A former member of South Korea’s high Ok-pop lady band was discovered useless on Sunday.
Goo Hara, who beforehand carried out with the group Kara, was found at her residence in Seoul on Sunday night, Yonhap information company reported citing police.
Higher generally known as Hara in different components of Asia, Goo in Might was reportedly discovered unconscious at her residence and hospitalised.
On the time, she was embroiled in disputes with an ex-boyfriend who threatened to flow into a intercourse video of her. The case made her the topic of tabloid fodder and malicious on-line messages.
Goo had beforehand spoken out towards cyberbullying – and in June mentioned it was tough to beat melancholy and pleaded for optimistic feedback on social media.
One other Ok-pop star, Sulli, a former member of lady group f(x), who was an in depth buddy of Goo and had additionally spoken out towards cyberbullying, additionally died in October.
South Korea has one of many world’s highest charges of suicide which, in keeping with latest authorities figures, is among the many high causes of demise for these beneath 40.
Goo debuted with the five-member band Kara in 2008. It was one of many early lady teams that helped fan the worldwide Ok-pop wave, constructing giant fan bases in Japan, China and different international locations.
After performing with Kara from 2008 to 2015, she targeted on her solo profession after the group broke up and had simply accomplished a tour of Japan together with her newest launch.
In messages posted on social media, followers mourned Goo’s demise with one writing: “I hope you’ve got an excellent…