BTS leader RM accidentally shared a picture of himself smoking a cigarette on his Instagram story on November 11, 2023. The photo caused a stir among BTS fans, with some criticizing the K-pop idol for smoking and others defending his personal choice.
About RM’s Viral Photo:
In the photo, RM can be seen standing with a friend, who put his hand over his head as the two smoked along in public. RM deleted the photo shortly after posting it, but screenshots of the image had already gone viral.
Take A Look RM’s Photo:
Fans’ Divided Reaction:
Some fans were shocked and disappointed by the photo, citing the ill effects of smoking. Others backed RM, saying that smoking is a matter of personal choice and that he should be free to do what he wants.
The photo also sparked a debate about the culture of smoking in South Korea. Cigarettes are widely disapproved of in the country, but they are still popular among adults.
BTS On Hiatus as Members Enlist in Military:
Popular K-pop group BTS is currently on a hiatus as members Jin, J-Hope, and Suga have enlisted in their mandatory military service. RM, the group’s leader, is also expected to announce his enlistment soon.
Military service is mandatory for all able-bodied men in South Korea between the ages of 18 and 28. The length of service is 18 months.