K-Pop Star Goo Hara Dead at 28

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Goo Hara, a South Korean K-pop star who found fame as a member of the group Kara, has died, according to reports. She was 28.

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TMZ reports that Goo was found dead in her Seoul home on Sunday. According to Variety, Goo was one of the earliest global K-pop stars, with Kara releasing music from 2008 to 2015. Goo (real name Goo Ha-ra) went solo in 2015, and eventually had a small film and television career as well.

Variety also reports that Goo attempted suicide this past March, after an ex-boyfriend threatened to release a sex tape; he also allegedly threatened assault. The threats reportedly led Goo’s agency to drop her, though she signed with Kara’s former agency soon after.

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Authorities in Seoul are still investigating Goo’s cause of death.

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Variety also reports that Goo attempted suicide this past March, after an ex-boyfriend threatened to release a sex tape; he also allegedly threatened assault. The threats reportedly led Goo’s agency to drop her, though she signed with Kara’s former agency soon after.

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