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Move Over 'JiKook', Jimin Drops A New Nickname For Himself And Jungkook - Take A Look!

Step aside, "JiKook," because there's a new nickname stealing the spotlight among BTS fans!

V, Jimin , and Jungkook from BTS gave fans a delightful surprise with a maknae line livestream right after their first show of the PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE LA tour. And let me tell you, it was a riot! V took on the role of an online content creator, interviewing Jimin and Jungkook in a fun and clever setup.


During the chat, Jimin accidentally spilled the beans about something exciting: he and Jungkook started their own channel! Well, he initially said YouTube, but he meant VLIVE. Oops!

But wait, there's more! Jimin came up with a genius name for their channel on the spot: MinKook ! Turns out, Jimin had toyed with the idea of "MinKook" for a duo channel years ago, but "JiKook" took the limelight. Maybe it's MinKook's time to shine now!

The moment Jimin dropped the name, the room exploded with laughter. And there's a funny twist to the name's meaning too. In Korean, "MinKook" sounds the same as " minguk ," which is half of South Korea's name, Daehan Minguk!




Now, if you're a fan of The Return of Superman, you might recognize "minguk." It's a cheer that means "Long live the Republic of Korea," and it's also the name of one of the Song triplets, Daehan, Minguk, and Manse.

Jungkook even threw in a reference to a classic clip of Minguk from the show, calling him "Private Minggukie," just like a soldier would introduce themselves.

Whether they were laughing at the name's meaning, reminiscing about Minguk's adorable slip-up, or just having a good time, one thing's for sure: ARMY fell head over heels for the new nickname, MinKook!

About BTS

BTS, an acronym for Bangtan Sonyeondan, meaning "Beyond the Scene," is a seven-member boy band from South Korea under Big Hit Entertainment. Debuting in 2013 with "2 Cool 4 Skool," the group comprises RM, Jin , Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Their music resonates both domestically and internationally, with authentic lyrics, social consciousness, and stellar performances captivating fans.

Breaking records and winning awards, BTS has become a global icon. In 2018, "Time" magazine recognized them as one of the 25 most influential people on the internet, and "Forbes" Korea Power Celebrity listed them as among the most influential celebrities in Korea. In 2019, they were named one of "Time 100"’s most influential people, solidifying their status as global trendsetters.



(With AI Inputs)


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