Actor Choi Hyun Wook made his first public appearance since his controversy over a viral clip.
On October 23, Choi Hyun Wook attended a press conference for his upcoming K-Drama High Cookie (romanized from 하이쿠키). Also in attendance were co-stars Nam Ji Hyun, Kim Mu Yeol, and Jung Da Bin.
High Cookie is a K-Drama that tells the story of High School students who become obsessed over a cookie that grants the eaters’ wishes.
On this day, Choi Hyun Wook apologized for causing controversy. The actor promised to reflect on himself and be more careful in the future.
I have been reflecting on my actions after receiving advice and criticism from people close to me. I will work towards being more responsible. I am sorry.
— Choi Hyun Wook
Previously, Choi Hyun Wook was hit with scrutiny after a video clip of the actor smoking while holding hands with an unnamed woman went viral. Netizens were particularly critical of the actor over smoking in public, which is illegal in Seoul unless smoking in a designated zone, and littering.
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