- Jun 23, 2021
Partially true..they're foreign and kpop music although stolen from Americans in the first place is considered weird here. They are the other, a gimmick. Armys abuse the term "xenophobic" and "racist" but that does sum up the American entertainment industry pretty well. They would have only let them get so far. I think that grammy nomination was the peak of what they would be willing to do. And as for shutting doors, I don't think they were ever open.They aren't wanted in America because the money they generate there hasn't been fed back into American labels and payola, so the old boys club is shutting it's doors on them.
But yea, they don't even go to after parties in the US right? They're controlled af when they are there I bet to make sure that nothing leaks. I feel like with this Coldplay collab they will try to push into the UK and European Market instead of putting all their eggs in the American basket. I think they have a good few years of insane levels of success left before they're shoved away. The newer boybands can't touch them realistically. BTS is just an anomaly and always will be.
I do agree with you about them being heavily controlled and guarded more than normal in America. I actually always wondered how they have no paparazzi stalking them. They were in California for over a month and no one knew what they were up to. They filmed that ON music video and no leaked pics, nothing.
I have heard their entourage is a ridiculous amount of people and they are always being filmed for content. Like take this variety brunch they went to where armys felt sorry for b*s because they were sitting by themselves and no one would come and talk to them. Well hell look at how they rolled up. I wouldn't go to them either with so many people surrounding and filming them lol.