on august 17th, lyricist kim eana took to instagram to share her thoughts about jonghyun and the apparent unease that comes along when his name is brought up: “it’s upsetting how it seems his name has become an uneasy topic every time it’s mentioned. so, today, jonghyun was the main topic (*) and i talked about him all i wanted.” additionally, she shared a picture of a radio script with jonghyun’s name on it along with her thoughts.
a lot of fans gave her their thanks for remembering him and talking about him: “thank you for remembering him”, “it is upsetting how his name has become uneasy to say… he was a lovely person”, “i’m sure he’s doing well wherever he is. thank you for remembering him“, and more. (source)
(*) kim eana is referencing her decision to make the theme of the broadcast of kbs one fine day radio that she guested on songs written by jonghyun.