N.Flying's Seung Hyub has explained why he won't be serving in the military.
The idol who is born in 1992, would be required by the South Korean government to enter the military this year for his conscripted service. However, he has confirmed publicly that he has been ruled exempt from service due to a past injury.
Seung Hyub suffered a leg injury in 2014 and has since had two surgeries, with his debut postponed because of it at the time. When he was reexamined to check his fitness for military service, he was ruled exempt due to the injury.
The effects of his injury are ongoing in his daily life, as he explained that he felt apologetic for not being able to serve as is expected of him.
He said: "I still feel discomfort after the surgery. Even now, my leg swells up a lot after I perform and pour out energy on stage. If I don't exercise I experience pain in my daily life, so I'm working out steadily. I'm sorry for not being able to go to the military, and my heart is heavy".
N.Flying made their comeback this month with the EP So, 通 (소통) and title track "Oh Really".
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