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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Monday, December 18, 2017

Kangta unable to fulfill his position on 'Kangta's Starry Night' after hearing news about Jonghyun's death

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On December 18, DJ Kangta of MBC FM's 'Kangta's Starry Night' was unable to fulfill his position. 

Singer Illac appeared on the radio show as the special DJ. The first song of the day was SHINee Jonghyun's "Warm Winter". 

Illac stated, "I'm here with a heavy mind. SHINee Jonghyun, who was the DJ of 'Jonghyun's Blue Night', passed away from a sudden accident. I believe labelmates Kangta and Jonghyun have built a strong bond over many years. He is in great shock as the reason (of Jonghyun's death) is not yet accurately confirmed."

He continued, "The producers believed it would be overwhelming for Kangta to greet listeners with a heavy mind and sorrow, so he's absent today. I apologize."

Other SM artists, NCT's Jaehyun and Johnny, of SBS Power FM's 'NCT's Night Night' were also unable to go on air on the 11 pm live broadcast. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon also canceled her fansign event scheduled on the 19th. 

If you or someone you know is at risk of self-harm or suicide, seek help as soon as possible by contacting agencies specializing in crisis intervention and suicide prevention in the United States and abroad.
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