Squid Game Actor O Yeong-su Accused Of Sexual Assault Misconduct
O Yeong-su, from the famous Squid Game on Netflix, has been accused of sexual misconduct in Seoul, South Korea.
The 78-year-old Golden Globe winner was accused without being detained on, according to the Suwon District Prosecutors Office, following allegations that he illegally touched a lady in 2017.
According to Yonhap, the woman initially filed the complaint in December, but O denied the allegations, and police closed the case in April without filing any charges. At the victim’s request, the prosecution reopened the case.
O claimed to only have interacted with his accuser by “holding her hand while guiding the way” and that he “only apologised since she indicated she wouldn’t have issue with an apology,” according to a report by the Korean station JTBC.
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O won the Golden Globe for best-supporting actor in a series, miniseries, or television film for his portrayal of Oh Il-nam in Squid Game in January, becoming the first Korean actor to do so. Netflix has already renewed the show for a second season.