UPDATE: As of 03:03PM (Philippine time), Lee Jong Suk’s agency confirmed their relationship. HighZium Studio stated, “Actor Lee Jong Suk and IU recently progressed from being close acquaintances into being a couple, and they are maintaining a serious relationship.”
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: According to Dispatch, IU and Lee Jong Suk are reportedly dating for 4 months. Their relationship was also reportedly acknowledged by both their families and friends.
Additionally, during his acceptance speech yesterday after winning the Daesang (Grand Prize) award at the 2022 MBC Drama Awards, he talked about a person he liked for a long time and has helped him ease his worries after his discharge from his mandatory military service.
He stated, “I want to thank this person fot being admirable. I’ve liked them a lot for a long time, and respect them greatly.” Although it was not revealed who he was referring to, netizens are wondering if the speech was directed to IU.
At the moment, Lee Jong Suk’s agency stated that they are currently checking if the report is true.
IU and Lee Jong Suk have known each other for a long time, as they were co-hosts in Inkigayo in 2012.