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.
A conservative politician in Florida is making headlines after claiming K-pop is “foreign propaganda” and that the meaning of BTS is “Big Time Socialists.”
K.W. Miller, who is running for Congress in Florida, tweeted that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC), who serves as the representative for New York’s 14th District, conspired with “KPOP agents” to sabotage Trump’s rally, according to AllKpop.
The South Korean boy band recently dropped “Map of the Soul: 7” at the end of February.
BTS member V has been named the “Ultimate Asian Heartthrob” for the third consecutive year by entertainment blog Starmometer, effectively inducting the K-pop star in its “Hall of Fame.”
V, whose real name is Kim Taehyung, emerged victorious after securing the highest number of votes from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Starmometer’s online poll.
BTS members apparently discovered a new and innovative way to “work out,” which ARMYs can try at home as long as someone is willing to be a piece of gym equipment.
The hilarious “exercise session” comes from J-Hope and Jimin, who found themselves with some time to relax and goof around this week.
Gabby Goessling, who has 218,000 followers on Instagram, started suffering collateral damage after her beau, comedian Alex Williamson, chimed into an ongoing controversy surrounding TV show “20 to One,” in which host Erin Molan has been slammed for describing BTS as “the biggest boy band you’ve never heard of.”
An Australian TV show, “20 to One,” is under fire for its disrespectful comments towards South Korean pop group megastar BTS during a segment which some fans found to be xenophobic.
In the segment, “20 to One” host Erin Molan introduced BTS at number 18 as the “biggest band you’ve never heard of,” followed by a quip from her co-host Dave Thornton. She then explains: “this is BTS, the South Korean One Direction.”
BTS is expected to soon release their very own mobile game, BTS World.
Developed in collaboration with Netmarble, “BTS World” is a simulation game designed to bring players into the group’s world with never-before-seen content, including 10,000 new photos and 100 new videos.
Once again, BTS fans proved that they are called ARMY for a reason when racist, homophobic comments were made about Suga in an ESPN twitter thread.
On Tuesday, ESPN tweeted a shoutout to BTS member Suga, who attended a Dodgers vs. Braves game at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Fans of K-pop supergroup BTS was the top fandom community on Instagram in 2018, according to a recent press release from the image-sharing platform.