After Jung Da Bin, another Korean Star committed suicide.
A Rosy Life Star Choi Jin-sil, 40, one of South Korea’s most popular actresses was found dead at her home in Seoul, South Korea. Choi’s mother found the actress, hanging by an elastic bandage in a shower stall. Chief Investigator believed she committed suicide.
In Choi’s text message to her makeup artist she said “My dear, I hope you take care of my children if something happens to me.”
According to wikipedia
Choi Jin-sil (December 24, 1968 – October 2, 2008) was a South Korean actress and model. She was considered one of the best actresses in South Korea, nicknamed “The Nation’s Actress“. On October 2, 2008, Choi was found dead at her home, and the police chief stated that it was “obviously suicide”. It has been speculated that negative comments by Korean netizens and rumours regarding her lending money to Ahn Jae-hwan contributed to Choi’s depressed state.
Choi had also been depressed since her 2004 divorce to baseball player Jo Seong-min and worried about how to care for her two young children.
A Rosy Life, a leading drama series in South Korea was shown in the Philippines on October 2006 over GMA7. This is the story of a housewife named Betsy (Choi Jin-sil) who was left by her husband to be with another woman. Later, when she is diagnosed with stomach cancer, her family finally realizes what she means to them. The series ended when Betsy and her husband went to a honeymoon trip where she eventually dies. Such a tearjerker!
Here’s A Rosy Life opening theme from Youtube.