SM Entertainment. D.O’s label, confirmed the reports that the singer will be enlisting in the military on July 1.
D.O (Do Kyungsoo) a member of South Korean boy group EXO voluntarily applied to join the military as an active soldier.
“D.O. expressed his desire to fulfill his duty as soon as possible, as the members of EXO began their military service on May 7 with the enlistment of Xiumin,” the agency said. “After sufficient discussions with the members and the company, he decided to apply for the enlistment.”
“D.O hopes to join the army quietly, so he does not disclose where or when he will join the army in respect of his will, nor does he hold any separate events on the same day,” he added.
EXO’s D.O was born in 1993, he was supposed to be required to join the military in 2021, however he decided to enlist as soon as possible.
D.O. is both active as a singer and an actor. He debuted in 2012 as EXO’s main vocal and on 2014 he start his acting career on SBS’ ‘It’s OK, That’s Love.’
He is the second member of EXO to enlist following Xiumin.