Actor Yoo Ah is under investigation for using propofol, netizens react
On February 8, the TV Chosun news agency reported that a popular actor is currently under police investigation for using propofol.
Propofol belongs to the class of drugs called hypnotics or anesthetics. It is illegal to use outside of surgical procedures.
In addition, the outlet reported that the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency subpoenaed and investigated Yoo Ah In on Feb. 6 for violating the Narcotics Control Act.
Many were particularly shocked to learn that the police had forbidden Yoo Ah In to leave the country.
Police are currently requesting an examination of Yoo Ah In’s hair at the National Institute for Scientific Investigation to determine if he was habitually taking propofol.
In response to this report, Yoo Ah In’s agency, United Artists Agency (UAA), released the following official statement, confirming that the actor was recently under investigation:
“This is UA.
Recently, Yoo Ah In was the subject of a police investigation regarding propofol.
He is actively cooperating with any investigation into this matter and we plan to proactively address any problem areas.
We apologize for the concern. »
Korean netizens reacted strongly to the news, with some saying they were shocked it was Yoo Ah In, others less so.
- ” I am not suprised “
- “The other articles that didn’t reveal his name already contained so much information about him”
- “I’m not surprised because I had a bit of the impression”
- “He was one of my favorite actors. It’s so disappointing”
- «Oh mec»
- “It’s not surprising, but I’m so upset. I really liked his game and felt like he was one of the straight celebs.”
- “As soon as I read the other article, I thought of it and it was true.”
- “When they said he was an actor in his 30s, that was the first person that came to mind.”
- “I can’t believe it’s him, I’m really shocked”
- “I’m shocked, but not that surprised”
- “He always exuded a strange vibe. I thought he was when the articles were published.”
- “I’m shocked but not surprised. He’s likely to make a comeback along with actor Ha Jung Woo.”
- “The articles were correct. He’s a big star. »
We just have to wait for the results of the investigation.