K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout
K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout

BTS face China backlash after Korean war comments offend mainland K-pop fans

  • BTS leader RM’s remarks about the war, which pitted South Korean and US forces against those from North Korea and China, angered some Chinese fans
  • Product posts from brands including Samsung and Fila have disappeared from several Chinese e-commerce platforms, though it is not clear who removed them

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K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout
K-pop supergroup BTS upset fans in China after the band’s leader RM acknowledged the shared suffering of Americans and Koreans during a recent ceremony commemorating the Korean war. Photo: Handout
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