The lead singer of the Okay-pop supergroup BTS doesn’t need his legion of screaming followers to be crowding round a military base in South Korea when his obligatory army coaching begins subsequent month.
Kim Seok-jin, recognized professionally as Jin, urged followers to keep away from flocking to the bottom in Yeoncheon, about 37 miles north of Seoul, when he begins boot camp there on Dec. 13.
He’ll be taught what his particular army specialty might be following 5 weeks of coaching, in keeping with the Aju Enterprise Day by day newspaper in South Korea.
“ARMY can’t come to the coaching middle. There are numerous folks apart from me, so it may be harmful as a result of it’s crowded,” he stated on a fan neighborhood platform, in keeping with Aju Enterprise Day by day.
Jin, the oldest member of BTS, had been allowed to postpone army service till age 30. There had been some discussions on the highest ranges of South Korea’s authorities about exempting BTS members from army service. It ended with Jin deciding to satisfy his necessary army service.
Navy officers stated Jin might be allowed to take part in “restricted group actions” with different BTS members throughout his 18-month hitch within the military, resembling live shows outdoors barracks. However that would occur provided that commanders resolve such a reunion would promote the nationwide curiosity, Aju Enterprise Day by day reported.
The opposite members of BTS will fulfill their necessary army service when required, the newspaper reported.