Actor Oh Young Soo has been excluded from the list of confirmed performers. This follows his accusation of molestation.
According to today’s YTN Star report (November 25), Oh Young Soo was scheduled to perform in the stage play “Love Letter” in Jeonju at Yeonji Hall, Korean Sound Culture Center on January 14 next year. However, the organizers canceled Oh’s casting after confirming his controversy.
Jeonju MBC, where Jeonju hosts the show “Love Letter”, has urgently asked production and management companies to check if any actors can perform in the show on January 14. Oh Young Soo’s role is currently listed as “Undecided” on the ticket sales page.
On November 25, it was revealed that Oh Young Soo had been charged, which shocked everyone. Criminal Division 2 (Chief Prosecutor Song Jeong Eun) of the Seongnam Branch of the Suwon District Prosecutor’s Office charged Oh Young Soo without arrest on November 24 on charges of forced harassment. He was accused of inappropriately touching a woman’s body in 2017. Oh Young Soo reportedly denied the allegations in the prosecution’s investigation.
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Meanwhile, Oh Young Soo began acting in 1963 as a member of the theater company “The Square”. He became known for his roles as the Master of the Temple and the Old Monk in the films “Little Monk” and “Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring”, respectively. He starred as Oh Il Nam in the Netflix series “Squid Game”, which premiered last September and caused a global syndrome.