BREAKING NEWS
OK LogoPHOTOS

K-Pop Star Goo Hara Apologizes For Upsetting Fans With Failed Suicide Attempt

goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

May 30 2019, Updated 4:34 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email

K-pop star and former Kara member Goo Hara is recovering after a recent suicide attempt. On Sunday, May 26, the singer was found unconscious in her Seoul apartment. In a new interview, she spoke about the incident and apologized to upset fans for causing a “commotion.”

Article continues below advertisement
goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

Before Hara, 28, was discovered in her apartment, she posted “Goodbye” on her now-deleted Instagram. After gaining entry to the building, emergency services rushed her to the hospital.

goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

“I am sorry for causing concerns and a commotion,” Hara told Sankei Sports. “In terms of health, I am recovering...I had been in agony over a number of overlapping issues.”

Article continues below advertisement
goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

“But from now on, I will steel my heart and try to show up healthy,” she added.

Article continues below advertisement
goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty
MORE ON:
Goo Hara

In September 2018, the “Step” singer accused her ex-boyfriend Choi Jong-Bum of threatening to release sex tapes they made together.

Article continues below advertisement
goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

Jong-Bum has denied her claims and the two were slated to appear in court in early June. However, because of Hara’s hospitalization, a new date has been set for July 25.

Article continues below advertisement
goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

South Korea has one of the highest rates of suicide in the world and Hara isn’t the only K-pop idol who has publicly struggled with depression.

goo hara suicide attempt
Source: Getty

In December 2017, SHINee member Kim Jonghyun was found unresponsive in his Seoul apartment. Before his death, he sent his sister a series of distressing texts that lead her to believe he was planning to die by suicide.

Advertisement

Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

More From OK! Magazine

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 OK!™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.