BTS Fans Spot Jin and Jungkook’s Mattel Dolls in Selena Gomez’s ‘Boyfriend’ Music Video and We Had to Do a Double Take

by Jeremy Spirogis
J-Hope, SUGA, Jungkook, Jimin, RM, V and Jin of BTS interviewing

Well, this isn’t precisely the collaboration we have been anticipating. On April 29, Selena Gomez shared the doll model of her “Boyfriend” music video, and ARMYs seen BTS’ Jin and Jungkook from the Mattel assortment made a cameo. And principally, everyone seems to be itching for a real-life collab with all seven members sooner or later.

Selena Gomez shares the doll model of ‘Boyfriend’ which options Jin and Jungkook from the Mattel assortment

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Gomez launched the official music video for “Boyfriend” on April 10. Then a couple of weeks later, the singer unveiled the doll model on her YouTube channel. As the title suggests, the video recreates the unique frame-by-frame with dolls. And in each variations, Gomez goes on dates with a lot of males earlier than turning all of her suitors into frogs. 

When Gomez dropped the video on April 29, many followers identified Jin and Jungkook’s dolls from the BTS x Mattel assortment are featured. There’s a transparent shot of Jin across the 1:47 mark and ultimately, he’s became a frog. Meanwhile, ARMY seen Jungkook’s red hair within the background at 1:06. The doll model of Gomez additionally walks previous the “Idol” outfits worn by BTS beginning on the 0:47 mark. 

On her Instagram Stories, Gomez revealed the doll model of “Boyfriend” was directed by the fan account @selenagomez.doll. The person has been round since 2014 and has since produced a number of recreations of Gomez’s work, from music movies to stay performances. Given the huge fandoms backing each BTS and Gomez, the overlap is unsurprising. But for now, it’s unclear whether or not Gomez is conscious of the mini BTS collab within the video.

BTS followers react to the doll model of Selena Gomez’s ‘Boyfriend’

J-Hope, SUGA, Jungkook, Jimin, RM, V and Jin of BTS interviewing
J-Hope, SUGA, Jungkook, Jimin, RM, V and Jin of BTS | JNI/Star Max/GC Images

Even if Gomez is unaware of BTS’ presence within the doll model of “Boyfriend,” the sudden cameos have nonetheless been a pleasant shock for ARMYs the world over. 

“No means! Selena Gomez truly used Jin and Jungkook’s mattel dolls in her newest new video,” a fan wrote on Twitter alongside a crying emoji. 

“Jin’s and Jungkook’s doll lmao,” a fan wrote within the YouTube feedback. “I never thought my Selenator and ARMY world would collide like this.”

Meanwhile, different followers couldn’t assist however make some lighthearted jokes about Jin’s acting debut within the “Boyfriend” music video. 

“Not what I meant with wanting actor Jin,” a fan wrote on Reddit. 

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“Selena Gomez actually used Seokjins Mattel doll in her MV??? Wow Seokjin products are always so popular!” another fan tweeted. “Can’t believe his doll and son RJ got into acting before he did.”

But for probably the most half, the cameos reminded followers how a lot they need an actual collaboration between Gomez and BTS. 

“When I mentioned I needed SG X BTS collab I don’t assume to meant this lol,” a fan wrote in response to the video. 

“When bts discover out, get flattered by the fanmade video, tweet about it, selena responds and that i lastly have a correct interplay AHHH,’ another fan tweeted.

In the previous, the seven members of BTS — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook — have talked about they wish to work with Gomez. Of course, we all know an official crossover stays to be seen. But for now, the doll model of “Boyfriend” will do.

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