Recent reports have revealed that Super Junior‘s Siwon is set to enlist in the military under active duty to which SM Entertainment has released an official statement.
According to the original reports, Siwon is supposedly scheduled to enlist in the second half of this year though the specific date was not determined yet. The broadcasting insider who revealed this information to Daily Sports on July 30th further added, “Choi Siwon has a strong and healthy body, and he’s always expressed his desire to enlist as an active duty soldier.”
“He will continue to work hard for the broadcast MBC drama ‘She Was Pretty’ which is set to air in September before enlisting.”
Following this report, SM Entertainment announced their official statement regarding Siwon’s enlistment, saying, “Nothing has been confirmed regarding Choi Siwon’s military enlistment date. Currently, he is focusing on completing the shooting for the drama ‘She Was Pretty.’“
Super Junior members who have already completed their enlistment in the past few years including Leeteuk, Yesung, Kangin, and Heechul while members Shindong and Sungmin began their services in the first half of the year. Should Siwon indeed enter the military this year, he will be the 7th Super Junior member to do so.