In a message posted to his online fan cafe, the 29-year-old singer vowed to soon return to WENEE (his audience), whom he referred to as his “home” and “everything.”
“After winter is over and spring has come, after the seasons have changed, in the summer of next year, on the day I first sang for WENEE. The next day I come back to discover WENEE, just as cool as that day. I will return to the doorway of WENEE, the place where I belong, my home, my everything.
Before signing up, the Eye on U singer asked his followers to keep track of all the things he has planned for them. He then asked:
“Wenee, would you like to wait for me?”
Wonho’s enlistment in the military has been confirmed by his agency.
Wonho’s management company, Highline Entertainment, acknowledged his military service in a statement posted at the singer’s fan cafe. They stated:
“On December 5, 2022, Wonho will enroll as a civil servant to fulfill his responsibility as a Korean citizen.”
They have encouraged followers to show their love and support until he fulfills his duty and is in good health.
“We want your warm love and support for Wonho, who will fulfill his military responsibilities until his return.”
Fans react to the entry announcement
WENEE’s took to Twitter to show their love and support for the singer. Fans showed their appreciation for the artist by quoting words from his post and expressed their longing for his return. Some even commented on the singer’s latest album, Bittersweet, claiming he saved it for last because leaving for the army would be “bittersweet.” The majority of fans, on the other hand, were surprised by the idol’s enlistment, labeling it the “worst news ever.”
me the moment I saw wonho’s sign up announcement pic.twitter.com/6kzKP93j9n
— ۟ (@6odkih) November 15, 2022
me at the border trying to stop Wonho from going pic.twitter.com/NeCEWq6RYu
— meli (@dearwonhoo) November 15, 2022
Wonho will make his solo debut in 2020, following Monsta X.
Lee Ho-seok, better known as Wonho, made his Starship Entertainment debut in 2015 as a member of the hip-hop boy group Monsta X. Four years later, when extensive reports of his drug use began appearing on social media, he quit. the group. The singer made his solo debut with Highline Entertainment in 2020 with his first EP, Love Synonym #1: Right for Me. He has since released the second part of the EP, two additional EPs, Blue Letter and Facade, two albums and a Japanese album.
The singer played in Germany, Spain and England earlier this year as part of his UK and European tour in support of his EP Facade. It was his first solo and headlining performance outside of Korea.
The hero showed off his spectacular moves against the Han River cityscape in the recently released performance video for On & On. Bittersweet’s vibrant single, featuring South Korean rapper Yunhway, is about wanting to dance the night away.