After initial reports claiming actress Seo Ye Ji is not attending The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards, its finally been confirmed by her agency.
On May 12, various Korean news outlets reported that despite Seo Ye Ji being in discussion to attend the award show, it was ultimately decided she won’t due to the current situation.
Later, a source from GOLDMEDALIST confirmed Seo Ye Ji won’t be attending the The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards due to “personal reasons.”
Seo Ye Ji is nominated for the best actress award in the TV drama category for her performance in “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.” She was also up for popularity award; a voting-based award; and she garnered more than 780,000 votes beating Shin Hye Sun and Kim So Hyun by an overwhelming margin.
Seo Ye Ji has been embroiled in various controversies that began with her involvement in Kim Jung Hyun’s attitude towards “Time” drama cast and staff it has snowballed into much more with many allegations coming out about her, from her alleged bullying during her school days, to faking her education background and more.
Her agency had already denied the bullying rumors as well as the rumors that claim she didn’t study in Spain. However, the backlash didn’t subside. More stories about Seo Ye Ji’s alleged terrible personality has spread online with many more coming out, her agency didn’t address the newer allegations.
Due to her controversies, many advertisers cut ties with her. She also stepped down from the upcoming drama “Island.”
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