Actor Kwak Do-won compelled to pay the Ministry of Tradition after a drunken driving incident


actor kwak do-won [YONHAP]

actor kwak do-won [YONHAP]

Actor Kwak Do-won has been compelled to return funds acquired from the Ministry of Tradition, Sports activities and Tourism after taking pictures a public service commercial for a authorities physique, after his involvement in a drunk driving incident on Sunday.

In accordance with Newsys, an area information outlet, on Monday, Kwak shot a public service advert for a authorities ministry underneath the title “Struggle on Digital Intercourse Crimes.”

Kwak was the one particular person to look within the advert. They’re mentioned to have mentioned the hazards of digital intercourse crimes within the clip. The advert was alleged to be launched in two components, one in every of which was made public, however has since been taken down.

Actor Kwak Do wins during now-deleted ad against digital sex crimes for Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism [SCREEN CAPTURE]

Actor Kwak Do wins throughout now-deleted advert towards digital intercourse crimes for Ministry of Tradition, Sports activities and Tourism [SCREEN CAPTURE]

In accordance with the Jeju Cebu Police Station on Sunday, Kwak was charged with drunk driving after falling asleep in his automobile in the midst of a street on Jeju Island.

Police discovered him sleeping of their automobile close to Iom Elementary Faculty in Aiwol-epe, Jeju. Police acquired data {that a} automotive was stopped on the center of the street and the actor was discovered sleeping within the mentioned automobile.

Kwak later did a breath analyzer take a look at, which revealed his blood alcohol stage was 0.08 p.c—which warrants the revocation of his driver’s license.

The actor at present resides on Jeju Island.

“We provide our honest apologies that such a shameful factor occurred,” the company mentioned. “Regardless of the purpose, Kwak and the company really feel a heavy duty. We apologize for inflicting concern to those that assist Kwak, and apologize as soon as once more for inflicting bother.”

Almost about Kwak withholding his fee, the ministry cited the contract with the actor which states that if Kwak is embroiled in a social rip-off resembling drunk driving, the ministry can withhold its full fee.

Kwak debuted in 1992 and is greatest identified for his roles within the movies “Metal Rain 2: Summit” (2020), “The Golden Vacation” (2020) and “By no means Give Up” (2022). “The Firefighters” starring Kwak is ready to hit native theaters someday this 12 months.

by Li Jian [lee.jian@joongang.co.kr]



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