Cha Seung Won apologizes for son accused of sexual assault

5 August 2013 / 3 years 2 months ago

Actor Cha Seung-won has came forward to apologize on behalf of his son Cha No-Ah, who was recently charged with sexually assaulting a minor.

A 19-year-old high school student had reported to the Seoul Central Police that she had been locked in a studio apartment by Cha No-Ah and sexually assaulted.

Her lawyer revealed, "Mr. Cha No-Ah locked her into a vacation house that his grandfather owned since April until now and sexually assaulted and threatened her multiple times."

The news of his son's alleged crime prompted Seung-won to post the following apology on me2day and shared:

"I am Cha Seung Won.

"As a father who wasn't able to raise his son well, I apologize from the bottom of my heart.

"Aside from all of the facts, as a father with a son who has been hit with a controversy, I feel a sense of moral responsibility and I am unable to hold in my deep sadness.

"I bow my head and apologize once again."

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