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K-pop boy band SHINee’s Jonghyun was found dead in Cheongdam-dong, southern Seoul. (Via The Korea Herald/File)
Recently deceased K-Pop star Kim Jong-Hyun apparently shared a major sign of depression publicly to his oblivious fans.
In June 2017, Jong-Hyun shared a new tattoo design, featuring a picture a black dog, a symbol of depression. (Instagram/File)
In June 2017, Jong-Hyun shared a new tattoo design that was later put on his left torso. The design featured a picture of a black dog, a symbol of depression. British prime minister Winston Churchill famously coined the term to refer to his alleged depression.
Korean tattoo artist Park Karo who created Jong-Hyun’s black dog tattoo posted a design featuring the word “Bye” on Instagram and wrote “Lastly, he wanted to do it.”
Shawols (a term of endearment of SHINee fans) have left comments on Jong Hyun’s black dog tattoo design post, mostly regretting the fact that they did not realize that the tattoo was a call for help.
Kim Jong-Hyun’s body was discovered in Gangnam, Seoul, on Tuesday. The member of Korean boyband SHINee took his own life due to severe depression. (asw)