South Korean actress and model Song Yoo Jung died at the weekend, reports said Monday.
The 26-year-old star died on Saturday and was buried during a private and quiet funeral, her Sublime Artist Agency reports. It confirmed to Newsweek.
“Actress Song Yoo Jung left this life on January 23, 2021. In line with her family’s wishes, the funeral was held quietly and the funeral procession took place on January 25,” the agency wrote in the statement. .
“Song Yoo Jung was a friend of ours who had always given us joy with her bright smile, and she was a wonderful actress who acted with great passion. Pray for the comfort of her soul so that she may rest in peace in a warm place.”
The newspaper quoted Yonhap News Agency as saying that the funeral was held at a branch of the Seoul Medical Center in the capital’s Gangnam district.
Another local newspaper, yclick.co.kr, said the woman’s cause of death could not be revealed, Newsweek reported.
According to Newsweek, “It’s impossible to know exactly what kind of fear she has,” a close friend of Jung who did not give her name told Osen.
“It’s been a long time since she made her debut in the entertainment industry and she was concerned that she wasn’t shining properly in the spotlight. She also talked earlier about the difficulties she is facing in life.”
Jung, who has appeared in a number of Korean dramas and also appeared in a K-pop music video, spoke to local media in 2019 about her acting challenges.
“I tried to do my best given the situation I was in,” Jung told yclick.co.kr at the time, according to Newsweek.
“I think that waiting period was necessary for me, too.”
Jung first appeared on the big screen when she appeared in Golden Rainbow in 2013, according to The Executor. She has since appeared in Tell Me Your Wish in 2014, School 2017 in 2017 and the online series To My Name in 2019. She has also appeared in advertisements for household appliances, coffee, cosmetics, and more. Includes her Instagram Dozens of modeling photos.