A picture of Goo Hara from her memorial service. Photo: Reuters

How fans come to terms with K-pop deaths of Goo Hara, Sulli and Jonghyun

  • Experts say the passing of their idols has a real psychological impact on fans, who develop a sense of belonging and community from their adulation
  • Some suggest more education on how youngsters can handle loneliness and stress, while others say the suicides can raise awareness of mental health issues
Topic |   South Korea

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A picture of Goo Hara from her memorial service. Photo: Reuters
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Goo Hara. Photo: Handout

South Korean singer Goo Hara’s death at 28 opens K-pop bullying debate

  • Goo was found dead at her home in Seoul, police said on Sunday evening
  • In May she was found unconscious in what was seen as a suicide attempt
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Goo Hara. Photo: Handout
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