SM Entertainment released a statement saying that Kai’s father had suffered from chronic illness and passed away yesterday.
Kai is currently attending his father’s wake and a funeral will be held at a future date.
It will be a quiet funeral, with only immediate family and relatives able to attend.
SM urges fans and the general public to respect Kai’s privacy during this tragic time, so that he and his family can grieve.
We offer our condolences to Kai.