Tokyo (CNN)One of Japan’s biggest television stations has canceled a performance of the massively popular K-pop group BTS amid allegations that one of the band members wore a shirt that appears to show the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
BTS performance in Japan canceled amid anger over atomic bomb shirt
The seven-member boy band was scheduled to appear on TV Asahi’s flagship music program, Music Station, Friday night. The station said in a statement it chose not to feature BTS after speaking with the record company about why BTS band member Jimin had chosen to wear the shirt.
“We deeply apologize the viewers who were looking forward their performance,” the station said.