Women’ Code Opens Up For 1st Time About Automobile Accident That Led To Passing Of EunB And RiSe

For the primary time in 5 years, Women’ Code spoke in regards to the tragic automobile accident which led to the passing of their members EunB and RiSe.

On September 3, 2014, Women’ Code was concerned in a critical automobile accident after they had been on their manner again to Seoul after an occasion. EunB handed away that day whereas RiSe handed away 4 days afterward September 7. Sojung was severely injured within the accident.

For the November 11 episode of Channel A’s “Eye Contact,” members Ashley and Zuny invited Sojung to the present to speak in regards to the accident and the way it’s affected her birthday, which was on the identical day because the accident. Ashley talked about how onerous it’s for Sojung, who ought to be capable of have a contented day like anybody else on their birthday, and he or she shared her hope that Sojung will be capable of rejoice along with her family members with no heavy coronary heart.

As well as, Ashley defined that whereas they all the time discuss amongst themselves about EunB and RiSe, they haven’t ever spoken about what occurred on the day of the accident.

Sojung stated in a non-public interview, “After we did a broadcast that day, we went someplace fairly distant to do an occasion.” She shared that it was raining so much on the best way again, and so they’d all been drained. They went to a relaxation cease, and when she got here again to their van from the restroom, her members stunned her with a cake made from choco pies (snack truffles) with birthday candles. They sang to her and apologized as a result of it was all they might do for her birthday.

“I advised them it was okay as a result of we had been busy, after which I received in and we drove off,” she stated. “We had been so drained, so I fell asleep on the best way. To be trustworthy, that’s my final reminiscence of that. I feel I used to be most likely taken to the hospital then.”

She shared that after the accident, their supervisor had requested Zuny to test on the opposite members and attempt to wake them up, and Zuny had been scared by the injuries on Sojung’s face. “I feel I should have been making unusual noises,” she stated.

Sojung defined that she’d been very injured on her higher physique as a result of she’d been asleep, and he or she’d gone into shock as a result of she had hit her head. Though the bones in the precise facet of face had been damaged, they couldn’t do surgical procedure for a couple of days due to the extreme swelling in her face. “I feel I simply spent three or 4 days mendacity down doing nothing,” she stated.

She was sharing a room within the hospital with Ashley, and at one level Ashley instantly started to cry after taking a look at her telephone. The caption defined that Ashley had discovered the information about their members by means of a information report.

“I couldn’t ask something,” Sojung stated, and commenced to change into tearful over the reminiscence. “Nobody advised me something. I simply thought, ‘One thing’s occurred.’” She defined that she’d felt nice ache over not figuring out what had occurred.

Sojung shared tearfully that none of them had eaten the birthday cake they’d chosen for her, as they’d been frightened about gaining weight. “I’ve by no means talked about this,” she stated as she collected herself. “We should always have eaten it.”

When requested in the event that they’d ever talked in regards to the accident, Sojung stated, “We’ve by no means talked about it. As a result of I understand how onerous it was for them.” She stated that the trauma should have been rather more extreme for Ashley and Zuny, who had been awake on the scene. “They noticed all of it, so it should stay of their reminiscence like {a photograph},” she stated.

In Ashley and Zuny’s interview, Zuny confirmed that the scene stays that vivid in her head. “It was actually stunning,” she stated. “Even after I used to be discharged from the hospital, for some time I couldn’t even wash my face. If I closed my eyes, I’d see that scene. I’d see it and listen to what it seemed like too.”

“I’d wash with my eyes open and I couldn’t even flip off all of the lights,” she stated. “There all the time needed to be a bit of sunshine. I used to be fearful of sleeping, as a result of I’d have to shut my eyes. If I closed my eyes, then I’d see it and listen to it. It was onerous.”

When the members met for the “eye contact” phase of the present, they had been first separated by a barrier. Because the barrier raised, they laughed as quickly as they met one another’s eyes. After silently taking a look at one another for some time, they started to cry.

As soon as the attention contact phase ended, they talked about why they’d invited Sojung to speak. Ashley defined to Sojung, “We hope that you simply’ll be capable of have a little bit of a happier birthday with no heavy coronary heart.” Sojung replied with a smile that they all the time have enjoyable collectively whereas avoiding that day.

