Actor Park Bo Gum is bringing his real-life love for BTS to the fictional world of K-Dramas.

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This A-list star is BTS’s friend, fan, and former co-worker. In 2018, Park Bo Gum teamed up with BTS for a Coca Cola campaign, becoming an honorary member of the group.

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He has also attended BTS’s concerts and is close friends with V. Last year, Park Bo Gum credited V with giving him the courage to release his single, “Bloomin”.

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On September 7, Park Bo Gum’s new K-Drama Record of Youth premiered on tvN. He plays Sa Hye Jun, a model in the cutthroat fashion world who dreams of becoming an actor.

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It turns out that Park Bo Gum and his character’s similarities go beyond their career choices. In Episode 1, Sa Hye Jun was revealed to be an ARMY.

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“I like the stories of BTS songs,” Sa Hye Jun says in this scene. “When I listen to their songs, it makes me want to live a good life.” These are words that many fans can relate to.

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the Record of Youth trailer here: