BTS Fans Are Slamming a ‘Racist’ Cartoon of Them Being Beaten Amid Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Jenzia Burgos
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ARMYs took to social media to protest a disturbing illustration for BTS‘ Garbage Pail Kids card this week. The trading card—which depicts the K-pop group members as bruised, scarred, and covered in stitches—was unveiled amid a concerning spike in anti-Asian violence.

The card, which was part of the Garbage Pail Kids’ 2021 “Shammy Awards” GRAMMYs satire collection, was revealed by Topps on Tuesday, March 16. The collection included depictions of Grammy-nominated artists such as Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion, and of course BTS, who performed their single “Dynamite” at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, March 14. While all the cards were satirical, many social media users noted that the card for BTS was...

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