Some issues are higher stored to your self and never shared publicly on Twitter, and Mat Zo discovered that yesterday when he started tweeting out criticisms of large Korean pop band, BTS. After calling the band “area of interest within the west,” regardless of having a hefty fan base within the US, he continued to say that the followers on social media appeared “suspicious” and he mentioned there was a “pretend vibe” to all of it.
Many followers and supporters of the band took offense to his statements, calling them racist and he issued a bland apology. He gave the standard “whereas I by no means meant to harm or offend anybody” spiel, and mentioned he could be “stepping away from social media” to be able to replicate on his actions.
— Mat Zo (@Mat_Zo) August 7, 2021
The unique tweets have been deleted however you possibly can see what he mentioned beneath.
Boy you deluded, I’m in med faculty and even a few of my lecturers are BTS military, to not point out each different particular person in faculty …. And concerning the BTS meal? Lol I couldn’t order it the primary night time and the very subsequent day IT GOT SOLD OUT!!! Bots????? Lmfaooo DELULU https://t.co/flte8cuxO0 pic.twitter.com/EgQ2rWYXx0
— ✨ (@Ot7Justinbiebzz) August 8, 2021
In fact, it didn’t finish there as customers started trying up outdated tweets from Mat Zo and located many extra examples of racist, fetishizing, and offensive tweets from the artist.
And this 💀 pic.twitter.com/I5YXyauIRp
— daria•Btslingo⁷ (@Btslingo7) August 7, 2021
Dabin, an Asian-Canadian DJ, supplied his personal sentiments on the state of affairs, saying it “actually sucked seeing a producer I’ve a lot respect for undervalue Korean music like that.”
actually sucked seeing a producer I’ve a lot respect for undervalue Korean music like that. Kpop followers aren’t bots, they’re those filling out stadiums for acts like BTS. Simply since you suppose it’s “area of interest” doesn’t imply the followers and help aren’t actual https://t.co/ZxGBp4Zr7Q
— DABIN (@iamdabinlee) August 7, 2021
Finally, as Mat Zo has apparently “left” social media for a bit, there’s not rather more than followers can do on that aspect to interact and even attempt to educate him on the matter, however we’ll see what the state of affairs is like every time he chooses to re-enter the world electronically.
Picture through Rukes.com