Show of hands: The first time you noticed your would-be bias, did you immediately proclaim it online?
In the Bangtan order of business, Shaira Diaz can definitely relate. Like any other fan, her love for BTS grew from subconsciously live-tweeting during awards shows to finding comfort in their undeniably diverse discography. “Their songs are really healing,” she says, and having a “Love Yourself”-inspired tattoo on her wrist is just one of her tangible testaments.
But with the massive fame attached to the K-pop supergroup, where should fans draw the line between healthy and unhealthy admiration? What are her thoughts on stan culture?
In our last episode of Your Fave’s Fave, Shaira walks us through her bias origin story, some favorite things about the boys, her message to OT7, and what she has in common with Jungkook.
Peep it below:
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Art by Yel Sayo
Banner photos from (L to R) BTS’ official Instagram account (@bts.bighitofficial) and Jungkook’s account (@jungkook.97)