Eight Reasons Why IU Is My Girl Crush






South Korea's sweetheart - IU released a digital single titled 'Eight' on the 6th of May 2020. The single featured BTS's rapper - Suga. Eight was written by IU herself. Eight has been described as a nostalgic pop-rock song for 2020. The song is about IU's life as a 28-year-old woman.

Eight has received positive reviews and feedbacks fro music experts. Music experts not only praise the lyrics and production, but they also compared Eight to the works of legendary musicians such as Avicii, Zedd, and Alessia Cara. Commercially, Eight debuted number 1 on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart. Eight also entered the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart at number 1.

IU in Eight music video (Image: Edam Entertainment Official Website)


To celebrate Eight's success, I would like to share with you guys eight reasons why IU is my girl crush. IU is one of the K-pop girls that I admire besides Girls Generation's Im Yoona and Bae Suzy. At the end of this post, I will share with you guys links to listen and watch IU's Eight music video. So pls, read this post till the end. Now, let's have a look at the eight reasons why I admire IU.......


My illustration of IU holding the candy rose (Image: My Artist IG @fmooneira_art)


One of my illustration of IU (Image: My Artist IG @fmooneira_art)





#1 IU Is Focus And Committed To What She Wants

(Image: W Magazine South Korea)


I have been blogging and reading about IU. Most articles about IU that I've read before tells me that being a singer, songwriter, and actress are IU's dreams since she was a child. And she stays focus to it.

In one of Healing Camp (South Korea's TV Show) episode, IU told the interviewer that several universities in South Korea has offered her special admission opportunities. But she turned all of them down because she wants to focus on pursuing her music and performing arts career.

"College entrance is for those who work hard for it. I won't even have time  to actually have a college life, so I will not be pursuing college education" -IU


#2 IU Never Gives Up On Her Dreams

(Image: W Magazine South Korea)


IU's journey to success wasn't a smooth ride. She was once conned and robbed. An agency tricked her by asking her to send a large sum of money for training and appear on television. IU was more heart-broken because the money that she lost was her grandmother's saving from selling small accessories. Besides being conned and robbed, IU was once rejected during an audition. During her debut in 2008, IU did not receive a single clapped and cheered from audiences. The audience totally ignored her. In show business, being ignored is the opposite of being love.

However, IU did not give up on her dreams. She keeps on swimming. IU's courage and hard work make her the Queen she is now.


#3 IU Strives The Best In Everything She Does

(Image: Koreaboo.com)


Point number 3 is one of the main reasons why IU is admired by most of her fans and fellow colleagues. She always strives the best in everything she does - singing, songwriting, and acting. She relishes all. In Hallyu Entertainment, IU is known as one of the most talented and hardworking celebrities.



#4 Kind Is IU's Middle Name

(Image: IU's IG @dlwlrma)


Point number 4 is one of the main reasons why I admire IU. She believes in kindness. As a fan, I always see IU as the new Audrey Hepburn. Like Hepburn, IU also grew up in poverty, work hard to improve her life, and help others who are in need. In South Korea, IU is also known as the Donation Goddess. Besides singing, songwriting, and acting, IU loves doing charities and help others who are in need. Reading IU's story makes me believe in kindness again.



#5 IU Appreciates Her Friends

IU with one her BFF -EunJi Apink (Image: Soompi.com)


Besides being loved by fans, IU is also loved by her fellow celebrity friends. Most of her celebrity friends mention to the media that IU is kind and appreciative of them. Most singers, musicians, actors, and actresses who have worked with her mentioned to the media that IU is very supportive and a helpful person. That's why IU's celebrity friends retain their friendship with her. She's a true friend and a friend in need.



#6 IU Appreciates Her Fans

(Image: Koreaboo.com)

IU fans are called Uaena. IU appreciates all the love that she receives from Uaena. She even calls her fans as her friends. Not many celebrities treat their fans as friends.



#7 IU Has An Elegant Fashion Sense

(Image: Koreaboo.com)


(Image: Soompi.com)


We are not talking about Jang Man Weol (IU's character in Hotel Del Luna) the fashionista. We are now talking about IU herself as a fashionista. I liked IU's fashion. I think IU has an elegant fashion sense. Most of the outfits that IU wore during her concerts, fan meetings, and red carpet events are lovely, elegant, and so princess-like. I described IU's fashion as elegant yet innocent. To me, IU is one of the best dress female celebrities.



#8 IU Always Smiles

(Image: Koreaboo.com)

Although IU had a hard childhood and grew up in poverty, she still smiles. In fact, IU's smile is one of the prettiest smiles I ever see. Her smile is very sincere and heartwarming. Her smile melts everyone's heart. I believe IU's smile is one of her biggest beauty assets.



Ok, so these are the eight reasons why I admire IU. Is there anyone of you a fan of IU too? If yes, what are your opinions about her? What are the things that make you admire IU?

