GFRIEND‘s Sowon will be temporarily absent from promotions due to her father’s recent passing.
On June 22, Sowon’s father passed away from a chronic illness.
According to a statement by Source Music, the funeral will be held privately with Sowon’s close friends and family.
The agency stated that Sowon will not be taking part in GFRIEND’s planned schedule during this time of mourning. They have asked fans to send Sowon support and encouragement, while also respecting her privacy.
Fans have expressed their sincere condolences via Twitter, and ask Sowon to take as much time to grieve as she needs.
my deepest condolences go out to sowon and her family,, stay strong i’m sure he is in a better place now ❣️
— – (@yoongisrosa) June 22, 2018
[ i hope Sowon & her family stay strong ]
— Won (@ksowongf) June 22, 2018
awe sowon sweety take all the time off that you need :((
— ǝʇıun sıʇuɐ b (@moominists) June 22, 2018
Sowon i love u… We know you're in a tought time right now, losing some one you love is so hard… We're just here for you supporting you with smiles and open arms… I send my condolences to your family and father's friend may your father rest in peace….
— j e n n y (@Jenz_Swift) June 22, 2018
My deepest condolences to Sowon's Family. Please, do rest and take care of your health our precious leader. Buddy and Gfriend will always be here for you. You are not oblige to be happy after a few days. Do take your time to be okay.
— redrose (@yeofriend) June 22, 2018
Sowon’s father will be in our thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.
— Hyunae ⭕️ (@rinari_hjm) June 22, 2018