Here’s what happened when K-pop stars BTS met with US President Biden

Before meeting Biden, the group made brief statements to the press, accompanied by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

With the exception of group leader RM, the rest of the band made their statements in Korean. According to Korean broadcaster JTBC’s foreign correspondent Kim Pil-gyu, an official from the group’s record label HYBE said the decision to speak in their native language was deliberate, and “because they are Korean”.


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