On November 22, 2023, BIGHIT MUSIC delivered a significant announcement, revealing that BTS members RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook had initiated the process of military enlistment. This news marked a pivotal moment for the globally acclaimed K-pop group.
Jungkook’s Emotional Letter to Fans
Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS, took to Weverse to share an emotional letter with fans, disclosing his plan to enlist in the military in December. In the heartfelt letter, he expressed a mix of emotions, acknowledging the heaviness in his heart while also warming up to the cherished memories with the BTS fandom, known as ARMY.
Jin’s Hilarious Reaction
JIN COMMENT UNDER JUNGKOOK'S LETTER POST 😭 pic.twitter.com/E0d4iuAvmP
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Amidst the emotional tone of Jungkook’s letter, BTS member Jin, who is currently serving in the military, couldn’t resist injecting humor into the situation. In response to Jungkook’s heartfelt announcement, Jin commented multiple times with ‘Kekeke,’ a playful expression of laughter in South Korea. Fans familiar with Jin’s playful nature found his reaction in line with his tendency to tease his fellow members.
Fans of BTS shared their amusement at Jin’s reaction, highlighting how his lighthearted response provided a moment of joy amid the emotional news. Some fans admitted that they initially felt emotional reading Jungkook’s letter but couldn’t help but giggle at Jin’s playful comments.
Jungkook’s Gratitude and Promise
In his letter, Jungkook extended his gratitude for the unwavering support, laughter, and love from ARMY. While acknowledging that he couldn’t selfishly ask fans to wait for an extended period, he carefully requested their patience. Jungkook reassured fans that he would return to the stage as a more mature artist, leaving them with well-wishes for a happy and healthy life.
As BTS members embark on their military service, fans eagerly await updates and continue to show unwavering support for RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook during this significant chapter in their careers.