Award-winning “Squid Game” star O Yeong Su has been charged with sexual harassment in South Korea. The 78-year-old man was released without remand after being accused of inappropriately groping a woman’s body in 2017. The woman initially filed a complaint, as reported by AFP. sued Yeong-su in December 2021. Although the case was closed by police last April, it was resumed after the alleged victim requested further investigation. Yeong-su denied the allegations when questioned by authorities, according to local Yonhap news agency. The actor, who won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his breakout role as Oh Il-nam on the Netflix hit series, released a statement regarding the allegations. “I was just holding her hand to guide the path around the lake,” O told South Korean broadcaster JTBC. “I apologize for [the person] Saying she won’t make a fuss, but that doesn’t mean I’m admitting the charges.”
“Squid Game” stars Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo and Oh Yeong-soo in a scene from the Korean Netflix series. over 50 years “not necessarily wrong”. South Korea’s culture ministry also recently stopped airing a government television commercial starring Yeong-su, following the indictment. In the meantime, the streamer’s hugely popular survival drama is set to return for a second season in the future. Writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed the news in an interview with The Associated Press last year. Hwang said, “There was too much pressure, too much demand, and too much love for season two. So I almost feel like you left us no choice!
Source: INN NEW YORK CITY