Lee Joon-gi and IU’s Off-Screen Moments
After the drama Scarlet Heart Ryeo ended, Lee Joon-gi’s relationship with IU got closer. In fact, both of them were reportedly dating but this was immediately denied by Lee Joon-gi’s agency and they said that they were only limited to work and are only good friends. Lee Joon-gi’s agency also said that they both had great chemistry when starring in the drama, which is why many have thought that they are dating in real life.
Lee Joon-gi is always present and is a special guest at every IU concert, he even always films it and uploads it on his social media while attending IU’s concerts. IU also claimed that she asked Lee Joon-gi to attend and support her and Lee Joon-gi accepted the offer. IU said, “Thank you for coming, Oppa. I asked him suddenly to attend this event and he immediately accepted the offer.”
In addition, to support each other, IU also posted herself while attending Lee Joon-gi’s fan signing event. She also uploaded a photo of herself with Lee Joon-gi’s fan signing ticket.
During a concert titled Pallete in 2017, Lee Joon-gi came back to support IU and took a photo with IU backstage holding an IU banner and lightstick. He also wrote the caption, “Ji Eun, the only artist, who doesn’t feel tired even though she has performed for more than 5 hours and gives all her energy for a perfect appearance.”
Even though their drama ended, Lee Joon-gi and IU remained busy with other activities. As a sign of support of each other’s activities, Lee Joon-gi and IU send each other a food truck on their shooting location, which is a tradition in Korea.
In 2018, right at IU’s 10th anniversary, Lee Joon-gi came to support IU. He also wrote,
“This is a great performance for 5 hours 30 minutes. I don’t know how much time I spent enjoying this concert. I wondered about how hard the staff and artists prepared this.
I hope these 10 years will be a memorable 10 years for people.
While watching the concert, I was very touched and cried a little. Usually, it doesn’t happen at this age.
I really thank you for inviting me and giving me a very big gift. Now I feel many things and get many lessons. Thank you, Ji Eun.”
It’s really a very warm friendship, right?
Lee Joon-gi and IU’s Relationship Now, Are They Dating?
In October 2018, IU and Lee Joon-gi met again in the Knowing Brother variety show. They both broke the record in Knowing Brother, as the episodes that they took part in got the highest rating of up to 7.3%.
In the episode, IU talked a lot. To celebrate her 10th anniversary, IU participated by performing in Knowing Brother and thanked her fans and she also asked Lee Joon-gi to come to which Lee Joon-gi agreed and IU really felt very grateful. Both appear very compact and tell each other about themselves. When asked if they are dating? They replied that their relationship is that of best friends.
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