What is the meaning and story behind I Purple You? V’s mythical phrase for BTS and the Army turned 5 years old.
How was the phrase I Purple You invented? Kim Taehyung’s creativity, love for the Army, and dedication as a member of BTS resulted in these words. 5 years after its creation, it has already left its mark on the hearts of millions.
For BTS, Army means many things, and on different occasions they dedicated songs, awards, and even important speeches, Taehyung was not far behind when he introduced the world to the phrase: I Purple You.
What does I Purple You mean, and how was the fandom’s relationship with the color purple born? It was 5 years ago that, for the first time, V shared with fans the importance of this term that is now part of the dictionary thanks to its worldwide impact.
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What does I Purple You mean? BTS’s V creativity was behind the iconic phrase
BTS singers and rappers held the MUSTER fan meeting, where they filled the stage with their energy and exciting and dynamic choreography, with which ARMY had fun like never before.
In a segment of the show, the members talked about their relationship with ARMY, and since their feelings were so high, in V’s intervention, he mentioned I Purple You, a phrase that summarizes in a few words the millions of emotions he experiences when he is with his fans. Explained:
Do you know what purple means? It is the last color of the rainbow, it means that I will trust you and love you for a long time.
So I Purple You is an inspired metaphor for I Love You, but V changed Love for purple, being the last shade of the rainbow. It is an idol pact with Army because despite the tempo, distance, or differences, he will always have a space in his heart for fans. Owww!
Since that time, the term has been used by the fandom for all kinds of projects. Now purple is one of the colors related to BTS, turning stadiums, concerts, and more purple. <3
How does the Army celebrate the anniversary of I Purple You? The Effect on BTS Fandom
The closeness between the K-Pop band led by RM and ARMY is so strong that every year they celebrate the anniversary of I Purple You. On social networks, they share their favorite moments next to the boys and always remember the first time V said the phrase.
On its fifth anniversary, ARMY from all over the world united under the hashtag #5YearsWithPurpleLoVe, which every day takes more strength and reaches more hearts. How has I Purple You impacted your life?
ARMY! And since we touched on the subject of how loving the members of the band are, we invite you to see… BTS: The most affectionate idols according to their zodiac signs—will you be biased?