K-pop boy band sensation BTS, whose fans are being labelled with the derogatory term ‘Koreaboo’ in the US.

BTS fans called ‘Koreaboo’ in the US; shows bias against Asian culture continues in the country

  • ‘Koreaboo’ is a derogatory term referring to people too obsessed with Korean culture, now widely used in the US to describe K-pop fans
  • Academics say it is a clear sign that K-pop has not been fully embraced in America and there remains a bias against Asian culture
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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K-pop boy band sensation BTS, whose fans are being labelled with the derogatory term ‘Koreaboo’ in the US.
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