A devastating notice reportedly written by a South Korean pop star earlier than his loss of life make clear the late singer’s psychological well being battle.
Jonghyun, of the favored boy band Shinee, died Monday at 27 of a suspected suicide.
Buddy and fellow musician Nine9 took to social media shortly after his loss of life to share a photograph followers suspect was a suicide notice from the late singer.
9 had beforehand been gifted the letter by Johnghyun, and was informed to make its contents public ought to he “disappear from the world,” in accordance with the BBC.
“I used to be damaged from the within… The lifetime of fame was by no means meant for me. What else can I say extra. Simply inform me I’ve completed properly. That that is sufficient. That I’ve labored laborious. Even if you cannot smile do not fault me on my manner,” the notice learn, in accordance with a BBC translation from Korean.
Further translations from The Guardian reveal that Jonghyun’s despair had lengthy been simmering.
“The despair that gnawed on me slowly has lastly engulfed me solely. (I) could not defeat it anymore. I used to be so alone. The act of ending is tough. I’ve lived till now due to that issue. Please inform me I did job. You’ve got labored laborious. You’ve got actually gone via quite a bit. Goodbye,” the notice reportedly learn.
Jonghyun (born Kim Jong-hyun) was considered one of 5 members of the wildly common Shinee, and served as one of many group’s main songwriters. He had additionally launched into a solo profession lately.
He was found unconscious in a rented residence by his sister, who known as police and informed them she believed he was attempting to take his personal life.
Police stated he despatched a textual content message to his sister that contained the phrases “remaining farewell,” in accordance with South Korean information company Yonhap.
“I’ve had a tough time. Please let me go and say that I did job. That is my final phrase,” the message reportedly learn.
Grieving followers throughout the nation turned up en masse to mourn Jonghyun at a Seoul hospital.