Trading card showing K-pop band BTS beaten and bruised is denounced as violent and racist; issuer Topps removes it and apologises

//Trading card showing K-pop band BTS beaten and bruised is denounced as violent and racist; issuer Topps removes it and apologises

Trading card showing K-pop band BTS beaten and bruised is denounced as violent and racist; issuer Topps removes it and apologises

US trading card maker Topps has removed and apologised for its BTS sticker card after a backlash from Twitter users who have called the card’s depiction of the K-pop boy band violent and racist.The BTS card debuted as a part of Topps’ “2021 Topps Garbage Pail Kids: The Shammy Awards” pack of sticker cards. The collection was unveiled shortly after last Sunday’s 63rd annual Grammy Awards, and featured caricatures of famous musicians, including Billie Eilish as “Buoyant Billie” and Bruno Mars as …

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