May 31, 2019 will always be special for Sammie because it was the exact date she became a fan of K-pop supergroup, BTS. As an ARMY, or an official fan of BTS, Sammie went beyond collecting merch—her love for the boys literally left permanent marks on her. To date, Sammie has two BTS-inspired tattoos: the heart on the Love Yourself: Answer album cover and the ARMY logo. Having these tattoos done is her ~craziest~ fan experience so far, but something she absolutely doesn't regret.
"When I found BTS, I was in a very dark place in my life," Sammie tells Cosmo. "And this specific album (Love Yourself: Answer) was actually the one that helped me get out of that dark time. It was a specific song that actually helped me, which is called 'Love Myself'. I feel without BTS I wouldn't be here. That's why I got this tattoo—to remind me that I should always love myself because BTS loves me." The ARMY logo, on the other hand, is to represent her "being thankful for everything they've done for me over the past year."
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VIDEO PRODUCED BY: Jacinda A. Lopez, Andie Estella, Louise Ferrer, and Lily Grace Tabanera
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