Park Min Young has also taken to Instagram to mourn the loss of Goo Hara. The actress shared several old photos of herself with Goo Hara and wrote, “I’m sorry that I wasn’t able to be with you on your final path… I will always remember you as my cute Hara. Take care on your journey.”
Following the tragic news of Goo Hara’s sudden passing, many of her fellow celebrities have taken to social media to express their feelings of grief and shock.
Former After School leader Kahi wrote on Instagram, “Another sun has set today… sigh… although we need to protect our children, we also need to protect our idols… never forget… that someone is always praying for you… RIP…”
DinDin shared a photo of Goo Hara and wrote, “Hara, when I slowly started receiving more attention, you worried about me and told me to contact you if I ever went through a hard time. You were so beautiful and radiant, and I’m sorry that I wasn’t able to do anything for you and couldn’t be of any help. I’m truly sorry. I should have helped you in at least some small way, and I’m really sorry. I’m so angry, and I hate the world so much, but I really hope that you’ll be happy where [you are now]. I’m sorry. Thank you.”
Giriboy posted his own heartfelt message to Goo Hara on Instagram, writing, “Even though we’re the same age, you were like a senior [artist] to me; whenever I contacted you to ask you something, you’d always try to help me in some way and try to do things for me. You were such a warm person. Just recently, we talked on the phone and everything seemed normal, but then this suddenly happened. I’m so shocked… I hope you’re happy. Really.”
Actress Han Ye Seul shared a drawing of a woman and wrote simply, “Breaks my heart RIP.”
Former A-JAX member Dowoo, who was previously labelmates with Goo Hara at DSP Media, wrote, “When I was promoting [as an idol] and you were our senior artist at our agency, you were our pride and our role model. Thank you for everything. Rest in peace.”
Kim So Yi (also known as Soy Kim) of Raspberry Field wrote, “Rest in peace, Hara. I am so saddened and heartbroken by this loss. We can’t afford any more of these beautiful souls to leave us. We just can’t.”
Harisu shared an image of Goo Hara’s online profile and wrote, “Such a shame… this is truly too sad… I hope you’ll be happy in the sky… rest in peace.”
Chae Ri Na wrote on Instagram, “This is truly too sad… really, it’s so sad that it’s making me crazy… we’ve sent off another truly beautiful junior artist…” She added in the hashtags, “I’m sad,” “I’m in pain,” and “I’m struggling.”
We send our deepest condolences to Goo Hara’s friends and family during this painful time. May she rest in peace.