Actor’s suicide triggers backlash against #MeToo movement in South Korea

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'The suicide of a leading South Korean actor accused of sexual assault has triggered a backlash against the nation’s growing #MeToo movement, with critics charging that it has devolved into a witch hunt that promotes prejudice against men.

Jo Min-ki hanged himself in the basement of his apartment building in Seoul on Friday afternoon. Mr Jo, 52, was best known for his roles in a number of television series, including “Love and Ambition”, but had been fired in February from his position as a drama professor at Cheongju University after eight women came forward to allege that he had raped and sexually assaulted them.'

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The word implies the negative reaction is to some degree unwarranted.

A guy gets accused of, in essence, rape. There's a rush to judgment. He commits suicide. People respond by condemning the rush to judgment. And THEY are in the wrong?

I'm looking around for Rod Serling but he isn't here.

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