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An actress whose career was ruined because her husband was connected to Burning Sun scandal 

This actress suffered from her husband’s prostitution scandal.

About 3 years ago, Park Han Byul was one of the successful actresses in Korea’s entertainment industry. With a beautiful, attractive appearance and good acting, Park Han Byul left a good impression on the audience. Her most memorable roles are in dramas such as: Love in Sadness, Borg Mom, The Girl Who Sees Smells, One Well-Raised Daughter,…

Park Han Byul

Despite having both the looks and skills to rise to the top, Park Han Byul ended up having her career destroyed because she married the wrong man. In 2019, when her career was flourishing, Park Han Byul came under criticism. Many viewers turned their backs on her because of her problematic husband, former CEO of Yuri Holdings and Seungri’s ex-business associate, Yoo In Suk, who was one of the six people indicted on charges of soliciting prostitution and embezzlement in the Burning Sun scandal. 

Park Han Byul

In the same year, Park Han Byul reportedly submitted a handwritten formal appeal for her husband amid his arrest warrant evaluation, causing netizens to accuse her of “siding with Yoo In Suk” and leave comments such as “Like husband, like wife”. MBC was even asked to kick out Park Han Byul from the cast of Love in Sadness. After that, Love in Sadness was still completed, but another MBC drama starring Park Han Byul, Unusual Men and Women, was cancelled indefinitely. 

Park Han Byul
Park Han Byul
“Love in Sadness” was finally done and it’s also Park Han Byul’s last work
Park Han Byul
Park Han Byul’s “Unusual Men and Women” project is in “cancelled” status
Park Han Byul
Yoo In Suk and Seungri

In March 2019, Park Han Byul apologized to the public and then remained silent for a long time.  She lost all film projects, completely withdrew from showbiz, and had to move with her son to Jeju Island.  There was even information that Park Han Byul had to change her name to be able to live a new life. The only and last time that the public knew about her was in April 2021, when actress Eugene, Han Byul’s best friend, checked in at a cafe, with the female star behind her.  Eugene also shared: “A year ago, she told me she had plans to open a cafe. I couldn’t believe the dilapidated building could turn out to be this amazing. Although it hasn’t officially opened yet, it has become a hot spot.  Mrs. Park is currently running the business.  Congratulations.”

Park Han Byul
Eugene at Park Han Byul’s coffee shop
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