Following complaints by BTS fans, Xports News has officially apologized for a controversial article about the boy group.
The BTS Army went on attack mode and have been complaining about an article by reporter Jeon Won who claimed BTS' agency Big Hit Entertainment had been blackmailed for illegal marketing practices and stated the group's 'Top Social Artist' win the '2017 Billboard Music Awards' was suspicious.
Xports News explained the article had been meant as an opinion piece by the reporter, and the media outlet further apologized for causing misunderstanding and degrading the effort of BTS as artists and their fans.
The full statement is as follows:
"On September 6 at 7:30 PM KST, Xsportsnews made a report related to BTS.
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