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This Week In K-pop World: BTS Meal, Love Shot Milestone And More

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In the world of K-pop, a lot happens in just a day and keeping a track of all that is beyond one. Did BTS do a new VLive or Blackpink shared an Instagram story? Fans need to know it all.

The Twice fandom can rejoice as they would witness the girl group feature on an American talk show. Meanwhile, good news came in for the BTS Army, who will be treated with a special meal curated by their favourite k-pop idols. Besides all this, Red Velvet’s Joy will end her three-year-long hiatus. On the other hand, the trailer featuring the Girl Day member Hyeri is finally out.

Here’s a weekly wrap up of the k-pop world:

Girl group TWICE to perform on The Kelly Clarkson Show

In a recent announcement on Twitter, TWICE shared the all-female k-pop group would be performing Cry For Me on April 27 on the talk show. After their Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2020, the group will be performing the song for the first time on the NBC show.

Meanwhile, the music label JYP announced that the girl group is gearing up for their comeback in June this year.

EXO’s Love Shot reaches 400 million views milestone

Love Shot became the first song by the k-pop group EXO to reach the 400 million mark on YouTube. On April 19, the 2018 release, which was well-received back then as well, hit the milestone.

McDonald’s collaborated with BTS to launch BTS meal

The fast-food chain McDonald’s will launch BTS meals that will be available in almost 50 regions around the world, including India. According to a press release, the special meal was designed according to BTS’s own preferences. The BTS meal would consist of 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium French fries, and a medium drink, along with sweet chilli and Cajun sauces, which were developed in the Korean McDonald’s.

G-Dragon talks about Asian hate crimes

Along with other k-pop artists, the Big Bang member G-Dragon has now spoken up about Asian hate crimes.

In an interview with Dazed, the Korean singer said, “There’s also a message about Asian hate these days also have a lot of thoughts I was born and raised from Korea. None of my west friends had anything like this. I don’t know why it turned out this way but I feel too bad. It’s a pity that you hate someone”.

Oh My Girl’s Arin lingerie controversy

Oh My Girl member Arin, who is the brand ambassador of BYC innerwear, and sleepwear company, embroiled in a controversy for an absurd reason. K-netizens attacked her for not sporting the company’s innerwear while endorsing the brand in their recent advertisement.

However, the k-pop idols’ fans came to her rescue and labelled the ones raising objections as “perverts”.

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