During a recent interview with GQ KOREA, IU revealed the hilarious reason why she has an “awkward” relationship with her younger brother.

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IU & her younger brother

It began when IU read a question from an elementary school student, who asked, “My (younger) brother won’t listen to me. I don’t know how to handle him. I can’t hit him though. What should I do?“. 

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As soon as IU read this question, she said that they shouldn’t hit their younger brother and began laughing a bit.

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IU advised the student that no matter how bad it gets, they should never hit their younger brother. IU then stated that hitting your sibling can lead to an awkward relationship in the future, which is what happened to IU and her younger brother.

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IU concluded by telling the student that they should handle the problem without any violence.

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Here’s the full video below!