Father Of Girls' Generation's TAEYEON Passes Away On Her Birthday
Karen Jane Ng
In a post from Girls' Generation's Twitter account, it was confirmed that the father of the K-pop group's leader Taeyeon has passed away today, March 9th, which is also her 31st birthday.
"Taeyeon’s father has unfortunately passed away on March 9. May he rest in peace. Please send Taeyeon warm words of consolation," the post reads. The scheduled release of Taeyeon's new single "Happy" today will also be postponed. "We ask fans who were waiting for the new release for their understanding, and we will provide an announcement later regarding the plans for the song’s release."
Her label SM Entertainment said the family will quietly hold a funeral.
Sending all our love and prayers to Taeyeon and her family.
— Girls' Generation (@GirlsGeneration) March 9, 2020