News / Hot Issues

Song Joong Ki's Army Enlistment Confirmed... First Star After Celebrity Army Was Abolished

By Staff Writer | August 02, 2013 08:47 AM EDT

song joong ki going into army

Actor Song Joong Ki will be entering the army.

Today, Song Joong Ki's agency Blossom Entertainment said, "Song Joong Ki will be entering the boot camp and will enter the army on August 27."

Song Joong Ki thus became the first star to go into the army after the celebrity army was abolished. Song Joong Ki will be going into the Choon Chun 102 base.

Like Us on Facebook

The Department of Defense announced on July 18, "It seems that our maintenance had been lacking and we will take responsibility for it. After discussing the matters, we have decided that the celebrity army will be abolished."

Many had been curious if Song Joong Ki will be continuing on his strikes from his movie "Wolf Boy" and KBS2 drama "Innocent Man" or if he will go into the army, taking a break from his popularity. This curiosity often brought rumors, and during last month's rumors, Song Joong Ki's agency had said, "He hadn't even received an enlistment yet. He will be going in when he receives it without delaying it, but it's not happening yet."

Photo Credit: TV Report

Tagged :  Song Joong Ki

Featured

Trends 10.25.14 | 10:38AM EDT

K-Pop's Prerequisite Idol Trainee Period Criticized Following SM Entertainment Artist Exodus

Foreign trainees and the lengthy trainee period are seen as being problematic for big Korean record labels, causing many critics to give the training period a much closer look.

Concert / Event 10.24.14 | 10:05AM EDT

2NE1 Forgo Attendance At Year-End Awards Ceremonies As Disbandment Rumors Continue

With just about two months left in 2014, preparations have begun for K-Pop's various year-end events, but one group will be noticeably absent from public activities in the next couple months.

Editorial 10.24.14 | 11:17AM EDT

Girl Groups To Make A Comeback Through Producer Brave Brothers, 'AOA Vs. Hello Venus'

Girl groups AOA and Hello Venus will both be making comebacks this fall in November.

Hot Issues 10.23.14 | 07:41AM EDT

Ladies' Code Members Discharged From Hospital Following Tragic Car Accident That Took The Lives Of EunB & RiSe

Polaris Entertainment confirmed that Ashley, Zuny and Sojung were released over a month after the September 3 car accident that left two of the group members dead.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics