Actress Lee Tae Im has completely removed herself from the world of entertainment. She has removed her profile from portal sites as a final gesture to begin her new life as an ordinary person.
Lee Tae Lim announced her retirement from the entertainment industry in March 2018, leaving a farewell message to her fans on her Instagram account, which has since been closed down.
“This is Tae Im. It’s been a long time. I’ve been going through a difficult time with various thoughts and hardships. I’ve decided to live an ordinary life from hereon. I will not forget those who loved and supported me. Thank you.” — Lee Tae Im
The sudden news of her retirement not only shocked the general public but even her agency as well.
The actress had apparently made the announcement without notifying her agency with which she still had about one year left in their contract.
The agency later revealed that Lee Tae Im had decided to pay off her penalty and cancel their contract.
Shortly after the sudden news of her retirement, it was reported that Lee Tae Im was 3 months pregnant and getting ready to marry her fiancee, an M&A businessman who was 12 years her senior.
After being entirely removed from the internet, Lee Tae Im the actress continues to exist only through her previous works and the memories of fans. But nonetheless, she will always be remembered.