BTOB’s Yook Sung Jae To Begin His Mandatory Military Service Next Week

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Melody, only a few more days are left before BTOB’s sweet and adorable maknae officially begins his mandatory military service!

Well-loved idol-actor Yook Sung Jae has revealed that he will be enlisting in the military on May 11. Just recently, the youngest member of the K-Pop boy group BTOB shared the sudden news to fans through a touching letter.

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Posting a series of charming photos in his personal Instagram account, the multi-faceted artist penned a heartwarming message to fans.

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안녕하세요 성재입니다. 우선!어제 저의 생일을 축하해주신 모든 멜로디 여러분 너무너무 감사드립니다!(sns,생일광고,이벤트 등 다 찾아봤어요!!^^) 어떻게 이야기를 꺼내야할지 고민하다가 너무 깊은 고민과 생각과는 거리가 멀기에 조금이라도 먼저 직접 얘기하는게 맞을것같아서 글을 올립니다. 많이들 놀라시겠지만 5월11일부로 군입대를 결정하게 되었습니다! 갑작스런 통보에 놀라신 분들도 계실거고 걱정하시는 분들도 많이 계시겠지만, 지금까지 멜로디분들이 이뻐해주신것만 봐도 나는 어딜가도 이쁨받을수있고 씩씩하게 지낼수있겠구나!라는 자신감이 생겨서 전혀 걱정도 없고!!! 맘 편히 다녀올수 있을것 같습니다!ㅎ 연이은 비투비멤버들의 군입대에 어쩔수없는 공백기가 생기지만 우리 멜로디분들이 기다려주시니까 저희 비투비는 더더욱 다시 만날 날만을 꿈꾸며 힘내고 있습니다!! 이제 며칠남지 않았지만 가기전에 꼭 멜로디들과 소통할수있는 라방도 하구, 슬슬 맏형들도 나오고, 쌍갑포차도 곧 방영될 예정이니 조금만 참고 기다려주시면 금방 비투비 멜로디 다같이 볼날이 오겠죠!! 지금까지도 항상 너무 고맙고, 앞으로도 많은 응원 부탁드리겠습니다!! 더욱 멋진 모습으로 여러분에게 나타날 그날까지 건강하고 행복한 하루하루 보내고 있기를 바라며 6성재가.

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Expressing his gratitude to fans

Sung Jae first thanked his loving supporters for sending wonderful wishes as he turned a year older yesterday.

“Thank you so much for all the melody that celebrated my birthday yesterday! I’m thinking about how to get the story out, but since I’m too far away from my worries and thoughts, I’m posting it because I think it would be right to talk about it first,” he began.

The rising variety star then revealed that he will be joining the army on May 11. “There may be a lot of people who are surprised by the sudden notification, and there are a lot of people who are worried. But through Melody’s support, I think I can be brave and go comfortably,” he said.

Wishing to meet again in the future

Sung Jae likewise noted that fans might have to wait more patiently with the inevitable gap in the BTOB members’ enlistments. He said that their group is very much looking forward to gift fans again with good music.

“Thank you so much always and I would like to ask for your continued support! I hope you have healthy and happy days ahead until I return with a better look,“ he added.

Meanwhile, Sung Jae will be treating fans with his upcoming jTBC drama alongside Hwang Jung Eum and Choi Won Young. Titled Mystic Pop-up Bar, the much-anticipated series will premiere on May 20, nine days after his enlistment date.

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