Seo Woo-jin – who is male – plays a girl in hit new Korean drama Hi Bye, Mama!, causing some fan feathers to be ruffled. Photo: @_angel_elijah_/Instagram

Hi Bye, Mama!’s gender backlash explained – a 5-year-old boy was cast as a girl and Korean drama fans are freaking out

Seo Woo-jin, 5, might be a boy – but he was cast as Kim Tae-hee’s daughter, thanks to a striking resemblance to the veteran actress – forcing the boy’s real mother to come out and defend her ‘very boyish’ son

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Seo Woo-jin – who is male – plays a girl in hit new Korean drama Hi Bye, Mama!, causing some fan feathers to be ruffled. Photo: @_angel_elijah_/Instagram
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