BTS has legions of fans all over the world, and some of those fans just happen to be Hollywood stars. Here are just 15 of the many Western celebrities who are as crazy about BTS we are!
1. Steve Aoki
American producer Steve Aoki has collaborated with BTS several times, promoted them in the United States, and become an honorary 8th member beloved by ARMY. He even has his own nickname, “Pantene Oppa”!
2. John Cena
John Cena‘s ARMY journey began unexpectedly when he posted a photo of J-Hope to his Instagram without knowing who he was. That happy accident has led to him becoming a true ARMY. In fact, he’d love to be BTS’s bodyguard!
3. Charlie Puth
Charlie Puth made Jungkook‘s dreams come true when he flew to Korea to perform a duet with him at the MGAs in 2018. It turns out though that Charlie Puth is just as big of a fan of Jungkook as Jungkook is of him! Behind the scenes cameras captured the two bonding backstage before the show.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) May 22, 2017
Halsey has met up with BTS at several shows, including the Billboard Music Awards. In a 2018 radio interview, she revealed how much their music had inspired some of her own work.
5. Jared Leto
— JARED LETO (@JaredLeto) November 20, 2017
Jared Leto officially joined the fandom after seeing BTS perform at the AMAs. When he went up on stage to present an award right after BTS finished, he was stunned. “I need a moment to recover from that performance,” he said. “that was incredible”.
6. Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello was super excited to meet up with BTS at the Billboard Music Awards, where they took this cute photo together.
7. Ansel Elgort
— ℓunie (@snowberrytae) November 20, 2017
When Ansel Elgort attends a BTS concert, he goes into full fanboy mode and has even been seen filming his own fancams. He has been very supportive of BTS and has made his love for them known on social media and in interviews.
Desiigner first met BTS on the red carpet at the Billboard Music Awards. He had a ton of fun dancing with the members, and has nothing but praise for them in interviews. He went on to collab with them and Steve Aoki on the remix for “MIC Drop”.
9. Alyson Stoner
There’s no doubt that actions speak louder than words, and this actress has shown her fangirl love by posting dance covers of BTS songs like “DNA” on YouTube.
10. Tyra Banks
There’s nothing more majestic than when a queen meets kings, and fans absolutely loved it when Tyra Banks struck her best Vogue poses with BTS at this award show. She also sang BTS’s praises on America’s Got Talent.
11. Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes became an ARMY after meeting BTS at the AMAs. He called BTS the “most beautiful guys I’ve ever seen in my life” and expressed his desire to collaborate with them. This collaboration has now been confirmed!
12. John Legend
When John Legend found BTS backstage at the Billboard Music Awards, he pulled out a BTS album to get their autographs for his daughter. V, who is a major John Legend fan, was thrilled!
13. Charli XCX
Charli XCX was one of BTS’s first American collaborators. When she was in Korea to perform, she met up with BTS and announced that she is the unofficial eighth member!
Gallant did an amazing cover for this song, i recommend you to listen to it, Taehyung's voice is so soothing n calming, the song is so addicting to the ear #ARMYZQUADStreamingParty #Singularity @BTS_twt #V https://t.co/pAAceG3V3L pic.twitter.com/FO9AbQrOnR
— KTHSoloIsComing 🗣Nina 💜🐯 (@justice4tae) August 8, 2018
Fans know how much V loves Gallant, but the love is mutual! Gallant posted this beautiful cover he did of V’s “Singularity” solo to show his support and love for BTS’s music.
15. Tony Jones
— Tony Jones (@Tony_Jones) May 10, 2015
This American hip-hop artist may not be a household name (yet), but he has a very special spot in ARMY’s heart for supporting BTS since the very beginning of their careers. American Hustle Life, one of BTS’s first reality programs, aired in 2014, and Tony Jones was one of the hip-hop members on the show. Since then, he has continued to show love for his BTS friends online and in person. Fans even captured this sweet reunion on camera!