Lee Young-ae's fan jailed for wanting to 'marry' her badly

2 November 2012 / 3 years 11 months ago

Source: Korea JoongAng DailyA fan of actress Lee Young-ae was given a one-year prison sentence as well as compulsory mental treatment after he pestered Lee’s father on multiple occasions to let him marry his daughter.The Seoul Eastern District Court sentenced a man named Kwon, aged in his 40s, after he invaded Lee’s father’s apartment four times from September 2011 until May. “The defendant suffers from schizophrenia and needs professional help,‘ the court said. “Due to potential relapses, he must be kept at a mental hospital‘.After forcing his way in by assaulting the building’s security guard, Kwon told Lee’s father that in his past life he was Lee’s son. “In this life, I have to marry her. It’s a sign from above,‘ the man had claimed.Although the 41-year-old actress was well out of harm’s way, she’s been making waves with a possible remake of the hit drama that launched her career.After MBC confirmed in September that it is looking into a sequel to “Dae Jang Geum,‘ the star of the 2003 program said she’s still mulling the proposal.

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