Big Hit Entertainment has announced BTS’ official and extended period of rest and relaxation since their debut in 2013.
The company has posted about it on their official Twitter account following BTS’ performances at the Lotte Duty Free Family Concert on August 11, 2019.
“This period of rest will be an opportunity for the members of BTS, who have relentless [sic] driven themselves towards their goal since their debut, to recharge and prepare to present themselves anew as musicians and creators,” the statement continued. “This will also provide them with a chance to enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly. During this time, the members will rest and recharge in their own personal ways.” -Big Hit Entertainment
— Peachyies | #LOVEDREAMinMY (@portatopeachy_) August 11, 2019
A lot of fans were surprised and have expressed their thoughts on the sudden, but happy announcement!
OMG.. This is what we really want..we’re so happy to hear this news.. thank you so much..We can waiting for your comeback @BTS_twt ..rest well… We love you ..Borahae 💜✨#HappyVacationBTS pic.twitter.com/5Qso0Xuv5a
— 방탄소년단 MEDIA (@blvcksnow_twt) August 11, 2019
the way this shows how they already achieved the goals that they set since debut…….. bc they can rest now……………. like … they deserves this sm
— naddy (@jiminnuts) August 11, 2019
The post immediately went viral and hashtags expressing support began to trend; many of them wishing for BTS a safe and peaceful time of relaxation and a beautiful comeback to the spotlight someday.
— Salma 💫 (@STFUSTANBTS) August 11, 2019