Russia bans BTS concert film because it is deemed ‘gay’


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It is a bum note. Screening of BTS’ concert film, scheduled in Russia’s southern republic of Dagestan, has been cancelled following accusations that the South Korean boyband is “gay”.

The group’s hit film BTS World Tour: Love Yourself In Seoul was set to be shown at a cinema in the city of Makhachkala after hundreds of local fans had led a social-media campaign to back that move.

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