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K-drama ‘Big Mouth’ in hot water for alleged racist line about Thai culture

  • The K-drama “Big Mouth” has received backlash for a scene where the show’s main character, Park Chang-ho (played by Lee Jong-suk), asks a death row inmate if his mother ate tom yum kung – a hot and sour Thai soup – after giving birth to him.
  • Park taunts the inmate and concludes that he became a psychopath because of the Thai soup.
  • Many Thai netizens were upset by the line and called it racist to Thai culture. 
  • The two platforms airing the K-drama, Disney Plus and MBC, have not issued statements regarding the backlash.

A line about Thai culture in the K-drama “Big Mouth” is stirring up controversy.

The second episode of the drama, which aired on July 30, depicts a scene between the series’ main character, Park Chang-ho (played by Lee Jong-suk), and a fellow inmate on death row. Park asks the inmate if his mother ate seaweed soup after giving birth to him, which is a South Korean custom for new mothers.

People Are Putting Green Tea Soup in Their Instant Ramen and the Results Are Surprising

People are using green tea as a replacement for water when trying to make instant ramen or noodles, and they seem to love the results.

SoraNews24 experimented with the green tea instant noodle combination. One can either make the tea from tea leaves or put a tea bag in hot water, but pre-made green tea from a local convenience store also works as long as it is boiled first.