KBS’s ‘Music Bank’ and tvN’s ‘About Time’ have found replacements for actor Lee Seo-Won, who was recently charged with sexual harassment and weapon threats.

On May 16, actor Lee Seo-Won was found guilty for sexually harassing and threatening a female colleague. Both the actor and his agency admitted fault and released a public apology.

Things became very uncertain for KBS’s ‘Music Bank’ and tvN’s drama ‘About Time,’ whether Lee Seo-Won would step down from or not. It was a difficult decision since Lee Seo-Won is co-hosting ‘Music Bank’ with Laboum’s Solbin and ‘About Time’ was about to premiere on May 21.

However, both programs acted very quickly and managed to find replacements. Various sources revealed that ‘Music Bank’ has been talking about changing the MC’s for a long time anyways. Therefore, ‘Music Bank’ casted VIXX member N to replace Lee Seo-Won as a special MC for May 18 broadcast only, while they look for permanent MC’s to replace both Solbin and Lee Seo-Won.

As to tvN’s drama ‘About Time,’ they casted Kim Dong-Jun as a replacement. Kim Dong-Jun, as soon as he received the offer, dropped everything on his schedule. The agency said he will focus on reading the script, until he starts filming on May 18.

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Translated by Dasol Kim