What is Sasaeng Meaning and BTS Sasaeng?
Who doesn’t know BTS? BTS is the most hit group in today’s Kpop generation. They’ve received many awards and acknowledged their achievements, becoming the first Kpop group that performed and won the Billboard Music Awards. Their music videos also have millions of views – no wonder why they became the hottest trend and most-talked-group around the world.
The more famous a group is, the more problems they will have. Don’t worry though, the problems are not in BTS, but their sasaeng fans. Sasaeng fans are those people that claim themselves as fans. They are obsessed with their favorite idols to the point that they can harm the idols. BTS is no exception, and here is what sasaengs have done to BTS.
10 BTS Sasaeng Distressing Encounters and Rumors
Nowadays, the sasaeng out there are becoming more brutal and dangerous in approaching their idols. They do not care if what they do is harmful and detrimental to their idols. The most important thing for them is that their desire to get closer to their idols is fulfilled. Here are some BTS sasaeng distressing encounters and rumors.
BTS Sasaeng Grabbing
BTS is well-known in so many countries. They travel to various sections of the world in a short space of time. No matter how often they travel, these sasaengs are always there following RM and the other members. They don’t hesitate to touch, pull, and even grab the members causing them to fall over.
BTS Sasaeng Booked the same plane
A video was uploaded by BigHit’s staff on an airplane when the boy group was traveling by plane. All the passengers were suspected to be sasaeng fans because most of them wore a hoodie and a mask, and all passengers appeared to be of the same age range. When the airplane had landed, all of them proceeded to move quickly out of the plane, being impatient and having no care for their bags, belongings, and luggage in the cabin. Unfortunately, this video had been deleted and removed by the staff. Creepy, aren’t they?
BTS Sasaeng Find Personal information
The sasaeng will dig for their idols for personal information, attempting to find their schedules, phone numbers, addresses, and other information. Where do they get this information? It turns out that there are many insiders to the idols, such as staff and even managers who sell the idols’ personal information illegally.
BTS Sasaeng Cutting
A topic about BTS was trending on Twitter. The trends hashtag was #CuttingForKookie. This hashtag was trended for Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS. Not only did Korean fans participate in this baffling event, but international fans also took part. These sasaeng fans uploaded graphic pictures of their wrists cut.
BTS Sasaeng Assault
Suga also experienced something unsettling. On an occasion when the boys were in the airport, a sasaeng, that turned out to be his Japanese fansite, chased and assaulted him. This fansite owner followed him, even as he boarded the airplane and took endless pictures of him.
BTS Sasaeng Tried to Kiss Suga
On another occasion, a sasaeng tried to kiss Suga after BTS finished their schedule. The sasaeng suddenly ran and attempted to kiss Suga; Suga pushed her away and told her to leave him alone and not do it again. After that, the staff who heard Suga’s voice removed the sasaeng.
BTS Sasaeng Chased BTS in Sweden
The sasaeng do not only chase BTS when they are in Korea but also harass them when scheduled in other countries. In Sweden, when BTS was filming in a cafe, they were tracked by sasaeng. The staff had to tell the sasaeng, and with no surprise, they continued to harass the group, even after the filming had concluded.
BTS Sasaeng at Airport
Airports are one of the most frequent places where sasaeng can be found. Every time BTS is at the airport, this becomes a chance for them to get closer to BTS because it is a public place. They would try to get as close as they can get to BTS and attempt to touch the group members, taking photos, or even trying to take their belongings.
BTS Sasaeng Stalking the Members
Following BTS whenever and wherever they are, is one of the things that sasaeng like to do. Mostly, the sasaeng will wait and observe BTS and then proceed to follow them anywhere they go. Taking photos is a must for them and proudly uploading and sharing the taken photos on social media.
BTS Sasaeng Spamming the Members Phone
Sending spam messages and calls is another thing that sasaeng do to get their idol’s attention. This becomes annoying and uncomfortable for the idols as phone numbers are aimed to be kept private by the group and are not something they want to share or leaked to the public world.
From here, we can see that sasaengs are truly scary and dangerous, right? They would do anything in their power to get what they want. They do not care whether it is right or wrong, as long as they get what they want and can get closer to their idols. If you are truly a fan, you do not harass your idol.