In the latest episode of IU’s Palette, IU had the charming actor, Gong Yoo, as her special guest! In the episode, Gong Yoo revealed himself to be a big fan of IU!

Before singing live for her special guest, IU mentioned how she heard Gong Yoo liked her performance of “By the Stream” along with Jung Jae Il.

Gong Yoo explained that when he first saw the performance, it almost made him cry as his eyes kept filling up with tears.

When I saw you singing ‘By the Stream, I almost cried. I tried so hard not to cry. My eyes were filled with tears.

— Gong Yoo

Gong Yoo continued and shared that he was just so touched by the song and IU’s performance that it was too hard not to cry.

I was watching by myself and tried really hard not to cry. So that’s how much I was touched by the song. That clip was very shocking to me.

— Gong Yoo

Furthermore, Gong Yoo claimed how the way he listens to music totally changed after watching IU and Jung Jae Il performance.

Since then, whenever I want to listen to music, I didn’t just listen to but watched it on YouTube. I’d do that when I wanted to drink all of a sudden. I just loved that live performance.

— Gong Yoo

Since Gong Yoo loved IU’s performance of “By the Stream,” IU kindly performed it live for him in person!

Following the performance, Gong Yoo gave IU a well-deserved standing ovation. Gong Yoo then shared that it was an honor to hear IU sing the song live: “It was an honor to listen to that right in front.

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