K-Pop boy band BTS has been making it big across the world and their fans were left awestruck during their recent visit to the White House.
Interestingly, the band met US president Joe Biden to discuss the rising cases of hate crimes against South Asians. Much to their surprise, Joe Biden played their song 'Butter' to make them feel at home.
Amid all the excitement, a video of them has gone viral on Instagram. The video shared by the president’s official handle shows the reaction of the band members to this gesture by Biden. "It was great to meet with you this week at the White House, @bts.bighitofficial. The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes requires all of us to stand up, speak out, and give hate no safe harbour. Thanks for all you’re doing. It matters," read the caption.
In the video, BTS members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook arrive at the White House all formally dressed in black suits for their 35-minute long meeting.
As they are getting seated on the couch, Joe Biden plays their hit song 'Butter' and says, “I'd figured I make you feel at home.”
Fans of BTS reacted to the video in the comments section. A fan commented, “This is so sweet and amazing!” Another called it a “historical moment”. A fan also said, “THANK YOU FOR MAKING THEM FEEL AT HOME ”
Later, Group leader RM thanked Joe Biden for signing legislation on combating Covid-19 hate crimes in the country.
"We want to say thank you, sincerely, for your decision such as signing the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act into law. So we just want to be a little help and we truly appreciate the White House and government’s (efforts) trying to find solutions," he said.
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