South Korean Union Workers Don Squid Game Costumes To Protest - TheGamer
|TheGamer 21 Oct 2021 at 14:08|
While Tiger King was Netflix s surprise hit of 2020, something very different has become its biggest show of 2021. In fact, Squid Game might well be Netflix s biggest show ever. The streaming service revealed the South Korean thriller was , making it the biggest launch for a Netflix show ever.
According to The Straits Times , 27,000 gathered in the Korean capital on Wednesday demanding the government improve workers rights and increase the country s minimum wage. As you can see in the tweet above, a number of the union workers protesting dressed like Squid Game guards. Apparently, some of them feel as if they are under the same pressure as those in the show, barely earning enough to make a living.
Some who have seen the protestors have highlighted that they are dressed as the guards from the shows rather than like the contestants. In defense of the union workers, green tracksuits with random numbers on them aren t quite as striking. Squid Game has also gained popularity so quickly that the guards masks are already instantly recognizable on a global level.