TOP Rushed to Emergency Room After Drug Overdose

Faith Castro
June 7, 2017

Big Bang fans are rallying on Twitter and beyond to show their support for the group's longtime member T.O.P., who is now recovering at a Seoul hospital.

According to Yonhap, Korean police officials had said that Choi appeared to have overdosed on tranquilisers that he had been taking for medical reasons. He was transferred to the intensive care unit around 5 p.m., but has failed to regain his consciousness as of yesterday evening.

A source from YG speaking to Soompi (about the rapper's current health condition) said, "T.O.P has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit and is receiving intensive care".

A source close to Choi also told JoongAng Ilbo, that, "The examinations are still ongoing, but we are now speculating that it was a drug overdose. Please wait for developments". "It looks like he took more medication than usual", the officer said. He took this on Monday night and till next day noon he had not woken up.

The 29-year-old rapper initially denied smoking marijuana, but admitted to smoking marijuana twice after he tested positive for marijuana use. "I will reflect on my wrongdoing over and over again". He was stressed out due to the many controversies that have emerged recently.

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"I am too embarrassed of myself even to apologize in person". I'm afraid of what might happen in the future, and I wanted to convey my feelings in writing so that I could be cautious.

"I believe I should be rightly punished for hurting the members, the label, the public, the fans who cherished me, and my family in a way that can not be fixed".

All able-bodied Korean men are required to complete at least 21 months of military service before the age of 35 in South Korea.The marijuana scandal put his mandatory two-year military service in question; and he temporarily left BigBang in February to begin his service.

Big Bang is one of Korea's top groups that have a massive following worldwide.

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