Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Wednesday, May 15, 2019

NCT 127 react to a question on BTS + compliments on their English skills on 'KTLA 5'


On May 15, NCT 127 appeared on 'KTLA 5 Morning News' in light of their North American tour 'Neo City: The Origin.'

During the live airing, the host mentioned BTS multiple times, saying things such as, "Could they be the next BTS and more?"

The host also asked NCT 127, "When you see what has happened to BTS who was also here, what do you think of that?" Mark expressed respect but clarified BTS is BTS and NCT is NCT. He said, "What they did, we have a lot of respect for but we're very excited for what we have to bring to the world."

At one point, the host complimented Johnny's English, saying, "By the way, your English is phenomenal!" The idol didn't speak into the mic but murmured, "Well yeah, I'm from Chicago." Which elicited a clapping response from Mark.

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AceTae485 pts Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

I don’t get why hosts always need to compliment the English skills of Asians who speak English as if Asians can’t be born and raised in English speaking countries. Last time they complimented mark on his English like he wasn’t born in Canada. At some point it stops being complimentary and just becomes ignorant and insulting. I remember I had a job interview and they said my English was amazing. Well I fucking hope so since I was born and raised in the UK as it says on my birth certificate that you are currently holding in your hand!


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Hwiyoung96292 pts Wednesday, May 15, 2019 18
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Finally! The right answer! Well said. (And not like what Monsta X said, which totally disappointed me).

NCT is very smart and respectful and don't kiss asses. I love them even more for this now.

And Johnny total got me laughing


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