Why Are We Ignoring the Disturbing Allegations Against ‘Squid Game’ Star Lee Jung-jae?
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / Getty Lee Jung-jae took home Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at Monday night’s Emmys for his role in Netflix’s global smash Squid Game, besting the likes of Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk and Succession’s Jeremy Strong and Brian Cox. In the process, he made history as the first Asian man to win the Lead Actor Emmy.For his role as Seong Gi-hun, a divorced father and deep-in-debt gambler who’s lured into a deadly game of survival wnews.yahoo.com
'Squid Game' lead Lee Jung-jae gracefully answers question from American reporter unaware of his stardom
An American reporter has gone viral on social media for asking Lee Jung-jae an awkward question about his fame following the international success of the Netflix show “Squid Game.” The moment: Lee, 48, was attending the LACMA Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles on Nov. 10 to promote “Squid Game” when he was approached by “Extra” reporter Katie Krause.news.yahoo.com
UM students react to global Netflix sensation ‘Squid Game’
On Sept. 17, “Squid Game” dropped on Netflix and took the world by storm. “My Tik Tok ‘For You’ page went from the normal shenanigans to everything Squid Game — especially conspiracy theories,” Martinez said. This survival game trope can be seen in films like “The Hunger Games” and “The Purge,” but “Squid Game” rewrites this old concept with a fresh perspective. Though the majority of coverage on “Squid Game” has praised the show, not all UM students enjoyed its graphic nature. Although she hasn’t seen it, Martinez added that the overwhelmingly positive reviews have given “Squid Game” a spot on her to-watch list.themiamihurricane.com