Your Handy Guide to BTS’s Celebrity Friends

The K-pop group BTS is currently one of the buzziest musical acts, with a fan “ARMY” of millions. As it turns out, some of those fans are stars themselves. And with BTS now presenting an award at the 2019 Grammys, it’s likely they’ll be rubbing shoulders with even more of their celebrity supporters.

Here’s a rundown of a number of the famous faces who have already shown their admiration for BTS, from talk show hosts like Jimmy Fallon to fellow pop stars like Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.

Shawn Mendes

After meeting the boys of BTS backstage at the American Music Awards in 2017, the group and Shawn Mendes — himself a global megastar — discussed putting together a collaboration while on camera. In summer 2018, Mendes shared with media outlets that the desired music was still in the works. “I can’t give you a date because we haven’t hung out and wrote a song yet, but it will happen,” he told The Roz & Mocha Show, “’cause I love them and… their fans too.”

Steve Aoki

Popular DJ Steve Aoki is known for his dance music hits, working with artists like Kid Cudi, Louis Tomlinson and blink-182 and playing for festivals and nightclubs around the world. He started working with BTS by remixing their songs “Mic Drop” and “The Truth Untold.” But it’s his latest collaboration with BTS, “Waste It On Me,” that’s broken records recently.

Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks and BTS first met on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet in May 2018, posing for a group “smize” that Banks shared on her social media, to many fans’ appreciation. Then BTS paid a visit to the set of the TV show America’s Got Talent in September 2018, where Banks is a host, dancing to their song “Idol” for the show. Banks had only positive things to say about her interactions with the Korean stars, and it seems the affection was mutual: Banks tweeted that RM said he was a fan of Tyra’s own show as well.

It’s true, @BTS_twt give the best hugs!

Fun Fact: Moments before this, RM told me he was a fan of The Tyra Show, so he got extra hugs!! 💜💛💜#BTSonAGT

— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) September 12, 2018

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Source:: Time – Entertainment


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