Right now, IU is busy filming her first movie -Dream. Dream will be shown in cinemas at the end of this year. The movie also stars South Korean hunkilicous actor - Park Seo Joon. Wow! I am excited for Dream. I hope the cinema will be ok and safe by the end of this year. Aamiin.

Ok, that's all. Thank you for reading. Pls, feel free to check the links for IU's Eight music video at the end of this post.


XoXo,
Fadima Mooneira ^_^

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  1. I love IU. She is so beautiful and talented. She also seems so kind and warm hearted. I really like her song BBIBBI.

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    1. I second everything you said about IU. She’s a dream 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

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  2. Aw I love this post! I love how you talk about her, lovely read!

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  3. #IU is my ultimate girl crush! I love her acting, her music, and her personality! She did a wonderful job in this drama, I think you’ll enjoy :)

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  4. Dia ni dah la cantik, comel pulak tu. Pandai berlakon & menyanyi. Memang lengkap package untuk industri.

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    1. Yep. Don’t forget that she also have a kind heart.

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  5. peminat kpop pasti kenal dia...tq for sharing sbb mmg tk kenal ..tp kalau bts group tau sebab my daughter peminat BTS

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    1. Hahaha....... BTS is the hottest boy band now. But I am not into them. BTS utk generasi yg lebih muda.

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  6. I'm not a K-pop fan but this girl are so adorable and beautiful. Love reading about her.

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    1. Most of my friend yg not into K-pop pun said the same thing as you. They are not into K-pop but they like IU.

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  7. suka tengok iu berlakon. any movies/drama pun mesti menjadi je lakonannya

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    1. That’s because she strives the best in everything she does. Point #3

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  8. She sounds lovely! An amazing role model too.

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  9. You are really a fan of K Pop ya and always write about them as well as draw..

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    1. Yes. Everyone have their own likes and taste.

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  10. She's just so cute. I pernah tengok BTS Hotel Del Luna, director tu cakap dekat dia kalau dia taknak buat action scene takpe, boleh suruh stunt, but dia cakap kalau dia boleh buat dia buat. Kalau susah sangat baru stunt buat, and she end up having a little injured because of that scene. Dari situ i tengok dia mmg committed towards her job.

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    1. Yes......in HDL most of the stunts IU buat sendiri. That’s why she is captain marvel and Snow White roll into one. I really hope to IU in Hollywood one day. She deserves it.

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  11. Wahhhhh dia ni la eh pelakon hotel de luna. Kita ni dah lama nk tengok cter tu tapi x berkesempatan haaa... Asik sibuk je.. Nanti nk tengok la girl ni berlakon

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    1. Yep..... dialah Jang Man Weol. You must watch HDL. It’s the best drama during 2019. I’m sure you will love it.

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  12. I don’t know her but she sounds like a great personality to be around plus she is beautiful too.

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  13. Actually, i dont know about actor or actress korea. Tapi bila baca sikap IU yang banyaknpositif boleh buat orang yang tak kenal dia jadi suka dengan perwatakannya. Humble and positive actress

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  14. hehe iena tak kenal sangat artis korea tapi tengok gambar dia cantik sangat. dari penceritaan ni watak dan karakter dia memang bagus, humble and always positif. memang sesuai nk jadikan idol :)

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  15. cantik-cantik dan berkarisma semua tiga-tiga orang ni kan. bakat yang ada pun besar.

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  16. Thank you for sharing this post.

    Lauren | www.bournemouthgirl.com

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  17. That really sucks that she was conned and robbed, that industry is full of scam artists and sexual predators

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    1. Yeah, but it was an experience for IU. Have no worries. IU is still positive with it. She learned a lot from it.

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  18. Thank you for sharing. I always learn a lot from your posts. I had not heard of IU before but she sounds very good.

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    1. Try watching her videos on YouTube. You will fall in love with her.

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  19. Super agree with you. Despite facing lots of challenges, IU still strive the bestest as she could be and made it. She is indeed a diva and deserved the best in her career (life). My daughters also adore IU. Her determination makes her special in her own way

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  20. Suka tengok senyumannya dan perwatakan orangnya, anak Sis yee tau dan mengenalinya, sebab peminat korea kpop ni, kalau Sis plak tau, sebab anak yang selalu tunjuk artis-artis korea ni hehehe

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  21. She sounds so dedicated to her craft. I love it when celebrities are humble and kind. Thank you for shring those awesome facts about IU.
    Darina from daramiblog

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    1. Welcome. Everyone likes a humble and kind celebrity. Nobody likes celebrities who are a brat.

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  22. Mat Drat sejak PKP ni baru berjinak jinak dgn movie dan artis korea... baru nak kenal2 mereka ni, dam IU ni memang menarik

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    1. Hope you’ll fall in love with K-pop and Hallyu soon.

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  23. I'm not familiar with IU but she seems like a great role model, very worthy of a girl crush :) Lisa

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    1. Yes. Check out her videos on YT Lisa. You will love IU once you watch her videos.

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  24. I love that her middle name is Kind! SO awesome. Great post highlighting her :)

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