BTS Fans OUTRAGED After This YouTuber Made Racist Remarks, Insulted Their Haircuts & Called Them “Women”
YouTuber Shallon Lester is in hot water with the BTS Army after after posting an insulting video about the boy band. Fans are calling her racist for her comments about not being able to tell the difference between BTS and fellow Kpop group MONSTA X.
Shallon also said the guys of BTS look like women, and insulted their choice of hairstyle. Since the backlash began, Shallon has removed the video, but fans saved clips and posted them on social media.
Shallon Lester Insults BTS In YouTube Video
Shallon Lester is a YouTube personality and writer who frequently posts celebrity-focused videos. In a recent video, she held up a poster of South Korean boy band BTS and said, “We have the women of BTS!”
“Look at these people,” she continued. “I don’t even know what to call them — boys or girls — because I don’t know what they are.” She went on to critique the members’ hairstyles, and wondered how fans can tell them apart.
“You are an Asian man,” she said about Jimin. “You don’t need to look like a girl named Ashleigh with chunky highlights and blue eyes. You’re allowed to look like an Asian man, with dark hair and dark eyes.”
In another clip shared on Twitter, Shallon looked at a poster of MONSTA X. “There’s no way that these are different people,” she said, going on to criticize the group members’ fashion.
BTS Fans React To Shallon Lester’s Video
The negative reaction to Shallon’s video was so strong that she deleted it from her YouTube channel. She’s also set her Twitter account to private. The Twitter video of her talking about BTS has over 2 million views.
According to Jazmine Media, fans have been sending messages to Shallon’s sponsors about her recent comments. One Twitter account even shared an email template for fans to use, and encouraged people to report Shallon’s Twitter account.
It’s clear that the BTS Army doesn’t take Shallon’s comments lightly, and will do whatever they can to hold her accountable. We’ll have to wait and see if anything comes of it.