The original perpetrator of the rumors against actress Lee Si Young has been found. Following this discovery, the Seoul Police Department has asked for an arrest warrant to be issued against the perpetrator. The rumor stated that there is a sex tape of the actress.
The police said, “The perpetrator wrote the false and malicious rumor against Lee Si Young, and it has harmed her greatly in her reputation, so an arrest has been deemed necessary.” The rumor has been circulating since July 30 via various social media channels. Although Lee Si Young’s agency denied the rumor, it kept spreading.
The agency and the actress have stated that they plan to find the perpetrator, and that there will be no leniency nor will there be any settlements. They are also considering pursing criminal and civil lawsuits.