South Korean actress-model Song Yoo-Jung passes away at 26
On Saturday, South Korean actress and model Song Yoo-jung was found dead in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
In a shocking turn of events, popular model and South Korean actress Song Yoo-Jung passed away on Saturday in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, aged 26. The news of her demise was confirmed by her management agency, Sublime Artist Agency via Instagram. The statement did not give a cause of death. Song was laid to rest at a funeral held on January 25. As per her family’s wish, the funeral was held “quietly”.
Sharing the news on the agency’s Instagram handle, the note that was written in Korean, read as: “Actor Song Yoo-jeong has left us. Yoo Jeong-i has always been our friend who gave happiness with a bright smile, and she was a wonderful actor who played her roles with a passion more than anyone else.”
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Fans of the actress flooded the comments section with condolences messages to her family and loved ones.
The actress first rose to fame when she modeled cosmetics for makeup company Estee Lauder. In 2013, she made her acting debut in the MBC series ‘Golden Rainbow.’ Later, in 2014, she gained the audience’s attention for her performance in the same cable channel series ‘Make a Wish.’ In 2017, she also appeared in the television series ‘School 2017.’ In 2018, Song starred in the boy band iKON’s music video for Goodbye Road. She also featured in a popular web series in 2019, ‘Dear My Name.’
In recent years, South Korea has seen an outbreak of deaths among its young celebrities.