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On a popular online community called Pann, a post compiling sexy photos by IU recently went viral.

Originally titled, “IU’s sexy photoshoot,” the post compiled IU’s photoshoot where she wore revealing clothing and posed in suggestive ways.

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NETIZEN REACTIONS

Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 228, – 42] So this is really the image she wanted in the end. Singers need the sexy image to last long. She’s...
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Famous for her title as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, IU is the adored angel of Korea. Loved for her innocence and kind heart, IU is every girls’ role model!

But some fans might not know that on occasion she’s appeared on stage wearing some incredibly sexy outfits. The following 10 pictures showcase this hidden talent of hers and might leave you with a new image perspective of IU you never thought of before. Here’s TOP 10 Sexiest Outfits Of IU.

1. Black lace dress with see through arms and stomach.
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When life gets too stressful, it's always nice to have a best friend who just gets you. The K-Pop world is definitely stress-inducing; and in the midst of paparazzi, rumors, crazy sasaeng fans, harsh netizen comments, and public misconceptions, some idols are lucky to have someone whom they can always count on to be on their side.

Suzy and IU: Watermelon Sisters
Suzy and IU were not always close. Although the two were co-stars on the famous idol drama 'Dream High', they were known to be pretty awkward around each other. That is until one fateful night, Suzy first approached her fellow K-Pop cutie...
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Koreaboo posted an article titled "9 K-Pop Celebrities With Ridiculous Luxurious Cars", and IU's Porshe Cayenne Vantage 2, which is valued at ~80,000 USD (~80,000,000 Won) is included in the list! The car might be worth $80,000, but riding with IU is priceless XD

These Korean Celebrities have some of the most expensive, luxurious cars on the market. How would you like to step into the ride of your favorite idol? From interior to exterior these cars are the epitome of luxury, check out which car your favorite idol drives on our list titled: 9 K-Pop Celebrities With Ridiculous Luxurious Cars

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IU has always been known to be on the slim side, but recently, netizens noted that the singer is looking too skinny, possibly even to the point of being unhealthy.

An article titled 'IU's body keeps diminishing' shows pictures of the singer at an August 18 VIP preview for soon-to-premiere 'The Queen of Crime.'

Many netizens left scathing comments on these pictures, bashing IU's thin frame, particularly how skinny her arms look

Top comments read, "Seriously too skinny without any volume lool," "No hips," "Omg~she's got no character as it is as a celeb but she just looks like a sick person because she's too skinny and without any curves..just look at her arms," "little kiddie body~~~~" "I guess she misses anchovies so much that she's slowly becoming one," "Even women don't like bodies like that," and more.

What do you think? Are they being too harsh?

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Famous for her title as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, IU is the adored angel of Korea. Loved for her innocence and kind heart, IU is every girls’ role model! But some fans might not know that on occasion she’s appeared on stage wearing some incredibly sexy outfits.

The following 10 pictures showcase this hidden talent of hers and might leave you with a new image perspective of IU you never thought of before. Here’s TOP 10 Sexiest Outfits Of IU.

1. Black lace dress with see through arms and stomach.
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2. White button up shirt and black shorts
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Singer IU‘s representatives revealed that they will be taking legal action against the person behind maliciously edited photos of her that are circulating online.

On November 1, IU’s management company Loen Entertainment said, “We have screen captures of the post, and we are investigating the social media accounts who are sharing the post and the original poster.”

The post in question was shared on Facebook on October 31 with the caption, “IU’s shocking concept.”

In the photos, IU’s legs have been edited to look like she is only wearing black underwear and stockings. The original...
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Famous for her title as the “Nation’s Little Sister”, IU is the adored angel of Korea. Loved for her innocence and kind heart, IU is every girls’ role model!

But some fans might not know that on occasion she’s appeared on stage wearing some incredibly sexy outfits.

The following 10 pictures showcase this hidden talent of hers and might leave you with a new image perspective of IU you never thought of before. Here’s TOP 10 Sexiest Outfits Of IU.

1. Black lace dress with see through arms and stomach.

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2. White button up shirt and black shorts

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3. These sweaters of...
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Lucky for IU’s manager, he will have the honor of having a singer with one of the most beautiful voices at his wedding to sing the congratulatory song to celebrate the soon-to-be-married couple!

It has been reported that IU will be singing at the wedding of the manager who has looked after her since her debut as a singer in 2008, when she was only in her third year of middle school. This former manager and now director of IU’s agency, 40-year-old Bae Jong Han, will be holding his wedding ceremony this coming July 11.

In the midst of her busy schedule, especially following the wave of love...
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Kim Eana (IU's lyricist), Park Yohan (IU's dancer) and Hanteo manager have commented on her photo (I'm way too lazy to scroll all the comments looking for more people I know.)

She is also following several people, like Coordi Noh, that require approval to be followed.

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[UPDATE] IU's former producer, Cho Young Cheol, confirmed the account on his twitter via his Instagram: link and IU replied.

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ee ji geum (wordplay of ‘Lee Jieun’, meaning ‘this now’) Instagram. Why does everyone add # at the back?

