Jang Geun Seok to Enlist July 16th as Public Service Worker Due to Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

I’m not surprised at all by this news and hope he doesn’t get a lot of flack from judgy K-netizens. Actor-singer Jang Geun Seok will be enlisting for his mandatory military service in two weeks on July 16th, serving two years in public service rather than active military service in departments such as the army, navy, marines, or air force. His service assignment was due to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and his delayed enlistment compared to his same age ’87er peers was due to the military asking for repeated physicals to confirm his enlistment status. I’m not even going to question if he really is bipolar, it wouldn’t surprise me if he was since he’s so unpredictable and netizens have questioned his varied tastes and entertainment career choices over the years. I wish him a safe and healthy enlistment period and a return in 2020. Continue reading