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Twitter Condolences Pour In After Unexpected Death Of Korean Boy Band Star

Twitter Condolences Pour In After Unexpected Death Of Korean Boy Band Star
5 months ago

K-pop fans are among the most loyal and passionate in the world. Their community was shaken to the core yesterday with the announcement that lead singer of the group Shinee, Kim Jong-hyun, had passed away. According to reports, he was found unresponsive in an apartment in Seoul, and pronounced dead later at a hospital. News of his death was soon followed with news of a suicide note, in which he confessed to feeling as if he was "broken from the inside." 

His management company released the following: 

And people expressed their sadness. 

Then something kind of beautiful happened. Fandoms connected, people opened up and got together to both support one another. 

The fans talked about mental health in a very real way.

Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. 


H/T: Twitter