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Updated December 29th, 2023 at 10:07 IST

Lee Sun Kyun death: K-pop idol G-Dragon mourns Parasite actor's untimely demise

Lee Sun-kyun, who rose to fame for his role in the film Parasite, was found dead in Seoul. G-Dragon paid tribute to him in his latest post.

Reported by: Republic Entertainment Desk
Parasite actor Lee Sun Kyun
Lee Sun Kyun | Image:IMDb
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Lee Sun-kyun, who rose to fame for his role in the film Parasite, was found dead at a park in Seoul on Wednesday. He was 48. Following his untimely demise, K-pop idol G-dragon took to his social media to express his grief. For the unversed, both G-dragon and Lee Sun Kyun were being probed in the drug abuse case.

G-Dragon mourns Lee Sun Kyun's death

G-Dragon recently took to his social media handle featuring a sketch of a white chrysanthemum against a black backdrop. The Instagram story posted by G-Dragon had no specific comments, but it was quite clear that it was a form of tribute to Lee Sun Kyun. G-Dragon and Lee Sun Kyun found themselves under investigation by the Incheon Police Narcotics Crime Investigation Division at the same time regarding a drug scandal.

Lee Sun Kyun death | Image: Instagram

 

Former President of South Korea pays tribute to Lee Sun Kyun

Former President conveyed his heartfelt condolences to Lee Sun Kyun's family after his tragic demise. He took to his social media handle on December 28 to pen a note. "I mourn the unfortunate death of actor Lee Sun Gyun. As an actor that I've become familiar with through movies and dramas, it feels as though a close acquaintance has departed from this world," he penned.

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President's message for Lee Sun | Image: Facebook

 

Moon Jae In further wrote, "t is even more heart-wrenching as it seems the investigative practices of law enforcement agencies and the reporting behavior of the media is the catalyst for his tragic decision." He added, "I sincerely hope that this sorrowful incident prompts introspection and a departure from regressive investigative and reporting practices, preventing the recurrence of such heartbreaking events."

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"We must put an end to situations where allegations and speculations flood the media, causing significant harm to reputation and dignity to individuals even before criminal charges are confirmed, ultimately leading to tragic outcomes," he concluded.

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Published December 29th, 2023 at 10:07 IST

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