South Korea Passes ‘BTS Law’ Allowing Boy Band Members To Postpone Military Service

The South Korean Parliament has passed a bill that grants the nation’s most prominent K-pop stars the ability to put off mandatory military service until the age of 30. For BTS‘ oldest member Kim Seok-jin, also known mononymously as Jin, the news comes as an early birthday present.As per South Korea’s Military Service Act, all able-bodied men aged between 18 and 28 must conscript and serve for about 20 months. The law meant Jin, who turns 28 this Friday, Dec. 4, would’ve had to put a pause on artist activities soon after his birthday to serve in the military.50 Best Photos Of The Year 2020For …

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