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."