BTS appeared on Good Morning America earlier this morning to carry out “Butter” and “Dynamite,” and followers had been freaking out over the boys’ performance and killer looks. But that pleasure turned to anger when the Good Morning America hosts talked concerning the tradition of K-Pop as an alternative of specializing in BTS, and their explicit selection of phrases.
The phase was launched as looking into how BTS’s music is uniting followers all over the world, however Host T. J. Holmes as an alternative launched viewers to the K-Pop trade as a complete, displaying clips of SuperM, TWICE, aespa, and others. This angered ARMY as a result of slightly than take a look at BTS’s journey particularly, the phase as an alternative dived into why K-Pop usually is well-liked, and the formation of fandoms.
Free BTS from kpop. They are their very own particular person. You do not point out the entire american music trade once you point out an American artist on TV.I’m so drained and the tannies deserve higher.They should be appreciated individually as artists, not be used to push the entire trade
— alina⁷ 🧈💜 (@epiphanyily) May 28, 2021
Not solely that, however T. J. additionally referred to as BTS “new to the scene,” when they’re the farthest factor from new.
ARMY had been visibly upset by this mistreatment and voiced their disappointment of the phase within the YouTube remark part and even trended “Free BTS” on Twitter.
FREE BTS FROM THIS INDUSTRY THAT CANT SEE THEM AS THEIR OWN MUSICIANS
— Sofia⁷ 🧈 (@sophsbts) May 28, 2021
This is just not the primary time Good Morning America was criticized for his or her selection of phrases, after calling Minari actress Youn Yuh Jung a “breakout star” when her intensive performing profession signifies something however that. ARMY had been upset that credit score was not given the place credit score was due, and the dearth of concentrate on BTS on this explicit phase when it ought to have been concerning the group.