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BTS says decision to hold concert in Saudi Arabia wasn't easy

(CNN)The leader of South Korean boy band BTS has spoken out about their upcoming concert in Saudi Arabia, saying it wasn't an easy decision to play in the kingdom which has been criticized over its human rights abuses. "I wouldn't say it was easy," 25-year-old rapper RM -- whose real name is Kim Nam-joon -- told The Hollywood Reporter in the interview published October 2. "But we were officially invited. It's been a while since we've performed in the Middle East.""If there's a place where people want to see us, we'll go there. That's really how we feel," added 23-year-old singer Jimin, whose real name is Park Ji-min.In July, BTS attracted criticism after they announced an October 11 show in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Some fans po ...
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