What Happens With 2PM Members? Check Out Their Latest News!

Chansung

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The giant cute maknae (youngest member” of 2PM, Hwang Chan-sung is known well with his stage name Chansung. The youngest member has so many different talents that he is a singer, dancer, and actor. As Junho, Chansung is a 2PM member who often appears in popular K-Dramas such as, What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?, Touch Your Heart, and Suspicious Partner.

Enlistment In The Military

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On May 31st, 2019, JYP Entertainment as the agency of 2PM released an official statement about Chansung beginning his mandatory military service following his fellow members Jun-K, Junho, Taecyeon, and Wooyoung.

“Hello. This is JYP Entertainment. This is an announcement regarding 2PM’s Chansung. 2PM’s Chansung will be enlisting for active duty into the army on June 11th, 2019, and will diligently carry out his military duty. Respecting his wish to enlist quietly, his enlistment time and location will not be revealed. Thank you.”

On June 11th, Chansung enlisted through the 5th Infantry Division recruit training center located in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi Province.

2PM’s official Twitter account shared a photo of Taecyeon, Jun.K, and Nichkhun sending Chansung off to the army. The tweet reads, “2PM’s eternal maknae (youngest member) Chansung was cheerful until the end! Come back safely! Hottest, let’s wait without crying! (Feat. All of the Old Boys have gathered to send off the maknae!)”

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The post also says, “The oldest hyung took a leave from the army to see [Chansung] off, the second oldest hyung woke up in the middle of the night due to the thought that the maknae is leaving, and the third oldest hyung has returned to the army to see the maknae‘s face less than one month since his own military discharge.”

Nichkhun as a member who is not to do military because he is not a Korean also posted a photo on his Instagram and said, “Maknae, return safely~~~ I can’t give you the energy of the military like the other members, but instead I’ll cheer you on~ Fighting!!!”

Cameo In Touch Your Heart

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2PM’s Chansung made a special appearance in the third episode of Touch Your Heart as a delivery man. In the photos, Chansung and Park Kyung Hye run into each other by fate. Chansung is smiling sweetly, and Park Kyung Hye smiles shyly in response while being unable to look away from his charming good looks.

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During the filming in January, Chansung showed off his friendliness by warmly greeting Park Joon Hwa as well as Park Kyung Hye, Oh Jung Se, Jang So Yeon, Park Ji Hwan, and Kim Hee Jung. It was also said that he was passionate about discussing the tone of his lines and coming up with different versions of his smile for his character.

Chansung said, “I decided to make a cameo appearance because of my relationship with Park Joon Hwa, the director of What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim. When I read the cameo script, I felt that the situation was pleasant and that the personalities of the characters were very different. The atmosphere on the set was so pleasant that we were able to shoot without any awkwardness. I hope the viewers enjoy it.”

The production crew praised, “Thanks to Chansung’s passionate acting, an impactful scene has been created. We would like to express our gratitude. During episode three that airs tonight, a ‘firework’-like event will happen due to his cameo appearance.”

Wooyoung

2PM member Jang Woo-young is famous for his role as Jason in the famous K-Drama Dream High. He is considered as the cute one and the funny member, the Busan namja (boy), and one of the best trainees under JYP Entertainment.

Enlistment In The Military

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Last year, on July 9th, 2018, 2PM’s Wooyoung official enlisted in the military. This is a duty for all Korean men who have a healthy body and mind, then have enough age to serve the country. He entered the recruit training center of the 21st Infantry Division. He was sent off by his family and fellow band members.

Wooyoung, followed his fellow members who had done their mandatory military service before him, such as Jun.K and Taecyeon. 2PM’s Twitter account shared a photo of him with his haircut and wrote, “We don’t have to say much! 2PM’s crazy and talented boy, return safely!!”

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Wooyoung had been sent nicely by his family and 2PM members. He also took a good farewell from his good friend, Jo Kwon.

Jo Kwon also took to Instagram on July 9th, 2018, to share some text messages exchanged between the two idols before Wooyoung’s enlistment. Wooyoung seems to have sent Jo Kwon a military salute selca, to which Jo Kwon said, “You didn’t even get to eat TT. What time do you go tomorrow?”

Wooyoung responded with, “I love you,” to which Jo Kwon remarked, “Don’t be sick Wooyoung. The friend who came into the company wearing hip-hop pants is now 30 years old and going to the army.” Wooyoung then said, “Let’s be healthy. I love you!”

He will be discharged from the military around 2021, depending on how he performs in his tasks and if he is able to be promoted.

Birthday At The Military Camp

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On April 30th, 2019, Wooyoung with some of his fellow buddies made a surprise birthday celebration in the military camp. The video of his birthday with songs and cake was posted on 2PM’s official Instagram account. Seems like the video was taken by his 2PM older brother Jun.K.

Even though he could not celebrate his birthday with his family and fans, Wooyoung seems very happy spending time with his friends in the military camp on his special day. Happy belated birthday Wooyoung!