BTS members, in particular, Jimin, are receiving death threats from a Twitter user, @AntiBTSAnti. The said user specified how they plan to shoot the singer at the group’s Wings tour concert in Anaheim, California. Meanwhile, the group’s two-day concert in California is officially sold out.
BTS Members Receives Death Threats
South Korea’s BTS group decided to seek the help of police officials after receiving a series of death threats through Twitter. The Hollywood Reporter notes that Twitter user, @AntiBTSAnti posted a few very specific threats against the group’s member, Jimin.
The outlet notes that the Twitter user announced his plans to “shoot the singer with a gun from rafters.” Moreover, the Twitter user identified the seat number where he plans to do the shooting. The source notes that @AntiBTSAnti will shoot Jimin, while he performs the track Lies at their Anaheim Concert in South California.
Because of this, BTS and their agency, Big Hit Entertainment announced that they will “maximize” the security in the area. They also sought the help of local police for their two-day concert. Apart from the California local police, Honda Center’s security staff promised to ensure the group and their supporters’ safety.
I'm stressed I'm really worried for BTS I love those boys so much if anything happens to them at that concert ISTG antis are doing the most
— ༺ŜǗẸ༻ (@Btstaehyunqs) March 26, 2017
BTS Anaheim Concert Sold Out!
Meanwhile, Korea Portal reports that the group’s concert in Anaheim was just a one-day event only. However, the outlet notes that after the tickets were released, within minutes, it all got sold out. This prompted the group to add another day to their Wings Tour performance.
The group will perform at Anaheim, California on April 1 and 2. The publication reports that prior to their concert, BTS members Rap Monster, Jimin, Jin, V, Jungkook, Suga, and J-Hope had a live broadcast interview at the Billboard office. The outlet notes that fans who learned about the group’s interview flocked the magazine’s building in New York just to see the K-pop idols in person.
Meanwhile, the source notes that BTS member Rap Monster said in one of their interviews that he now believes that “music transcends language.”
— Hobi is my sunshine (@hobismylight) March 31, 2017
The 2017 BTS Live Trilogy Episode III: The Wings Tour kicked off in South Korea last February. For the month of March, the group has already visited Chile and Brazil. After their US tour, the boys will return to Asia. The last leg of their tour will be in Japan. BTS will perform at the Makomanai Ice Arena on July 1 and 2, 2017. What can you say about the death threats received by the BTS members? Share your thoughts with us!