Comedian Park Na Rae will not be charged for the jokes she’s made recently on a web show!
On April 30, one Korean news outlet reported that Park Na Rae was getting investigated by police for her sexual harassment controversy on the YouTube show “Hey Narae.” The police station revealed they’ve received an accusation regarding the controversial video and will be conducting an investigation to determine whether what Park Na Rae did counts as a crime or not.
On June 28, the investigation appears to have been concluded with a new statement by Seoul Gangbuk Police station clearing her from all the charges made against her. The police stated that the footage cannot be defined as a sexually explicit material.
The video that has gotten the backlash and led to this was published a couple of months ago, Park Na Rae came under fire for making a couple of sexual jokes, and using sexual gestures as well on ‘Hey Narae.’
Throughout the show, Comedian Park Na Rae made a couple of sexual jokes, and used gestures as well. In one instance, Park Na Rae can be seen making an up and down gesture with her hand, which was blurred out by the production staff.
Another clip shows the comedian using her feet to make an up and down gesture on a table leg, which was also blurred out by the production team. When the MC besides her saw her doing that, he motioned her to stop and can be seen looking uncomfortable.
Due to the massive backlash, the video has since been deleted from YouTube and the channel Studio Waffle issued an apology to their YouTube community tab. Park Na Rae and her agency also issued apology letters for the matter and the show was ultimately canceled.
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