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Kim Hye Soo Apologizes for Plagiarising Her Master′s Thesis

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2013.03.23 10:58 Mwave Jeon Su Mi Translation Credit : Erika Kim

Kim Hye Soo has admitted that she plagiarised her master′s thesis and apologized for her actions.

On March 22, Chosun Daily reported that most of Kim Hye Soo′s 2001 master′s thesis, A Study on Actor Communication, had been taken from other theses.

Kim Hye Soo Apologizes for Plagiarising Her Master′s Thesis

According to the report, Kim Hye Soo took from at least four different books, and at times replaced sentences from their main text with information contained in the footnotes.

Kim Hye Soo apologized through her agency, "It was a thesis I wrote while I was fully active, and I admit that I did plagiarise. I believe I wasn′t aware of the seriousness of plagiarism. I′m sorry."

The actress plans to make a comeback on the upcoming KBS2 drama God of the Workplace.

Photo credit: Hea Jung Min

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