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BIGBANG T.O.P's Military Enlistment Date Confirmed

By Carlo Rodriguez | January 25, 2017 07:43 AM EST


T.O.P's enlistment date has finally been confirmed and fans of the internationally renowned k-pop group, BIGBANG, definitely have something to be sad about as it is revealed that the rapper's enlistment date would be two weeks from now. With this, you can say that time does fly!

Now, if you are a k-pop fan, then you must definitely know that in South Korea, every male aged 18 to 35 is required to render military service for about two years as it is one of their most important laws. Failure to abide by this law can have severe legal repercussions and even celebrities aren't exempted from this. Most males typically enlist at the age of 18 up till their early twenties but for celebrities, they usually enlist before they turn 30 and with T.O.P being the oldest member of BIGBANG at 29, his time has definitely come.

According to Koreaboo, T.O.P's enlistment date would be on February 9 as it is the date when he will start his training at the Nonsan Bootcamp Army Base for six weeks. After that, he would be headed towards the National Police Agency for his military service. Allkpop reports that BIGBANG had just recently wrapped up their 10th anniversary tour in Hong Kong thus putting a halt to their group activities.

After a decade of being in the k-pop industry, this will be the first time that BIGBANG will lose one of its members albeit temporarily. However, T.O.P's enlistment has caused much concern especially to the fans that fear what BIGBANG's future holds once the rest of their members render each of their own military services, which may in fact happen in the near future since the members aren't really that far in age.

T.O.P had already made his farewells in Hong Kong wherein he also posted a video on Instagram thanking his fans for all the love and support.

Tagged :  BigBang, T.O.P, military service, Enlistment


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