This past few days have been sombre for some of us. At least 3 celebrities in Asia drew their last breath this week.
The aforementioned public figures are Alien Huang from Taiwan, South Korean actress Oh In Hye, and Japanese actress Sei Ashina. Here’s the chilling coincidence: all 3 of them are aged 36.
1. Alien Huang (黃鴻升)
Alien Huang, commonly known as Xiao Gui, is famous for co-hosting Taiwan’s long-running TV variety show “100% Entertainment” with singer Show Lo. The singer-actor was found dead in his Taipei apartment yesterday (Wednesday, 16th September). His father arrived at his Beitou District residence after unable to reach him by phone.
Alien (real name Huang Hong Sheng) was lying unresponsive with head injuries outside of his bathroom while water was still running. According to reports, he was wearing a top but sans underwear – leading paramedics to suspect that he had slipped and died.
2. Oh In Hye (오인혜)
South Korean actress Oh In Hye had suffered cardiac arrest before she was found unconscious in her home in Incheon on Monday (14th September). While her breathing and pulse reportedly stabilised, she failed to regain consciousness and was pronounced dead. Although there are no suspected foul play, Oh In Hye had been going through depression.
3. Sei Ashina (芦名 星)
Tokyo police confirmed that Sei Ashina had committed suicide when her body was discovered in her apartment on Monday (14th September). It was her brother who made the discovery after he suspected something was amiss when the Japanese actress had stopped answering calls since Sunday. No suicide note was found at her home.
Other Japanese stars who also ended their lives this year include:
- Hana Kimura – 23rd May 2020
- Haruma Miura – 18th July 2020
- Maria Hamasaki – 26th August 2020
May their souls rest in peace.
Source: China Press.