BTS's Jungkook's Runway Walk

BTS's Jungkook's Runway Walk

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Updated Jan 10, 2019 at 04:27PM EST by 3kole5.

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BTS's Jungkook's Runway Walk refers to a series of reaction videos that use a clip of Jungkook, a member of the K-Pop group BTS, walking down a long narrow stage during a performance. Online, people have used the remixed the clip, adding the Beyoncé song "Partition" to the soundtrack as well as captions that feature jokes about having confidence.


On December 14th, 2018, BTS performed at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in Hong Kong. During the performance of the song "Airplane Pt. 2," Jungkook walked the onstage runway in the style of a runway model.

Following the performance, Twitter [1] user @ggukreum tweeted a short clip of the walk, replacing the soundtrack from the performance with the Beyoncé song "Partition." They captioned the tweet, "over there i swear i saw them cameras flash." The post received more than 31,000 retweets, 63,000 likes and 14 million views in one month (shown below).


That day, people began sharing @ggukreum's video and adding new captions. For example, Twitter[2] @cultkoo tweeted the clip with the caption "me walking up to the mcdonald’s counter when my order number is called." The tweet received more than 14,000 retweets and 31,000 likes in one month (shown below).

Others posted videos that they claimed resembled Jungkook's walk. Twitter[7] user @ask_bts_stuff tweetd a video of a cat walking and the caption, "Thats jungkook during the airplane pt2 intro." The tweet received more than 2,100 retweets and 5,800 likes in one month (shown below).

Several media outlets covered the meme, including TIME,[3] Teen Vogue,[4] Elite Daily[5] and more.

On December 18th, Redditor [6] Ayllkorena posted about the meme in the /r/bangtan subreddit.

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Jungkook walking down a runaway at the Mnet Asian Music Awards on his way to perform BTS' Latin pop inspired song Airplane pt.2 rach bro GGUKREUM me walking into work knowing i'm gonna guit rach bro GGUKREUM Me- walking in supermarket with zero dollar in pocketS. #JUNGKOOK #BTS @BTS, twt rach bro GGUKREUM
me walking past the people I just passed cause I went the wrong way rach bro GGUKREUM Me walking into Costco and flashing the membership card at the entrance #BTS #Jungkook rach bro GGUKREUM me in 5th grade walking up to sharpen my pencil knowing my outfit cute rach bro GGUKREUM

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