BTS Fans Trend #WeThankYouTaehyung In Celebration Of An Important Anniversary For V
4 years ago today, BTS member V coined a new term for fans of the group that became a much bigger deal than he ever anticipated.
Most fans should already know the phrase “I purple you” or “borahae“, which he came up with during BTS Muster in 2016.
In order to explain the meaning behind this phrase, this is how V described why he came up with it: “Purple is the last color of the rainbow, so it means I will trust and love you for a very long time.”
In this way, the words “I purple you” have come to represent the intense love and appreciation that ARMYs and BTS feel for each other.
In order to celebrate this important 4th anniversary of the creation of this phrase, fans have taken to social media to trend #WeThankYouTaehyung and #IPurpleYouDay! Here are 13 tweets from fans showing their love and spreading the color purple as far as it can go.
1. It means so much to so many fans.
#WeThankYouTaehyung 4 Years ago today Taehyung coined the phrase “I purple you” that became a symbol of love, trust and comfort for millions around the world.
A celebration of love, a celebration of Taehyung’s creation. pic.twitter.com/50DYkkSGrL
— TAE TOPIC (@thetaetopic) November 13, 2020
2. He really changed the meaning of the word.
There are two Purples
Purple Before Taehyung
Purple After Taehyung @BTS_twt #IPurpleYouDay 💜#WeThankYouTaehyung
— ᴮᴱSoo Choi⁷ 💜Life Goes On (@choi_bts2) November 13, 2020
3. It’s a phrase that any fan, international or not, can appreciate and use.
Taehyung came up with the word “I Purple you” that became an influential sentence ‘Worldwide’ which means “I will trust and love you for a long time.” Thank you taehyung for spreading love that the world needs! 💜#WeThankYouTaehyung @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/dxBW0ITCxt
— TIN-틴⁷🌷 (@taebokkiii) November 13, 2020
4. It’s amazing to think he just made it up!
“Do you know what purple means? Purple is the last color of the rainbow. it means to trust & love each other for a long time. yes, i just made it up. But, just like that meaning, i wish to see you like this for a long time,forever.” ㅡTaehyung 161113#WeThankYouTaehyung @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/RmSAVFGHtg
— ᴮᴱBTS History₇ (@BTS_History613) November 13, 2020
5. Just look at all of that purple!
#WeThankYouTaehyung 4 years ago Taehyung gave the colour purple a new meaning and coined the phrase “I Purple You” which now connects the tender hearts of so many from all around the world with a love that is wholehearted and pure. The whole world turned purple because of you. pic.twitter.com/OXnv6kuKlK
— TAE TOPIC (@thetaetopic) November 13, 2020
6. The way he looks at ARMYs really expresses the phrase well.
We purple you, taehyung 💜✨#WeThankYouTaehyung pic.twitter.com/BXp8U5zFi3
— vante pics (@BYVANTEPICS) November 13, 2020
7. Where would we be without this phrase?
“Purple means I will trust & love you for a long time”-Kim Taehyung 13/11/16-
Purple was already become a beautiful color, then Taehyung make it even beautifuler. Can’t imagine our life without “Purple” from Kim Taehyung💜#WeThankYouTaehyung@BTS_twt
— ᴮᴱBTS ARMY INDONESIA⁷ (@armyindonesiaa2) November 13, 2020
8. BTS is never afraid to show their love for ARMYs!
when during the award show taehyung gathered all the members and screamed “BORAHAE” #WeThankYouTaehyung #IPurpleYouDay pic.twitter.com/bfU3qIR3qb
— amber ⁷ ♛ tae (@btseoulove) November 13, 2020
9. It’s just an everyday part of BTS’s and ARMYs’ vocabulary at this point!
“ARMY! ARMY! you are the brightest stars in my universe. we purple you, i purple you, we all purple you! peace ✌🏻😬✌🏻” #WeThankYouTaehyung#IPurpleYouDay #IPurpleYou pic.twitter.com/lzexFRyzqg
— tiny tete pics🐯 (@smaIItete) November 13, 2020
10. It’s amazing how far it has spread.
The way all important landmarks in Seoul turned purple just to welcome @BTS_twt & ARMYs. The way our status being elevated & most importantly, cuz BTS the national treasures deserve it. #WeThankYouTaehyung for initiating the whole special meaning for 💜pic.twitter.com/CPI9t0l048
— ᴮᴱcestlavie_90💜⁷ (@cestlavie9090) November 13, 2020
11. “I purple you” can be found in so many places now!
“I purple you“ coined by Taehyung 4 years ago is not just three words it’s a cultural reset. He gave a beautiful meaning to the color purple has made so much impact among brands and around the world. Kim Taehyung a genius man. #WeThankYouTaehyung pic.twitter.com/0w5lDYuXhE
— KTH FACTS (@KTH_Facts) November 13, 2020
12. Who else could give a simple word a whole new, important meaning?
Borahae goes to show just how beautifully and powerfully Taehyung’s mind works. To take a simple colour and provide it with a whole other meaning. For it to be used globally by millions, non fans too. He is insane!💜#WeThankYouTaehyung #IpurpleyouDay pic.twitter.com/N05kGCZUMY
— hourly tae (@taehourly) November 13, 2020
13. This is the power of V and ARMYs!
#WeThankYouTaehyung is the top trending topic around the world. Kim Taehyung’s originality is limitless! 🌌 pic.twitter.com/SP52sZIbEq
— BTS V Union 🌎 (@BTSV_UNION) November 13, 2020
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