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Uhm Tae Woong to return to the big screen 4 months after paying prostitution fine

By beansss   Saturday, February 25, 2017   52,903   1,234   0



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Actor Uhm Tae Woong will be making his return to the big screen, 4 months after his case for soliciting prostitution wrapped up last November. 

His label Key East Entertainment revealed on February 25, "Uhm Tae Woong will be appearing in production company Kim Ki Duk Film's new movie 'Excavator', directed by Lee Joo Hyung. He has already begun filming." 

The movie will mark Uhm Tae Woong return approximately 6 months after his last production, drama 'Wanted'. After the end of his drama, Uhm Tae Woong was involved in a sexual assault controversy, and although found innocent of assualt, he had to pay a fine of 1 million Won ($875 USD) for soliciting prostitution. 
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iamhalways Sunday, February 26, 2017

Why did he have to do that!  I used to like watching him act!

LordLiar18 Saturday, February 25, 2017

Cannot believe he's such a douche! He seems to have a happy family with his wife and his little daughter! And then, we find out he sollicited prostitution and his wife had miscarriage afterwards... Hope she's fine now...

SahanaE Saturday, February 25, 2017

Wait so he actually engaged in prostitution? WTF I feel so bad for his wife and daughter.

yangshyeonin Saturday, February 25, 2017

I'm his fan for long time & when the case come out I cannot think I will excited to watch him anymore like before. I just hope the case is the last one & he will never commited any wrongdoing anymore.  If his wife still with him, he is fortunate enough.

sonelflee Saturday, February 25, 2017


lovelunaa sonelflee Saturday, February 25, 2017

he would've had 2, but his pregnant wife was so griefstricken she lost the baby. so yeah he basically killed his second child.

sonelflee lovelunaa Saturday, February 25, 2017

Yeah, I know.. But really sucks, because I saw his family life on return of superman. His daughter is adorable. It's just really really sad. I can't believe that someone nice like him would do/say something like that. - all I can say is that you can't really know a person through tv shows.

krell lovelunaa Saturday, February 25, 2017

@lovelunaa <-- I think that it is *not* fair to speak as though it is a proven fact that UTW did cause his wife to abort a pregnancy due to stress related issues. It remains *speculation* ; but people can believe what they choose.

lovelunaa krell Saturday, February 25, 2017

i mean the timing is really uncanny, his wife's miscarriage happened in the height of the scandal.

mbrown lovelunaa Sunday, March 19, 2017

Just because it happened during that time does not mean that that is the reason for a miscarriage - it's speculation.

alphabeta91 Saturday, February 25, 2017

OMG am I the only one who didn't know about this!!!

_Jarhon Saturday, February 25, 2017

All the while career is finished in SK. Oh the double standard.

karoudo _Jarhon Saturday, February 25, 2017

How is it double standard when it's not the same situation ? there's a difference between being a prostitute and soliciting one.

_Jarhon karoudo Saturday, February 25, 2017

Please explain to me the difference?

atlkpopfan _Jarhon Saturday, February 25, 2017

It's the same difference as buying drugs vs. selling it.

karoudo _Jarhon Saturday, February 25, 2017

one sells the other one buys -_-, that's why a drug dealer always take more time than a drug user, nothing to do with their gender.

_Jarhon karoudo Saturday, February 25, 2017

I love idiots trying to educate me and adding -.- like they could even have a clue... slowly now :D.. drugs are criminal offense which is purely scientifically harmful and lands an actual prison sentence. As a crime isnt even close to prostitution by nature. Now here neither are in actual jail and arent in anyways unable to film. Therefore the actual "outrage" and problem is MORAL. So again I ask, what's the difference MORALLY between selling or buying prostitution. Well there actually is a difference, big one, but its completely other way around. Lets ask it the other way, in crimes of buying or selling sex, which is the abuser and which is the abused? If we wanna attach moral outrage to this bullshit. ----- See how it works when you actually use your brain? Please tell me you understood the double standards by now.. please.

Mana92 _Jarhon Saturday, February 25, 2017

Agreed. I'm rather modern I guess and believe it's your body and you should be allowed to sell it if you want. It's the same as using your body to work any other job in my opinion. It's just '' morally'' unacceptable which is bs. As if these bitchy people have perfect morals themselves. A single person prostituting themselves vs a married father buying a prostitute...whos the more morally wrong one there hmm.

karoudo _Jarhon Sunday, February 26, 2017

"oh no it's the same even tho it's not the same u idiot" -___-; SJW in a nutshell; ... I wasn't arguing about who did the worst thing morally; but did they do the same ? U answered urself : no; u want to say he deserves his career to be over like GN.A or that GN.A doesn't deserve her career to be over if his isn't, go ahead, but don't call it double standard 'cause it's not, it's a weak shortcut to explain their situation. Go ahead and insult me more, if it makes u feel better about urself idm, looks like u need it.

bang_nay Saturday, February 25, 2017

Why are people getting downvoted for being honest? He cheated on his wife and she was so stressed from the public embarrassment she had a miscarriage. I pray for her and her little girl all the time, bless their hearts

MiaCristall bang_nay Saturday, February 25, 2017

Right? How this guys even has fans? And his poor wife i hope they get a divorce

Taeng4ever Saturday, February 25, 2017

wait are we supposed to be happy about this? i just found about this 'case' now but wtf?

Devil_and_Lovers Saturday, February 25, 2017

woow, i am speechless, takes a long time for lee byung hoon to make comeback after his scandal but only 4 months for him to return??? key east really are something eh...

miki96 Devil_and_Lovers Saturday, February 25, 2017

It didn't take him a long time, he was filming two movies in the US while the trial was still going. Lee Byung Hun's priorities is never the Korean cinema, he's doing there movies only if he's not getting offers in America.

Devil_and_Lovers miki96 Saturday, February 25, 2017

that is because hollywood don't give a shit to scandal like this, but korean ppl do care. that is why he need to delay his korean movie promotion (memories of swords???). his scandal affect movie ticket sales so much it is flop.

miki96 Devil_and_Lovers Sunday, February 26, 2017

To be honest the movie wasn't that interesting so maybe this is why it was a flop lol

Devil_and_Lovers miki96 Monday, February 27, 2017

at least lee byung hun is wise enough to halt all his activities in korea after his scandal, unlike uhm tae woong. even after his hiatus periode korean ppl still react negatively about him, make a jokes and parodied his scandal on national tv. obviously uhm tae woong learn nothing from lee byung hun experince, but yeah... maybe for uhm tae woong pay random women for sex and cheating from his wife is not something he need ashamed for, that is why he can easily move on and continues his activity in sk ent. industry like nothing ever happen... who knows right???

mbrown Devil_and_Lovers Sunday, March 19, 2017

Really, they did that to him in the media?? Wow...... anyway - maybe he needs the money.

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