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    The Creator Of "Squid Game" Clapped Back At LeBron James' Criticism Of The Ending, And Damn, He Got Him

    Points were made.

    If you haven't finished Squid Game, then obviously don't go any further, because there are spoilers in this post.


    Also, what are you doing? You know it's dangerous to not finish a show in this 2021 climate. Spoilers everywhere!

    But for those who have seen it, then you probably know the ending has been somewhat controversial.


    Personally, I really liked it. I don't get the hate it's getting! It wrapped up a bunch of things from the series, and I liked the setup for a second season.


    So, one person who didn't like it was LeBron James.

    on the basketball court
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    When he was leaving a press conference, he was caught saying that he wasn't a fan.

    Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

    Here's what he said:

    i didnt like the ending though...get on the fucking flight
    @kylegoon/ / Via Twitter: @kylegoon

    "Get on the fucking flight." OK, that's true, but I want my second season!


    So, the creator of the show, Hwang Dong-hyuk, caught wind of the comment and was asked about it in an interview with the Guardian.

    the end of the show when he gets the business card with the squid game symbols on it

    “Have you seen Space Jam 2?" Hwang said.

    the director looking at the sugar umbrella
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    That's him looking at the sugar umbrella thing.

    “LeBron James is cool and can say what he wants. I respect that. I’m very thankful he watched the whole series. But I wouldn’t change my ending. That’s my ending," he continued.

    the end of the movie where he's about to get on the plane

    "If he has his own ending that would satisfy him, maybe he could make his own sequel."

    Noh Juhan/Netflix

    "I’ll check it out and maybe send him a message saying, ‘I liked your whole show, except the ending.’”

    the director giving direction with his hands
    Noh Juhan/Netflix

    So, there you have it. Not only is Hwang Dong-hyuk very good at making great TV, but he's also pretty good at comebacks. I haven't seen Space Jam 2, so I can't really comment on this, but I think me not seeing it is all that needs to be said.

    a screencap from the show of the two main characters