Oh Yeong-su, star of Netflix’s “Squid Sport,” has been indicted on sexual misconduct prices in South Korea, in accordance with experiences.
The 78-year-old actor, who received a Golden Globe Award final February for his efficiency within the mega-hit Netflix sequence, was charged and launched with out detention in Suwon on Thursday, in accordance with Selection.
Per the Yonghap Information Company, the Seongnam department of the Suwon District Prosecutors Workplace indicted Oh for allegedly touching a lady inappropriately in mid-2017.
In accordance with a report by the South Korean outlet, the accuser initially filed the criticism in December 2021, however authorities closed the case with out charging Oh in April.
The case was later reopened on the request of the alleged sufferer, per the outlet. Oh has denied the allegations.
“I simply held her hand to information the way in which across the lake,” Oh mentioned in an announcement he shared with the South Korean tv community, JTBC.
He continued, “I apologized as a result of [the person] mentioned she wouldn’t make a fuss about it, but it surely doesn’t imply that I admit the fees.”
Prosecutors first revealed that they had charged the actor on Friday. An official from the Suwon District Prosecutor’s Workplace informed the AFP information company that all the pieces that native media reported in regards to the case “will not be factually incorrect.”
The official didn’t present additional particulars.
Per AFP, native shops reported that Seoul’s tradition ministry stopped airing a business about its regulatory improvements that featured Oh after the information broke.
Oh performed Oh Il-nam/Participant 001, the oldest participant within the survival drama’s titular lethal competitors.
He grew to become the primary South Korean actor to win a Golden Globe Award after taking residence the trophy for greatest supporting actor in a tv sequence, sequence, miniseries or tv movie.
Oh was additionally nominated for excellent supporting actor in a drama sequence on the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards, dropping to “Succession” star, Matthew MacFadyen.