BTS invades Tuesday’s “The Tonight Show”

NBC/Andrew LipovskyOn the heels of their historic appearance at United Nations General Assembly on Monday and ahead of their two sold out dates at New York City’s Citi Field, K-pop sensation BTS invaded The Tonight Show on Tuesday.

The group — RM, Jin Suga, J-Hope, V, Jimin and Jungkook — were greeted with screaming and cheering fans, better known as their ARMY, chatted with host Jimmy Fallon about their UN speech, the group’s time in New York City, and their upcoming tour.

“I was like so nervous,” said RM — a.k.a. Kim Nam-joon, who’s also the group’s leader and translator — about the speech. “I was holding up the paper and you could see my hands shaking.”

He also discussed their message of “Speak Yourself,” explaining that, “to truly love ourselves, it’s important to firstly know who I am, and you know, where I’m from, and what my name is, what my voice is.”

BTS also revealed how they’ve been spending their free time in the city.

“I love Soho,” said J-Hope, who explained that he went the to shops.

V loved the Museum of Modern Art, as well as grabbing a “New York Street hot dog” on his way to work in the morning. “Perfect!” he declared.

As for their future goals, RM told Fallon, he wanted to “stay humble and enjoy the ride.”

Suga, however, has a different dream: to “Go to [the] Grammys.”

Earlier, the guys showed off their dance moves in the in the “Fortnite Dance Challenge,” each taking turns performing classic moves like the Electric Shuffle, The Worm, and the Robot.

They closed out the show with a performance of “Idol,” from their latest album Love Yourself, and a bonus performance of “I’m Fine,” just for the Tonight Show audience.


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