Loona member Yeojin is recovering after collapsing on stage during the girl group’s concert at the Pepsi Center in Mexico City on Sunday, according to her K-pop agency BlockBerry Creative on Tuesday.
“Yeojin had a temporary respiratory problem right after a performance in Mexico City, a city located in a high altitude region,” the statement read. “She was taken care of by on-site medical personnel right after the incident and is currently in stable condition. The agency will prioritize the artist’s health and support Yeojin for a speedy recovery.”
News of Yeojin’s meltdown gained traction online after a video clip of the incident was leaked online by a fan who attended the concert on Monday.
“2022 Loona 1st World Tour [Loona The World]kicked off August 1 in Los Angeles and toured 13 cities across North America. The girl group’s concert in Mexico City on Sunday was the final date of the first leg of Loona’s tour.
The girl group is set to travel to Europe in September to perform in cities including Warsaw, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris.
“2022 Loona 1st World Tour [Loona The World]marks the band’s first world tour and concerts outside of Seoul since their debut in 2018.
The girl group’s latest EP “Flip That” was released in June.
Loona debuted in 2018 with the EP “[+ +]pronounced “more more”. The group consists of members Haseul, Vivi, Yves, JinSoul, Kim Lip, Chuu, Heejin, Hyunjin, Go Won, Choerry, Olivia Hye, and Yeojin. He is known for his hits “Hi High” (2018), “Why Not?” (2020) and “PTT (Paint the City)” (2021).
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