AceShowbiz - Ha Ji Won has broken her silence on her brother Jeon Tae Soo's sudden death. The "Hospital Ship" star took to her official Instagram account on Wednesday, January 24 to post a tribute to her younger brother, who passed away on January 21.
The 39-year-old actress shared a black-and-white picture of her and her brother smiling. "My beautiful star," she wrote in the caption. "I hope that star is born in a world where it can shine eternally. My star, that I love. I hope that star is happier than anyone else in the world. I hope that star is loved by everyone in the world. I love you, my beautiful star, Tae Soo."
The Kim Hang Ah of "The King 2 Hearts" also shared a photo of handwritten words. "Jeon Tae Soo 'Your beauty shines brighter than sunlight,' " she captioned it.
Jeon Tae Soo's sudden passing was confirmed by his label Haewadal Entertainment on Sunday. The agency said in a statement, "Jeon Tae Soo has left this earth on January 21 at age 34 (Korean age). He had been undergoing continued treatment for his depression, and up till recently, we were in detailed discussions about him making his return to acting as his condition had improved greatly. His family and friends are in deep mourning following the sudden news."
"Jeon Tae Soo was extremely passionate about acting and was a pure artist who was talented in other fields as well, such as art," they added. "We sincerely request that people refrain from publishing speculative articles or writing malicious comments about the late actor."
Best known for his role as Ha In Soo on "Sungkyunkwan Scandal", Tae Soo had been battling depression for a long time. He's only 33. The cause of death is not revealed yet. He last appeared on 2013's dramas "Cruel Palace - War of Flowers" and "The King's Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang".
Following the sad news, Tae Soo's sister Ha Ji Won has canceled all of her upcoming public appearances to be with her family.