The K-pop industry is mourning the death of South Korean singer, songwriter, actress and model “Sulli” Choi Jin Ri. Among the groups that cancelled events because of the sad news were Super Junior and N. Flying.
Sulli was found dead by her manager in her home in Simgok-dong, Jung-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea on October 14, 2019. She was 25.
Formed by SM Entertainment in 2005, Super Junior currently has 10 members. They are “Leeteuk” Park Jeong Su, 36, “Heechul” Kim Hee Chul, 36, “Yesung” Kim Jong Woon, 35, “Shindong” Shin Dong Hee, 34, “Sungmin” Lee Sung Min, 33, “Eunhyuk” Lee Hyuk Jae, 33, “Donghae” Lee Dong Hae, 32, “Siwon” Choi Si Won, 32, “Ryeowook” Kim Ryeo Wook, 32, and “Kyuhyun” Cho Kyu Hyun, 31.
SM Entertainment released Super Junior’s ninth Korean-language studio album titled “Time Slip” on October 14, 2019. The group was supposed to have its commemorative live broadcast for the album but V LIVE announced that it had been cancelled following the news about Sulli’s death.
N.Flying was scheduled to have a press showcase on October 15, 2019. A day before the event, FNC Entertainment announced the cancellation of the event also due to Sulli’s death.
FNC Entertainment formed N.Flying in 2013. It has four members namely “Seunghyub” Lee Seung Hyub, 26, “Hun” Cha Hun, 25, “Jaehyun” Kim Jae Hyun, 25, and “Hweseung” Yoo Hwe Seung, 20.
Sulli joined the K-pop girl group f(x) in 2009. She left the group in 2015.
In 2005, Sulli played young Princess Seonhwa in the SBS series “Ballad of Seodong.” The old version was played by Lee Bo Young.
Most recently, Sulli made a cameo appearance in the tvN series “Hotel Del Luna.” She will also appeared in “Persona 2,” which will debut on Netflix in 2020.
As a solo singer, Sulli was featured along with Rad Museum in “Dayfly” by Dean. The former f(x) member also released a single titled “Goblin.”
Watch the music video of “Goblin” here: