On December 26, Nine9 shared a photo of her sitting in a dark studio. In the caption, she wrote, "I'll continue singing."
Netizens encouraged Nine9 with warm comments, stating, "I'm cheering for you. Thanks for taking good care of Jonghyun. Please continue singing for Jonghyun and the encouraging fans", "I can't imagine the pain you must be in after losing a colleague and close friend.. I hope you overcome it well."