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South Korean actress faces Thai jail for reality TV stunt | Samui Times

A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday (Jul 6), despite the show’s extensive apology.

South Korean actress faces Thai jail for reality TV stunt | News by Samui Times

Lee Yeol-eum was filmed diving for giant clams at a Thai marine park for a Jun 30 episode of “Law of the Jungle” – a popular South Korean reality show.

After prising two giant clams from the coral-laid seabed, Lee pumped them in the air yelling “I caught it!”

The creatures are listed as an endangered species and protected under Thai law. A picture of 23-year-old Lee picking up the mollusks started circulating online, bringing the star of Korean TV drama “My First Love” to the attention of authorities.

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/south-korean-actress-faces-thai-jail-for-reality-tv-stunt/

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