SS501's Kim Kyujong will enlist in the military this July
SS501's Kim Kyujong has announced through his official website that he will be entering the military this July to fulfill his 2 years mandatory services.
Kim Kyujong left a handwritten letter to his fans, which spoke of his entrance into the military this July as well as giving his gratitude to fans. He starts off with, "Hello, this is Kim Kyujong," and tells fans that he's sorry.
"As I've always said, time travels fast, doesn't it? It feels as if I've made my debut yesterday, but it's already June 2012. Have you done everything you've planned yet? It's not too late to fulfill your plans, fighting!" he writes.
"This is the first time I've written to you in so long. The reason I am writing this is because I am enlisting [in the military] in July. I personally wanted to announce this to you. I am very happy, and due to your endless love and support, I have created a lot of good memories. Because of you, my 20s have been very enjoyable."
In addition, "As I have said before, I've always wanted to give back to you for all you've done for me. I can only give you the gift of good memories from now on. Let's meet in two years, and better ourselves till then."
"I'm looking forward to spending time with you on June 3rd. We will create laugh-loving-filled memories that day. Let us create beautiful memories, like we always have. Thank you and be happy."
Kim Kyujong will enter the military in July, in which he will be undergoing four weeks military training before beginning his 2 years services.
Officials representing Kim Kyujong have stated that while the singer had the choice to postponed his enlistment, he believed it to be a good idea to do it now so that he could focus on his life afterwards.
Since being active as an SS501 member, Kim Kyujong has been busy releasing a solo album and getting involved in musicals. Kim Kyujong is currently under B2M Entertainment (Lee Hyori's management) after his DSP Media contract expired.
Source: TV Report