The nine-episode present grabbed netizens’ consideration with its intriguing plot. Nevertheless, it’s additionally obtained flak from the viewers for illegally exposing private particulars together with an actual cellphone quantity and a checking account quantity.
Responding to the cellphone quantity challenge after the proprietor’s complaints, the manufacturing staff is presently attempting to fix the scenario. Whereas no closing settlement has been made, the makers stated of their official assertion, “We are attempting to unravel this by continued cellphone calls and face-to-face conferences between the proprietor of the quantity and the manufacturing firm.”
Additional reacting to Netizens claiming that the displayed checking account particulars have been additionally equally used within the present with out permission, very similar to the cellphone quantity case, the staff has confirmed that they’ve ‘negotiated’ with the proprietor of the checking account, previous to the present premier. “The checking account quantity was used after negotiating with the proprietor of the account in the course of the content material manufacturing course of” they asserted.
All of it started with the primary episode of ‘Squid Recreation’ when a scene featured the primary lead performed by actor Gong Yoo handing out his enterprise card to Lee Jungjae (as Seong Gi Hun). The enterprise card shared a glimpse of a cellphone quantity that turned out to be an current calling quantity the place followers have been calling day and night time ever since.
However, within the finale episode, Seong Gi Hun is seen withdrawing 10,000 KRW (about $8.47 USD) from an ATM after successful the video games. Within the course of, the scene displayed a checking account quantity alongside the prize cash, which additionally belongs to a South Korean citizen.