2 weeks Will BTS Be Exempt From Military Service? The Public Could Decide Koreaboo
BTS‘s proposed exemption from mandatory military service could pave the way for other K-Pop groups, if granted. | @vmas/Twitter All able-bodied Korean men are required to enlist in active duty for up to two years, but there are some exceptions for individuals with outstanding achievements. Award-winning classical musicians, Olympic medalists, and gold medalists at the Asian Games are all eligible for exemptions. | Associated Press/indianexpress.com Under the current law, K-Pop stars can not be exempt from military service, but BTS could potentially change that. Many are calling for BTS’s exemption, citing their unprecedented global success and outstanding work as ... more