‘Physical: 100’ press conference cancelled after contestant reported to police for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

‘Physical: 100’ press conference cancelled after contestant reported to police for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

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“Physical: 100”, the South Korean reality Netflix series that pits a hundred contestants in top physical shape against each other, aired its finale on Feb. 21.

While the survival show has wrapped up, three of its contestants remain under the spotlight after being accused of bullying, assault and intimidation, respectively.

According to South Korean news outlet Newsis, Netflix Korea cancelled a press conference slated to take place on Feb. 28. They confirmed that they are aware of the allegations and are looking into them.

The producers of “Physical: 100” are reportedly in contact with the three contestants in question.

Here’s a round up of the allegations against the three contestants:

No. 1: Bullied ex-schoolmates

Stuntwoman Kim Da Young was accused of being a bully after a netizen wrote on Korean forum site Nate Pann that a female contestant from “Physical: 100” was a bully in middle school.

The anonymous netizen claimed that Kim extorted money from them and assaulted them for about a year.

On Feb. 24, Kim posted an apology on her Instagram account.

Calling herself a “delinquent” who “hurt [her] junior’s feelings with the excuse of instilling discipline”, she maintained that she has never taken money from her former schoolmates. Kim also denies physically assaulting them, saying that her bullying was limited to saying “hurtful words” to them.

No. 2: Allegedly assaulted girlfriend

A male contestant is reportedly under investigation by the Gangnam Police Station, according to Newsis and One Pick News.

The suspect is said to be a former rugby player from the national team and faces charges of assault.

The police are investigating after receiving a report from his girlfriend that she was being assaulted at about 10:50am on Feb. 23. A weapon was allegedly found at the scene.

No. 3: Under investigation for intimidation

Another male contestant is under investigation by prosecutors for intimidation, according to KoreaJoongAng Daily.

He allegedly threatened to perform self-harm if she broke up with him.

The man in question is supposedly a performer who was a former dancer and ballerina.

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