Simon Pegg is known for his roles in popular franchises such as Mission Impossible and Star Trek and cult classics like Shaun of the Dead. However, the English actor is also a big fan of K-Pop.
It was his daughter Tilly who introduced him to the world of K-Pop and got him interested in BTS. The two of them even flew to Las Vegas for the group’s PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE concert.
Tilly’s love for K-Pop
English actor Simon Pegg has a daughter called Tilly, who is a massive BTS fan. She and her father flew down to Las Vegas to attend BTS’ PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE concert, and they got to meet all of the members in person.
She’s also a big fan of Coldplay, who recently collaborated with BTS on their new single ‘My Universe’. According to Chris Martin, the rap parts for this song were inspired by Tilly’s love for K-Pop.
In a recent interview, Simon Pegg revealed that his daughter is a huge K-Pop fan. She introduced her father to the band and he now loves their music as well.
She’s also very brave and loves to face danger head on, as she does in “Chipocalypse Now” when Bill’s house is threatened by a squad of drillers. She is also known to be very good at lock picking, a skill that she learned from her Gramma.
Tilly’s love for BTS
British actor Simon Pegg is a huge fan of K-Pop group BTS, and he has a special connection with the band’s lead member, Jin. He is a part of the ARMY, the fandom for BTS, and has been very open about his love for the band’s members, including Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook.
On October 17, Simon Pegg took a photo with a cardboard standee of Jin, which belonged to his daughter Tilly, who is also a huge fan of BTS. He was also very excited to see that the band received a Grammy award and shared the news with his fans on Instagram.
In an interview with Koreaboo, Pegg reveals that his daughter introduced him to K-Pop and BTS. The actor, who is known for his roles in movies like Star Trek and Mission Impossible, became a fan of the band after she introduced him to their music. He has even said that he would love to work with BTS and act with them one day!
Tilly’s love for Jimin
BTS’s Jimin made history on Monday (April 3) when his new single “Like Crazy” scored him the first solo South Korean artist to hit the Top 10 of the Hot 100. The singer took to Instagram following the news to share a screenshot of the latest chart with a caption that read “Love you all.”
Simon Pegg, the British actor, comedian, and writer, has always been a big fan of the K-Pop group. In fact, he and Tilly recently flew to Las Vegas to attend their PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE concert.
While there, Pegg and Tilly got to meet Jimin and RM in person. It was an amazing and petrifying experience for both the father-daughter duo. Despite being star-struck, Pegg and Tilly had a jovial conversation with Jimin. They also shared a photo together. The pair even bonded over their love for BTS!
Tilly’s love for RM
During the BBC talk-show The One Show, Simon Pegg revealed that he was introduced to BTS by his daughter Tilly. The actor and director has played leading roles in popular franchises such as Star Trek, Mission Impossible and Shaun of the Dead and now he’s become a die-hard fan of K-Pop.
A recent BTS ARMY fan event in Las Vegas saw him meet members like Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin and V and it seems to be an eye-opening experience for both him and Tilly. In fact, RM is one of his favorite members of the band and he even took the time to share a video of him vibing to their song “MIC Drop (Steve Aoki Remix)” on his Instagram story.