The agency’s statement is as follows:
“Good evening. This is Big Hit Entertainment.
“We regret to announce that one of the members of BTS, Jimin, will not be able to take part in the recording of the band’s appearance tonight on ‘The Graham Norton Show.’
“On the morning of the day of the recording, Jimin began suffering from severe muscle pain in his neck and back, and received medical attention. While Jimin made every effort to take part in the program, including arriving at the studio, the decision was made for Jimin not to take part in the recording due to his condition.
“We sincerely apologize to all of our fans who have been eagerly awaiting the band’s appearance on ‘The Graham Norton Show,’ and ask for your understanding.
The group recently performed two shows in London on October 9 and 10 as part of their “Love Yourself” world tour. BTS’s appearance on “The Graham Norton Show” will air on October 12 at 10:35 PM local time.