BTS Jungkook injures foot before ‘Love Yourself’ tour in London
BTS main vocalist Jeon Jungkook suffered a heel injury shortly minutes before their first of two sold-out shows on Tuesday night, Oct. 9 (Wednesday in Manila) at London’s O2 Arena.
BigHit Entertainment, BTS’ label, announced on their official Twitter account that Jungkook suffered an injury following the rehearsal and sound check.
방탄소년단 런던 콘서트 관련 공지 pic.twitter.com/h3FUYPw3Di
— BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt) October 9, 2018
While the injury was “not serious,” medical experts advised Jungkook not to partake in the choreography as it could “do further damage to the injured area.”
The announcement also included an apology and asked for the fans’ understanding on the matter.
Fans were quick to share videos of Jungkook being saddened by the situation. The 21-year-old even shed tears during the concert.
— Deniz | 데닞 ♡ D-DAYYYYY (@DenizErtekin_) October 9, 2018
BTS’ Jimin comforted the group’s youngest member by asking the audience to say “I love you Jungkook.”
JIMIN TOLD US TO SAY I LOVE YOU JUNGKOOK pic.twitter.com/jJZ9GvoOYD
— 💜 (@hunnyblush) October 9, 2018
It was BTS’ first time to perform in London. The sold-out O2 Arena shows on Oct. 9 and 10 precede the upcoming European leg of their ‘Love Yourself Tour’ in Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris. /cbb
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