Singer IU and actor Lee Jong Suk were announced as Dispatch’s New Year’s Couple, and the pair quickly became all the internet could talk about. In Lee Jong Suk’s letter to fans, he revealed his heart “always belonged to IU.”
Here are 6 moments that, in retrospect, show how obvious his crush on IU was!
1. The way he looked at her while they were both MCs.
2. This MC moment when he said he’d miss her.
some ppl are bringing up this clip from jongsuk's last day mcing when he cutely says "what should I do when I miss you iu?" and "can I come over to see iu on inkigayo?"😩 knowing now he already had a crush on her back then the zoom they do on his face is so ahead of its time lmao pic.twitter.com/yUWOTB7ldb
— ⭐️🍬 (@y0seobs) December 31, 2022
3. Saying that he had a “good relationship” with her.
In 2013, on an episode of Potato Star, Jong Suk referred to IU as someone he had a “good relationship” with.
4. When he returned from Japan in 2017, he immediately went to her concert.
Forget jetlag, IU was much more important!
Y’all remember when Lee Jong Suk went to IU’s Palette concert last Dec 2017 when he just came back from Japan that day pic.twitter.com/aiq7OInHzK
— BROKER 🎬✨ (@ayiiyuuu) August 23, 2020
jongsuk coming to see iu before her palette concert in 2017 is so cute pic.twitter.com/laBiLo1T4d
— anam (@jieunaras) December 31, 2022
5. All the times he recommended her songs.
Over the years, Jong Suk has constantly recommended her songs!
6. This interview.
Jong Suk described his idea type as someone “wise, resilient, someone I can respect, and more than anything, I hope she’s adorable.” This absolutely fits the adorable IU to a T!
Check out the couple’s astrological compatibility below!