BTS has seven members: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. While all the members are good friends, Jimin and V were both born in 1995 and are close friends. In BTS’s fantasy ARMY, Jimin and Vee’s friendship is often referred to as “Weemin”, combining the names of the band members.
On 23 September, BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge posted a video of Lizzo covering BTS’s hit single “Butter”. For the performance, Lizzo wore a shirt emblazoned with the letters “VMIN” to shout out BTS’s Jimin and V.
Lizzo Wears a ‘Womin’ Shirt to Show Love for BTS’ Jimin’ and Vee
BTS released “Butter” on May 21. The song is the septet’s second English-language single, and spent 10 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Billboard also named “Butter” the official song of the summer. , and “Butter” won Song of the Summer at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
as part of the performance bbc radio 1 live lounge, Lizzo covered “Butter” in addition to performing her songs. During her rendition of “Butter,” Lizzo wore a black crop top emblazoned with the letters “VMIN.”
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BTS fans react to the performance
With a “Butter” cover, Lizzo showed off her singing talent and love for Korean bands. After the performance was posted online, ARMY shared its appreciation for Lizzo on social media. Fans especially loved Lizzo’s “Womin” shirt.
a fan wrote reddit, “She’s so cute! I love the funky vibe on this one and the instrumentals. Love how she always spreads the love for womanin soulmates. Friendship is so sweet!”
“This arrangement is so refreshing! Want an instrumental version so bad.. and her voice definitely adds a whole new vibe to the song, great cover,” wrote one Reddit user.
“Loving it!! Thanks Lizzo (I want that top lol),” one fan wrote on Reddit.
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Lizzo is really a fan of Jimin and V’s friendship
On several occasions, Lizzo has clarified that she is a fan of BTS. During an Instagram Live in August 2021, Lizzo explained how she discovered the band.
“I really love BTS,” Lizzo said in Instagram Live. “They are very much on TikTok now my FYP. Because my sister is ARMY, or she loves BTS, she introduced me to BTS.”
The singer revealed that her bias in BTS is Jimin, but admitted that she also really likes Vee and appreciates Vee and Jimin’s close relationship.
“You know Jimin is my favorite. Jimin is my prejudice, that’s what you say? I love Jimin. I also like V. I love their relationship… They’re like BFFs,” Lizzo said said.
Given that BTS and Lizzo’s music has similar messages about self-love, we’re just counting down the days until the artists collaborate.