100% has shared a letter to their fans after the passing of leader Minwoo.
Minwoo passed away on March 25, and 100% members Rockhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, and Hyukjin reached out to fans on March 27. Their message was uploaded on Twitter both as a handwritten letter in Korean and a translated letter in English.
They wrote, “Today we have sent off Minwoo hyung to heaven. 7 years of 100PERCENT.. and even longer time together.. Still it feels so short.. It just feels like he will appear again and call us. It aches, makes us sad, and miss him. Everyone seems worried, so we leave this message. Although it’s a painful news, please pray for him to leave peacefully. 2018.03.27 Rockhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, Hyukjin.”
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— 백퍼센트(100%) (@TOP_100PERCENT) March 27, 2018
100%’s agency TOP Media has also shared the following statement:
“This is TOP Media. Today on the warm day of March 27, we peacefully sent off 100%’s Minwoo. We are deeply grateful for the comfort you have sent to his family, the 100% members, the artists within the agency, and the company’s staff, who are all tied up with grief. We sincerely thank everyone who has sent messages to commemorate his memory online including Korean and overseas fans, colleagues and fellow celebrities, people from entertainment companies and networks, and everyone who has sent their condolences. Also, we express our gratitude to all the press companies who respected the wishes of the family and sent their condolences while cooperating with the private nature of the funeral proceedings. Thanks to everyones’ warm consideration and comfort, Minwoo could leave while smiling and was not lonely. We hope that you will remember and cherish how Minwoo was always smiling brightly. Once again, we bow our heads in thanks to everyone for their consideration and comfort.”
We send our condolences to 100% and Minwoo’s family and friends.