HK Singer Ellen Joyce Loo Passes Away After Battle with Depression

HK-ent is mourning the August 5th passing of 32 year old singer Ellen Joyce Loo. She jumped from a building in Happy Valley in Hong Kong after a very public battle with bipolar disorder and depression. She leaves behind her wife after coming out as lesbian a few years ago, despite all her record sales successes and award accolades Ellen was unable to win her mental health battle. Her record released a statement confirming her passing, asking her fans to remember how brave she was and how scary depression is as a disease. Ellen fought to combat the disease using many different methods and openly shared her fight with fans, and her label asks her fans to be aware of mental health problems around them and help or seek help when possible. My condolences to her family, friends, and fans for this tragic loss. Continue reading