BIGHIT Announces BTS’s J-Hope Will Be Enlisting In Army As Active-Duty Soldier

BTS’s J-Hope will be fulfilling his mandatory military service as an active-duty soldier in the army!

On April 1, BIGHIT MUSIC officially announced that J-Hope would be enlisting in the army as an active-duty soldier.

The agency also requested that fans refrain from attending his entrance ceremony, stating that there would be no public event held on the day of his enlistment.

BIGHIT MUSIC’s full English statement is as follows:


We thank all the fans for your continued support for BTS and would like to update you on J-Hope’s upcoming enlistment into the military.

J-Hope will fulfill his required time with the military by enlisting in the army. Please note that there will be no official event on the day of his entry.

The entrance ceremony is a time to be observed by military personnel and their families only. To prevent any issues that might occur from crowding, fans are advised to refrain from visiting the site. Instead, we ask you to keep your heartwarming words of support and farewell in your hearts.

We also advise you not to get adversely affected by purchasing unauthorized tours or product packages that illegally use the artist’s IP. Our company will take necessary action against any attempts at commercial activity making unauthorized use of such IP.

We ask for your continued love and support for J-Hope until he completes his military service and returns. Our company will also strive to provide all the support he needs during this time.

Thank you.

J-Hope will be the second member of BTS to enlist in the military following Jin, who enlisted in December.

Wishing J-Hope all the best during his upcoming service!

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