Father of K-pop boy band Super Junior’s Eunhyuk passes away

K-pop boy band Super Junior member Eunhyuk’s father, Lee Kang-heon, passed away, the group’s agency announced. 

In a statement, Label SJ announced on Aug. 6 that “it is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Eunhyuk’s father.”

Super Junior's Eunhyuk (right) with his father (Twitter)

“As decided upon by the family, the funeral will be held privately with relatives and close acquaintances only,” it said. 

It added, “Due to the sudden news, EUNHYUK was unable to depart for the concert scheduled for today .”

“We are internally discussing matters on the concert and will provide additional guidance as soon as possible. We apologize for the sudden notice, and appreciate your understanding during this time,” Label SJ added. 

“For the safety of all, we politely decline any visits and flowers, and ask for your kind consideration to allow Eunhyuk plenty of privacy and time to moum. May he rest in peace,” the agency said. 

The other members of Super Junior arrived in Manila on the night of Aug. 5. The agency earlier announced that Siwon would be unable to join the Manila concert after he tested positive for Covid-19 on Aug. 3.