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Squid Game actor indicted on sexual misconduct charges

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Squid Game actor, Oh Yeong-su, who recently received a Golden Globe for his role in the popular Netflix miniseries, has reportedly been accused of sexual misconduct.

The Korean actor was reportedly released without being detained.

According to a report by Variety, prosecutors in Suwon, a city close to Seoul, disclosed that Oh had been charged the day before.

In mid-2017, the 78-year-old Oh was accused of inappropriately touching a woman’s body.

In December of last year, Oh received a complaint from the alleged victim.

The police were said to have closed the case in April without charging anyone before the prosecutors’ office reopened it at the accused’s request.

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“I just held her hand to guide the way around the lake. I apologized because [the person] said she wouldn’t make a fuss about it but it doesn’t mean that I admit the charges,” Oh said in a statement to Korean broadcaster JTBC.

Oh portrayed the oldest contestant in Netflix’s “Squid Game”.

He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series and won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a series, miniseries, or television film for his performance.

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