It’s been revealed that Girls’ Generation Taeyeon’s Father has passed away.
On March 9, news outlets began reporting that Taeyeon’s father has passed away today due to a sudden cardiac arrest.
The news was later confirmed by SM who stated that Taeyeon is currently setting up her father’s funeral with her family and that the funeral will be held quietly.
SM also released a full statement, here is the translation:
“Hello. This is SM Entertainment.
Taeyeon’s father has unfortunately passed away on March 9.
May he rest in peace, please send Taeyeon warm words of consolation.
We’d like to inform you that the release of Taeyeon’s new single “Happy” and its music video that was scheduled to be released today will be postponed.”
SM asked fans for their understanding adding they will announce the plans for the song release later.
March 9 marks Taeyeon’s birthday, she originally supposed to release a new single “Happy” today before the tragic news was released.
Our deepest condolences go out to Taeyeon and her family.