Content warning: The following text handles topics of depression and suicide.
On May 28th Goo Ha-ra sent a message to her fans through the Japanese periodical Sankei Sports. Goo Ha-ra stated that she had caused a bit of a ruckus and apologized to her fans for making them worry about her.
Goo Ha-ra said that she was currently recovering. Goo Ha-ra said that a lot of things had combined together to torment her life, but that she would try to show herself more healthily both mentally and physically going forward.
Fans on the Internet promised to support Goo Ha-ra for all time. The news follows Goo Ha-ra's suicide attempt in the early hours of morning on May 26th, to which her SNS followers were alerted when she posted the cryptically short message "Goodbye".
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help, please check this international list of suicide prevention crisis centers for your local branch. If your country is not on the list, please call your local emergency services.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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