Shawn Mendes and Jungkook of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and BTS are some of the biggest music stars in the world. Mendes and BTS both have huge fan bases, and both fandoms are similar. BTS ARMY stands for Adorable Representative MC for Youth, and Mendes’ fan base is known as the Mendes Army. While taking a lie detector test with Vanity Fair, Mendes joked that the BTS ARMY “stole” her name.
Shawn Mendes jokes BTS’ fandom stole the name of his fan base
on 20 september, Vanity Fair Posted a segment on YouTube of Mendes taking a lie detector test. At the end of the video, Mendes was asked about his fandom who was sharing the same name as BTS’s fandom.
“Well… apparently he stole from us,” Mendes said.
The singer-songwriter laughed again and looked into the camera. “It was a joke, BTS Army.”
He continued, “We’re allies. You know? I think we’re allies. BTS, big fans. I’m thinking our forces are on similar pages.”
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The interviewer then asked Mendes if BTS follows him on Instagram.
“BTS? They do,” Mendes replied. “I guess. I can’t confirm or deny.”
“Do you think Mendes army is more intense than BTS army?” the interviewer asked.
“Probably not. I don’t know what the fan base is,” Mendes replied.
Shawn Mendes and BTS met in 2017
BTS and Mendes first met at the 2017 American Music Awards. At the awards show, BTS made their official US TV debut performing their song “DNA”.
On December 17, 2017, Big Hit Music shared an exclusive bts episode About the 2017 AMA on BANGTANTV YouTube Channel. The BTS episode revealed that Mendes met Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook at the awards show.
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Mendes told the members of BTS, “We… I’d love to meet up with you guys and do some writing and some and some singing.”
“Of course,” said RM and V.
Will the actors ever collaborate?
In an interview with 2018 radio disney, Mendes was shown a video shared by members of BTS that they hope to one day collaborate with Mendes.
“I love BTS,” Mendes said. “I’m obsessed with watching videos of them dancing.”
After watching the video talking about the BTS collaboration, Mendes admitted that he hopes to be able to work with BTS in the future.
“He’s amazing. I met him backstage at an awards show and I didn’t think he would even know who I am, but he said I think he’s a big fan. It’s amazing,” Mendes said. “Well, yeah, maybe we’ll cooperate.”
Although the collaboration with Mendes and BTS is yet to happen, there is always a chance that the cast may decide to work together.