ARMYs Prepare Get Well Dinner For BTS’s Jimin As He Recovers
What do we do for our loved ones when they’re ill? We take care of them and prepare them nutritious meals for their recovery.
So, that’s exactly what ARMY is doing for BTS‘s Jimin!
On January 31 (KST), BIGHIT MUSIC announced on Weverse that Jimin had tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, he had undergone successful surgery for acute appendicitis.
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to provide you with the following information regarding the current health status of BTS member Jimin.
Jimin experienced sudden abdominal pain along with a mild sore throat on January 30 in the afternoon. He visited a hospital emergency room for thorough examination, and also took a PCR test. Jimin was diagnosed with acute appendicitis, and was tested positive for COVID-19. He underwent surgery following physician advice early morning on Monday, January 31.
According to the medical staff, the surgery was successful and Jimin is currently recuperating after his procedure. He will be receiving a few days of in-patient treatment for COVID-19 in conjunction with postoperative care. He is currently experiencing a mild sore throat but is making a speedy recovery, and had no contact with the other members during the infectious stage.
The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid Jimin in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities.
— BIGHIT MUSIC via Weverse
Since hearing about Jimin’s condition, ARMYs have sent Jimin encouraging messages, wishing him a speedy recovery, across social media platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, Weverse, and TikTok. On Twitter alone, “JIMIN JIMIN” and “#GetWellSoonJimin” surpassed a million tweets each that day.
#GetWellSoonJimin and “JIMIN JIMIN” are still trending on Twitter and have amassed over 1M tweets, as fans continue to shower Jimin with love and send their best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Get well soon Jimin ❤ pic.twitter.com/EVSFobhQfL
— JIMIN DATA | Semi-Rest (@PJM_data) January 31, 2022
It didn’t end there. Today, @PJM_data on Twitter created a new hashtag to bring comfort to Jimin during this difficult time.
As our angel Jimin recovers from surgery and Covid-19 while in isolation, he might come online to read fans' messages.
Join us every day as we shower him with love and share our favorite foods, movies, music, poetry, & fun moments with Jimin.
Lets be with him on this journey❤️ pic.twitter.com/1InbwvOmpF
— JIMIN DATA | Semi-Rest (@PJM_data) February 1, 2022
Knowing how much Jimin enjoys good food and often asks us if we’ve eaten, ARMYs recommended we share our meals in honor of him.
Good food brings happiness. Our Jimin who always cares often asks us if we've eaten.
Let's post our meals and send Jimin h^^py vibes, energy and warmth by eating with him as he recovers! ☺️🍲#DinnerWithJimin#GetWellSoonJimin
WE LOVE YOU JIMINpic.twitter.com/uVd8DrFODV
— Jimin Global 🌏 (@JiminGlobal) February 2, 2022
hope you‘ll get well soon and eat all your favourite food as much as you want to 💛pic.twitter.com/EqE0oaCbdm
— Report for JM (REST) (@protectjimin13) February 2, 2022
So, today, ARMYs posted photos of their recent meals. When posting, they included the hashtags “#DinnerWithJimin” and “#GetWellSoonJimin.”
Soon enough, our Twitter feeds were filled with delicious foods, loving words, and wishes for Jimin.
I've been thinking of Jimin nonstop ever since the news..had to get his fav tonkatsu and bibimbap 🤗
get well soon my love. here's ur fav foodie for uuu#DinnerWithJimin #GetWellSoonJimin pic.twitter.com/Z2zQA26Aei
— 🍳¹³ (@eggiediminie) February 2, 2022
Jimin I hope you are enjoying something healthy as well 💛🤍 #DinnerWIthJimin pic.twitter.com/ymKJF7FA59
— I 💜 Jimin jimintober (@Aku519) February 2, 2022
Happy Lunar New Year!!! Jimin, I am sharing this with you. Being in the hospital for the holidays is sad but I hope this makes you smile!!! 사랑해요 지민아!!!!#DinnerWithJimin #GetWellSoonJimin pic.twitter.com/nyhcaEnMyO
— Filter_ParkJimin (@Jimi1Park) February 2, 2022
Some of Jimin’s fans even donated to the non-profit SOS Children’s Villages (also known as Save Our Soul) under his name. In doing so, they provided meals for children in need.
The Kingsley family with the help of Jimin Data have donated to SOS Children's Villages International 12 healthy family dinners for a whole week under Jimin's name to celebrate their late father's upcoming birthday
The family dinners can feed up to 120 children#DinnerWithJimin pic.twitter.com/brlHYxabfw
— JIMIN DATA | Semi-Rest (@PJM_data) February 2, 2022
As expected, Jimin trended on Twitter again. “#DinnerWithJimin” became a top trend along with “#GetWellSoonJimin,” “WE LOVE YOU JIMIN,” and “JIMIN JIMIN.”
Jimin Twitter Trends | South Korea 🇰🇷 #DinnerWithJimin is currently trending #11 in South Korea as fans shower jimin with love and share their favorite foods with him.
Other keywords trending:
▪ WE LOVE YOU JIMIN
▪JIMIN JIMIN pic.twitter.com/sQwT5QXBi7
— JIMIN DATA | Semi-Rest (@PJM_data) February 2, 2022
Thanks to the trends, he must have seen all of ARMYs’ posts. Today, he updated ARMYs for the first time on his condition since the announcement.
Everyone, were you all really worried? I am recovering well!☺️
He even mentioned that he has been eating well, which makes us believe he saw everyone’s posts today! He’s so thoughtful.
Sorry for making everyone worry.
I think I’ll be going home soon!
I’ve been recovering well
and eating all three meals a day, too. ☺️
Please hang in there,
I’ll be better and on my way to you in no time!
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