Moon Chae Yeon’s Self-Proclaimed ‘Boyfriend’ Sentenced to Prison

David Song, July 2, 2017, 6:08 p.m.

A man who was only labeled as ‘A’ by authorities, has just been sentenced to prison. ‘A’ is a man in his 40’s who openly claimed that he was Moon Chae Yeon’s boyfriend, and the actress pressed charges once she decided that she had enough of the harassment. ‘A’ wrote false messages on a blog and more, harassing the actress on multiple occasions. After seeing that ‘A’ showed no remorse for his actions, the court charged him for defamation of character.


Moon Chae-won (born November 13, 1986) is a South Korean actress. Moon first attracted attention in 2008 in her supporting role as a gisaeng in Painter of the Wind. She was next cast in Brilliant Legacy, one of the top-rated Korean dramas of 2009. 2011 marked Moon's career breakthrough, with leading roles in the television period drama The Princess' Man and the action blockbuster War of the Arrows; both were critical and commercial hits, with Arrows as the highest grossing Korean film of the year. For her performance in the latter, Moon won Best New Actress at the Grand Bell Awards and the Blue Dragon Film Awards. Moon's other notable television series include the revenge melodrama The Innocent Man (2012) and the humanistic medical drama Good Doctor (2013).

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