February 22, She was Lee's brother alerted police after discovering her lifeless body at her home in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province in the early afternoon.
A South Korean film star is believed to have committed suicide in a bout of depression after appearing nude in a film last year. Lee Eun Joo, 25, was one of the biggest box office draws in a cinema industry that has taken off in recent years and is winning prizes at art house festivals around the world. Lee hanged herself, leaving a note in blood addressed to her mother saying: "Mother, I am sorry and I love you.
She was Lee graduated from Dankook University just before her death and was reported to have been in good spirits, according to her professors and school friends. Leonardo DiCaprio is nervous traditional filmmaking may be in danger of extinction.
It is a kind of comedy-drama and is also known as Oh! We thought of this film today because of its director, Hong Sang-soo. He has been somewhat in the news due to his recent release, The Handmaidenwhich had some very steamy lesbian sex scenesand his affair with its leading actress, Kim Min-hee.
It is a known fact that in recent times the rampant case of celebrity suicides in South Korea has created quite a stir not only within the Korean showbiz industry but it has somehow caught the attention of the world and concerns about the rise in this disturbing case has left many of us wondering why this vicious cycle has become somewhat of a trend within the Korean showbiz and music circle. More often do we learn about their sad and tragic fate that has befallen some of these gifted actors and actresses due to several factors that is also common in Hollywood or anywhere else in this world like depression, pressures of fame, nasty rumors, scandals, personal problems and even fears of fading away from the spotlight that had once made them instant celebrities during the height of the vast growing Korean Wave that swept the world off its feet… and one such celebrity who fell from grace was the late actress Lee Eun Ju. Police reported that she hanged herself with a belt with both of her wrists slit and even wrote to her mom for the last time, apologizing and saying how much she loved her, using her own blood.