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Ellen DeGeneres Gives K-Pop Band BTS A Surprise Fangirl 'Scare'

The seven guys also treat their fans to a performance of "Fake Love."

K-pop band BTS dropped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday ― and, as expected, it was pandemonium. 

The host kept with her tradition of pulling pranks on her famous guests. In the middle of the interview, a “fangirl” hidden inside a table jumped out to startle the seven band members. 

There also appeared to be quite a few real BTS fans in the studio, as screams from the audience sometimes drowned out DeGeneres’ chat with Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V, Jungkook and Jin. Still, we found out they learned English by watching episodes of “Friends” ― and saw them cheekily avoid a question about their love lives. 

The band then sang its latest single, “Fake Love,” from “Love Yourself: Tear.” The album, which was released earlier this month, is predicted be one of the biggest sellers in the U.S. this week and Rolling Stone has praised its “genre-hopping panache.” 

BTS also performed the song at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. 

“It was a dream come true,” V told DeGeneres of singing at the awards show. “It was really special. It was really fun.” 

Check out the performance below. 

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story attributed a quote from V to J-Hope. 

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