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Netflix to make major edit to popular Squid Game series

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Netflix has been hit with a major complaint by a South Korean women, forcing the streaming giant to make major changes to its hit series Squid Game

Netflix says it will edit out a phone number that appears in its hit series Squid Game after a woman claimed that she had been “deluged” by calls to her mobile phone, following fans watching the series.

The woman stated that the number actually came through to her phone – and she had been inundated with requests to play.

Squid Game first aired on 17 September and Netflix says it reached the number one spot in 90 countries in just 10 days.

Squid Game is on course to become one of Netflix’s most watched series

The businesswoman in Seongju, south-east of South Korea, claims that she had been receiving thousands of texts and calls to her phone “to the point that it’s hard for me to go on with daily life”.

“This is a number that I’ve been using for more than ten years, so I’m quite taken aback. There are more than 4,000 numbers that I’ve had to delete from my phone,”

she told Money Today.
Netflix has not commented on the compensation claims for the error

Netflix has not commented on the compensation claims for the error, but it has urged fans of the show to refrain from calling the number displayed

“Together with the production company, we are working to resolve this matter, including editing scenes with phone numbers where necessary,” Netflix said on Wednesday.

Squid Game first aired on 17 September and Netflix says it reached the number one spot in 90 countries in just 10 days.

Anthony Lucas is reporter, presenter and social media producer with ticker News. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Professional Communication, with a major in Journalism from RMIT University as well as a Diploma of Arts and Entertainment journalism from Collarts. He’s previously worked for 9 News, ONE FM Radio and Southern Cross Austerio’s Hit Radio Network. 

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Prince Harry and Elton John take legal action against the Daily Mail

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The celebrities allege the paper was involved in phone-tapping and privacy breaches.

Some of the allegations include bugging private telephone calls, paying police for sensitive information and impersonating the celebrities for medical records.

The individuals became distressed after learning of the privacy breaches.

Meanwhile, it’s believed the journalists still hold senior positions of authority and power today.

The newspaper is denying the allegations.

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Kayne reacts to ‘white lives matter’ t-shirt backlash

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It’s been a massive week for Kayne West after he stirred the pot with his fashion show

He stepped out wearing this ‘white lives matter’ t-shirt and social media went nuts.

The 45-year-old rapper sat down with Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson to discuss the shirt and his views on controversial topics like abortion.

West says wearing the shirt “was funny and talked to Carlson about supporting Donald Trump.

The rapper was the former president’s most famous supporter and didn’t shy away from wearing Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again” hat in public.

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High school teacher charged for allegedly sending nudes to a student

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A teacher has been charged after allegedly sending nudes to one of her students

44-year-old April Viney is facing two charges with two felony counts of the dissemination of obscenity.

The online high school student claimed the teacher sent a nude photo and video to them.

Before her arrest, witnesses were interviewed and the teacher’s phone and social media accounts were investigated.

After posting a $50,000 bond she has since been released to her home.

Viney has been teaching since at least 2002 and has been suspended without pay.

She had been teaching English at West Iredell High School in North Carolina since 2019.

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