Squid Game star Oh Young-soo has been charged with sexual misconduct in South Korea: report

Oh Yeong-su, Netflix’s star “squid game” He has been charged with sexual misconduct charges in South Korea, according to reports.

The 78-year-old actor, who won a Golden Globe this February for his performance in the hit Netflix series, has been charged and released without custody in Suwon on Thursday, according to Variety.

According to Yonghap News Agency, Oh was charged by the Seongnam branch of the Suwon District Prosecutor’s Office for allegedly inappropriately touching a woman in mid-2017.

South Korean actor Oh Young Soo has been charged with sexual misconduct.
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According to a report by the South Korean outlet, the accused initially filed the complaint in December 2021, but authorities closed the case without charging Oh in April.

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The case was later reopened at the request of the alleged victim, according to the outlet. Oh has denied the allegations.

“I held her hand to guide the way around the lake,” Oh said in a statement shared with South Korean television network JTBC.

Oh won a Golden Globe for his role in the hit Netflix series, "Squid game"

Oh won a Golden Globe Award for his role in the Netflix series ‘Squid Game’.
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He said, “I apologized for it [the person] She said she wouldn’t make a fuss about it, but that doesn’t mean I admit the charges against him.”

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Prosecutors revealed for the first time that they had filed charges against the actor on Friday. official who Suwon County The public prosecutor’s office told AFP that everything reported in the local media about the case was “factually incorrect”.

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The official did not give further details.

According to AFP, local media reported that the Seoul Ministry of Culture stopped airing a commercial for its curatorial innovations featured in Oh after the news broke.

Oh was also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards, but lost out. "Succession" Star Matthew Macfadyen.

Oh was also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2022 Emmy Awards, but lost out to “Succession” star Matthew MacFadyen.
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She played Oh Il-nam / Player 001, the oldest participant in a killer survival drama competition.

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He became the first South Korean actor to win the Golden Globe Award After taking the trophy for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series, Series, Miniseries or Television Film.

Oh was also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at the 2022 Emmy Awards, losing out to “Succession” star, Matthew Macfadyen.

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