BTS To Take A Break As K-pop Band Members Announce ‘Hiatus’ To Pursue Solo Work.. South Korean boy band say in a video they are ‘exhausted’ and ‘going through a rough patch’ – but will return ‘a stronger group’
The seven “exhausted” members of the K-pop supergroup BTS have announced that they are taking time out from the band to focus on their solo careers.
The globally popular artists, who are credited with generating billions of dollars for the South Korean economy, dropped the bombshell during their streamed annual dinner on Tuesday night, part of a celebration that marks their anniversary as a group.
“We’re going into a hiatus now,” said Suga, 29, about 20 minutes into the clip, which was posted on the group’s official YouTube channel.
But Hybe, the entertainment company behind the band, later said the group were not taking a hiatus and would be continue to work on projects as a group as well as individually.