Tony Ahn, one of the members of Korea's "original" idol group H.O.T., recently suffered a great loss : his father. Tony's father, Ahn Ee-joo, passed away on the 25th from battling liver cancer at the age of 70. The transfer of his body and coffin to the burial site was held on the morning of the 27th, starting from the Seoul Asan Hospital.?Many celebrities showed up to show their support, such as fellow ex-H.O.T. member Kim Jae-won who recently was released from the army.
The grieving star took to his twitter on that very day saying, "I'm about to go on the last journey with my father. The saddest day of my life where I cried the most was the day when H.O.T. broke up. However, I think I'm going to have to cry a little more today."
Fan responses flooded in, filled with sympathy and love. Messages included, "Oppa, stay strong", "I'm sure your father has gone to a better place", "Don't cry too much and send your father off well", and "Your father will watch over you".