Squid Game fame Oh Yeong Su charged with sexual misconduct

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Squid Game actor Oh Yeong Su has made headlines for a totally wrong reason. On November 25, 2022, the second criminal division of Seongnam of the Prosecutor’s office at Suwon District indicted the actor without detention on November 24, 2022, on charges of sexual assault.


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What are the allegations?

Talking about Oh Yeong Su, the actor is accused of making inappropriate physical contact with a person in 2017. The said person filed a complaint with the police in December last year, which was then forwarded in February last year with the opinion of the prosecution. It was at the request of the prosecution for a supplementary investigation, a review happened, that was followed by the lawyer’s opinion. However, they made a final decision not to send it in April of the same year.

However, the latest reports suggest that the Seongnam branch of the Suwon District Prosecutor’s Office invested everything against because of the person’s objection. Prosecutors, who called and investigated Oh Yeong Su last month, made their judgment recently. All of them opined that there was evidence to support the alleged physical contact and handed it over to trial.


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The actor’s response

Oh Yeong Su, who rose to fame with Squid Game, refuted the allegations and said, “I just held hands to guide the way around the lake. I apologized because I said I wouldn’t make it a problem, but I didn’t admit the charges.”

Squid Game

Talking about Squid Game, the show premiered on September 17, 2021, and was introduced to the Netflix audience like any other series on the platform. However, the audience was intrigued after having watched the eight episodes filled with grime and gore that were built on multiple struggling situations of people around the world who fell short of money. The show picked up the charts and went on to become a cult drama in the history of Netflix. Not only that but it also became the most watched show in Netflix’s history after receiving tremendous unprecedented and unexpected responses from the audience around the world.

Squid Game’s accolades

The South Korean series has received multiple accolades in the past year including the recently held Emmy awards. Lee Jung Jae, who played Sung Ki Hoon in the popular Korean drama won the best actor award at the recently held 74th Emmy Awards. For the unversed, the mega event was held on September 13, 2022, in Los Angeles, USA. Talking about Jung-Jae, he competed for the best actor award with Jason Bateman from Ozark, Bob Odenkirk from Better Call Saul, Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong from Succession, and Adam Scott for Severance.