SHINee Leader Onew Posts Heartrending Supportive Message for Jonghyun and Fans

Good lord, I thought I had my emotions in check for the last week with the shocking K-ent news of the suicide of SHINee member Jonghyun, but clearly death and one that comes much too early will always cut to the core. I’m only familiar with two SHINee members Minho and Onew due to their acting careers but knowing the pressure and struggles of K-ent the news of Jonghyun’s suicide feels like yet another beautiful young star sacrificed to the machine that spits them out. Jonghyun’s memorial and funeral took place all within three days as per Korean custom but today SHINee leader Onew finally updated his SNS account with a message and tribute to Jonghyun which made made burst out sobbing “Whomever you are, whatever you are doing, it doesn’t matter. Please remember this: there is someone out there who loves you more than you love yourself. I will always support you. I love you.” SOBS. I know Onew screwed majorly recently with a sexual harassment scandal claiming that he drunkenly groped a girl at a club and he’s apologized for it. Just on his message and love for Jonghyun – please be strong and I love his message which is not just to Jonghyun but to any person out there – remember that there is someone who loves you more than you know. Continue reading