Seo Ye Ji speaks to fans 2 months after being accused of bullying ex-boyfriend Kim Jung Hyun
Seo Ye Ji has posted a message on a fan cafe message board where she says, 'Knowing there are people who believe in me is something that makes me feel good'
Actress Seo Ye Ji has broken her silence after two long months. 'It's Okay Not To Be Okay' actress faced enormous pressure after allegations surfaced about her bullying ex-boyfriend, staff, and more. The 31-year-old actress was dropped from big projects like 'Island' and commercials after the bullying allegations made her the target of social media wrath.
On June 11, Seo Ye Ji posted an update on the fan cafe which made fans relieved to know that the actress is alright. The 'Save me' star noted that knowing there were people who have kept their faith in her feels good, referring to the storm of allegations that made her essentially an outcast.
The backlash was so extreme that she ended up not participating in one of the biggest award shows of the year, the Baeksang Award, where the actress was nominated for 'It's Okay Not to Be Okay.'
Seo Ye Ji breaks her silence
Seo Ye Ji message on the fan cafe read: "Knowing there are people who believe in me is something that makes me feel good." The actress hasn't been publicly appearing for any events since the bullying controversy broke. The biggest hit her career has taken so far was of course being dropped from OCN 'Island'. The K-drama series, based on the story of a fantasy exorcism, had cast Seo Ye Ji as the main lead.
Seo Ye Ji controversies
Seo Ye Ji was mired by one controversy after another - from allegedly manipulating her ex-boyfriend Kim Jung Hyun to behaving rudely to her own staff. An expose video on YouTube claimed that she has also lied about her education and more. Seo Ye Ji's agency put up a statement regarding the bullying rumors saying, "Hello, this is Gold Medalist. This is our official position on the recent reports regarding actress Seo Ye-ji. Firstly, we would like to apologize for the delay in sharing our official position. As a result of our confirmation with Kim Jung-hyun, it was clearly confirmed by him the drama-related controversy was not caused by Seo Ye-ji, and he expressed his own intentions on sharing his official position."
Fans are excited to get an update from their favorite actress as they are glad to know that Ye Ji is directly communicating with them. A fan wrote, "I’m just so glad she’s doing well. Indeed, her strong mentality is the best. Will patiently wait for you, Yeaji." Another heartwarming fan message read, "I can't help but worry for Yeaji and miss her. It's something I've been doing as a daily routine for the past two months. We all have! But she was thinking about us? Why's she so selfless? I love you so much Seo Yeji! Feel better, please."
I can't help but worry for Yeaji ans miss her. It's something I've been doing as a daily routine for the past two months. We all have! But she was thinking about us? 🥺— 🦋 (@MISSSKYFLOWER) June 11, 2021
Why's she so selfless? 😭
I love you so much Seo Yeji! Feel better, please. #seoyeaji #seoyeji pic.twitter.com/i5aUxkBqHV