Will BTS group members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook be exempted from military service? Photo: Big Hit Entertainmen
Will BTS group members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook be exempted from military service? Photo: Big Hit Entertainmen
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BTS law controversy: should the K-pop superstars be exempt from military service? The pros and cons Korea is debating over Jin, V, Jungkook and the rest of the boy band’s mandatory army enlistment

  • South Korea’s National Assembly gathered to discuss whether the ‘BTS law’ should apply to the group members who inspired it – Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook
  • The boy group have achieved many firsts, including beating Justin Bieber to a Billboard Music Award and the record-breaking Map of the Soul: 7 album – but debate still rages on whether that’s enough

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Will BTS group members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook be exempted from military service? Photo: Big Hit Entertainmen
Will BTS group members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook be exempted from military service? Photo: Big Hit Entertainmen
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