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Squid Game actor Oh Yeong-su is indicted for indecent assault for ‘touching a girl’

Squid Game actor Oh Yeong-su is indicted for indecent assault for ‘touching a girl’: Golden Globe winner denies expenses

  • O Yeong-su was indicted by South Korean prosecutors for sexual misconduct
  • A girl has claimed that the actor touched her inappropriately in mid-2017
  • Yeong-su, 78, has persistently denied the allegations made in opposition to him 

Squid Game actor O Yeong-su has been indicted on expenses of sexual misconduct after he allegedly touched a girl inappropriately.

Yeong-su, 78, was indicted by South Korean prosecutors on Thursday after a criticism by a girl claiming the Golden Globe winner touched her inappropriately in mid-2017.

The alleged sufferer had filed a compliant to the police in December final year, however they closed the case in April with out submitting expenses in opposition to Yeong-su, reported Yonhap information company. 

Squid Game actor O Yeong-su has been indicted on expenses of sexual misconduct after he allegedly touched a girl inappropriately

But the prosecutor’s office in Suwon, south of the capital of Seoul, reopened the case and investigated the allegations, which Yeong-su has persistently denied.

The actor has beforehand spoken concerning the allegations, telling native media final year that he had ‘held arms with the lady to point out the best way round a lake’.

Yeong-su, 78, was indicted by South Korean prosecutors on Thursday after a complaint by a woman claiming he touched her inappropriately in mid-2017

Yeong-su, 78, was indicted by South Korean prosecutors on Thursday after a criticism by a girl claiming he touched her inappropriately in mid-2017

Yeong-su apologised to the alleged sufferer final year, however insisted he’d executed so as a result of the lady mentioned ‘she would not make a fuss about it’ and burdened that an apology ‘doesn’t suggest that I admit the fees’.

Yeong-su received South Korea’s first Golden Globe award in January for his position as Oh Il-name within the Netflix hit Squid Game. 

South Korean President Moon Jae-in congratulated Yeong-su and the drama’s crew, saying ‘Squid Game’ gave hope for humanity regardless of its gloomy depiction of society.

‘Squid Game’, through which cash-strapped contestants play childhood video games with lethal penalties in a bid to win 45.6 billion received, turned a worldwide sensation and Netflix’s largest unique sequence launch.

In the nine-part present, Yeong-su posed as a frail, innocent outdated man, earlier than ultimately revealing his true identification because the sinister orchestrator of the video games.

In the nine-part show, Yeong-su posed as a frail, harmless old man, before eventually revealing his true identity as the sinister orchestrator of the games

In the nine-part present, Yeong-su posed as a frail, innocent outdated man, earlier than ultimately revealing his true identification because the sinister orchestrator of the video games

The dystopian drama has impressed numerous actual world recreations and social media memes in South Korea, together with his use of the time period ‘kkanbu’, which roughly interprets as ‘good friend’, propelling his recognition as a hippy ‘kkanbu grandpa’.

Born in 1944 in what is now a North Korean border city of Kaepung, O is thought to be one of many biggest stage actors in South Korea, showing in additional than 200 stage productions since 1963 and successful a variety of main awards.

He has additionally performed many charismatic supporting characters in movie and tv, together with in ‘Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring’ launched in 2003 by late award-winning director Kim Ki-duk.

O’s portrayals of a Buddhist monk in that 2003 film and others received him the nickname ‘monk actor’ and a number of other tv commercials.

He mentioned throughout a TV look in October that he had determined to affix ‘Squid Game’ out of appreciation for the director’s perception over social irregularities.

‘Our society goes by as if solely No. 1 survives. No. 2 lost to No. 1, however beat No. 3. After all, everyone is a winner,’ he mentioned then.

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