Following the popularity of the Korean series Squid Game, Filipino netizens noticed that the lead star Lee Jung-jae looks like Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited Big Winner Slater Young.
On September 20, a netizen tweeted a photo of Jung-jae and wrote, "Di mo kami maloloko Slater Young."
This was retweeted by Slater who seemed to agree about his physical similarities with the Korean actor.
"Guys, watch nyo naman my new series on Netflix," Slater joked.
Guys, watch nyo naman my new series on Netflix 😂 https://t.co/FcHXPXTFIi— Slater Young (@thatguySLATER) September 21, 2021
Slater's wife Kryz Uy also shared via Instagram Stories that they watched Squid Game after being tagged about it.
"All your tags made us watch the squid games. So... is this a Korean @thatguyslater?" Kryz posted.
Squid Game is a 2021 Netflix hit series that tells the story of a group of people who joined a survival game in order to win billions in cash.
Lee Jung-jae plays the main character Seong Gi-hun or No. 456.
Other cast members include Park Hae-soo, Oh Yeong-su, Jung Ho-yeon, Heo Sung-tae, Tripathi Anupam, and Kim Joo-ryoung, among others.