Jaejoong of JYJ’s birth mother, Oh Seo Jin, appeared on the January 11th episode of a new TV Chosun program, ‘Persevering Life,’ and revealed things about her life.
She opened up to the viewers, saying, “In the past, after I was divorced at a young age, while I went through many difficulties, an acquaintance persuaded me to send my son to a different home. However, I did not realize at the time that it would be an adoption.”
Jaejoong had met his biological mother 20 years after they had separated, after he had gained much popularity as a TVXQ member. His mother shared that the joy of reuniting with her son was short-lived as she was soon named ‘Jaejoong’s birth mother’ and received hurtful comments and violent reactions from netizens. Many also claimed that she was trying to use her son’s fame. She confessed, “I even attempted suicide.”
Although she has had many difficulties in the past, she expressed the fact that she learned may new things and presently living a new life as a “protector of families” in Korea. She also said, “I consider my difficult life a stepping stone and I want to help other families.”
‘Persevering Life’ is a show that in the future will feature guests that overcame obstacles and share stories of recovery and methods of starting anew.
Do you gain inspiration from her story?
Article by Emily & Alona
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