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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Friday, October 7, 2016

Actress Kim Tae Ri criticized for mentioning Kim Min Hee in her award speech

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Actress Kim Tae Ri is gaining criticism for her speech at the 'Busan International Film Festival'.

During the ceremony, Kim Tae Ri was honored with 'Best New Actress' for her outstanding performance in 'The Handmaiden'. To express her gratitude, Kim Tae Ri gave a speech, and said, "I appreciate director Park Chan Wook and the production family, who's currently in London for 'The Handmaiden' promotion. Also, I want to honor this award to Kim Min Hee sunbaenim, with whom I fell in love with at first sight."

Unfortunately, Kim Tae Ri has become the center of criticism by netizens for mentioning her co-star Kim Min Hee during her speech. The reason behind the negativity is due to Kim Min Hee's recent affair scandal with director Hong Sang Soo. Many found it inappropriate for Kim Tae Ri to mention Kim Min Hee's name at a public event as if nothing happened. 

Comments stated, "Girl, you're gonna put yourself in danger for trying to keep your friendship. Maybe you just need some controversy to make yourself more known, but stop.. You're gonna get slammed", "Kim Min Hee destroyed the lives of that director's wife and daughter. She's a family destroyer. You could've thanked her personally. It's inappropriate to mention her out loud like that. That was thoughtless of you", etc. 

On the other hand, there are some who are on Kim Tae Ri's side, commenting, "People need to stop overreacting. She just mentioned her since they worked together", "You can criticize Kim Min Hee's private life, but criticizing Kim Tae Ri's speech is unreasonable", and more. 

What are your thoughts on Kim Tae Ri's speech? 

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