How Long Will BTS Take a Break in 2022? It’s shocking news for BTS fans to see the favorite members of the K-pop supergroup going into a hiatus. This is because they want to focus on their solo careers. These are the globally popular artists, who helped Korea with generating billions of dollars for the South Korean economy. The news was recently shared during their stream of annual dinner on Tuesday night, it was a celebration for their anniversary as a group. Suga said: we are taking a break in the video on the group’s official YouTube channel, here is the link if you haven’t seen that: https://bit.ly/3xZ5ZfL but how long will BTS take a break in 2022? The Hybe, which is the entertainment company handling the band later announced that the group was not taking a break and every member will work on projects as a group and solo as well.
The good news is BTS is not taking a hiatus. According to the statement, we will just see the members concentrating more on solo projects at this time. BTS’s followers also known as the BTS Army, invaded social media platforms with messages of support and commented on the video. “I just want to give them a hug”, reported by Yonhap news agency. Another fan wrote: “I’ve expected this moment for a long time, but not this early. “The name BTS will continue with Army like a tattoo that doesn’t disappear.”
A female fan said: that no matter how long will BTS take a break in 2022 what they are doing is “courageous”. The majority of fans agreed with her as it’s a courageous move to leave a place where everything is going perfect to challenge yourself and reach an upgrade version of your character.” She also said: I learned a very important lesson from BTS today.
As per the Tuesday’s dinner video available on youtube, J-Hope, RM, Suga, Jungkook, V, Jin, and Jimin explained in Korean, with English subtitles added to the video – why they had decided to take a break. RM said: that after BTS is apart and the last few singles left what kind of group we were any more”, earing this the band’s members were “exhausted”. I’ve always thought that BTS was not like the other groups,” he added. “But the biggest concern with the K-pop industry and the whole idol system is that they don’t provide you enough time to mature.
Some K-pop fans assumed South Korea’s military service requirement may have been the part as the oldest member of the group Jin, is due to start his journey of almost two years serving in the army by the end of 2022. The national assembly is debating a revision to the law to allow exemptions for individuals making a considerable contribution to South Korea’s international economy. However, South Korean media have come to the conclusion that the bill is unlikely to pass. They also have a large opposition among men in their 20s, a large proportion of whom voted for the new president, Yoon Suk-yeol.
As the dinner ends, several of the members of the group such as Dynamite and Butter grew teary as they thanked their BTS army for all the support. J-Hope said, “ We should spend some time apart to learn how to be one again”. “I hope you don’t see this as a negative thing and see that it’s a beneficial plan for everyone.” Suga clarified that this wasn’t the end of their band: “It’s not that we’re disbanding – we’re just living apart for a while.” This was not the first time BTS has said they were going on short breaks, they have also announced it first in 2019 and later in December 2021, and now in June 2022.