John Cena Said BTS ‘Hit Me By Storm,’ Reveals His Bias

BTS has been killing it in the U.S., and it turns out there are quite a few celebrities drafted in their ARMY. They’ve been a big hit across the entire nation, wooing stars like Emma Stone, Halsey, and Ellen DeGeneres. 

Now, they can count none other than John Cena among their biggest fans. The renowned wrestler claims the band “hit me by storm,” and even revealed his BTS bias. Here’s what we know about John Cena’s BTS love. 

John Cena the BTS bodyguard

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, John Cena revealed that he has a secret dream when it comes to BTS.

“I’m petitioning to kind of be their secret bodyguard. I’m currently doing business in China, and China is really close to Korea, so you never know what can happen,” joked Cena. Look, he might be goofing around, but let’s make it happen. 

“When I became aware of the BTS phenomenon, it hit me by storm,” revealed Cena. “I listened to their music, I enjoy their music.”

Cena even took to Twitter to reveal his love for the supergroup. “I’ve had a little trouble keeping up lately but does @BTS_twt @bts_bighit need a bodyguard? Crazy because I’ve been touring with them for years, they just can’t see me. #GotYourSix,” tweeted the wrestler.

It’s amazing to see how quickly BTS positioned themselves in the hearts of American fans across the nation — and it’s impressive that they’ve established fans among stars like Cena. It seems the actor is firmly a member of ARMY. In fact, Cena revealed that he has a bias of his own. 

John Cena reveals his BTS bias, favorite tracks

John Cena
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“J-Hope is my favorite just because he’s got a little bit of street cred, like myself,” explained John Cena to Entertainment Tonight, revealing his bias in no uncertain terms. “But I really enjoy the following and the passion they create. I think that’s something special.”

John Cena also took to Twitter to reveal his favorite tracks from the album Map of the Soul: Persona. His two favorites are Intro: “Persona,” and “Dionysus.”

“Favorite tracks off Persona…Intro aka Persona (love the Super Mario Bros ‘coin sample’) and Dionysus. Greek god of wine making… yeah that’s a good one for me,” tweeted Cena. 

It seems as if the admiration goes both ways. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the boys revealed that they’re fans of Cena as well. “He’s the best wrestler,” said RM. J-Hope revealed that he would love to meet Cena.

Cena also said of BTS, “And especially for them to be the first to take K-pop and make it global, that truly is a testament to how well they do their job.”

BTS made it to John Cena’s soundtrack, fans react

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John Cena loves BTS so much that he’s decided to include a BTS song on the soundtrack of his new family comedy, Playing With Fire.

“I’ve said before, I admire the message @bts_bighit sends thru music. @BTS_ARMY you’ll hear some familiar “Fire” in #PlayingWithFireMovie OUT FRIDAY! Thank you @andyfickman for using a favorite song of mine! (Only because RM wears jorts in the video),” tweeted Cena.

Fans were ecstatic to hear Cena’s news. One fan tweeted, “Another joon’s thigh enthusiast I see. We will all be looking forward to hear @BTS_twt in your movie. You’re a real one Mr. Cena [sic].” 

Another fan added, “We truly love you and appreciate you. Thank you for always showing the boys your love.”

ARMY Magazine tweeted, “We are thrilled by this news. We can hardly contain our excitement. Thank you so much for supporting @BTS_twt and for introducing them to a new audience.”