On April 12, his agency King Kong by Starship revealed Kim Bum would be enlisting as a public service worker on April 26. The label stated, "After receiving a summons by the country, actor Kim Bum will serve his mandatory military duty as a Korean man on April 26. Due to health issues, he's been assigned as a public service worker."
King Kong explained, "Kim Bum has been receiving continual treatment since his early 20s due to a hereditary illness. In order to recover, he's put in a lot of effort towards caring for his health through medication and exercising, but in the end, he was assigned to be a public service worker."
This news come soon after he and actress Oh Yeon Seo went public with their relationship in late March.
Kim Bum begins basic training on April 26. Good luck to him!