Actor and K-pop singer Lee Sung-min, also known by his stage name Sungmin, 28, postponed his compulsory military service, according to his management company on Wednesday.
Sungmin was on course to join a promotional unit of Seoul Metropolitan Police as an alternative service to military duty. But he reportedly opted out from the final round of recruitment for PR personnel for police.
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“Sungmin didn’t apply for the final round. He is going to focus on (his) celebrity career as a member of Super Junior and (as) a musical actor,” SM Entertainment said.
Under the law, physically healthy men between 18 and 28 are required to serve in the Korean military.
By Ha Ji-won, Intern reporter (email@example.com