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BTS’ Jungkook reportedly serves as a ‘cook’ in military service

In the dynamic world of K-pop, where every move of idols is keenly observed, BTS’s Jungkook has caught the attention of fans once again, not for his captivating dance moves or melodious voice, but for his newfound role as a cook in the military.

Since enlisting in the South Korean Army’s 5th Division in December of last year alongside fellow member Jimin, Jungkook has gracefully transitioned from the limelight of the stage to the warmth of the kitchen, showcasing a different dimension of his talent that has captured the hearts of fans worldwide.

Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS, has always been known for his multifaceted abilities, ranging from his prowess in dance and singing to his love for cooking. Before his military service, Jungkook often shared his culinary adventures with fans through Weverse livestreams, providing glimpses of his passion for creating delectable dishes. This passion has now found a new canvas as he serves as a cook in the military, delighting not only his fellow soldiers but also his loyal fan base.

K-media eports have highlighted Jungkook’s seamless transition into his military cook role following his basic training. His recent update on Weverse, a global fan communication platform, further reassured fans of his well-being and showcased his dedication to his duties. In his message, Jungkook expressed, “I’m doing well. I’ve been working out a lot too. I’m doing a great job cleaning—up to the ceiling. I’m cooking well too.” These words, filled with warmth and sincerity, reflect his commitment to excelling in every aspect of his military service.

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Fans were of course delighted upon hearing this news, stating that they were proud of the ‘hardworking’ idol, as the job he has accepted is one of the toughest.

Jungkook’s culinary skills have not gone unnoticed despite his military commitments. His solo album ‘Golden,’ featuring the title track ‘Standing Next To You,’ continues to make waves on Billboard’s Hot 100, maintaining its position for 18 consecutive weeks. Similarly, ‘Golden’ remains a chart-topper on Billboard 200, setting a record for a K-pop solo artist and solidifying Jungkook’s status as a versatile talent both on and off the stage.

As BTS members gradually fulfill their mandatory military service, Jungkook’s journey as a military cook is a testament to the group’s enduring impact and ability to connect with fans in diverse ways. With his infectious enthusiasm and unwavering dedication, Jungkook continues to captivate hearts and inspire admiration, proving that his talents extend far beyond the boundaries of entertainment.

As fans eagerly await more updates from their beloved idol, Jungkook’s culinary adventures in the military will surely be a source of delight and inspiration, showcasing the power of passion and perseverance in every endeavor.


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