IU Apologizes After Mentioning Wanna One Kang Daniel’s Name

“We’re very sorry. It was a mistake, we’re sorry. It won’t happen again.”

On a recent episode of IU TV, IU apologized to Wanna One fans after accidentally mentioning Kang Daniel’s name.


While waiting for their shoot, IU complimented her manager by saying that he looks like an idol.

“Oppa, you look like an idol.”

ㅡ IU


Then another staff member asked IU, “Who did you say his hairstyle looked like?”


When IU couldn’t recall, her manager stated, “Kang Daniel!”


Surprised by his answer, IU immediately asked the filming staff to edit out the footage and apologized. The other staff member joined in and asked for forgiveness as well.

“Please edit out this part. I beg you.”

ㅡ IU

“Our Hanteo (manager) could die!”

ㅡ Staff Member


She made an apology on behalf of all of her staff and explained that her manager was a good person.

“Our oppa (manager) is a kind person. I’m very sorry. I’ll apologize on behalf of all of us.”

ㅡ IU


She then ran over to her manager and made him apologize right away as well.

“Hurry up and apologize! He’s a good person. We’re very sorry. It was a mistake, we’re sorry. It won’t happen again.”

ㅡ IU


IU’s manager added that he loves Wanna One as well as Kang Daniel.

“I love Wanna One. And I like Kang Daniel very much.”

ㅡ IU’s Manager


Netizens couldn’t get over how cute IU and all of her staff were in this silly moment.

  • “IU is so cuteㅋㅋㅋㅋ”
  • “ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋThe manager, IU, her stylist…they’re all cute”
  • “Omgㅠㅠㅠㅠwhat a cutieㅠㅠㅠㅠ this is why I love her so much”
  • “How cute ㅠㅠㅠㅠ she looks like a baby and even acts like one…she’s too cuteㅠㅠㅠㅠㅠ”
  • “IU is such a cutie ㅋㅋㅋshe has great chemistry with her managerㅋ”


Moreover, Kang Daniel’s fans were, in fact, thankful to IU for mentioning his name and expressed that there was no need for her to apologize.

  • “I’m Daniel’s fan and I don’t think she needs to apologize ㅋㅋㅋ I’m just happy she mentioned him ㅋㅋㅋㅋ”
  • “As a fan of Daniel since Produce, I’m just so touched that his name came out of IU’s mouth ㅋㅋㅋ I can’t believe she knows himㅠㅠㅠ”
  • “I’m Daniel’s fan and I’m happy she mentioned his name ㅋㅋㅋIU is really charming and even her manager is charming”
  • “It makes me happy to hear Daniel’s name so unexpectedly ㅋㅋㅋIU is always so cute”


IU personally uploaded the video clip on her Instagram and wrote in the caption: “My manager, Hanteo, supports Wanna One.” Watch the clip below: