BTS has such a huge following worldwide now, they’ve practically become a household name. It’s unsurprising, then, that many Western celebrities have become aware of them and their music, and many have expressed how much they like BTS and the songs they produce! Here are 19 celebrities that have spoken up about their love and respect for the K-Pop group.
1. John Cena
John Cena has been vocal about his love and admiration for BTS for some time, saying that he loves that they use their platform to send good messages to the public. He let out his inner fanboy on Twitter when BTS said that they’d like to meet him someday when they were on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon!
2. Dylan O’Brien
O’Brien was said to have introduced his friends to BTS, including Max Minghella, with whom he attended one of their concerts.
3. Max Minghella
After being introduced to BTS by O’Brien, Minghella went on The Late Late Show with James Corden and stated his status as a superfan of the group.
Of course, everyone knows that Halsey collaborated with BTS on “Boy With Luv”, but they have reportedly been friends for a couple of years even before the collab happened! She’s praised both their artistic style of music as well as their ARMY fanbase.
5. Ansel Elgort
Elgort met RM and V while he was on Seoul to promote his movie, Baby Driver, and quickly became friends! He could be seen hyping up BTS during their performance at the 2017 AMAs.
6. Maisie Williams
When asked if she was a BTS stan, Williams replied that she definitely was! She’s also stated her bias is Jungkook and has written other tweets about them too.
7. Tyra Banks
Banks has called BTS many things, such as “legends”, “fierce and fine fellas”, “enormously talented”, and “genuinely kind”.
8. China Anne McClain
McClain is such a big fan of the group that she even has a “7” in her Twitter bio, signifying the 7 members of BTS, and has tweeted about them before.
9. Alyson Stoner
Stoner has showed her love for BTS by covering some of their dances!
10. Jimmy Fallon
Fallon congratulated BTS when they won the 2019 MAMA Album of the Year award, and later had them on his show where they showed all kinds of cute and hilarious interactions.
The rapper was teased in images with Suga in his studio when BTS were in Los Angeles in January, making fans think they’re working on a collab!
12. James Corden
Of course, everyone knows by now that Corden had BTS on his Carpool Karaoke series, and performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden as well! They have become friends through these interactions.
13. Ariana Grande
Grande ran into BTS backstage while they were both rehearsing for their Grammy performances, and gushed afterwards about how amazing their rehearsal was after seeing it.
14. Cardi B
After J-Hope and RM showed off their rapping skills on Carpool Karaoke, Cardi B posted a joke on her Twitter about the boys making her go homeless after taking her job because they’re so talented. She called them “Hobi” and “Joon”, which are nicknames that only ARMYs would know!
Khalid has called BTS “extraordinary” and “super talented” and said that he’s a fan.
16. Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X stated that he was a fan of BTS even before their iconic performance of “Old Town Road” on the Grammys!
17. Howie Mandel
Jin and Mandel both love dad jokes, and Howie posted a picture of himself with BTS on Twitter to express his wishes that the next season of America’s Got Talent would be “just as LeJINdary”.
18. Terry Crews
Terry posted pictures of himself with the boys at the Billboard Music Awards and said that he loves them!
19. Backstreet Boys
The Western boyband expressed their love and support of the Korean boyband on Twitter!