Actor Lee Seo Won has been charged with sexual harassment and making threats with a weapon, and his agency Blossom Entertainment has responded with an apology.
On May 16, it was reported that the Seoul Gwangjin Police stated that they had charged Lee Seo Won on April 8 and investigated him, before sending his case to the prosecution with a recommendation of the indictment. The police stated, “The victim was a female celebrity. We forwarded the case to the Seoul East District Prosecutors’ Office earlier this month.”
According to the police, while drinking with a female celebrity (referred to as “A”), Lee Seo Won had attempted to kiss her and make physical contact and was rejected. When he continued to attempt to make physical contact, “A” called her boyfriend to ask for help. Lee Seo Won is said to have become angry and threatened her with a weapon.
The police stated to the news outlet, “Lee Seo Won was investigated in a very inebriated state. He swore at the police officer and shouted.”
- [+857 / -10] Only 22 years old and already learnt such bad things ㅉㅉ Get a hold of yourself.
- [+326 / -6] Kya .. Your name is on JoongAng (**The news outlet which posted the story first)..
- [+323 / -75] I can’t predict what the real entertainment world looks like … You can’t know what the inside looks like even if he is normal on the outside.. I heard that Park Bogum, Song Joong-ki, Song Taehyun, and Cha Taehyun are members of his agency.
- [+288 / -82] Please punish men criminals strongly.
- [+136 / -27] The Korean male worms really do all sorts of crazy things.
- [+100 / -4] Just share openly the names and write articles to that people will know about it fast ㅋㅋ The creepy thing is that after he was booked and investigated, I watched him MCing without knowing ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
- [+97 / -1] His sexual harassment was rejected therefore he threatened with a weapon. Crazy ㅋㅋ
- [+84 / -12] Men are ashamed of people like him every day.
- [+60 / -3] It’s about time for him to comeback ㅋㅋㅋㅋ Look what the company does with the other articles ㅋㅋㅋ This article is getting down as we speak. is there any reason why ordinary daily public articles appear now higher? ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ Watch out of cold my ass ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
- [+54 / -2] On April 8th he was investigated, and on the 11th he was appearing in an event ㄷㄷㄷ