It goes with out saying BTS fans have set expectations from Friends: The Reunion. The Ok-pop band was listed among the many visitors to characteristic within the reunion episode. The checklist additionally consists of James Corden, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and Kit Harington amongst others.
The Friends Reunion director, Ben Winston, has now make clear BTS members’ participation within the reunion particular. Addressing a few tweets by the followers, Ben clarified that the group’s position might be quick.
“I want to manage your expectations on this – it’s a really short moment from BTS. They are great of course, but they are one of the interviews, talking briefly about why they like friends,” he stated whereas responding to a well-known BTS fan account. Soon after, he responded to a fan tweet trying to decode the explanation behind BTS’ inclusion within the reunion particular.
“So, likely it’ll have Namjoon (BTS leader RM) talking abt how his mom loved Friends & how she gave him the entire series on DVD which he used to help him learn English. Since it’s a Friends special, my guess is the angle (would) be cultural importance & impact of the show, incl internationally,” a fan stated. Responding to it, Ben stated, “Spot on. Really important to manage expectations. It’s a great but short interview.”
BTS chief RM has revealed Friends performed an important position in serving to him study the English language. The rapper had joined fellow BTS members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and spoke about how his mom launched him to the present.
“My English teacher was the sitcom Friends. Back in the days, when I was like 15, 14, it was quite like a syndrome for all the Korean parents to make their kids watch Friends. I thought I was kind of like a victim at that time, but right now, I’m the lucky one, thanks to my mother,” he defined. “She bought me all 10 DVDs — all the seasons. So firstly, I watched them with the Korean subtitles, and then next time, I watched with the English subtitles, and then I just removed it,” RM hadded.
Friends: The Reunion will characteristic Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry. The reunion might be an unscripted, one-off particular. It is ready to premiere on HBO Max on May 27.