Han Hyo Joo’s brother causes a deadly case- Han Hyo Joo was criticized by the Korean public, boycotted – And the return!
Han Hyo Joo is taking steps to regain her reputation after her brother’s bullying scandal.
Joining the entertainment industry in 2003, Han Hyo Joo is a familiar face of Korean audiences through famous TV series such as Iljimae, Spring Waltz (2006); Brilliant Legacy (2009); Dong Yi (2010) and W (2016) … She was recognized by the public for her acting talent, the actress was also voted “The beauty with the most beautiful smile in Korea”.
In the midst of her career that was thriving, in 2014, Han Hyo Joo got into the biggest scandal of her career. At that time, news of her brother bullying another soldier while performing his military service, caused the soldier to commit suicide. This case has been widely spread in newspapers and social networks. Although Han Hyo Joo was not directly involved in the incident, the actress and her family were also strongly boycotted by the public for assuming she was hiding the truth. It is reported that Han Hyo Joo’s family members spent money to cover up the incident, causing Han Hyo Joo to have a bad reputation.
For a long time, she was turned away by broadcasters, brands, and audiences. It was not until 2016 that she returned to the small screen with the movie W, Han Hyo Joo was gradually accepted again by audiences.
Han Hyo Joo possesses a fragile, pure beauty, radiant beauty and a luxurious charisma that always makes the opposite person unable to take his eyes off. At the age of 32, she still maintains her beauty and reputation, is one of the hottest actresses of showbiz in Korea.
n 2021, Han acted as a member of a counter-terrorist squad in the apocalyptic thriller drama Happiness, starring opposite Park Hyung-sik. Directed by Ahn Gil-Ho, the drama depicted class discrimination, conflicting human desires and the struggle for survival amongst a group of house-owners in an apartment in Korea due to a mysterious virus outbreak that threatens the livelihood of the inhabitants in a city.
In 2022, Han stars alongside Kang Ha-neul and Lee Kwang-soo in The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure, the sequel to the 2014 blockbuster The Pirates. She plays the role of Hae-rang, the captain of the pirate ship. The film marks her return to Korean cinema after 4 years since Illang: The Wolf Brigade. In October, Han made a special appearance in the film 20th Century Girl, playing the adult version of Kim Yoo-jung‘s character.