BTS’s J-Hope Reveals The Reason Behind His Enlistment Plans While Reassuring ARMYs

He addresses the official announcement of the termination of his enlistment postponement.

ARMYs knew it was coming eventually, but it didn’t lessen the emotional impact many felt when BIGHIT MUSIC revealed that BTS‘s J-Hope terminated the postponement of his military enlistment, meaning he is now eligible to be called to serve.

BTS’s J-Hope | @uarmyhope/Instagram


We would like to inform our fans that j-hope has initiated the military enlistment process by applying for the termination of his enlistment postponement.

We will inform you of further updates in due course.

We ask you for your continued love and support for j-hope until he completes his military service and safely returns. Our company will spare no effort in providing support for our artist.

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Soon after the official announcement, J-Hope took to Weverse to reassure fans in a live stream, where he showed up with his usual cheerful energy.

He heartwarmingly made the Weverse live all about others; from reassuring ARMYs to supporting his fellow members, J-Hope showed his true personality by ensuring others were taken care of first.

To help keep ARMYs positive, J-Hope revealed that he’s been thinking of when to enlist since last year. He eventually decided that enlisting sooner would mean he could return to precious ARMYs sooner, showing his selfless personality.

I think I’ve been thinking about this since last year. After Jin-hyung went in, I wondered when I should do it too. When thinking about it, I decided that the sooner I go in, the sooner I can return and show you something good.

— J-Hope, translated by @ryuminating/Twitter

When the announcement was made, he was contacted by fellow member Jin, who is currently serving his mandatory military service. Jin had words of wisdom for the younger member and helped him know what to prepare.

Well, as soon as the announcement went out, [Jin] called me. (Laughs) He was like, “J-Hoooooope. You’re next.” I asked him this and that. He told me a bit about what I’m going to need to prepare… Yeah…”

— J-Hope

Jin later took his support public with some further advice for his dongsaeng. Check out their hilarious exchange in the article below!

BTS’s Jin Got Jokes For Days About J-Hope’s Upcoming Military Enlistment

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