‘Squid Game’ actor O Yeong-su goes viral for busting moves at Emmys afterparty

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  • “Squid Game” may have won big at the Emmys on Monday, but one cast member stole the show at the afterparty by getting down on the dance floor.
  • O Yeong-su, who played Oh Il-nam (Player 001) on the show, took the spotlight during the festivities hosted by Netflix following the awards ceremony.
  • In a video recorded during the party, the 77-year-old actor can be seen boogying in the middle of the dance floor as everyone cheers him on.
  • The clip has since gone viral, garnering more than 768,000 views on Twitter.
  • The video also received more than 245,000 views on New York Times bestselling author Meena Harris’ TikTok page.

“Squid Game” may have won big at the Emmys on Monday, but one cast member stole the show at the afterparty by getting down on the dance floor.

The Netflix series has a lot of reasons to celebrate after taking home six out of the 14 Emmy awards it was nominated for, including best actor for Lee Jung-jae, who became the first Asian to win in the category. He also became the first actor from a non-English-language series to nab an Emmy award.

But it was actor O Yeong-su, who played Oh Il-nam (Player 001) on the show, who took the spotlight during the festivities hosted by Netflix following the awards ceremony.

In a video recorded during the party, the 77-year-old actor can be seen boogying in the middle of the dance floor as everyone cheers him on. 

Netflix retweeted a video of O Yeong-su’s dance moves, which was first shared by New York Times bestselling author Meena Harris.

The clip has since gone viral, garnering more than 768,000 views on Twitter.

@meena O Yeong-su cutting it UP 🦑 #emmys ♬ sonido original – Dani Valle

The video also received more than 245,000 views on Harris’ TikTok page.

Featured Image via Meena Harris

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