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Posted by Germaine-Jay 9 days ago

'Produce 101' contestant Jung Joong Ji takes his own life

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'Produce 101' contestant Jung Joong Ji has taken his own life.

On September 20, Jung Joong Ji's mother revealed her son had passed away on Twitter. She wrote, "This is Jung Joong Ji's mother. My son took his own life. I can't describe how I feel right now."

According to the late singer and actor's mother, Jung Joon Ji died on the 9th, just 4 days after his 30th birthday. The funeral was held on the 11th at 9AM KST.

Jung Joon Ji starred in the plays 'Prison' and 'The Essence of Love'. He also participated in season 2 of Mnet's 'Produce 101' in 2017, but was eliminated in 64th place with 86,864 votes.



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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Kirsty_Louise
Kirsty_Louise32,441 pts 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Oh my God, that’s heartbreaking. My thoughts are with his family.

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MyongSukGim
MyongSukGim831 pts 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Sad. May he rest in peace. I am praying for his mother.

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