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Breaking News Hits Nam Joo Hyuk while on military duty: What did we uncover?

Busan-born South Korean actor Nam Joo Hyuk, while serving his mandatory military term, received a surprising piece of news that has brought relief to his career and personal life. So what happened? We uncover the rumors and get to the bottom of this story!



Nam Joo Hyuk (Vigilante 2023), born on February 22, 1994, had dreams of becoming a professional basketball player during his studies at Gyeongnam Middle School. However, an unfortunate injury and subsequent operation brought an end to his basketball aspirations.


In June 2022, a netizen claimed to be a former victim of bullying, accusing Nam Joo Hyuk of being one of the perpetrators during their six years together in middle school and high school. His management company promptly denied the allegations, vowing to pursue criminal complaints against the netizen. Another person also made similar accusations, which were similarly denied by Nam's management.



To support Nam Joo Hyuk's innocence, Korean news outlet Dispatch published an article on July 5, 2022, containing statements from 20 people, including two high school teachers and 18 classmates of Nam. They vehemently defended him against the allegations, providing a strong show of support.




Notably, Nam Joo Hyuk has maintained a steadied silence on his personal front since March 17, 2022, when he last shared a post on his personal Instagram. He has since communicated only through his agency.




On October 17, 2022, he joined the Capital Defense Command Military Police Group, the same as BTS' Kim Taehyung (aka V) as a military police officer in the riot squad on March 20, 2023, and is expected to be discharged on September 19, 2024.


Recently, while serving in the military, Nam Joo Hyuk has been cleared of the school bullying allegations leveled against him by a former classmate in 2022, as per reports. The investigations revealed that the accusations were false, leading to the charging of the accusers with a defamation suit.




Instead of proceeding with a trial, the accusers will be required to pay a fine. If neither party nor the court expresses a desire to continue with a trial, the prosecution's judgment will become final.


Nam Joo Hyuk's career suffered a setback due to the false accusations, but the support he received from classmates and teachers, along with his military service, has potentially helped him weather the storm. With the allegations proven unfounded, it is expected that his career will regain its momentum upon his return from military duty.



As the news of Nam Joo Hyuk's exoneration spreads, fans and supporters have expressed their relief and offered their thoughts on the matter.


What are your thoughts on the allegations against Nam Joo Hyuk? Why do you think Nam Joo Hyuk was falsely accused? Share your opinions in the comments below!




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