Ok-drama actress Seo Yea-ji, 31, who has previously week been embroiled in controversy over how she had allegedly controlled her former boyfriend Kim Jung-hyun, has misplaced a slew of endorsement deals.
The It’s Okay To Not Be Okay (2020) star was swiftly dropped from ads by well being and way of life model New Origin, masks label AER and cosmetics model Luna, amongst others.
In the wake of the scandal, her lead position in an upcoming drama, Island, which was as a consequence of begin filming in June, will probably be recast.
In addition, a former employees member from Seo’s administration company has spoken up about her alleged verbal abuse, threats and unreasonable behaviour in an explosive tell-all.
The nameless publish gave particulars such because the actress yelling on the employees over small errors, blowing cigarette smoke of their faces and checking their telephones to make sure they didn’t file her behaviour.
“Whenever she stated she was in a nasty temper, she by no means ate something and so we had been unable to eat. She additionally advised us that actors are individuals who work solely with their feelings so we had been anticipated to provide in to every little thing she needed.”
The publish went on: “If there have been dangerous rumours going round about her, she would come as much as us and say, ‘I do know it is you guys. This business is small, watch out with what you say or I’ll make it arduous for you guys to get jobs’.”
However, one other worker has come out to defend the star, saying she had all the time handled individuals properly.
To add oil to fireplace, accusations about her being a bully throughout her college days have resurfaced, despite the fact that her administration company had beforehand denied them.
Seo, who began relationship Kim in 2018, is alleged to have instructed the actor to keep away from all intimate scenes together with his co-star Seohyun and different ladies on the set of Ok-drama Time (2018).
Text messages allegedly between Seo and Kim, which leisure information portal Dispatch launched on Monday (April 12), present her demanding that he act hostile to different ladies, in addition to ship her movies of himself on set in order that she may monitor him.
However, her administration company issued an announcement on Tuesday to say that it was a lovers’ tiff and that Kim had made related calls for.
Kim, 31, who subsequently left the drama citing psychological well being points, wrote a prolonged apology on social media on Wednesday and is alleged to be affected by melancholy.