BTS Publicizes HIATUS Till 2025 for Navy Service
BTS‘ Jimin kicked off 2023 on a excessive observe.
The Ok-Pop singer, whose actual title is Park Ji-min, scored a major fashion gig as Dior’s new world model ambassador. “So thrilled to begin a journey with @Dior!” he shared in Jan. 17 Instagram publish, alongside a number of images of himself modeling seems from the label’s 2023 assortment.
The French home additionally shared the dynamite information and why the BTS band member was excellent for the position.
“This particular bond seals, greater than ever, his friendship with the home and Kim Jones [the Artistic Director for Dior Men],” a press release learn from a press launch. “The South Korean artist now embodies the spirit and singularity of Dior type.”
This is not the primary time Kim and Jimin could have labored collectively both. Again in 2019, the designer created onstage seems for the 27-year-old and the six different members of the boy band, together with Jin, Suga, RM, J-Hope, V and Jungkook, for his or her Love Yourself: Speak Yourself tour.
Jimin’s new deal comes lower than every week after he released the track “Vibe” with Taeyang of Massive Bang.
And as of late, Jimin and his BTS bandmates have began pursuing solo careers.
“We’re every going to take a while to have enjoyable and expertise plenty of issues,” Jungkook mentioned in a YouTube video final June. “We promise we’ll return sometime, much more mature than we at the moment are.”
Jimin mentioned the group members had been embarking on this new chapter to discover their particular person journeys.
“I feel now we’re beginning to consider what sort of artists we every wish to be remembered by our followers,” he added. “I feel that is why we’re going via a tough patch proper now, we’re looking for our id and that is an exhausting and lengthy course of.”
Again in October, they shared one other main replace with their followers, revealing they’d be taking a hiatus till 2025 to meet navy duties. In line with Forbes, all able-bodied males in South Korea between the ages of 18 and 35 should serve within the navy for not less than 18 months.
“Group member Jin will provoke the method as quickly as his schedule for his solo launch is concluded on the finish of October,” Massive Hit Music mentioned in a Twitter assertion final October. “He’ll then observe the enlistment process of the Korean authorities. Different members of the group plan to hold out their navy service primarily based on their very own particular person plans.”
Final month, Jin shared a selfie of his newly shaved head earlier than starting his navy service, which he is anticipated to serve via June 2024.
“Cuter than anticipated.” he shared on Dec. 11. “It is curtain name time.”
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