BTS is, quite possibly, the biggest music group on the planet, and they brought a very serious message to Washington DC today. The K-pop supergroup visited the White House on a quest to Stop Asian Hate.
The biggest band in the world was on hand at the White House in the press briefing room on Tuesday. They wanted to draw attention to the troubling rise in anti-Asian sentiment and hate crimes in America.
This message of diversity and inclusion was heard loud and clear. Their fans were also in tow, even though BTS didn’t even have a performance planned.
BTS fans lined the White House gates, hoping to catch a glimpse of them. It’s unclear if any of them got that peek at BTS, but their fandom was certainly put on full display.
US President Joe Biden was not on hand to meet BTS this time around, but the group thanked the POTUS. TMZ reports that a meeting with Biden and BTS was scheduled.
BTS wanted to bring attention to how May 31st marks the last day of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander heritage month as well. It certainly appears that BTS had a good day in our Nation’s capital.
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