Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter

Entertainment World Says Goodbye to Lee Eun-joo

2005/02/24 Source

The funeral service for actress Lee Eun-joo, who took her own life at the age of 25 on Tuesday, was held Thursday. With a mournful expression, fellow actor and former boyfriend Kim Jeong-hyun moves Lee's portrait following the funeral.

Grief, Speculation Greet Mysterious Lee Eun-joo Suicide
Top Actress's Suicide Shocks Nation
Lee Eun-joo, who took her own life on Tuesday at the age of 25, was enshrined at a crypt in Goyang City after being cremated at Byeokje Crematorium in Gyeonggi Province.

Some 200 fellow actors and film people attended her funeral at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province.

The pastor of the church Lee attended opened the service at 7:00 a.m., with the funeral starting from 7:40. Entertainers with whom she was close expressed their grief through funeral addresses and hymns. Moon Geun-young, a fellow actress who was with the same agency as the late star, read the funeral address.

"Her firecracker-like passion has ended, and she has left our side. We will remember her forever. She was always modest, warm, sincere and beautiful. Leave the burden and pain of this world behind, and take only the good memories, your warmth and beautiful heart with you", she said. On several occasions Moon was overcome with emotion and unable to continue.

Bada, who had kept a wake over the coffin for three days, repeatedly sang the song, "You were born to be loved", while mourners laid flowers. Weeping, Bada said, "We all loved Eun-joo. We shall be silent for her. Even if we can't speak, we shall all remember her".

Lee's suicide shocked the entire nation.
Vocalist Bada sings the gospel song "You Were Born to Be Loved" as she sends off Lee Eun-joo, while Kim So-yeon weeps beside her.
An entertainment information program that focused on news of her death recorded viewer ratings of over 20 percent. According to Nielsen Media Research, MBC's "Section TV Entertainment News", which aired from 11:10 p.m., recorded ratings of 21.8 percent nationwide. TNS Media Korea gave 22.5 percent.

SBS's "Live Broadcast TV Entertainment", which ran two hours earlier, also recorded its highest viewer ratings ever. According to Nielsen Media Research, the show recorded a viewer rating of 16.2 percent, while TNS Media Korea put the figure at 17.8 percent.

Source : www.chosun.com...

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss


 

 

 Previous news
  • Stars Under Extreme Stress
    2005/02/24 (Source)

    Depression Drove Actress Lee to Suicide: Police

    By Bae Keun-min
    Staff Reporter

    Mourners bid farewell to late actress Lee Eun-joo during a funeral on Thursday at a hospital run by Seoul National University in Pundang, just south of Seoul.

    Police concluded that depression drove Lee to sui,...
    More

  • Kitano Takeshi Discusses Role as a Violent Sex Addict
    2005/02/23 (Source)

    58-year-old actor/director Kitano Takeshi, who stars in Korean-Japanese director Sai Yoichi's film "Blood and Bones", comes off as a monster. "Blood and Bones" is the record of a "beast" who lives only for his own body. Depending on the viewer, the term "beast" might not seem excessive. The film d,...
    More

  • Movie Theme Park Opens in Seoul
    2005/02/23 (Source)
    There's a new tourist hot spot smack in the heart of Seoul. It's a mock studio where visitors can experience scenes from some of Korea's recently acclaimed films and TV dramas.

    It began with the hit 1998 action film "Shiri". "JSA - Joint Security Area", followed two years later, delving into new ,...
    More

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations

About | Privacy policy | Contact | Partners

Mobile version