A person from South Korea was bombarded with telephone calls after his authentic telephone quantity appeared on the brand new Netflix sequence Squid Game.
A person from South Korea was bombarded with telephone calls after his authentic telephone quantity appeared on the brand new Netflix sequence Squid Game. Interestingly, the person was reportedly provided 100 million (which is Rs 63 lakh) in change for his telephone quantity by a South Korean presidential candidate.
For the unversed, Squid Game is a fictional Korean drama sequence the place characters or contestants from financially weak backgrounds are put right into a mysterious survival recreation in opposition to one another to win $39 million. But successful the cash just isn’t that simple because the stakes are excessive at each degree.
Meanwhile, Huh Kyung-young, the National Revolutionary Party’s honorary chief, took to his social media deal with stating that he was to purchase the identical telephone quantity for 100 million. “I heard that the proprietor of the telephone quantity proven on a enterprise card in Squid Game is struggling severe harm from prank calls. I wish to purchase the quantity for 100 million gained,” Huh Kyung-young stated in a Facebook put up. Last month, Huh Kyung-young introduced his bid for the presidency.
However, the proprietor of the telephone quantity not too long ago claimed that it’s not potential for him to vary his quantity. As his telephone quantity is linked to his enterprise and personal life. Reports recommend that at the moment, the person is below a variety of stress because of the steady telephone calls. He had not even heard or seen the sequence earlier than the calls began pouring in.
According to the Independent, the proprietor of the telephone quantity stated that he has been receiving infinite calls and textual content messages. Explaining his ordeal, the person asserted that persons are reaching out to him day and evening as a consequence of curiosity. Firstly, he didn’t know concerning the present, however then a good friend advised him about his telephone quantity being flashed on Squid Game.
Since its launch on 12 September, Squid Game has turn into one of many largest ever digital exhibits within the present occasions.