In light of the recent controversies surrounding celebrities and school bullying, IU‘s past revelation came to light regarding her experience as a victim.

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In a behind-the-scenes clip of “Eight” featuring BTS‘s Suga, IU confessed that she had been dragged up to the rooftop quite a few times in the past.

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She then added that she used to have her money taken by older students when she was just a little girl.

When I was in elementary school, ‘unnies’ and ‘oppas’ in middle school often stole my money.

— IU

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According to IU, she was just playing with her friends when the older kids would show up to threaten her.

I’d be riding my bike and playing with my friends when ‘unnies’ and ‘oppas’ wearing school uniforms threatened me with the wheels of their bikes as if they were riding motorcycles.

— IU

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And they had one motive, which was to take her money.

They demanded my money. As a result, I had a lot of money money stolen by them.

— IU

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She used this personal experience to advocate against school bullying.

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IU even made a big “X” with her arms, which gained a lot of support from like-minded fans.

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Check out the full clip below: