Author bio info field not allowing target="blank"


When we add a link with target="blank" into the author's bio info (/wp-admin/profile.php) and hit "save", it removes the target="blank".

Entered info:

<a href="" target="blank">Google</a> is a great place to look for info

After saving it's converted to:

<a href="">Google</a> is a great place to look for info

Same thing happens to the social media links, whey are all target="self"

Logically, we do not want any users to leave the page when clicking on a link linking to a external site.

Do you know how can we fix that?