YouTuber who turned down role in secret project regrets it after learning scene was for ‘Squid Game’

YouTuber who turned down role in secret project regrets it after learning scene was for ‘Squid Game’

September 28, 2021
A YouTuber living in South Korea recently revealed that she declined an opportunity to appear in the hit Korean series “Squid Game” because of underwear and nipple covers.  
A secret project: Raye from the YouTube Channel Raye and Jin discussed the missed opportunity in a video posted on Sunday.
  • Raye, an American living in South Korea, recounted her story with her Korean husband Jin by her side. 
  • Around October last year, Raye received a message asking if she wanted to be body painted while wearing just her underwear and nipple covers for a secret project. 
  • She would be paid $4,500 for three days of work, but she had no idea what the project was.
  • “[The message said] we’re looking for a model,” Raye shared. “They are going to be body painted…But the nipple covers and underwear made me really nervous…so knowing nothing about what was going to be filmed, I declined it…I didn’t want to be naked in body paint for some random project.” 
  • Raye eventually found out that the proposed undertaking was for a scene in the highly successful “Squid Game,” and she now regrets not taking up the offer.
  • “But now that I know it was for freaking ‘Squid Game,’ the No. 1 show in the world,” she said. “That would have been so cool to be a part of it! Next time…I’m going to say ‘Yes!'”
About the show: “Squid Game” is the first Korean series to rank No. 1 on Netflix in the US, and it is reportedly on its way to becoming Netflix’s top series of all time, NextShark reported.
  • It also occupies one of the top two spots on Netflix in more than 70 other countries and territories.
  • The series follows volunteers who fight to the death for the top prize of 45.6 billion won (approximately $38.4 million).
  • South Korean actors and models such as Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Jung Ho-yeon, Wi Ha-joon and Lee Byung-hyun star in the show.
Featured Image via 레이진 [Raye & Jin] (left), Still Watching Netflix (right)
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