BTS Concert Cancelled Mid-Show Due To Death Threat Against Members
Friday 17 Jul, 2015 - 04:03pm UTC
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' New York City concert was abruptly cancelled in the middle of the show after a death threat was made against the group members.
BTS was performing in New York City on July 16 when a tweet was discover that threatened the group members' lives. The tweet said "Just brought my gun it’s about to go down RIP namjoon #TRBinNYC
" and showed a picture of the gun.
After the tweet was discovered by staff members, the group was suddenly taken off stage and the concert cancelled in the middle of the show. The post-concert meet and greet was also cancelled.
Police arrived on the scene to ensure the safety of the audience and the group members. No arrests were made.
The twitter user responsible for the death threat has claimed that they were joking and that officials were taking things too seriously. The account has since been deactivated, but screenshots of the tweets continue to circulate.
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