Lee Sun Kyun, the renowned Korean actor in the award-winning movie “Parasite” has officially become a suspect in the drug scandal controversy. Following the change in his status, Lee Sun Kyun has also been dropped from his upcoming drama. Not only that but more shocking details have been revealed regarding the drug scandal of the Korean actor. So, what really happened behind Lee Sun Kyun and his shocking drugs controversy? Dive into the details in the following complete report.
Korean “Parasite” Actor Lee Sun Kyun is Officially a Suspect in Drug Scandal and Dropped from Upcoming Drama
The police have reportedly arrested the “Parasite” Korean actor Lee Sun Kyun following his recent drug scandal controversy.
On October 23, the Korean media outlet E-Daily reported that Lee Sun Kyun had officially become a suspect in the investigation involving drugs.
The drug crime investigation unit of the Incheon Police booked Lee Sun Kyun on charges of Narcotics Management Act violations. These charges against Lee Sun Kyun include the suspected abuse of various drugs, such as marijuana, which are illegal in South Korea.
As a result, the status of the Korean actor has now changed from facing drug scandal allegations to an official suspect in the police investigation. He would soon receive a formal notice from the police to come for questioning.
“We secured specific evidence regarding Mr. Lee’s charges and changed his status into a suspect.”A Police Official.
Due to this official change in the status of the drug scandal controversy, the Korean actor must face severe repercussions. Lee Sun Kyun has no choice but to step down from his upcoming mystery drama.
MORE Shocking Details on the Drug Scandal Controversy of the Korean Actor
Along with Lee Sun Kyun’s official change in status from facing drugs allegations to an official suspect, more shocking details have surfaced regarding the drug scandal controversy of the “Parasite” Korean actor.
Police Booked 3 People and Investigating 5 More in the Korean Actor Drug Scandal Controversy
Further in the report, the police announced booking a total of three people, including actor Lee Sun Kyun. One of the two suspects was reportedly third-generation chaebol ‘X’, whereas the other was former trainee ‘Y’.
However, Lee Sun Kyun’s legal representative, Jipyong Law Firm’s lawyer Park Seong Cheol strongly denied his relationship with the 2 other suspects.
“Lee Sun Kyun has no connection with X and Y at all.”Lee Sun Kyun’s lawyer.
Along with these three suspects, the officials were still investigating 5 more people in this drug scandal of the Korean actor.
Lee Sun Kyun Visited Entertainment Establishment to Use Drugs
In addition to Lee Sun Kyun, the police had arrested a 29-year-old woman A and her 20s female employee on suspicion of drug use. The young woman was, in fact, a manager of an entertainment establishment in Gangnam, Seoul.
Some media reported this entertainment establishment as a bar. However, others mentioned it was a premium, high-class brothel offering services for VIPs and the top few percent of clients in South Korea, Tenpro.
JTBC reported on October 23 that Lee Sun Kyun had frequently visited the establishment to administer his drugs.
“It’s true that Lee Sun Kyun previously often visited the establishment.”an entertainment business official.
Reports also revealed that more VIPs had been secretly coming to the same place. And therefore, it is possible that this Korean actor drug scandal controversy will blow up into a bigger case in the future.
“Very few people came to the place. I don’t know what was happening in the room. I think this could explode into something bigger.”an entertainment business official.
Abusing Drugs at a Young Woman’s House
Moreover, what’s most shocking about the scandal is that Lee Sun Kyun has apparently been abusing drugs at a house belonging to A, the young female manager of the entertainment establishment.
The police revealed that Lee Sun Kyun had been abusing drugs several times at A’s house in Seoul since early this year. They are looking into this further as more types of drugs have reportedly appeared during the investigation.
However, Lee Sun Kyun’s legal representative refused to make a statement regarding this detail.
“We cannot confirm this information. The police haven’t contacted us yet. However, we will fully cooperate with the investigation regarding this issue.”Lee Sun Kyun’s lawyer.
Young Manager ‘A’ Has Been Extorting Money from Lee Sun Kyun
Responding to the shocking revelation, Lee Sun Kyun’s side revealed that A has been extorting 350 million KRW (around 260,468 USD) of Lee Sun Kyun’s money by blackmailing him. The report also revealed that A has had approximately 10 calls with Lee Sun Kyun this year.
“The person has threatened Lee Sun Kyun because of the drug situation. She defrauded him of hundreds of millions of won.
We have submitted a complaint against two people but we are not yet sure whether one or two of them were involved.”Lee Sun Kyun’s lawyer.
Lee Sun Kyun’s Wife Reportedly Sold a Building to Pay for the Blackmail
Due to the reports on extortions against Lee Sun Kyun, the Korean actor’s wife, actress Jeon Hye Jin had reportedly sold a building to pay for the blackmail.
Korean media MK reported on October 23 that allegations have emerged that actress Jeon Hye Jin had reportedly sold a building worth 15 billion KRW (around 11.2 million USD). However, Lee Sun Kyun’s side immediately denied the allegation.
“This is nonsense. The sale of the building has nothing to do with this incident.”Lee Sun Kyun’s lawyer.
Lee Sun Kyun Steps Down from the Upcoming Drama, “No Way Out”
Ultimately, Lee Sun Kyun has no choice but to step down from the new drama, “No Way Out” because of the scandal. The production team confirmed this detail in an official statement.
“After the recent incident with Lee Sun Kyun last week, the actor decided to step down from the drama. He believes that sorting things out for the issue will take a significant amount of time.
The production team understood and accepted his decision. The filming will continue as planned, and there will be no delays.”Production team of “No Way Out” drama.
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