Brother Moonbin’s death… Younger sister Moon Soo Ah’s agency posts urgent announcement

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Following the sudden passing of Astro member Moonbin, his younger sister Moon Soo Ah‘s group Billy has canceled all of their scheduled events this week.

On the morning of the 20th, ‘Billy’s’ agency, Mystic Story, posted on their official fan cafe, “We would like to inform you that the scheduled events for this week have been canceled and postponed. For the fan signing schedule, we will announce it again through a later notice. Other schedules, including broadcasts, will be announced further. We thank our fans for their understanding.”

Billy’s official Twitter
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Moonsua, Nana, Tsuki / Show Champion Official Instagram

The group ‘Billy’ is a group belonging to Moon Soo Ah, the younger sister of ‘Astro’ member Moonbin, and has been active since their comeback with their 4th mini album ‘the Village of Perception: Chapter Three’ on the 28th of last month.

Moonsua is also currently a regular MC on the MBCPLUS music program “Show Champion” alongside fellow group members Tsuki and Nana. Moon Soo Ah has appeared on several shows with her brother Moonbin, making them known to fans as the “Moon Siblings”.

On the MBC entertainment program “Family Tree Mate,” which aired in January, Moon Soo Ah said, “My brother is my role model. He always gives me sincere advice whenever I ask him,” she said.

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Moon Soo Ah performing a special stage with her brother Moonbin / KBS2 ‘Music Bank’

In June of last year, she performed “Candy in My Ears” with her brother Moonbin on KBS2’s “Music Bank” and received a lot of support.

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Moonbin / News1

Moonbin’s younger sister Moon Soo Ah made her debut as a member of the group Billy in 2021, and has been active as a singer and MC. Moonbin made his debut as a member of the group Astro in 2016, serving as a sub-vocalist and main dancer. Since 2020, he has also been active as a unit group “Moonbin & Sanha” with fellow group member Sanha, and released an album in January.

Meanwhile, on the 20th, according to Astro’s agency Fantagio, Moonbin passed away on the 19th.

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Astro official Twitter

“Moonbin has suddenly left our side and become a star in the sky,” Fantagio wrote on its official fan cafe, adding, “The members of Astro, who have been together for a long time, as well as all of our fellow artists and employees at Fantagio, are deeply mourning his passing with great sadness and shock.” The agency also said, “We will always be there for our fans. We are especially heartbroken because we know that he always loved and cared about his fans more than anyone else.”

“In keeping with the family’s wishes, the funeral will be held as quietly as possible with only family and friends in attendance,” Fantagio concluded.