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    BTS Answered My Question At Their Global Press Conference But I Slept Through The Whole Thing

    I love time zones.

    Earlier today (much earlier today), reporters in South Korea gathered in Seoul's Dongdaemun Design Plaza for a BTS press conference.

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    It was all very aesthetic.

    A purple map on the ceiling glows with lights as ARMYs around the world are tuning into to watch the live-streamed press conference. @BTS_twt

    The boys arrived at 11am dressed incredibly well.

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    Because that was basically 3am in the UK, I decided to take a nap.

    And so I missed this very emotional opening video.

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    Anyway, while I was asleep, the moderator read my question. The question was: The book Jung's Map of the Soul that inspired the title of the album has been selling out globally thanks to ARMY, what do you think about this?"


    It was answered by none other than Jungkook, who said: "I've heard many ARMYs are studying Jung's theory because of us. It's interesting to see them come up with their own interpretations of our songs."

    so Jungkook ~confirmed~ they've seen the theories you've had, he knows about fan's studying Jung's work and that it all motivates them to work harder.

    "When we see them having fun with this, it makes us think that we'd like to try even harder and make them feel more joyful," Jungkook said.

    Jungkook was then asked by the emcee, Kim Il Joong, what their fans mean to them. "They are an existence we are so grateful for," he said. "And I'd like to say that they are our everything, that have made 'Bangtan Sonyeondan'."

    having fun with this, it makes us think that we'd like to try even harder and make them feel more joyful. MC: This seems like really positive influence! What is ARMY to BTS?

    "So as our curiosity about ARMY kept growing, we sat down and discussed this with Bang Si-hyuk [the founder and co-CEO of Big Hit Entertainment]. He really liked it, so as this narrative developed, the relationship between us and ARMY have grown too.

    "At the same time, it feels like our sense of responsibility is growing as well. We also, thanks to ARMY, feel these emotions. We're receiving good influence from each other, so I believe we are two entities that cannot be separated."

    BTS were also asked about selling out Wembley Stadium. V answered and said they're "thankful".

    V chose 'stadium'. Q regarding to how they feel about selling out Wembley. So thankful they're able to have a stadium tour, and he promises that they'll work hard to show the fans a lot of different sides to them to best reflect the great amount of people who come to watch them.

    Namjoon also said that the band has no plans to record an album in English just to break into the US market.

    MOTS: Persona Press Conference: Rm said โ€œwe have no plans to make an english album just to break through the US [market]โ€ @BTS_twt

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