The sudden success of Squid Game was hard to handle for this actress

Do we really have to present Squid Game ? Last September, this series produced by Netflix broke all records. In this production from South Korea, 456 idle people participate in a deadly game to win a huge sum of money. Enough to change your life and turn the page on a precarious situation. Very quickly, the sauce rose all over the world. Even in North Korea, copies of Squid Game were broadcast. A success all the more sudden as Netflix did not give much promotion to the series. Social networks have played an essential role in the spread of the phenomenon. The stars of the program were also caught off guard as a second season is official.

Kang Sae-byeok, the performer of player 0067, recently spoke in an interview about the sudden and rapid success (via ScreenRant).

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A difficult situation for the actress who shares her impressions now that the media storm has calmed down.

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800,000 more Instagram followers in 24 hours

Kang Sae-byeok surely didn’t expect success for Squid Game. During an interview for THR, the actress opened up about the sudden success and its setbacks.

I think I learned a week after the broadcast. I couldn’t keep up with the growing speed of success Squid Game because since COVID I think everything is faster and even online everything is happening fast. It was hard to follow. I lost two pounds in a week when it happened. I couldn’t eat. It was not stress but a new feeling. « What is happening ? Who am I ? », I got lost. Now I feel very comfortable with it, I can slowly get used to the success with the fans. But when I was alone, at home, witnessing the success, I ask myself: ” What ? ».

-Kang Sae-byeok

In 24 hours, the actress has notably gained 800,000 subscribers on Instagram. But as the latter explains, the success now digested, Kang Sae-byeok gets used to his new life.