BTS member V, also known as Kim Taehyung, surprised fans on November 26 by sharing an Instagram story featuring a pile of chopped-off hair. The enigmatic post has sparked speculation among fans, with many speculating that it could be a hint at V’s impending military enlistment. The move comes in the wake of BIGHIT MUSIC’s announcement that BTS members RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook have initiated their military enlistment process.
Mixed Reactions from ARMY
V’s Instagram story received a mix of reactions from fans. While some expressed anticipation over his potential new look, a significant portion of ARMY seemed saddened by the possibility that V might be gearing up for military service soon. The emotional response reflects the deep connection between BTS and their dedicated fanbase.
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— V (@bighit_kth_) November 26, 2023
Upcoming Military Enlistment
On November 22, BIGHIT MUSIC revealed that RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook had started the process of their military enlistment, following which Jungkook confirmed that he would fulfill his mandatory military service in December. Currently, members Jin, J-Hope, and SUGA are actively serving in the military, emphasizing the group’s commitment to fulfilling their national duties.
Impromptu Spoiler and Solo Project
Prior to the intriguing Instagram post, V had shared an impromptu spoiler on November 21 by posting a clip of himself singing in the recording studio. This sparked anticipation among fans about a potential upcoming solo project. V had earlier released his debut solo album, “Layover,” on September 8, which garnered success on charts and streaming platforms, solidifying his position as a solo artist.
BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star
Amidst the anticipation surrounding V’s Instagram post, BTS is gearing up for the release of their documentary series, “BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star,” premiering on December 20 and streaming on Disney+. The eight-part docuseries will offer a retrospective look at BTS’s monumental journey over the past decade. With two episodes released every week, fans can expect a nostalgic journey through the group’s early struggles, achievements, and global stardom.
As ARMY awaits further updates and clarification regarding V’s potential military enlistment, the upcoming documentary promises to provide an intimate look into BTS’s remarkable career and the bond between the group and their fans.