On January 12th, the Kyunghyang Shinmun reported, “It turned out that a group of brokers who were arrested for evading military service advertised their performance, saying, ‘Idol-turned-rapper A was also exempted from military service through him.”
According to the initial press release, a group of brokers falsely diagnosed epilepsy at a designated hospital and, based on this, received a military service exemption or military service grade adjustment. In the process, a situation was also discovered in which the broker’s daily party took over 100 million won from the client.
While celebrities and children of legal professionals were mentioned as clients, VIXX Ravi was pointed out as the idol-turned-rapper A.
Kyunghyang Shinmun said about Mr. A, who dropped out of a famous TV entertainment program in May last year due to his military enlistment and returned in September of the same year. Since then, he has provided clues, saying, “I enlisted as a social service worker for health reasons,” and in fact, Ravi suddenly dropped out of KBS2’s “2 Days and 1 Night” during the same period and started serving as a social service worker after making a comeback with his 5th mini album.
Ravi’s Agency Groovl1n responded to the news with the following statement: