Actor Song Joong Ki offered to give up part of the property in the 9000 m2 land so that his neighbors could have wider roads.
Just last month, the Korean press heavily reported that Song Joong Ki’s neighbor had sued him for illegal construction. They were unhappy that the construction had made the road elevated and prone to accidents, and city officials eventually ordered renovators to fix the problem.
Then the representative of Song Joong Ki spoke up about trying to solve and fix it as soon as possible.
However, since that time, Song Joong Ki has had to self-isolate due to contact with people infected with covid 19, so things have temporarily calmed down.
Recently, the illegal construction scandal related to Song Joong Ki suddenly became hot again when Korean news agencies first reported that the actor had offered to give up 1,500 m2 in the 9,000 m2 house he owned. owners in Itaewon after neighbors complained that the road between their houses was too narrow for them to walk.
Meanwhile, Joong Ki started renovating his Itaewon house in 2020 after buying it for an estimated 10 billion KRW (11.7 million Singapore dollars). The land Joong Ki is offering to cede to the government. letting them widen the road would have reduced his fortune by a sizable amount – 16.7% to be exact.
Song Joong Ki is currently a sought-after name in Korean showbiz. In the past two weeks, the actor’s name has been covered all over the forums and newspapers because he is a nice guy who acts nice when he filmed a short video message with his phone to promote the ceremony Korea International Dance Sports Festival (KIADA).