[NEWS] Kim Jaejoong Responds To Those Who Assume He Had It Easy In The Army
A day after being discharged from the army, JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong greeted fans through V Live while on his way to a fan signing event.
During his quick broadcast, Kim Jaejoong mentioned how he’s getting used to speaking conversational Korean again after two years of using military speech. He then admitted to fans how awkward it feels to step back into the celebrity life and apply makeup again.
He started out by asking, “What do you call it again? Eyeliner? Putting on makeup again after two years feels so awkward. During my time in the army, I only applied camouflage cream, but here I am with makeup on again. I’m not used to it, so I was planning on only wearing BB cream for the event.”
The JYJ member also talked about his time in the army, stating, “Some people look at me and think I had an easy service, but I really did try my best. Because I enlisted a bit later than most people, I felt a huge responsibility to work even harder. I can proudly say I was the only Special Class Soldier from my unit.”
When talking about maintaining his looks, Kim Jaejoong said, “While everyone else was eating ramyeon, I didn’t. I lost 14 kilograms. Through a high-salt, low-protein diet, I lost body weight but maintained my face. I think I aged less during those two years. Currently, I weigh around 65 kilograms.”
Kim Jaejoong ended his V Live broadcast by telling his fans, “I’ll greet you again soon!”
[NEWS] JYJ’s Jaejoong denies he had it easy in the military
JYJ’s Jaejoong denied that he had it easy during his mandatory military service.
Jaejoong was officially discharged from his military duties on December 30, and he met fans through the V app the following day on the 31st on his way to his fan signing event. He expressed, “It’s awkward because I was in the military until recently.”
He added, “A lot of people ask me if I had it easy in the military after seeing how I look, but I really worked hard. Because I was older than most in there, I felt I had to do better, so I worked really hard. I was the only special grade fighter in my team. I can say that proudly.”
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[INFO] V-Live Video Kim Jaejoong revealed he is the only special warrior/special forces from his unit
Jaejoong: I’m the only special warrior/special forces in my division. “부대원 중 유일한 특급 전사다.”
특급잔사 Physical criteria:
1. Shooting: Hit the target more than 90%
2. 72 push-ups in 2 min
3. Sit-ups 82 times in 2min
4. Run 1.5Km in less than 5m48
[INFO] How to be a special combatant/warrior:
The physical capability-3 kinds of physical measurement..
– Sit-up (more than 86 for 2 min)
– Push-up (more than 72 for 2 min)
– 3km Running (within 12min 30s as walking with quick steps in full gear-about 20kg (44lb))
Can have a qualification to be a special combatant if he passes * The combat capability
– Shooting (hit the target 19 time out of 20-it can be different from division)
– First aid
– Alert order
– CBR training-Chemical, Biological, and Radiological)
– Psychological aspect
– Military fundamental law
Can be a special combatant if he marks a score of 90 or above all these things