BTS revealed new information in their February 24 Global Press Conference including their music’s worldwide influence and Jin’s military enlistment.

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A light-hearted moment arose when a question asked for BTS’s opinion on Bong Joon-Ho’s compliments about them.

Director Bong Joon-Ho commented at the Golden Globe Awards that BTS has 3000 times the amount of influence he has. How did you feel when you heard this…?

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Among all the members, it was Suga who took the mic to reply to the question.

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Suga highlighted how honored he felt when hearing Bong Joon-Ho’s words as he believes the group is still lacking.

I think he was answering a question regarding Korean culture, and I think [his words were] generous praise. I’m embarrassed because I’m still not sure that we have that big of an influence.

– Suga

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With a shy smile on his face, Suga reiterated how much he looks up to Parasite‘s director.

I want to say that I watched all of Director Bong Joon-Ho’s films as his fan. I was grateful when he mentioned how dynamic Korean culture is. I wish that many great Korean artists can be known overseas. I’m a fan!

-Suga

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ARMY’s found Suga’s genuine fanboying adorable.

BTS recently returned to the K-Pop scene on February 21 with their album Map of the Soul: 7.

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