Ai-Ai delas Alas Says ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ is Disappointing

‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ has been struggling in terms of ratings ever since it started airing, but there are also those who absolutely love the show. Comedian Ai-Ai delas Alas is not part of the latter.

In a recent Instagram post, she rants about the show, voicing out her disappointment. Here is a rough translation of her post: “If Lee Min-ho wasn’t the star of this show, I wouldn’t give this a chance. I’m sorry, but the show isn’t to my liking. I’m very disappointed. You can’t understand the flow of this Korean drama. Science fiction? Action? Love story? Make up your mind. This is only a winner for their sponsor intrusions: fast food chains, coffee, energy drinks, lipstick, makeup, everything! I wish they had thought of the storyline first before the sponsors. I read on Google that the scriptwriter, Kim Eun-sook, is good, though. The scriptwriter behind several major hit Korean TV dramas, including tvN’s “Guardian” and “Mr. Sunshine” (2018) and KBS2’s “Descendants of the Sun” (2016), as well as “The Heirs” (2013), is in charge of the script for ‘The King’. If she wrote it, then the question is: WHAT HAPPENED??? I really can’t relate. I can’t get invested in the story. I ended up comparing it to ‘Itaewon Class’, which is simple but gripping. I gave TKEM five chances so far, but I really don’t like it. I’m wondering why it’s Top 2 on the Trending list. So sad. Sorry. You’re my idol, Lee Min-ho. You’re a good actor, but the flow of the story is really lame.”

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THE KING .. sa netflix kung hindi lang si leemin ho ang bida nito d ako mag tyatyagang bigyan to ng chance pero sorry hindi kagandahan itong palabas na to para sa aking panlasa.. masyado ako dis appointed … hindi mo maintindihan ang flow ng korean novela na to .. science fiction, ? Action? Love story? Ano ba talaga panalo lang to para sa kanila sa dami ng intrusion .. fastfood chain, coffee, energy drink, lipstick , makeup lahat na ata ng klase pero sana mas inisip nila yung ganda ng story bago yung kita.. pero nabasa ko sa google magaling ang scriptwriter nito Kim Eun-sook, the scriptwriter behind several major hit Korean TV dramas, including tvN’s “Guardian” and “Mr. Sunshine” (2018) and KBS2’s “Descendants of the Sun” (2016), as well as “The Heirs” (2013) starring Lee, is in charge of the script for “The King.”( sya ang sumulat ang tanong ANYARE???) talagang hindi ako maka relate ., hindi ako makakapit sa story .. na compare ko sya tuloy sa ITAEWON CLASS simple pero aabangan mo eto 5 chances na nabigay ko para ayoko na talaga .. mag tataka ako bakit sya number 2 sa trending .. hayz ang lungkot😞 sorry idol kita magaling ka pa din actor pero yung flow ng story waley talaga .. @actorleeminho

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