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In their latest commercial video featuring BTS as their brand ambassador, Louis Vuitton leaves out BTS (V) Kim Taehyung, and it triggers protests from ARMY.
Louis Vuitton Video Leaves Out BTS (V) Kim Taehyung
In the middle of BTS’ Permission to Dance MV hype, ARMY never fails to pay close attention to every little detail about their beloved idol, BTS.
On July 9, Louis Vuitton released an official commercial video, presenting their 2021 Men’s Fall-Winter collections, in which all BTS members became Louis Vuitton’s official ambassador.
Changing perspectives. Join #LouisVuitton ambassadors @bts_bighit to watch @VirgilAbloh’s #LVMenFW21 show live from Seoul. Watch on Wednesday, July 7th at 7 pm (GMT +9) on Twitter or https://t.co/uNwRJx00hb pic.twitter.com/gkLUlyLKAJ— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 6, 2021
In addition, the video showed Jimin, RM, Suga, J-Hope, Jungkook, and Jin showcasing the latest collection of Louis Vuitton with charming and elegant gestures.
#LouisVuitton Ambassador and @bts_bighit member #Jimin shows off a silver tote bag from the collection at @ViriglAbloh’s #LVMenFW21 fashion show in Seoul. Watch now on Twitter or https://t.co/LSIytRcPnN#BTS pic.twitter.com/3HXlc5Txxm— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 7, 2021
#LouisVuitton Ambassador and @bts_bighit member #RM carries a silver metallic bag from the collection at @VirgilAbloh‘s #LVMenFW21 fashion show in Seoul. Watch now on Twitter or https://t.co/5a4mjW7CRv#BTS pic.twitter.com/X8iivx3Pql— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 8, 2021
#LouisVuitton Ambassador and @bts_bighit member #jhope wears a suit that incorporates the iconic Monogram motif at @VirgilAbloh’s #LVMenFW21 fashion show in Seoul. Watch now on Twitter or https://t.co/QhezI4UWJx#BTS pic.twitter.com/TkloYX49UR— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 9, 2021
Carrying a bag from the collection, #LouisVuitton Ambassador and @bts_bighit Member #Jin poses at @VirgilAbloh’s #LVMenFW21 fashion show in Seoul. Watch now on Twitter or https://t.co/67t7bssEY2— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 8, 2021
Louis Vuitton video leaves out BTS V
However, what concerns ARMY the most is that Louis Vuitton video leaves out BTS V, and only featured six members in their Twitter post.
#LVMenFW21— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) July 8, 2021
Figurative notions. Presented in Seoul, @VirgilAbloh‘s #LVMenFW21 collection re-appropriates the normal through extreme elevation. Watch the show featuring @bts_bighit on Twitter or https://t.co/UzXIisHkEb#BTS #RM #Jin #SUGA #jhope #Jimin #V #JungKook pic.twitter.com/XWwVVy1FdD
ARMY Protests about Louis Vuitton Video Commercial
Realizing that Louis Vuitton commercial video lacks one member of their beloved BTS, ARMY tweets their protest on Twitter.
Regarding the issue, ARMY protests that Louis Vuitton video leaves out BTS (V) Kim Taehyung. It shows only six members of the BTS Kpop boy group. Furthermore, they tagged Louis Vuitton’s official Twitter account, @LouisVuitton, to remind the brand that BTS has 7 members. And all of them are Louis Vuitton’s brand ambassadors.
Hello, @LouisVuitton . BTS consists of 7 members, not 6 and you have included only 6 members in your clip, leaving Kim Taehyung aka BTS V out. Please include him in the clip. It’s a humble request. Thank you.— ᴾᵉʳᵐᶦˢˢᶦᵒⁿ ᴄʜᴜᴜ⁷ ᵗᵒ ᴰᵃⁿᶜᵉ (@Chuu_3009) July 9, 2021
Hi! @LouisVuitton. You have 7 ambassadors, but there’s only 6 in this video. So please we kindly ask you to fix it, and that you add ‘Taehyung’ (BTS V), because he is also a BTS’s member and one of the ambassadors. Thanks. pic.twitter.com/jpp6yfSB0c— ᴮᵁᵀᵀᴱᴿNhung♡ (@nhung_302) July 9, 2021
Up to this point, there has been no response from Louis Vuitton about this issue. And ARMY keeps reminding by posting BTS (V) Kim Taehyung’s part of the Louis Vuitton commercial video on Twitter.
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