On November 27, the first episode of the new Mon-Tues drama starring Hyeri and Jo Jung Suk unveiled its cover. Following the broadcast, the talk about Hyeri's performance took over the web. Many complained about her poor acting, and the controversial discussion about idols taking lead roles in productions also took place.
Comments stated, "She used to be good on 'Reply 1988' What happened..?'", "Please stop acting", "Just stop. I can't watch the drama because of Hyeri..", "I still see Duk Seon in her.."
Many also commented about idol actors taking the spots of "real" actors. Comments stated, "Is this some idol developing project? If you want to do such thing, star in a web drama created by your agencies. Let us please watch approved actors on broadcasts. I mean, she's the lead but her acting sucks", "Please stop casting idols for movies and dramas. I want to be able to enjoy it but I just can't because of them."
In regards to the controversy with Hyeri's acting, media outlet Nate held an online poll, asking netizens, "What are your thoughts on Hyeri's acting controversy following the 1st episode of 'Two Cops'?"
35% chose, 'It has only been 1 episode. Cheering on for improvement', while 65% showed disapproval and selected, 'Her diction/pronunciation is an issue for the reporter role'.
'Two Cops' is Hyeri's third drama following her hit debut production tvN's 'Reply 1988' and SBS' 'Ddanddara'.
What are your thoughts on Hyeri's acting?