Japanese TV show axes BTS performance over atomic bomb T-shirt

Top worn by K-pop band member Jimin appeared to celebrate Hiroshima attack

A TV network in Japan has cancelled an appearance by the popular K-pop band BTS, after a photo emerged of one of its members wearing a T-shirt that appeared to celebrate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

The seven-member boy band, who have built a huge international following since they formed in 2013, were due to appear on TV Asahi’s flagship Music Station show on Friday evening.

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