The boys are back in town. After a five-week break, @bts_twt opens up about restarting the #LoveYourselfSpeakYourself world tour in Saudi Arabia https://t.co/Vm6W2dQOkD #BTSxTHR pic.twitter.com/bsLSrIHj10— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) October 2, 2019
- The Korean boyband are supporters of UNICEF, the face of their #ENDviolence campaign and spoke at the UN General Assembly last september. They will bring their Love yourself: Speak Yourself tour to Saudi Arabia on october 11, at the request of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
- In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published today, frontman RM spoke about making this decision: "I wouldn't say it was easy, but we were officially invited. It's been a while since we've performed in the Middle East — I guess the last time was 2015 in Dubai."
- Jimin added: "To put it simply, if there's a place where people want to see us, we'll go there. That's really how we feel."
- Nicki Minaj pulled out of a concert in SA in July because of human rights issues, saying she wanted to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression.
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