BTS Addresses Rise Of Asian-Targeted Hate Crimes During White House Press Conference

BTS addressed the rise of Asian-targeted hate crimes in the United States from the White House on Tuesday (May 31st).

Members of the K-Pop group joined Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre as AAPI Heritage Month ended and said, “This AAPI Heritage Month, we join the White House to stand with the AAHPI community and to celebrate. We were devastated by the recent surge of hate crimes including Asian American hate crimes, but to put a stop to this and support the cause, we’d like to take this opportunity to voice ourselves once again.”

The concluded, “It’s not wrong to be different, and equality begins when we open up and embrace all of our differences.”