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BTS confirm "extended period of rest" for first time since 2013 debut

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Julia Gonzales | 12 August, 2019, 23:55

K-pop super stars BTS went on a long-term break to recharge themselves following the band's Billboard-topping back-to-back album releases, its management agency said Monday.

The seven members will take their first extended vacation since the band's debut in 2013, managers Big Hit Entertainment said on Sunday.

The entertainment giant writes that they deserve "to recharge and prepare to present themselves anew as musicians and creators".

'This will also provide them with a chance to enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly'. They also requested that fans grant them some peace during this time.

It added: "If you run into BTS at an unexpected place, we ask for the fans' consideration to allow the members to enjoy their private time".

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Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019.

BTS - or Bangtan Sonyeondan, which translates as Bulletproof Boy Scouts - have gained a massive global following in recent years, becoming the first K-pop group to top charts in the U.S. and Britain with a string of sold-out shows in Los Angeles, Paris and London's Wembley Stadium. Not only have they planted bums on millions of seats around the world, they have garnered a truck-load of awards, addressed the United Nations in NY and been on iconic US TV show Saturday Night Live in what was one of the most highly anticipated sets in the show's illustrious musical history.

We're wishing the members of BTS a wonderful vacation and hope they enjoy their much-needed time off!

According to the band's schedule, their next performances in Riyadh and Seoul are slated for October.

Many fans have taken to social media to say they will miss them while they are away but they feel they deserve a break to spend time with their families and friends.

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