BTS has accomplished a lot in 2020, but they’ve also made some sad confessions this year as well. Here are 5 confessions made by the BTS members this year that will break your heart.

1. J-Hope speaking on the fear that comes with being an idol

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During an episode of Break The Silence, J-Hope accompanied Jimin on a trip to an iPad store. However, while they were in the car, a staff member told them that they were getting followed by some paparazzi. J-Hope then revealed that these kinds of things scare him.

Not only that, but in the interview segment that followed this scene, J-Hope spoke on the fear that comes with being an idol.

Of course, being an idol is…It makes you shine brightly, but it’s accompanied by fear.

Sometimes I want to hide or avoid it. At times, I want to let it go.

— J-Hope

2. Suga talking about the burden of BTS’s popularity

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BTS’s popularity is truly world-class, but Suga revealed during an episode of In The SOOP that he often feels burdened due to their reputation.

You know how many excessive adjectives now go before the name, BTS? To be honest, it makes me feel burdened.

— Suga

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Suga also spoke about how he wished that people would see them as just ordinary people.

I wish people would see us and think, ‘Those boys aren’t that different from ordinary people.’

— Suga

3. V talking about his painful skin disease

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On Weverse, V revealed that he suffers from cholinergic urticaria, which is an itchy skin rash. 

No, I have a cholinergic allergy. I’m itchy, itchy.

— V

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Cholinergic urticaria is an itchy skin rash that is triggered by rises in body temperature. When an afflicted person gets too warm, then their skin breaks out in hives.

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4. RM revealing that they used to embarrassed of their group name

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During their guest appearance on the finale of I-LAND, RM spoke about how BTS’s group name (Bangtan Sonyeondan, meaning Bulletproof Boyscouts) was a painful memory in their pre-debut days. RM revealed that they didn’t tell anyone but their family and friends about their group name for 3 years!

For us, we have a painful memory, from when we didn’t tell anyone except our family and friends about our name for three years during that time.

— RM

5. Jin revealing that he lost a lot of friends due to his fame 

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During an episode of Break The Silence, Jin spoke about how a lot of his friends found it difficult to be around him due to his fame. Jin also revealed that he lost a lot of friends due to his fame.

There’s a lot of pressure to meet up with people. I haven’t changed, but my friends find it difficult to be around me.

It’s quite a shame to see them grow apart from me.

I’ve lost a lot of people around me.

— Jin