South Korean star Seo Ye-ji breaks silence on controversy with ex-boyfriend Kim Jung-hyun: ‘It stems from my immaturity…’
South Korean star Seo Yea-ji has issued an official apology, a year after she was caught up in a controversy over her ex-boyfriend, actor Kim Jung-hyun. the It’s okay to disagree the actor received a harsh criticism after the Korean media published a report that included text messages between her and Jung-hun, alleging that she asked him to change the script of his 2018 drama to remove physical contact between him and his co-star, Seohyun.
While her agency responded to the statement at the time, Yea-ji said nothing at the time. She had kept a low profile and retired from the Island drama.
However, now she seems to have finally opened up on the subject. His statement read: “First of all, I sincerely apologize for conveying my feelings so late through these written words. Seeing all the blame and many things that have been said about me, I have taken the time to reflect on myself thus far. I would like to sincerely apologize for making many people feel uncomfortable because of my shortcomings. Once again, I sincerely bow and I apologize for having disappointed you greatly.
She concluded, “It all stems from my immaturity, and I will work hard to behave more carefully in the future and show you a more mature version of myself.”
Last year, Seo’s agency described the scandal as “immature personal feelings in a romantic relationship” in an official statement. “Kim also asked Seo, who was filming a different drama, not to film kissing scenes,” the statement added. Besides these allegations, Seo Ye-ji had been accused of bullying and extortion by her schoolmates.
Seo Ye-ji has starred in highly successful shows including Lawless Lawyer and It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, which brought him international acclaim. The actor is now gearing up for his upcoming drama, Eve, and was spotted during his script reading session.