TV Personality, actor, and musical actor Kim Ho Young has been accused of sexually assaulting another male inside a car back in September.
According to an exclusive report from The Fact, Kim Ho Young has been charged with sexual assault against another male. He was in a car with the said male back on September 24 when the actions took place.
The victim filed a complaint with the Seongdong Police Station, but it has been reported that Kim Ho Young did not comply with investigation summons due to his busy schedule. Kim Ho Young is currently starring in Pegasus Market as Jo Mindal.
His agency, PLK Entertainment released a statement to the press about the situation, denying such accusations
We would like to announce our official position regarding the reports about Kim Ho Young.
The article about Kim Ho Young, which was released today, is completely groundless. We are currently checking in with him for more concrete details. We sincerely request that the media reports the facts following confirmation from the company and Kim Ho Young.
We are sure that all of the journalists are aware of the irreversible damage something like this could cause. Therefore, we would once again like to request that you refrain from writing speculative articles or distributing information that you did not directly receive from us. We will be taking legal action against those that spread misinformation.
In addition, we will take strong legal action against all malicious comments and false information.
— PLK Entertainment
Kim Ho Young made his debut in the musical Rent. Since then, he has starred in numerous musicals, and has also transitioned to entertainment programs such as Real Men 300, King of Masked Singer, and Casting Call.