Squid Game Oh Young-soo denies having participated in Vietnam War

The truth of the rumor that veteran actor Oh Young-soo was a Vietnam War veteran in the past has been revealed.

On October 18th, MK Star Today reported an exclusive interview with an official in relation to Oh Young-soo‘s military background, which became a hot topic online.

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According to the report, Oh Young-soo’s side shared about the rumor of him participating in the Vietnam War, “It’s not true that he participated in the Vietnam War.” It is reported that the person mentioned in the media reports was one with the same name.

Earlier, a post stating that Oh Young-soo participated in the Vietnam War as a member of the 9th Infantry Division spread on an online community. The post contained a pathological record that a corporal named Oh Young-soo had been on duty in Vietnam for a year and a month from October 1966 to November 1967.

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Oh Young-soo received tremendous attention as ‘Squid Game’ became a mega hit worldwide. The “gganbu” line he mentioned in the series is being used as a buzzword abroad. He is at the center of gossips every day as the meaning of “gganbu” often goes into influential media outlets’ headlines.

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Meanwhile, ‘Squid Game’ tells the story of those who participate in a mysterious survival game with a prize of 45.6 billion won, risking their lives to become the ultimate winner. It is considered the most successful series in Netflix’s history.

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