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Spending months on the road together is sure to bring a group closer together. Since BTS debuted in 2013, these K-pop idols became one of the biggest boy bands in the world. Still, some fans are wondering if these musicians are actually friends. Here’s our look into Jin, J-Hope, RM, Suga, Jimin, V, and Jungkook’s friendship.

South Korean group BTS visit 'The Morning Mash Up' On SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel
South Korean group BTS visit ‘The Morning Mash Up’ On SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel | Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for SiriusXM

The members of BTS confirm they actually are best friends

They’re international superstars, but on and off the stage, they’re just regular people. They visit museums, they spend time in nature, and they go out to eat with their friends. Still, some are wondering about the friendship between these k-pop idols. As far as we know, the boys in BTS are actually very close, even spending time together during their “days off.”

“About our group, I think it’s like sailing on the same ship while looking at different directions. And while working as a team, we’ve achieved things that we’d never dreamed of in the name of BTS while keep seeing each other’s most ideal sides,” RM said according to K-pop Herald. “And I think our members are also aware of that, even better than me. It’s a miracle that we’ve come this far.”

BTS even shared rooms when they first debuted

The boys in BTS perform together but they also shared bedrooms. Based on their fourth Anniversary Festa Home Party, fans learned that in 2016, the BTS boys were split up into four rooms. According to Koreaboo, before that, “Jungkook used to room with RM, and the gamers (V, J-Hope, and Jimin) used to dorm as a trio.”

“We have the members and we get our strength from our members because we’re always together. We support each other and we have this synergy so we can prop each other up,” J-Hope said during an interview with Dan Wootton.

“We’re friends, business partners, roommates, everything,” RM added into what J-Hope stated. That’s not to say the group doesn’t have their arguments. During one episode of BTS: Burn the Stage on YouTube Red, V and Jin got in a disagreement about staging. It was quickly dispersed by RM, who told the two idols not to act like amateurs.

BTS performs onstage during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards
BTS performs onstage during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards | Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for dcp

BTS fans can see the boys interacting on episodes of ‘Run BTS!’

Aside from performing on stage and chatting in interviews worldwide, fans can see BTS in their web series, entitled Run BTS. This series features the seven members of this boy band competing in physical and mental games. Everything from visiting a waterpark to answering trivia questions appears during these episodes. There, fans can catch a glimpse of their relationship outside of music.

Episodes of Run BTS are available on and on the V Live App. Music by BTS, including their recently released album Map of the Soul: Persona, is available on Spotify, Apple Music, and most major streaming platforms.