WINNER’s Kim Jin Woo will officially be heading to the military on April 2!
According to YG Entertainment, Kim Jin Woo announced his military enlistment to his fans through a handwritten letter.
This letter was revealed through WINNER’s official fan club website. “Although we may be a part of period of time, I will return after I finish my duty. I hope fans will work hard in their lives and put health as their number one priority.”
Born in 1991, Kim Jin Woo is the first member of the group to head off to the military.
Read the full letter below:
Hello Inner Circle. I am writing this letter because there are some news that I want to let you know first about. Hm…I will be enlisting in the military on April 2! Although we will be a part for a short period of time, I will be healthy and strong and return to everyone. I hope that all of you will do your best in your lives and put health as a number one priority. I am also very happy that we were able to release an album, which is a present for both us and everyone. We prepared the album with a happy heart and I am happy that that I get to listen to it with all of you.
We still have many happy days ahead of us so stay happy and well! I know I can’t express it well but you all are always number one in my heart. You know, right? Hehe. To my members who have really become my brothers. Thank you and I love you. To all the Inner Circles who have always been by our side. I’ll be back! Please take care of my dongsaengs! Let’s meet up when I return. Take care of your health! I truly love all of you
Kim Jin Woo debuted under WINNER in 2014 and have promoted in a variety of music and entertainment shows. He also released his solo album JINU’s HEYDAY last August.
WINNER released their track “Hold” and will be unveiling their third album Remember on April 9.