On January 18, James Corden posted on Twitter announcing BTS‘s appearance on the Late Late Show and had ARMYs screaming with joy. He revealed that they would perform “Black Swan” on January 28.
— 💜💜 #BTSxCorden TONIGHT 💜💜 (@latelateshow) January 17, 2020
On the day of the show, ARMYs were lined up outside the studio waiting to enter. James Corden suddenly appeared and gave out cupcakes to those waiting in line.
— BTS Daily Stats⁷ (@btsdailystats) January 28, 2020
Fans were touched as they saw that the cupcake box read, “big love to the BTS ARMY.”
— ⁷ BTS Europe 🌍 (@BTS__Europe) January 28, 2020
Fans were gushing over Corden’s kind gesture to the ARMYs and photos of his act of kindness began popping up online.
— dewimulya (@dewimulya_1) January 28, 2020
Fans also found out that Corden also supported an amazing charity that provides meals to UK school children who need them, showing that Corden is not only a great host and friend, but also a great person to the community.
Wow, @JKCorden is not only being an amazing host to @BTS_twt and a good friend to #BTSARMY, we see he also supports an amazing charity called @magic_breakfast, which provides nutritious meals to UK schoolchildren who need them! ARMYs, feel free to join in to support them! https://t.co/unVhrF636D
— One in an ARMY⁷ Charity Project 💜🐯📸 (@OneInAnARMY) January 28, 2020
Others found photos of Corden and BTS throughout the years, showing their growing friendship.
BTS on The Late Late Show with James Corden (2017, 2018 & 2020) pic.twitter.com/O51BSKmkWg
— 𝐿⁷ (@stussyjimin) January 28, 2020
Who’s ready to see BTS perform “Black Swan” tonight? We most certainly are!
Also, #BTSxZachSang coming soon!
coming soon #BTSxZachSang 💜
btw, this is the bus that they use on the Bachlor lol pic.twitter.com/3QGtXVrxz3
— Zach Sang (@zachsang1) January 28, 2020