“Squid Game,” the current Netflix sensation taking the streaming service by storm, may have tons of fans, but one woman in South Korea says her life has become miserable because of the show.
Koreaboo, a Korean media outlet usually focused on K-pop news, reported that in one episode of the popular series, a character is handed a business card that includes an 8-digit phone number. In the U.S., movies and TV shows that use phone numbers include the “555” prefix to ensure the number is fake. Why? Because people will call a number they see in a program they enjoy. Just ask anyone with the number 867-5309 before area codes became part of the dialing experience.
In South Korea, however, people who dialed the eight numbers presented