Update as of May 4:
According to My Daily’s report on May 4, BTOB’s Yook Sungjae applied as an army military band member and was recently notified that he passed the exam.
He is scheduled to serve as a military band member after completing his basic military training course.
BTOB’s youngest member and actor Yook Sungjae announced on his personal Instagram account his upcoming enlistment.
Early evening of May 3, Sungjae posted a series of photos of himself wearing a crown who is happily blowing a cake. In the caption, he revealed that he will be joining the military on May 11.
Sungjae posted a long caption to his fans explaining his plans in the enlistment and stated, “Hello, this is Sungjae. First of all, thank you so much to all the Melodies who wished me on my birthday yesterday!”
“I’ve been thinking about how to bring up the story, and I am writing now because I think it is right to talk about it first because it’s far from my deep thoughts,” he added.
“Many of you may be surprised, but I have decided to join the military this May 11. There are a lot of people who are worried for the sudden noticed, but I think I can go anywhere and live bravely just by looking at the fact that Melodies have love me for who I am. I am confident so that I can go without any worries at all!”
Sungjae continued, “BTOB will be on hiatus due to the military enlistment of the members, but with Melody waiting for us, BTOB is cheering up and we are dreaming of the day to see you again. We are always grateful and we ask for your support.”
“There’s only a few days left, but before we go, we will be able to communite with Melodies. The oldest members will come out and Ssanggappocha (Mystic Pop-up Bar) will be air soon, so if you wait a little longer, BTOB will be here soon!”
On the last part he captioned, “Thank you so much and I hope you will continue to support us! Hoping that you will have a healthy and happy day until we meet again.”
Moreover, Sungjae’s message is so heart whelming yet a sudden sad news. But no matter what happen, Melodies are always here to support them. Keep safe, Sungjae!
Stay tuned for more updates, mga bes!