We all know IU to be cute, effortlessly beautiful, and graceful as a modern princess, but often surprises fans with a completely different side. Here are 15+ photos of IU looking surprisingly badass.

1. IU having a badass cup of coffee while showing off her abs

2. IU rocking a bold leather jacket with no pants

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3. Badass IU giving everybody a heart attack for her 2015 calendar shot

 

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4. IU looking very badass in a lacy outfit while waiting to go on stage

5. IU looking like a casual baddie at the airport

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6. IU as the infamous badass Cindy

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7. Another shot of “Cindy” because she’s just that badass

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8. IU being effortlessly badass in a silky black shirt and high boots

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9. IU in the same badass outfit while breaking out in a badass move

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10. IU proving that crop tops and ripped jeans are definitely for her

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11. Another shot of IU in the badass outfit just because

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12. IU in fishnet stockings

 

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13. IU working it with messy hair

 

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14. IU in a leather jacket on stage

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15. IU as badass Jang Man Wol in Hotel Del Luna

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16. The time IU even made a plant look badass

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And lastly…

17. IU even eats an apple like a badass

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