The entire Korean film industry is mourning the death of the beloved actor Kim Joo Hyuk.
On October 31, Kim Joo Hyuk’s closest friends attended his mortuary in Asan Medical Centre in Seoul. The mortuary was attended by many of his close friends whom he worked with on the popular variety show “1 Night & 2 Days.”
Veteran actor Choi Min Sik, Yoo Jun Sang, Ryul Joon Yeol, Kim Ji Soo, and Park Seo Joon were photographed entering the mortuary.
“1 Night & 2 Days” fellow members Cha Tae Hyun and Defconn also attended, but when fans saw Defconn’s face they couldn’t help themselves.
The variety show star was seen sobbing uncontrollably as he entered the mortuary. He is known to be a close friend with Kim Joo Hyuk and was deeply saddened and taken back by the sudden unexpected car accident that took the actor’s life.
The actor passed away on October 30 in an accident that took place around 4:30 p.m. KST in a neighbourhood in Seoul. His car overturned and caught on fire. The actor was rushed into the hospital, but sadly the doctors couldn’t save him and he passed away around 6:30 p.m.
May his soul rest in peace!