In line with Type Caster, South Korea mandates all males between the ages of 21 and 28 years outdated enlist within the military for 21 months, basically that means that every of the band members could be required to go away BTS in some unspecified time in the future earlier than growing older out. And since Jin, the eldest member of BTS, is now 27 years outdated, he’ll most certainly need to enlist throughout the subsequent yr.
“As a Korean, it’s pure… and, sometime, when obligation calls, will likely be prepared to reply and do our greatest,” Jin apparently mentioned in an interview.
Apparently, the controversy dominated that the members of BTS would nonetheless want to satisfy their civic duties, regardless of their fame and worldwide stardom and although South Korean athletes have been exempt from serving prior to now. Nonetheless, Ok-pop teams usually aren’t exempt, and sadly, those that do not enlist can face severe punishment, together with banned worldwide journey.