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Sometimes, idols have some pretty amazing weight transformations, whether it be from dieting or just from working out hardcore.

We felt these idols definitely deserved attention for their transformations and put them together in a feature. Check out this list titled, “10 Amazing K-Pop Idol Weight Transformations”

1. Jessica
2. Thunder
3. Wendy (Red Velvet)
4. Youngjae (B.A.P)
5. Uee (After School)
6. Yubin (Wonder Girls)
7. Park Bom (2NE1)
8. Mino (WINNER)
9. Gayoon (4MINUTE)
10. IU

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IU recently attended a graduation of one of her fans in order to keep the promise she made with her a year ago.

It’s now been revealed that the graduation gift she prepared for the fan was worth approximately $15,000 USD.

On this day, she called up the fan onto the stage and congratulated her in person. She even performed a few songs for the students.

But that’s not all. She also gave all the students gifts that included flowers, cosmetics and chocolate.

And according to speculations by a netizen, the flowers are worth $54 USD, the cosmetics $43 USD and the chocolate $1.40 and with 156 students, IU would have spent over $15,000 USD! Even with bulk discount, she would’ve spent well over $10,000 USD.

No one can deny that IU is simply an angel.

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Solo singer IU and former f(x) member Sulli have proven time and time again that the two are very close friends.

In fact, the SM Entertainment artist recently updated her followers on their close relationship by showing a cute photo of a home cooked meal that IU had prepared for the two of them. And while many fans praised the girls for their cute friendship despite their busy schedules, many anti-fans resorted to criticizing the quality of IU’s cooking.

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FIESTAR's Jei, who recently attended the press conference for upcoming OCN drama 'Vampire Detective', gave her thoughts on her potential role model.

After thinking, Jei finally answered, saying, "When you look at IU, she's such a capable singer and actress. When I see IU, I always think about how I want to be as capable as IU. She's my current role model."

The idol also commented on her desire to become an actress who can play any role with her own unique color.

'Vampire Detective', starring Lee Joon, Oh Jung Se, Lee Sae Young, and more, will premiere March 28!

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IU spoke up about her controversial song “Zeze” in her recent pictorial and interview with GQ Korea.

In the December issue of GQ magazine, IU said, “A lot of discussion took place around this song, and I saw that many opinions were being thrown out and that the topic of discussion itself was becoming broader, and honestly, I was thankful.”

She added, “While there was a lot of judgement about me as a person, it was a surprise when people politely expressed their opinions and focused on the issue, regardless of whether or not they were criticizing me or defending me.”

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IU and her agency LOEN Tree are currently in the middle of bringing charges to several netizens for their malicious comments against the artist.

Just recently, the agency commented that they have begun bringing up the charges with the Seoul Gangnam Police Station, including malicious comments and false rumors as well as those who have spread the composite photo of IU from her fan meeting in which someone has photoshopped IU in such a way that it seemed she was performing in lingerie.

A netizen on Pann recently published a post commenting that 82 people are getting sued by IU for their malicious...
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Using an example from the film adaptation of Lolita, netizens claimed to have further evidence of solo singer IU using concepts from the novel for her recent comeback.

Netizens have continued to attack the singer with alleged evidence. Quoting a scene from the film adaptation of Lolita, one netizen claimed that IU used the same phrasing when discussing the character Zeze from the book My Sweet Orange Tree. The quote, “What makes me anxious is this premature girl’s duplicity. She has softness of a child like a typical lolita, but it’s mixed with evil and vulgar vibes,” was compared to...
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Heo Ji Woong spoke up once again on IU's behalf.

Amid the various criticism IU is receiving, he said, "People who say that it is a taboo even for expression have a trend of trying to make everyone follow the moral boundaries they build. Even people who don't believe it's a big deal start taking sides because they don't want to be judged morally. If someone is a pedophile or if they support it, they can be punished through law through proof. Just because they see it that way, it's not right to reduce this to agreeing or opposing pedophilia and bully them."

He added, "Just as the people have freedom...
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With so many musical acts in South Korea, there's new music every day. It's rare that some of the top K-pop idol vocalists go neck to neck with each, but that's happening right now.

This October, four of K-pop's most respected young vocal talents will go up against one another. Soloist IU, JYJ's XIA Junsu, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, and Super Junior's Kyuhyun each have begun promotions for October solo releases.

Each of the four are highly respected in South Korea for their expressive vocal talent, and particularly known for their ballads and heartfelt songs.

Kim Taeyeon became the first...
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When IU and Chang Kiha made their relationship public, some people may have been not too happy about the news, the unhappiest of them being Loen's stockholders, as the stock price fluctuated vastly from the two's dating news.

When news of their relationship was confirmed on October 8, Loen's stock immediately went into red, the market value of the company decreasing a whopping 126.4 billion KRW (~$110.7 million USD).

Further, compared to the previous closing price of 75,300 KRW (~$66 USD), Loen's stock, which had risen 1,200 KRW (~$1.05 USD) ) to record a price of 76,500 KRW (~$67 USD), plummeted...
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