‘HYBE APOLOGIZE TO NAMJOON’: ARMYs Slam Magazine for ‘Discrediting’ BTS RM in ‘Spring Day’ Feature

ARMYs were enraged after Weverse Magazine had failed to emphasize RM’s relevance and major contribution to BTS’ iconic song “Spring Day.”

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Weverse Magazine & HYBE Face Backlash for ‘Discrediting’ BTS RM in ‘Spring Day’ Feature Article

On February 8, ARMYs voiced out their anger towards Weverse Magazine and HYBE for overlooking RM’s creativity, contribution, and impact in BTS’ song “Spring Day.”

Fans have called out the feature article Weverse Magazine released earlier on February 7, which delved into the story and significance of “Spring Day.”

The writer wrote about how “Spring Day” became a vessel for the members to comfort and connect to listeners by communicating their feelings. It also shared how it served as “a prayer for everyone who disappeared along the way,” and a “pure form of consolation for those who survived.”


The author quoted RM from the group’s biography “BEYOND THE STORY: 10-YEAR RECORD OF BTS,” stating how the leader wanted to produce a track that contained a lasting impact and that’s “loved by Korean people for a long time.”

However, many fans were disappointed with the article, saying that it didn’t highlight further on RM’s songwriting, idea, vision, and overall involvement.

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On social media platform X (Twitter), ARMYs gathered to vent their frustration towards HYBE and Weverse Magazine, saying how the article basically discredited the creator of “Spring Day.”

The hashtag for “HYBE APLOGIZE TO NAMJOON” trended online, and was accompanied by the sentiments of fans, who drew out Namjoon’s thoughts on “Spring Day.” Read their reactions below:

BTS released “Spring Day” on February 13, 2017, and is the title track for the group’s repackaged album “You Never Walk Alone.” Moreover, the song was later included in their first-ever anthology album “Proof.”

Watch the full MV for “Spring Day” here:


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************] Riely Miller