[Reporter Se-yeon Park, Daily Economy Star Today]
Actor Kim Ji-hoon apologized for the controversy over illegal downloading of American dramas.
When Kim Ji-hoon appeared on MBC’s ‘I Live Alone’ aired on the 6th, the scene of watching mid at home was engulfed in controversy. Because the video he watched is the Korean subtitle version of American soap opera ‘Raised by Wolves’.
This drama was released exclusively by HBO Max, an American OOTT service, and since HBO Max did not officially launch the Korean service, the Korean subtitle version is actually illegal.
As the controversy grew, Kim Ji-hoon expressed his apology on the 11th through his agency Big Picture Entertainment. We deeply apologize for not knowing and acting properly.”
Kim Ji-hoon added, “I will try to become an actor who acts more carefully in the future. I am sorry for the inconvenience again.”
‘I Live Alone’ official has stopped replaying video clips containing the scene. ‘I Live Alone’ side said, “The part that was a problem in Kim Ji-hoon’s broadcast was removed from the VOD.”
Hello. This is Kim Ji-hoon.
First of all, we apologize for the inconvenience to viewers in the MBC ‘I Live Alone’ broadcast on the 6th.
As an actor, we deeply apologize for not being aware of copyright and acting.
In the future, I will try to become an actor who acts more carefully.
Once again, we are sorry for the inconvenience.
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