BTS: Inside V and Jimin’s Complex Friendship — and Their Song ‘Friends’

by Jeremy Spirogis
RM and Jimin of BTS

They’re one another’s soulmate. As two of the principle singers and dancers for this award-winning boy band, V and Jimin teamed up for the Map of the Soul: 7 track, titled “Friends.” However, these two had their fair proportion of fights. Here’s our look into the connection between Kim Taehyung and Park Jimin, Okay-pop idols, and performers, in BTS.

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RM and Jimin of BTS | THE FACT/Imazins by way of Getty Images

V and Jimin knew one another earlier than becoming a member of the Okay-pop group, BTS

Surprisingly, these two performers knew one another earlier than becoming a member of BTS. Yes, Jimin went to high school for up to date dance, however earlier than that, Jimin and V really went to the identical highschool collectively. However, they finally transferred colleges.

After that, the 2 discovered themselves auditioning for Big Hit Entertainment and becoming a member of BTS. They turned one of many seven members of the Okay-pop group and the remainder is historical past. However, these two performers weren’t all the time the perfect of mates. During a couple of interviews and stay chats, the performers defined that they’d their fair proportion of fights.

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V of BTS | THE FACT/Imazins by way of Getty Images

The different members state that Jimin and V are the more than likely to argue

With about 7 years spent collectively in BTS, there have been a handful of arguments and controversies between these two singers. In 2019, Jimin posted an image of V to social media that (unintentionally) acquired him in bother with followers after they noticed an e-cigarette. 

During the Carpool Karaoke section of The Late Late Show with James Corden, the opposite members threw V and Jimin beneath the bus, saying that they had been the 2 members more than likely to get in an argument. One of the largest arguments was about, consider it or not, dumplings — or that’s a minimum of what began the disagreement.

“Well, what I can tell you is that we fought because of the dumplings. It was, gosh, really not about much at all,” Jimin mentioned, according to one fan translation, throughout his stay stream.

“But at the time, it was a very important issue for me,” he continued. “It’s a bit embarrassing to tell you everything about it. There were dumplings, and the fight was over ‘Let’s eat it now.’ ‘No, let’s eat it after practice.’ It’s so embarrassing!”

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V and Jimin carry out the track on ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ titled ‘Friends’

Sure, brothers struggle generally. Through all of it, although, there’s loads of love. V and Jimin teamed as much as create a “sub-unit” inside BTS, performing a track for the group’s not too long ago launched album, Map of the Soul: 7.

“I remember our uniforms / Our memories are movies / The dumpling incident is a comedy movie,” the lyrics learn, in response to one translation. “Friends” additional dives into the connection of those two performers and reinforces that there’s no animosity between them.

The two idols additionally work collectively to carry out BTS songs with the remainder of the singers and rappers, together with “On” and “Black Swan. Music by BTS, together with their not too long ago launched album, Map of the Soul: 7, is obtainable for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, and most main platforms.

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