Squid Game star Oh Yeong-su has discovered himself in authorized hassle following an arrest in South Korea. In response to stories, native authorities have indicted the Golden Globe-winning star on sexual misconduct fees. The 78-year-old was launched with out detention, however the case is ongoing abroad.

Prosecutors in Suwon, South Korea revealed the costs in opposition to Oh which date again to 2017. The sufferer alleges Oh acted inappropriately in direction of them and initially filed their case in opposition to the actor in December 2021. The case was closed in 2022, however after the sufferer appealed its dismissal, prosecutors regarded on the fees as soon as extra. Right now, Oh has denied all of the allegations in opposition to him.

In an announcement to JTBC, Oh had solely the next to say in regards to the case: “I simply held her hand to guide the way in which across the lake. I apologized as a result of [the person] stated she would not make a fuss about it but it surely doesn’t suggest that I admit the costs.”

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For these not acquainted with Oh, the actor performed a serious function in Netflix’s Squid Game, a Korean Drama that grew to become one of many most-watched collection on the service to this point. Oh’s function was that of the oldest participant in a bloody match that promised riches to its winner. His work on Squid Game earned Oh a Golden Globe for best-supporting actor in a collection in addition to a Primetime Emmy.

Right now, there isn’t any phrase on whether or not Oh’s function in Squid Game will proceed into season two. Netflix confirmed a while in the past a brand new season was within the works for Squid Game, and improvement has begun on the venture courtesy of creator Hwang Dong-hyuk. The service has additionally introduced plans to create a actuality show impressed by the drama titled Squid Game: The Problem where contestants worldwide will compete in a murder-free match to earn money prizes.

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