Ashley laughed and replied that they really feel cautious on the day itself, and he or she advised her that RiSe and EunB would need her to be comfortable on her birthday.

Whereas speaking about how she feels about her birthday, Sojung shared, “I went to go to them on September 3, 2015, however after I got here again I couldn’t do the rest.” She shared that it had been onerous to see a social media publish uploaded about her birthday concurrently one uploaded to commemorate the passing of EunB.

In her personal interview, Sojung stated, “After that day, I didn’t consider September 3 as my birthday. It wasn’t a day for me to be congratulated. It might be unusual to go see EunB within the morning after which have a birthday celebration within the night, wouldn’t it? That week is absolutely onerous. It’s onerous to do something within the time between September 3 and September 7, and I really feel like I shouldn’t do something. My birthday is a tragic day.”

“I feel at first, it didn’t really feel actual,” she continued. “It felt like they’d simply gone on a vacation. It was like they’d gone distant on a vacation.” She shared that Ashley and Zuny had had goals about RiSe and EunB and so they talked about what they’d achieved with them of their goals, however Sojung didn’t have any goals with them for a yr or two. “I feel that was as a result of it didn’t really feel actual.”

To her members, Sojung identified that it all the time rains within the first week of September, and so they nodded. “I feel September 3 is a nasty day,” she stated. She then requested them in the event that they remembered the choco pies that had been her cake.

“We misplaced the letter that we’d handwritten for you too,” stated Ashley. “We labored so onerous on that.”

Ashley introduced up the way it had been troublesome for them to carry out their songs resembling “Fairly Fairly” and “Unhealthy Lady” with solely three members at their first occasion after the accident.

Ashley stated in her interview, “‘Fairly Fairly’ has RiSe’s title within the lyrics, so after they first stated that the three of us must carry out it, I actually stated that I assumed I wouldn’t be capable of. I actually observed their absence, and I questioned if I’d be capable of carry out on stage with out them. I didn’t need to, I didn’t suppose I might, and I used to be scared. At first, I simply needed to run away.”

As they talked collectively, Sojung introduced up the reminiscence of the three of them going collectively to file the music in order that they might carry out at their first occasion after the accident.

“We didn’t say something to one another after we left house and simply rode within the automobile,” Sojung stated. “We had been all looking the window. I felt so unusual, my coronary heart damage a lot. As a result of I didn’t need to do it, however we needed to. That was the one music we had that folks knew. I used to be pondering, ‘That is too onerous, I actually don’t need to do that.’ I appeared over, and Ashley was crying with the identical expression as me, trying within the different course.” They laughed tearfully over how they’d been making an attempt to cover the truth that they’d been crying, and Sojung talked about that it was onerous after they had been studying the choreography too.

The members talked about how they’d discovered it simpler to speak to buddies or household about this quite than their fellow members. “We had been frightened we’d find yourself like this,” joked Sojung as she gestured to their tearful state.

“I feel we have to speak about this typically too,” stated Ashley. “Let’s speak about it a bit extra sooner or later. I hope that sooner or later your birthday might be a contented day when you may obtain all the great needs potential.”

As Sojung was requested to make her determination over whether or not or not she’d settle for their suggestion (as a part of the present’s format), Zuny requested Sojung to imagine in them and simply consider herself as an alternative of different issues. Ashley put out her hand to Sojung to ask her to just accept, however Sojung as an alternative shortly tapped each of their palms earlier than leaving the room to point out that she’d rejected the suggestion.

“It appears she’s not prepared,” stated Zuny to Ashley after she left, and Sojung wiped her tears outdoors the room. After they met once more, Ashley gave her a hug whereas saying, “I respect your determination.”

The three gathered for one more interview the place Sojung was requested why she didn’t settle for. “I needed to be trustworthy, I didn’t need to lie,” she stated. “I did waver a bit when she reached out her hand, however I feel I can’t absolutely settle for it but. For those who ask me once more sooner or later, I’ll take into account it once more then.”

Ashley advised her that although she is aware of Sojung’s rejected their suggestion, she and Zuny will nonetheless proceed to rejoice her birthday.

Ashley, Sojung, and Zuny have continued to advertise as Women’ Code in addition to pursue their very own solo actions, and so they not too long ago made a comeback with “Set Me Free” in October.

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