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BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem.

Japanese TV broadcasters recently canceled or stopped discussing possible appearances by the band in that country after images spread on social media of a singer wearing the shirt. The South Korean boy band ran into more troubles after news broke that another member wore a hat featuring a Nazi symbol in a magazine photo book and band members flew flags with what appeared to be Nazi swastikas during a concert in the past.

"We would like to again offer our sincerest apologies to anyone who has suffered pain,...

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