On October 6, she wrote via Weibo, "I was surprised when I heard this sudden news. My heart was uneasy. I respectfully pray that the deceased rest in peace. Please accept my deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you - she will be greatly missed."
This post is garnering a lot of attention not only for her thoughtfulness but also because this was her first official Weibo post since September 30 when she revealed she was leaving Girls' Generation.
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Victoria likewise expressed her condolences on October 5 via Instagram. She wrote, "I feel deep sorrow regarding the death of Lee Soo Man's wife. However, we are always with [Lee Soo Man], who is like our pillar and our father. We will do our concert well. Have strength," and uploaded a picture of the concert venue in Tokyo, Japan for 'SMTOWN LIVE IN TOKYO.'
이수만 선생님의 부인이 떠나신 걸 대해 깊은 슬픔을 느낍니다.하지만 저희가 항상 선생님과 함께 있어요. 선생님은 저희의 기둥이자 아버지같은 분이세요. 저희가 공연 잘 하고 갈게요~힘내세요!