EXO‘s Kai lost his father earlier this year in May. Although his passing was heartbreaking, Kai and his father have a special relationship that even transcends death.
EXO recently had a concert and at the end of the performance, fans noticed something special that Kai did.
The simple salute to the sky was a heartfelt tribute to his father and almost seemed like a thanks for always believing in his dreams.
Fans quickly caught sight of the touching moment and were brought to tears.
"thanks, dad. this is for you."
— (@taemkaisung) June 24, 2018
Why do I feel like he's thanking his dad???
— mahruaiipc (@penguinsoo_12) June 24, 2018
I dont know why I got emotional with this. You did great sweetheart .
We love you guys so much.
— ckristi07 (@AeriKristi07) June 24, 2018
your dad is proud of you nini never doubt it!
— zoℯzozo ˎˊ ✰ (@mystrengthisexo) June 24, 2018
OMG IM SOFT NOW
I'M GOING TO CRY
— ☆Jongin is your boss (@KAISPECTACULAR) June 24, 2018
He is really proud looking down from above, as just he always was
— Nomadsteph (@nomadsteph) June 24, 2018
this is for you dad
— 아리아나 (@gotkihyunnie) June 24, 2018
It isn’t hard to see why fans reacted this way. It just goes to show that love truly has no boundaries, not even between life and death.
Check out Kai’s full performance below (Tribute begins at the 4:00 mark):