[BREAKING] “School 2017” Actress Song Yoo Jung Passes Away, Agency Confirms


Actress Song Yoo Jung has passed away.

On January 25, Maeil Kyungjae exclusively reported that the rising rookie actress has passed away on January 23 by suicide, however, the article has since been edited to remove all mention of suicide leaving the cause of death unknown. Her funeral has been set up in the Gangnam Seoul Medical Center, and her funeral procession will be carried out later today.

The rising rookie actress made her debut in the entertainment industry as a cosmetics brand model before transitioning to acting in MBC‘s 2013 weekend drama “Golden Rainbow.”

Since then, she’s appeared on many dramas such as MBC‘s 2014 daily drama Make Your Wish and most notably KBS‘s “School 2017.” She is also known as the lead actress in iKON’s “Goodbye Road” music video. She was also a featured model for many brands.

The shocking sudden news has devastated the industry; Song Yoo Jung was only 26 years old when she passed away.

Song Yoo Jung recently signed to Sublime Artist Agency in 2019 to focus more on her acting career. Sublime Artist Agency is also home to Song Kangho, Rain, EXID’s Hani, Lim Nayoung, and more

Her agency later released a statement to confirm the actress has passed away on the 23rd of January. However, the agency didn’t confirm nor deny the reports about the cause of her death.  

May her soul rest in peace.

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