Okay-Pop supergroup BTS not solely has tens of millions of followers worldwide but additionally boasts a star following who aren’t simply followers of their music.
After the seven-member South Korean group donated $1 million to the Black Lives Matter group Hollywood star John Cena was impressed to hitch their efforts.
Asserting on Twitter the professional wrestler mentioned: “Very pleased to hitch #BTSARMY in efforts to match @BTS_twt large donation.”
Black Lives Matter was arrange in 2013 to “construct native energy to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.” It’s based mostly within the U.S., U.Okay., and Canada.
The wrongful dying of George Floyd whereas in police custody has sparked protests across the globe and plenty of have contributed to the trigger.
Cena is a fan of the South Korean supergroup and spoke out in reward of their beneficiant contribution to the trigger together with their vocal stance towards racism.
He retweeted BTS’s publish which says: “We stand towards racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and all of us have the fitting to be revered. We are going to stand collectively. #BlackLivesMatter
The group launched a #MatchAMillion marketing campaign, encouraging fellow followers, generally known as the BTS Military, to pool their assets and match BTS’s donation to Black Lives Matter which Cena mentioned he could be supporting.
After the announcement, Cena joined the dialog encouraging his followers to “be courageous and open minded in these moments.”
He added: “Change isn’t straightforward as a result of it takes us admitting that our efforts and strategies could also be flawed to the purpose of extreme distortion. Welcome concepts and restrict excuses. Change is uncomfortable, however can yield rather more pleasure for all in the long term.”
Cena has additionally proven his help for fellow WWE star Titus O’Neil’s efforts to combat for racial equality adding: “Now greater than ever we have to lean into the uncomfortable and forge constructive everlasting change.”
Please share his sensible phrases with all of your family and friends; change is uncomfortable however completely essential in these troubled instances.