Kim Ji Won Snubbed By 2024 Baeksang Arts Awards— Fans Express Distaste

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The stars who have showcased intense transformations and performances over the past years at the 60th Baeksang Arts Awards announced its nominees for various prestigious awards.

However, seasoned actress Kim Ji Won failed to secure a nomination despite her outstanding performance in her brand new series “Queen of Tears,” drawing regret.

With this, fans took to social media their disappointment with the announcements. Check them out below by reading more.

Kim Ji Won Fails To Secure Nomination At 60th Baeksang

On April 8, the 60th Baeksang Arts Awards finally unveiled the nominees for this year’s awards show, heightening the anticipation among the viewers.

Kim Ji Won
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Ra Mi Ran, Ahn Eun Jin, Uhm Jung Hwa, Lee Honey and Lim Ji Yeon were named as the candidates for Best Actress (Television) for their exemplary performances in the past year.

However, regret was drawn from fans after Kim Ji Won didn’t receive a nomination for her acting in the drama “Queen of Tears,” making viewers doubt the show’s credibility.

60th Baeksang Arts Awards
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Many fans expressed their distaste about the nomination announcements, especially when Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won’s leading man in “Queen of Tears,” earned a recognition as Best Actor.

One fan commented, “Kim Ji Won is so robbed. [She gave] the performance of the lifetime only to be snubbed by Baeksang.”



Another said that it’s a shame that Kim Ji Won was completely forgotten, saying that the actress even “carried” the whole show on her back alone with her top-notch acting skills.

‘Queen of Tears’ Smashes New Milestone Within Fifth Week

Despite the regretful nominations for this year’s Baeksang ceremony, Kim Ji Won’s “Queen of Tears” is still definitely worth watching.

Kim Ji Won, Kim Soo Hyun
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The show, which is the hottest topic in Hallyu today, tells how a chaebol heiress and a pauper son of a farmer rekindle their romance after three years of marriage.

It’s not a typical rom-com series as it mesmerizes the viewers from beginning until the end with its gripping premise and beautifully written characters that take viewers on a rollercoaster ride.

In addition, “Queen of Tears” is a tapestry of struggles and triumphs, which adds depth to the complexity of its narrative, creating a meaningful impact on its viewers.

Queen of Tears - Kim Ji Won
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With this, it broke a new record with its 19% viewership rating. It even bested “Reply 1988,” “Crash Landing On You” and “Goblin,” which are the most loved K-dramas to date.

Catch “Queen of Tears” every weekend at 9:20 p.m. KST on TVING and Netflix.