K-drama heroines don’t often have girlfriends.
They often have to battle injustice alone.
Sometimes she has a male best friend who might ruin things by falling in love with her.
And sometimes a female friend can turn on her and become a rival.
But a few k-drama leading ladies are lucky enough to have a female ally who stands by them until the end.
Actress Jung Ae Youn plays the latest example of a k-drama female best friend.
She plays Na Yeon Hee, Park Si Yeon’s fellow newscaster and loyal friend in “The Greatest Marriage.” Everyone else, including the baby’s daddy, is ready to turn abandon Park Si Yeon when she decides to become a single mom.
Not Na Yeon Hee.
She offers moral support, parenting and career tips to help Park’s newscaster character survive her difficult decision.
Na Yeon Hee knows firsthand that marriage is not necessarily the answer to a woman’s problems.
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