ASTRO Moonbin’s “Last Smile” That Disarmed Journalists Kpop News
The news of Astro Moonbin’s sudden death caused reporters to feel heartbreaking.
They credit Moonbinsa with his passion for music and the stage, and his affection for members and fans during his last performance.
Moonbin’s last appearance that reporters remember was the showcase for the release of Moonbin & Sanha’s third mini-album INCENSE last January. As an entity of Astro, Moonbin & Sanha have built a fandom with their dreamy beauty, charismatic concepts and performances. Due to their incomparable charm, other fandoms have also supported the Moonbin & Sanha unit.
On the showcase stage at the time, Moonbin introduced the new album and expressed her excitement and affection for the members and fans. Regarding the Astro members’ reaction to the release of the new album, Moonbin confessed: “After listening to the songs on the album, everyone said it was great. They told us (Moonbin and Sanha) to take care of our health because it is cold. Aroha (Astro’s fanbase) is the engine of my growth. You give me strength. Of course, the members are also my motivation.“
In fact, celebrities tend to get nervous at showcases or events where journalists gather. In fact, the reaction to the new song can be lukewarm and unexpected pointed questions can arise. Nonetheless, Moonbin wholeheartedly answered reporters’ questions with a constant smile.
The January scene was a pleasant scene back then, but when reporters think back, their hearts sink to Moonbin’s smiling face. Even the way he politely greeted reporters after completing his stage… There was a reason reporters and industry insiders who usually met Moonbin said he was a “likable idol.”