Vice Ganda thanks ARMYs for welcoming him to BTS fandom: ‘I purple you’

Vice Ganda revealed that he is a BTS fan.

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02/21/2021 09:29 AM
Vice Ganda thanks ARMYs for welcoming him to BTS fandom: ‘I purple you’
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Vice Ganda took to social media to thank the ARMYs, the fan group of BTS, for welcoming him into the fandom. The It's Showtime host  recently revealed that he is a new fan of BTS.

"Nahihiya ako sa mga ARMY. Bago palang akong super faney ng BTS and wala pa kong masyadong alam kaya ayokong magpakafeelingera na ARMY ako. Pero thankful ako ng severe sa mga nagwewelcome sakin. Ang saya pala talaga no! Chugug!" Vice posted on Twitter.

He also expressed his elation that his cosmetics brand was chosen to be the partner of BT21, which are the characters created for LINE by BTS.

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"I knew eversince na sobrang big ng BTS and super happy ako na napili nila ang ViceCosmetics para i-collab.  Pero now ko lang talaga sila napanuod ng bongga and nakilala isa isa. At mas lalo akong naproud na may Vice X BT21 products!  Overwhelmed ako!" he said.

He also tweeted "I purple you!" which is an expression among the ARMYs.

Aside from Vice, Broadway star Lea Salonga has also been vocal about her admiration for BTS recently. 

The Tony Award winning sister described being a fan of the group "as a lot of fun."

"I’ve connected with a couple of other fangirls close to my age, and we have a great appreciation for their talent. Like we’re proud aunties!,” she said during a Twitter Q&A session with her followers.

The singer also revealed that BTS helped save her mental health.