Squid Game Actor O Yeong-su Charged with Sexual Misconduct in South Korea Over 2017 사건

천사들, 저것 - September 12, 2022 - O Yeong-su arriving at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Monday, 구월 12, 2022 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

천사들, 저것 - September 12, 2022 - O Yeong-su arriving at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Monday, 구월 12, 2022 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

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O Yeong-su, who recently found international acclaim on 넷플릭스'NS 오징어 게임, has been charged with sexual misconduct in Seoul, 대한민국.

The Suwon District Prosecutors Office announced that the 골든 글로브 우승자, 78, was charged without detention on Thursday over accusations that he inappropriately touched a woman in 2017, Yonhap news agency reported.

The woman originally filed the complaint in December but O denied the accusations, according to Yonhap, and police closed the case in April without any charges filed. The prosecution reopened the case at the victim’s request.

O told Korean broadcaster JTBC that the only contact he had with his accuser washolding her hand while guiding the way” 그리고 그는 “only apologized because she said she wouldn’t take issue with an apology.

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1월, O made history as the first Korean actor to win ~에서 골든 글로브, taking home best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or television film for his performance as Oh Il-nam in 오징어 게임, which Netflix has since renewed for season 2.

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He starred in the hit drama series as Player 001, the Squid Game’s oldest player who builds a bond with the show’s protagonist Seong Gi-hun (이정재). Seong is later revealed to be the game’s creator.

Netflix did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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