It was reported (as translated by SBS Korea) that SM president Lee Soo-man was the first person to come to the hospital's mortuary.
Meanwhile, SM artist Kangta was unable to host his radio show on December 18, with a substitute filling in for him.
Lastly, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, EXO's Suho, and f(x)'s Luna all cancelled schedules as soon as they heard the news, while SHINee's Key is on his way back to Korea after flying to Lisbon for a photoshoot.
The source said, "As it is an enormous shock to everyone, all of them are so sad...now it is time to comfort each other and say goodbye to Jonghyun."
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