She Was Pretty
- Director Jeong Dae-yun
- Writer Jo Seong-hui
Hwang Jeong-eum, Park Seo-jun, Ko Jun-hui, Si Won
- Category Drama
- Year 2015
- Running Time
- Homepage http://www.imbc.com/broad/tv/drama/she/index.html
- First Episode
As a young girl, Hye-jin was impossibly cute and had a comfortable life with her wealthy parents but since her teens, her looks and fortune changed abruptly and now she is living with her friend rent-free and working as a part-time clerk at a convenience store. One day, her childhood first love, Sung-joon, contacts her wishing to meet her, but recognizing Sung-joon has grown into a handsome and fit man, she quickly hatches a plan to have her pretty friend meet him in her place instead. After luckily landing a full-time job, Hye-jin is surprised to find Sung-joon as her boss, who is adding insult to injury, treating her with disdain and contempt.
Kim, Hye-jin, Starring Hwang, Jung-eum
Her dad's once-thriving publishing company has gone bankrupt and ever since the reversal of her family fortune, she has been working at odd part-time jobs. When she reached puberty, her pretty looks took a turn for the worse. One day, she is contacted by her old childhood friend and first love, Ji Sung-joon but she asks her best friend Ha-ri to go see him in her place because she is too embarrassed to present herself to him. Now that her best friend is dating her first love, she contemplates whether she will continue tolerating her painful situation.
Ji, Sung-joon, starring Park, Seo-jun
He is a stubborn and authoritative workaholic who keeps things strictly professional. To put a positive spin to it, he is charismatic and confident. He used to be a short, fat kid with no confidence but he grew up to become handsome and picked up a degree from a prestigious American university. After returning to Korea he promptly contacted Kim Hye-jin, his first love. He is kind and caring to Ha-ri, whom he believes to be Hye-jin, while he treats the real Hye-jin who works at the magazine editing staff in a hostile manner.
Kim, Shin-hyuk, starring Choi, Siwon from Super Junior
He likes to crack corny jokes at work and takes everything in life as a joke but also knows how to play things cool. Even under intense pressure and deadlines at work, he never lets the pressure get to him. He is a blunt speaker who tells it as it is and does not care what other people think. He stands up against bullies while defending the weak. When Hye-jin joins the magazine staff as an intern, he is tasked with supervising her and since they are around the same age, they quickly become friends but Shin-hyuk finds himself also attracted to her.
Min, Ha-ri, starring Ko Jun-hee
She has an extreme beauty that will make men pause to stare. Not only is she pretty, stylish, and sophisticated, but she also has a good-natured personality. She expresses her feelings freely and hates complicated situations. She likes to keep things simple in her life. Since her parents’ sudden divorce she decided to live independently in an apartment and became roommates with Hye-jin. For the first time in her life, she finds a man that she utterly loves but why did it have to be Hye-jin's first love? She becomes conflicted about whether to put her friend before love.