relationship. Why is performed by LEEXLEE.

Even Not Knowing If It Hurts

Even Not Knowing If It Hurts was performed by the EXID member, Solji. Melancholic melodies and Solji’s powerful voice intensify the emotion from each of the actors in the drama. Her voice brought back past romantic memories between lovers.

Why Don’t You

Why Don’t You is performed by singer Kim Dae-yeon. The soundtrack was filled with sad melodies and Kim Da-yeon’s sweet voice. It is an easy-listening song that will make viewers addicted and wanting for more romance from Joo Seo-yeon and Lee Kang-woo.