Japanese TV cancels BTS show after Jimin wore a shirt showing the Nagasaki atomic bombing

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  • Jimin, a member of popular South Korean boyband BTS, was photographed wearing a shirt with a photo depicting an atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki, Japan during World War II.
  • The show sparked controversy and Japanese TV channel Asahi canceled Asahi’s performance on Friday night.
  • Hundreds of thousands of people died after the US dropped two atomic bombs in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
  • Imperial Japan brutally occupied the Korean Peninsula for decades until its defeat after World War II.

A Japanese TV show canceled a performance by popular K-pop band BTS after one of its members was pictured wearing a shirt depicting an atomic bomb being dropped on Japan.

One of the South Korean boyband’s members, Jimin, cause controversy after wearing a T-shirt depicting the US atomic bombing of Japan during World War II, accompanied by the text: “Patriotism OurHistory Liberation Korea.”

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