Oh Young-soo, star of 'Squid Game', is accused of indecent assault and indicted

Oh Young-soo, star of 'Squid Game', is accused of indecent assault and indicted

Updated on December 09, 2022 09:46 AM by Anthony Christian

South Korean court- Young-soo from "Squid Game" will be put on trial

SOUTH KOREA'S CAPITAL, SEOUL — A South Korean court said that the award-winning actor Oh Young-soo from "Squid Game" would be imprisoned for indecent assault after a woman accused him of groping her improperly in 2017. The incident allegedly occurred in 2017.

The trial will begin in February

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On Thursday, the district court in Seongnam city said that prosecutors had indicted the 78-year-old Emmy nominee for the charges the previous week and that the defendant's trial will begin in February. An officer at the district prosecutors' office in Seongnam named Kim Myeong-unstated that the office could not corroborate precise details concerning Oh's case, which were initially reported by the local media one week ago.

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The unnamed woman's complaint

According to the sources, the unnamed woman initially complained against Oh in December 2021, accusing him of initiating inappropriate physical contact during a meeting in 2017. The encounter in question took place in 2017.

Getting remarks from Oh

The Associated Press tried to get remarks from Oh via repeated phone calls, but he did not pick up.

Oh is reported to have denied any wrongdoing when approached by a reporter, telling the journalist that he just held the woman's hands to "guide her the way" while they strolled around a lake, as reported by the South Korean cable channel JTBC. According to JTBC, Oh stated that he had apologized to the woman not because he acknowledged the allegations that had been made against him but rather because the woman allegedly informed him that she "wouldn't raise a problem" about the incident if he did apologize.

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Oh's Golden Globe award

Oh made history in January by becoming the only South Korean actor to win a. He was recognized as the best supporting actor for his role in the brutal Netflix drama "Squid Game." The story follows a group of adults who are desperate for a way out of their overwhelming debt and compete in games traditionally played by children.

Oh's nomination for an Emmy

Oh was also nominated for the competition of Emmy for his performance as Oh Il-Nam, a mysterious elderly competitor who entered the games after being told he had terminal brain cancer.

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