The entertainment industry was met with some heartbreaking news right before the major Korean holiday of Lunar New Year.
The father of 2PM member Junsu had suddenly passed away.
2PM’s agency JYP Entertainment reported on the 20th that his father passed away after suffering a heart attack on the 19th, his father was 59.
Although Junsu rushed to be by his side as soon as he heard the news, he could not make it in time to spend a few last moments with his father.
His father’s sudden passing came less than a week after Junsu’s 24th birthday which was on the 15th, and the fans were heart broken for the singer.
His fellow celebrities took a moment to offer their comfort and prayers through Twitter.
Taecyeon, MBLAQ‘s G.O. & Seungho, 2AM‘s Seulong & Jo Kwon, After School‘s Kahi &Narsha, Na Yoon Kwon, and many more asked fans to pray for Junsu, and hoped that Junsu would be able to be strong during these difficult times.
Singer Se7en and Nichkhun who are currently out of the country expressed their regret for being unable to be with him, and CEO J.Y. Park tweeted, “As we grow we realize that we need the wisdom to accept things we don’t understand. Be strong Junsu…”
Actress Kim Kyuri also expressed her condolences by saying, “Be strong, Junsu. I don’t know what to say. Be strong. I’ll be there as soon as I finish my shoot.”
Junsu’s fans who were saddened by the loss wrote, “Junsu’s father.. we know you are resting in a better place…“, “Junsu oppa, be strong!”, “May he rest in peace“, and more.
Source & Image: StarNews via Nate via allkpop