Jo Jung-suk, Park Hae-jin and Yoo Ah-in are Korean celebrities who were all exempted from the country’s military requirement, but why? Photos: @jojungsuk, @parkhaejin_official/Instagram; EPA-EFE
Jo Jung-suk, Park Hae-jin and Yoo Ah-in are Korean celebrities who were all exempted from the country’s military requirement, but why? Photos: @jojungsuk, @parkhaejin_official/Instagram; EPA-EFE

5 K-pop and K-drama stars who were exempted from military service, from Hospital Playlist’s Jo Jung-suk to rapper Simon Dominic and Forest star Park Hae-jin

  • Steel Rain star Jung Woo-sung didn’t meet the military’s academic requirements, while Sungkyunkwan Scandal star Yoo Ah-in was diagnosed with a brain tumour
  • Simon Dominic, who is part of Jay Park’s label AOMG, sang in his single Who You? about being exempted from army duty due to a childhood eye injury

Jo Jung-suk, Park Hae-jin and Yoo Ah-in are Korean celebrities who were all exempted from the country’s military requirement, but why? Photos: @jojungsuk, @parkhaejin_official/Instagram; EPA-EFE
Jo Jung-suk, Park Hae-jin and Yoo Ah-in are Korean celebrities who were all exempted from the country’s military requirement, but why? Photos: @jojungsuk, @parkhaejin_official/Instagram; EPA-EFE
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