Cha In-ha Turns into Third Younger Korean Entertainer to Die in Two Months – The New York Instances


A Korean actor, Cha In-ha, has been discovered useless on the age of 27, in accordance with a expertise company that represented him. Mr. Cha, who was set to look within the new TV sequence “Love With Flaws,” is the third younger Korean entertainer to die in lower than two months.

“We’re sincerely harm that we’re sending this unhappy information to the individuals who have given Cha In-ha a lot love and supported him till now,” a consultant from Fantagio, an leisure company, stated in an announcement Tuesday, in accordance with the Korean daily newspaper Hankook Ilbo.

Fantagio cautioned in opposition to speculating in regards to the circumstances of his demise.

It was not instantly clear what had killed Mr. Cha or the place he had been discovered, as of early Wednesday in Seoul.

Mr. Cha, whose actual identify is Lee Jae-ho in accordance with Variety, has been gathering followers as a member of the appearing group SURPRISE U since 2017. Fantagio handpicked the 5 younger males to sing, act, dance and usually dazzle folks, in accordance with an leisure website, which reported on their debut.

Snagging a task in “Love With Flaws,” a romantic comedy with a outstanding time spot on a significant Korean TV station, promised to introduce him to a broader viewers. His preliminary efficiency on the present, which premiered final week, as a bartender at a homosexual bar impressed the Korean pop website Kpopmap to credit him with “melting hearts.”

As experiences of his demise unfold, hundreds of followers posted feedback on Instagram on Tuesday beneath footage of Mr. Cha. “It’s a disgrace that we misplaced one other soul in 2019,” one wrote.

The information about Mr. Cha arrived on the heels of the latest deaths of two outstanding feminine Ok-pop stars. Sulli, 25, and Goo Hara, 28, ended their lives inside six weeks of one another in October and November, exposing the painful facet of being a Ok-pop idol.

“Their fall could be as sudden and as dramatic as their rise to the peak of fame,” Lee Hark-joon, a South Korean journalist, who has produced a documentary and written a ebook in regards to the Korean music business, just lately advised The New York Instances after Ms. Goo was found dead in her residence in Seoul. “Theirs is a occupation particularly weak to psychological misery — they’re scrutinized on social media across the clock, and faux information about their personal lives is unfold immediately.”

Choe Sang-Hun contributed reporting from Seoul.

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