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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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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