The young man actor Korean Cha In-ha He was found dead on Tuesday, according to local media reports in South Korea. I was 27 years old. Cha's agency, Fantagio, issued a statement confirming his death, saying he was "really disconsolate" to have to deliver "sad news to all who have sent much love and support" to the actor.
On the last day, Cha (whose real name is Lee Jae-ho) posted a photo of himself on Instagram posing with a white cup and glancing at his phone. "Everyone, be careful," he wrote. His death is the third in three months of a young South Korean artist. In October, the 25-year-old singer Sulli died shortly after leaving a note that hinted at a depression.
This death is the third in three months of a young South Korean artist
Last week, the star of K-pop 27-year-old Goo Hara was found dead at her home in Seoul. Cha's career took off in recent years in South Korea after being part of the group of actors Surprise U of Fantagio, and starred in dramas like The banker and Miss Independent Ji Eun 2. He recently appeared in the MBC drama Love with flaws.
Fantagio asked people not to spread rumors or speculate about Cha's death, to avoid unnecessary additional pain for the family. The agency said a private funeral would be held. The chain of deaths of young stars points to a sad reality of the South Korean entertainment industry.
Cha's career took off in recent years in South Korea after being part of the group of actors Surprise U
At the same time that the music and television dramas of South Korea are reaching new levels of international popularity, the pressure to which their protagonists are subjected is increasingly high. In the cases of Sulli and Goo, both seem to have been victims of cyberbullying about their romantic relationships.