BTS is gaining worldwide popularity, earning the name of “World Class Idol”. Among the members, V (real name: Kim Tae-hyung) is famous for his wide circle of friends, and even earns the nickname “Kim just-one-touch-means-we-are-destined-to-be”.
Let’s meet 5 of his unexpected star friendships.
1. Actor Park Bo-Gum
V and Park Bo-gum’s destiny started in a music program where both are MCs.
Park Bo-gum is known to be interested in music as well as being a trainee before making his debut as an actor.
Therefore, there was speculation that they had become close friends due to their common interest in music.
V and Park Bo-gum show unique friendships by going to amusement parks and Jeju Island together, as well as shooting commercials together.
2. Actor Ha Ji-won
Last September, a selfie photo posted on Ha Ji-won’s Instagram caught the eyes of many netizens.
In the picture that came up, Ha Ji-won together with V are staring at the camera together with a bright smile.
“I didn’t know the time was going by talking about photos and works with him,” Ha Ji-won said. “I love BTS’ DNA. It’s awesome” she also sent a message of cheering for BTS.
Ha Ji-won is said to be still keeping her friendship by visiting BTS’ concert last December.
3. Singer and actor Yook Sung-jae
They share the same age as those born in 1995.
V mentioned his first meeting with Yook Sung-jae in an interview in the past.
At that time, V said he talked to Sung-jae in the Music Bank’s restroom. “Are you born in 1995?” He said, “Thanks to my confidence, I have made several friends.”
Since then, fans have often seen them in various music programs.
4. Singer Jang Moon-bok
Jang Moon-bok became famous in a music survival program called “Hip hop President” before making his debut with long straight hair trade marks.
Although it may seem an unexpected combination at first glance, Jang Moon-bok and V are alumni who spent their high school years together in Daegu in the past.
In a past interview, Jang said: “I had a class on the first floor and V was upstairs. There was a toilet in the middle, and the first meeting place with V was in the toilet. We spent a semester at the same school,and V passed the audition, went to Seoul, and debuted as a member of BTS.”
Recently, online communities posted pictures of V eating pork cutlet with a long straight-haired woman at restaurants.
However, the long straight-haired one turned out to be JangMoon-bok, making everybody burst out laughing.
5. Moon Jae-in, the president
V has a special relationship besides his close friends in the entertainment industry.
It is with President Moon Jae-in..
BTS, including V, met Mr. Moon at the “Korea-France Friendship Concert” in Paris, France last October.
Mr. Moon appeared on the stage after the performance of BTS, and greeted BTS with words of encouragement.