On October 11, Lay had arrived at the Incheon airport in order to travel to Japan for EXO’s upcoming solo concert. However, he suddenly fainted right before boarding the plane.
Upon fainting, Lay was quickly transported to the hospital. It was reported that Lay had not gained consciousness at the time of his transferral.
The fans who were present at the time confirmed the news by releasing eye-witness accounts on social media. Due to his sudden fainting, the other EXO members will be departing for Japan after watching over Lay’s condition.
EXO had originally scheduled a solo concert on October 12 and 13 at the Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena.
With the recent news of Lay’s sudden fainting at the Incheon airport, SM Entertainment has released an official update on the EXO member.
On October 11, SM Entertainment stated, “Lay momentarily fainted due to a lack of sleep. According to the doctor, he will be fine after getting plenty of rest. Lay will be returning to the dorm in order to get some rest.”
Lay had originally planned to travel to Japan for EXO’s upcoming solo concert, when he suddenly fainted before boarding. In regards to the EXO concert on October 12 and 13, SM Entertainment stated, “He has a strong intent on joining the concert, so we plan to make the final decision after checking his condition.”
Sources: soompi 1, naver 1 & soompi 2, naver 2