Actress and model Lee Kyung-mi has passed away at the age of 43!
Model Lee Pyeong (Lee Kyung mi) passed away from cancer after a long battle with the disease. Her funeral was held on June 2.
On June 1, Newsis reported that model Lee Pyeong (43, real name Lee Kyung mi) passed away on May 31 after battling cancer, at the age of 43. The female model’s funeral was held at 9 am on June 2 at the funeral home of Gangnam St. Mary in Seoul and is laid to rest at Uljin Memorial Park.
Two months ago, Lee Pyeong revealed her current situation on social media. At that time, she showed a thin body, tired after the treatment period, but still managed to smile after cutting her hair.
Model Lee Seon Jin posted an obituary on Instagram and shared, “I couldn’t contact you often and wasted this time. Actually, I was afraid that you would be hurt so I avoided contact. Sorry for the inconvenience. this coward. Forgive me. Pyeong-a, please smile more and be happy. See you later. I love you.”
Sharing more, Lee Seon Jin confided that she also had a serious illness and wanted people to always remember her with her beautiful image on the stage. “I’ve been suffering from cancer for a long time. Even though I’m sick, I’m happy to stand on the catwalk and model. As a model, I just want to be remembered for my great image and to be a model. I don’t want people to know I’m sick, so I didn’t mention that Lee Pyeong has the same disease.”
Many friends and colleagues of the model also left their condolences. Actor Heo Jung Min expressed, “I made an appointment with you to take the dog for a walk. I’m really sorry that I didn’t know your illness. I lived in a hurry. Let’s be happy from now on.” Singer Han Young, who once worked as a model, confided, “I hope you can rest comfortably without any more pain. Great model Lee Pyung.”
Lee Pyung debuted as a model at the age of 18. She has stood on stage for fashion shows by Andre Kim (1935-2010), Lee Sang Bong and Kwak Hyun Joo. She once encroached into acting as an actress in a number of films, but they did not leave much of an impression. In 2016, she won the 31st Korean Best Dressed Female Model and the Model Award of the Asian Beauty Awards.
According to Newsis.