BTS sat down with Good Morning America on Friday morning (September 24), and encouraged their fans to go out and get vaccinated. The K-Pop superstars haven't had the chance to see their fans in person due to the pandemic, and hope their fans can get their vaccinations so that they can return to the stage.
"What we want to do most after the pandemic is a concert, so as eager as we are to perform, we also hope the situation gets better quickly, and many people get vaccinated, and it becomes possible for us to safely have a concert," J-Hope said. "That's what the fans want, and what we want. It would be great if we could live in a world where people can talk face to face and give each other hugs again."
The group recently appeared at the 76th United Nations General Assembly and shared that they have all been vaccinated. Due to the pandemic, the band has been unable to hit the road and tour since March 2020 and is eager to get back.
"Most important of all are our fans, who trust us, root for us and embrace everything about us," V said. "It's been almost a year and a half, two years since I"ve had real eye contact with ARMYs. Since I don't see [them] in person, I sometimes wonder if they really exist. 'Do they exist? Are they still there?' I ask myself. So that's what I miss the most."
While they haven't been able to perform any concerts for fans in person, BTS has remained exceptionally busy. The group recently teamed up with Coldplay for the collaborative release, "My Universe." The new single follows BTS' collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, which featured her providing a verse on their "Butter" remix.
BTS officially canceled their 'Map of the Soul Tour' last month due to the pandemic, with those who had initially bought tickets to receive full refunds.