Golden Globe Winning Director of ‘Parasite’ Praises BTS

by Jeremy Spirogis
Bong Joon Ho

When it involves BTS, followers are available in all sizes and shapes. People may consider followers of the band as being typical younger listeners, however they’d be mistaken — members of ARMY come from all walks of life. This was lately confirmed by well-known Korean director Bong Joon Ho throughout his whereas attending the Golden Globes. 

The award-winning director of Parasite praised BTS, and it’s not the primary time he’s talked about their identify.

Bong Joon Ho praises BTS on the Golden Globes

Bong Joon Ho
Bong Joon Ho| Daniele Venturelli/WireImage

Renowned Korean movie director Bong Joon Ho took dwelling a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture — Foreign Language after his thrilling movie, Parasite, made waves in theaters the world over. 

And whereas Bong Joon Ho deserves each iota of reward he receives for his unbelievable work within the movie business, he determined to take a few of his time within the highlight to provide credit score to BTS and their work in recent times. 

The director stated, “Although I’m here at the Golden Globes, BTS has 3,000 times the amount of power and influence that I have. I think Korea produces a lot of great artists cause we’re very emotionally dynamic people.”

This isn’t the primary time Bong Joon Ho has namedropped BTS — in reality, it appears he’s fairly the fan of the dynamic Ok-pop group. During his interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, he stated, “I particularly enjoyed the episode when BTS was here.” 

It appears Bong Joon Ho is a member of ARMY.

Fan reactions to his reward

V, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, and Jungkook of BTSV, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, and Jungkook of BTS
V, SUGA, Jin, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, and Jungkook of BTS | Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

Fans on Twitter had been thrilled to see Bong Joon Ho endorsing BTS, even when it was meant to be his evening to obtain adulation. 

One fan wrote, “So proud of legends BTS being mentioned everywhere in honorable places and people.”

Another Twitter person wrote, “Bong Joon-ho gives @BTS_twt so much props. I love the respect he has for them. There’s pride in his voice every time he mentions them, and I’m glad Western media gets to see that respect displayed in every interview he does.”

One person steered that we’d see a collaboration sooner or later. They added, “10 years from now a movie abt BTS’ rise to fame, directed by Bong Joon Ho, at that point it’s common for non-english language films to get Oscars, it wins best picture with best original song by BTS themselves just picture it.”

Jimin rated prime idol in Korea, 2019

BTS | Jeff Neira/ABC through Getty Images

Meanwhile, BTS has had an amazingly profitable 2019, not solely as a band, but in addition as people. Jimin was famous as being one of many most-preferred idols amongst Koreans, rating primary in a wide range of demographics. 

Additionally, ‘Suga’s Interlude’ landed Suga in a solo prime ten positions on Billboard rankings this yr. These are solely two of lots of the band’s hallmark accomplishments throughout 2019 — absolutely we’ll see rather more from them in 2020 as properly. 

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