Wednesday June 01, 2022

VIDEO: K-pop supergroup BTS visits White House, calls for an end to hate crimes against Asians

VIDEO: K-pop supergroup BTS visits White House, calls for an end to hate crimes against Asians

K-pop supergroup BTS members during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington on Tuesday. AP

South Korean K-pop sensations BTS didn't sing a word but in a White House visit on Tuesday to meet President Joe Biden the supergroup's message against anti-Asian racism came loud and clear.

The seven stars, dressed in matching dark suits and ties, with white shirts, joined White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the briefing room podium -- a tiny, but powerful stage.

The singer Park Ji-min, better known as Jimin, said through a translator that the group is "devastated by the recent surge of hate crimes" in the United States.