BTS‘s V and Jungkook have a heartwarming friendship and fans just can’t get enough of it. Every 2020 “Taekook” moment deserves a spot on this list, but we’ve narrowed it down to ten that made ARMY smile. Here they are, in no particular order.
1. The back hug that broke the internet
At the 2020 Golden Disc Awards, V leaned against Jungkook, who sweetly wrapped an arm around his shoulders.
Fansites immortalized this wholesome moment in photos and videos…
…and it took over Twitter as a top trending topic.
2. When they brought back their friendship handshake
Years ago, BTS‘s V and Jungkook invented a handshake that’s as unique as their friendship. To fans’ delight, they brought it back in 2020 while shooting the “Dynamite” MV.
This nostalgic moment brought ARMYs all the way back to BTS’s rookie days.
3. The infamous Run BTS! leak
Back in April, the Run BTS! staff accidentally leaked Episode 102 a day after 101 aired. In it, V and Jungkook teamed up for a cooking challenge…
…and it was the best kind of disaster.
4. The In the SOOP heart-to-heart
V and Jungkook have grown up a lot since they met, and so has their friendship.
They sat down for a touching one-on-one conversation to share their feelings about this, and more.
He was the easiest person to talk to before, but as we started spending time on our own, there was a side of things that started to feel a bit awkward with V. He used to joke around all the time, but he’s more reserved now.
By talking it out, they were able to become closer, like they were in the past.
After that, although things are exactly the way they were when we were younger, it still felt like some things have gone back to the way they used to be.
5. When they stole our hearts at Hyundai
In Episode 110 of Run BTS!, BTS played a guessing game at the Hyundai Motor Studio. Jin made V laugh so much…
…that he fell against Jungkook’s shoulder like this. It was devastating…
…and so was this “telepathy”.
6. The selfie that saved 2020
V and Jungkook don’t post selfies together often, but when they do, fans rejoice. This selfie, taken during an arts and crafts broadcast, made ARMY’s day!
7. The Taekook show we waited 84 years for
Technically, it was only four years since V and Jungkook’s last live broadcast, but it felt like an eternity.
It had been 4 years since the last Taekook live and 3 years since the last Taekook selca….and they both happened again on the same day. We are blessed 😭💜pic.twitter.com/qn7MwMQQ2Q
— Imen⁷ ⟭⟬ 🦋 (@BTS21_2019) May 5, 2020
Earlier this year, V and Jungkook made paper crafts together for over an hour and each second was pure bliss. Here’s hoping for more in 2021!
8. Snuggles and cuddles
In the SOOP is a gold mine for Taekook content. In Episode 8, V parked himself on Jungkook’s lap to listen to Suga‘s recording…
…and they also snuggled up for a cuddle session…
…until J-Hope woke them up.
9. Blessings for the birthday boy
On September 1, BTS went live to thank ARMY for making their “Hot 100” win happen while celebrating Jungkook’s special day.
One of fans’ favorite moments was this adorable birthday hug from V.
10. Breaking news at KBS News9
These BFFs became a hot topic when BTS visited KBS News9 for an interview. As they toured the station, V held onto Jungkook’s arm and shoulder.
(Thank you, camera operator, for capturing this.)