- Rap personality Joe Budden is facing backlash for comments he made about BTS during a recent episode of his “The Joe Budden Podcast.“
- In the episode, which focused on highlights from the Grammy Awards, Budden went on a rant about how much he hated the group.
- “Do I need a reason? I hate them n***as,” he said when asked why. “I don’t have to divulge my reason to you, I just hate them n***as.”
- He also misidentified the South Korean group as being from China.
Joe Budden earned the online ire of BTS’ Army fandom after expressing his inexplicable hatred for the international K-pop sensations before suggesting the group is from China on his podcast.
Wednesday’s episode of “The Joe Budden Podcast,” titled “We Can’t Lose,” dove into highlights of the Grammy Awards, at which BTS performed over the past weekend.
ARMY donates money to Ukraine instead after sold-out BTS tour tickets put up for resale at $19,000 apiece
- Korean K-pop boy group BTS are scheduled to go on tour in Seoul and Las Vegas, with four shows in each city.
- Presale tickets were bought out completely by BTS ARMY membership holders before they even became available to the general public.
- Resell prices reached over $19,000 in the U.S. for the four Las Vegas shows at Allegiant Stadium.
- Many fans who were unable to purchase a ticket instead donated money to the Ukrainian crisis.
- BTS have been known to be generous, donating millions to a wide array of charitable causes, including UNICEF, Black Lives Matter and COVID-related organizations.
- The BTS ARMY often mirrors the group’s giving spirit, donating to many of the same causes.
Fans who could not get their hands on a ticket for the completely sold-out BTS tour donated their money to the Ukrainian crisis instead.
Global sensation K-pop boy group BTS are scheduled to go on their first in-person tour in over two years since the start of the pandemic. The group announced they would be doing four shows in Seoul, Korea, and another four in Las Vegas.
ARMYs sing along to BTS’ V in Dubai as world’s tallest building lights up to honor his 26th birthday
The Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai displayed BTS’ V on the side of the building for the second consecutive year in a grand birthday gesture from his Chinese fan club.
V’s 26th Birthday: The K-pop idol’s Chinese fan club Baidu Vbar organized a three-minute birthday ad on the world’s tallest building to celebrate his 26th birthday on Dec. 30.
All seven members of BTS launched their individual Instagram accounts on Monday shortly after announcing their upcoming break, expected to last until next spring. Fans around the globe have already flocked to their accounts, with each of the members gaining millions of followers within hours of joining.
The announcement: On Sunday, BTS’s management company Bighit Entertainment notified fans on Twitter that the group would be taking “an extended period of rest” for the first time in two years after finishing off the remainder of this year’s scheduled events.
BTS member Jungkook made waves on social media by performing with a lip ring on during The Fact Music Awards.
Piercings: Singer Jungkook was seen performing with a lip piercing, which led to intense fan speculation on whether the piercing was real, according to AllKpop.
“Late Late Show” host James Corden made a massive mistake when he called BTS fans, otherwise known as ARMY, “15 year-old girls,” causing fans to tank the Google ratings for his show.
Uh-oh: Corden, 43, known to ARMY as “Papa Mochi,” joked on his Sept. 21 show about BTS making a speech at the United Nations General Assembly.
Members of ARMY — fans of the K-pop supergroup BTS — are expressing their appreciation for member Jimin’s recent donation to polio patients.
Secret donation: Jimin donated 100 million Korean won ($85,170) to the Rotary District 3590 in July, Soompi reported.
K-pop mega group BTS received an outpouring of support from their fans, known as ARMY, following the release of their “Permission to Dance” video shot at the 76th United Nations General Assembly meeting on Monday.
Their proudest moment: The music video, released on the United Nations’ YouTube channel, saw the septet — consisting of members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — sing and dance in the U.N.’s assembly hall and gardens, KIRO7 reported.
Fans of BTS — known as the BTS ARMY — are calling out those flocking to the hotel that the South Korean supergroup is staying at in New York.
The SDG Moment: BTS, who have been designated South Korea’s “special presidential envoy for future generations and culture,” is in New York to attend the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment 2021 at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) from Sept. 19-23, NextShark previously reported.
Hosts of a radio show in the Dominican Republic are under fire for ignorant remarks made on-air about members of Korean supergroup BTS.
A barrage of insults: Program “Esto No Es Radio” has earned the wrath of many BTS fans (AKA the ARMY) after ridiculing the popular boyband and calling them the “Chinese Backstreet Boys,” HITC reported.
A Filipino rap act has earned the ire of BTS ARMY members over alleged plagiarism of the hit song “Ddaeng.”
you be the judge: right ear – ddaeng by bts; left ear – deym by flow g ft. skusta clee
Bangtan Boys Kim Tae-hyung (also known as V), Jung Ho-seok (J-Hope), Kim Nam-joon (RM), Kim Seok-jin (Jin), Park Ji-min, Jeon Jung-kook, and Min Yoon-gi (Suga) are now multi-millionaires.
Going Public: Big Hit Entertainment, the management label of South Korean supergroup BTS, raised 962.55 million won ($822 million) when it launched its initial public offering (IPO) on Monday, CNN reports.