Concerts, promotional operations, and press events across South Korea were canceled Tuesday following the surprising death of outstanding singer-actress Sulli.
Sulli, whose real name was Choi Jin-Ri, was found dead at her home close to Seoul. Her manager aforementioned that Sulli, 25, formerly girl group f(x), had recently suffered from depression. Whereas no suicide note has been found, police mentioned on Tuesday that they had discovered a journal Sulli kept.
All artists signed to the SM amusement label that pictured Sulli, canceled, or delayed events. Super M, a K-pop supergroup composed of members of SM boy bands Shinee, EXO, and NCT, halted the recording of its comeback show weekday.
Other boy bands, Super Junior and NCT Dream, conjointly canceled their events. Tae-yeon, a women Generation member-turned-solo creative person, delayed the discharge of a part of her studio album.
Broadcaster CJ E&M canceled press events for its variety “Somebody 2” and “Chicken Road,” which was scheduled to require place Tuesday. Netflix additionally canceled the promotion of its Korean original comedy show “Park Na-Rae: Glamour Warning.”
Artists from different labels also reacted to Sulli’s extra time. JYP amusement proclaimed Tuesday that its boy bands Day6 and GOT7 would halt the discharge of their releases on. Supply Music’s GFRIEND members canceled their appearances at the Seoul Fashion Week.
Media statement within the 24 hours since Sulli’s death has another time centered on the problem of cyber-bullying. In conservative South Korea, Sulli typically attracted contention together with her qualitative analysis and clothing selections and outspoken comments on feminism.