25-year-Old South Korean pop star Sulli committed suicide in her apartment after a month of online abuse.
Choice Jin Ri, otherwise known as ‘Sulli’ who was 25 years old, was found dead by her manager at her house in Seongnam, south of the capital, at 3:20 pm (local time) 7:20 am (Uk time.) She was the members of the famous ‘K- pop band For (x)
The police believe that sulli committed suicide after being a victim of social media abuse for a month; apparently she could not take it anymore as she was already suffering from severe depression.
She is believed to commit suicide after she sparked controversy on social media after accidentally revealing a nipple on an Instagram picture. Her pictures showing her breasts were known as the ‘No Bra’ scandal on social media.
Police said that the K-pop star had spoken out against cyberbullying in the past but unfortunately ended her music career after suffering from cyberbullying herself. Sulli’s manager had tried to contact her by calling her the night before the event at her house but received no response from her.
Sulli was known to spark controversy in 2016 as well when she started appearing with no bra on social media. The conservative people started bad-mouthing her and sending her abusive messages on social media. She has also seemed to be drunk on a live stream on social media and was heavily criticized for it. Another k-pop star called Jonghyun also committed suicide at the age of 27, and sulli attended his funeral to pay tribute to him.
Amber Liu, a bandmate of Sulli, has stopped her social media account and put a hold on all her performances due to the death of her former band member. She tweeted, ‘ Due to recent events, I’ll be putting on hold my upcoming activities. Sorry, everyone. Thank you for your thoughts’.
This is the second suicide that k-pop band in the k-pop band. All the members are moaning the death of their beloved member and is going through a hard time.