Li Jihan had left for the Heavenly Abode. He passed away at the age of 24. The K-pop singer and actor is best known for appearing in the popular boy group competition series. produce 101, Where 101 contestants compete against each other for a chance to join the 11-member K-pop group.
His agency 935 Entertainment has confirmed the sad news of the actor’s death. Read on to find out what caused the death of artist and singer Lee Jihan.
What is the cause of Lee Jihan’s death?
K-pop singer and actor Lee Jihan is no longer with us. According to various reports, the young star was one of the many victims of the horrific tragedy that occurred in Seoul, South Korea.
Li was one of 154 people who died in the Itaewon crowd tragedy that occurred on Saturday. According to multiple reports, on October 30, 2022, thousands of people gathered in the streets of Itaewon to celebrate Halloween.
The size of the crowd was so huge that it led to a panic and an eventual killer crowd rush in Itaewon, a busy nightlife area of the capital. Multiple media reported that more than 80 people were injured. Since the day of the accident, several missing reports have also been submitted.
What did Lee Jihan’s agency say about his tragic death?
The news of Lee’s death was confirmed by the star’s two agencies, 935 Entertainment and 9Ato Entertainment, on October 30, 2022, Sunday. The actor’s agency 935 Entertainment confirmed the news of his death in a statement.
The agency released a statement saying, “We are saddened to report such news today, but Lee Jihan passed away in a crowd in Itaewon last night. We would like to express our deepest condolences to his family, who are grieving over the sudden tragic news, as well as to everyone who loved him.”
Who was Lee Jihan?
For those inexperienced, let us tell you, Lee Jihan was a K-Pop singer and actor. He was born on August 3, 1998. He made his first major movie in the Korean entertainment industry by participating in the second season of the Korean Singing Competition produce 101 in 2017.
Lee auditioned for the popular reality show cover of EXO’s song overdose. The singer was eliminated from the show in the fifth episode. Later, he entered the world of acting. He starred in a Korean drama Today was another Namhyun day released in 2019.
Former Jihan produce 101 Contestants Park Heeseok and Kim Dohyun gave his sincere tribute to him on the social media platform Instagram. The two also shared details of the previous funeral produce 101 castmate on their Instagram stories.
We send our deepest condolences to Lee Jihan’s friends and family during this difficult time. Sending a lot of strength and light to them. Don’t forget to stay tuned for the latest updates from the showbiz world.