After the massively popular series Squid Game featured a phone number in one of its episodes which people called for pranks, the streaming platform Netflix is coming to the aid the real-life person to whom the number belongs.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the streaming company will edit out the scenes that include the phone number, which has led to the individual behind it receiving a deluge of prank calls and text messages.
In episodes of the Korean thriller, a card is given to all game participants. On one side are three shapes and on the other side, is a phone number that potential game players have to call if they want a chance to play children’s games for an incredibly large sum of cash.
The owner of the number told Koreaboo in an interview, “After Squid Game aired, I have been receiving calls and texts endlessly, 24/7, 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 10 years, so I’m quite taken aback. There…