25 May 2024
Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs 1

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs 1

Singer and actress IU is a rare case in Korean showbiz that is still famous after a series of shocking scandals.

IU is known as the `Queen of digital music`, possessing a series of hits that have swept all Korean music charts.

Her innocent appearance and high-pitched voice help IU become Korea’s `Nation’s Little Sister`.

IU was born in 1993, real name is Lee Ji Eun, grew up in a poor family and lacked parental care.

Throughout her childhood, the beauty was always ridiculed and criticized by her relatives because she liked to sing.

At the age of 15, she entered the musical path.

IU’s path to stardom was not difficult thanks to her talent, especially her `three legendary high notes`.

IU released her debut album in 2008, which was positively received by the public.

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs

IU sang three high notes

In the same year 2010, IU received her first role in the series Dream High, starring with Suzy, Kim Soo Hyun, Taecyeon and Wooyoung (group 2PM), Eun Jung (T-ara)… The work resonated.

* IU in the movie `Dream High`

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs

IU in the movie `Dream High`

While at the peak of her career, IU destroyed her image with a scandal of sensitive photos and sexually suggestive songs.

In 2012, the female singer posted intimate photos with her senior Eunhyuk – the idol singer of the group Super Junior – on her personal page.

The photo of IU being intimate with Eunhyuk was posted by herself on her personal page.

In response to the fans’ reaction, IU’s management company explained: the photo was taken when Eunhyuk visited IU when she was sick, the two of them sat on a chair taking a photo, not a `bed photo` as many people said.

The explanation from the female singer’s representative did not satisfy fans.

However, IU still maintains her reputation and appeal.

In 2013, IU released the album Modern Times, giving the public a seductive and mature image.

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs

IU’s famous ‘Friday’ MV

A year later, she released the album Flower Bookmark and released many music products in collaboration with famous domestic artists.

In 2015, IU continued to be invited to star in the work Producer – bringing together a cast of famous actors such as Kim Soo Hyun, Gong Hyo Jin, Cha Tae-Hyun… After filming ended, IU was equipped with Dispatch to release evidence of her appointment.

Also in 2015, IU encountered a sexual scandal in her self-produced album Chat-Shire.

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs

IU’s controversial MV – ‘Twenty – three’

In addition, the song Zeze written by IU is said to promote pedophilia.

The picture of Zeze boy without pants and fishnet stockings on the album cover of “Chat-Shire” caused IU to be criticized by the audience for promoting pedophilia.

A series of plagiarism and sexual controversies in the album Chat-Shire greatly affected IU’s career.

However, in the eye of the storm, IU was still cast by the director for the female lead role in the historical film Moonlight Lover – adapted from the famous Chinese novel – Bo Jingxin by Tong Hua.

Korea's 'Nation's Little Sister' is still hot despite having sensitive photos and suggestive songs

IU in the movie Moon Lovers

Earlier this year, IU and Jang Ki Ha broke up after 4 years of love.

On September 22, IU continued to release the album Flower Bookmark 2, continuing the first part released in 2014. Sleepless rainy night – the title song – was remade by her from the original version by singer Kim Gun Mo.

IU’s acting is not highly appreciated, but in the music field, she is an excellent representative of Kpop.

In addition, the reality show Hyori’s Homestay with the participation of IU and Lee Hyori and her husband had a rating of up to 9.05% – setting a record for JTBC’s most-watched reality TV show.

According to Ilgan Sports, IU is on the list of the 30 most powerful figures in the Korean entertainment industry this year.

IU participated in the reality show with Lee Hyori and her husband.

Tue Khuong – Thanh Cao

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