BTS' V will not be participating in choreography for today's PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE online concert.
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In an announcement made today (24/10), BIGHIT MUSIC shared the BTS member has been experiencing pain in his calf after rehearsals last night. Following the advice of medical personnel, the company has decided that V – whose real name is Kim Taehyung – will be participating in tonight's performances seated and will opt out of the group's choreography.
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"We will continue to place the highest priority on the health and safety of our artists, and strive to ensure that all the members of BTS can meet their fans in full health," stated BIGHIT MUSIC via Weverse.
PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE is happening later today (24 October) at 5:30 PM PHT/SGT, 6:30 PM KST/JPT. At the time of publication, BTS just finished their concert soundcheck with V joining the rest of the group.
Read BIGHIT MUSIC's full statement below.
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to provide the following information regarding the performance of BTS member V as part of today’s “‘BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE”.
V experienced pain in his calf muscles during rehearsal on the evening of October 23, and visited a nearby hospital for examination and treatment. It was the opinion of the medical personnel that while there was no issue affecting the bones in his legs, he should refrain from vigorous movement such as choreography or stage performance for the time being.
While the artist himself strongly wished to participate in the performance in full, our company has decided to follow physician advice and minimize V’s movements during today’s “BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE”. As a result, V will take part in the performance while seated and without choreography. We ask for your understanding.
We will continue to place the highest priority on the health and safety of our artists, and strive to ensure that all the members of BTS can meet their fans in full health.
Following the announcement, ARMY (BTS fans) took to social media to send their support and well wishes to the BTS member, trending #GetBetterSoonTae on Twitter.
taehyung must've been so excited for concert, he's so strong I hope he feels better soon 😭#GetBetterSoonTae pic.twitter.com/cyiU9ChfCB— 태국. (@tkchronicles) October 24, 2021
Hopefully, you’re okay our Taehyungie. Stay healthy. We’re always here for you. Get Better Soon Kim Taehyung. We purple you. #GetBetterSoonTae pic.twitter.com/NUeUK7g9i4— ⟬⟭ᴮᴱNinong Kookie ⁷ ⟭⟬ (@tanniekosmossss) October 24, 2021
We hope you recover soon taehyung! Armys are sending love 💜— BTS Content Index⁷ 🧈 (@index_bts) October 24, 2021
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