Choreographer Aiki just appeared on MBC‘s Radio Star where she revealed what Yoo Jae Suk told her over the phone when she got a lot of heat for Refund Sisters‘ choreography on MBC’s Hangout With Yoo last year.

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Aiki choreographed the dance for Refund Sisters’ “Don’t Touch Me”, which went viral in the summer of last year.

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“Hangout With Yoo” | MBC

 

But she also got a lot of hate for her choreography with netizens calling it childish and disappointing.

I was criticized for the choreography being too simple and one-dimensional. Since these unnies were so top-class, the expectations were high.

— Aiki

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The pressure she felt by the criticisms really got to her.

My mind was a little gone because of that.

— Aiki

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And Yoo Jae Suk, being the considerate MC that he is, called her personally out of worry.

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“Hangout With Yoo” | MBC

According to Aiki, Yoo Jae Suk gave her words of comfort when she needed it most.

He must’ve been worried about me. He called and said that we did a good job and that I didn’t have to worry. He also thanked me.

— Yoo Jae Suk

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Aiki then went on to explain what she thinks led to the controversy in the first place.

Since I’m more hip-hop, that dance was a challenge. I thought the dance needed to be simple and memorable, so added the ‘throw away’ move, but it got mixed reactions. Since the Refund Sisters liked it, I was satisfied, too.

— Aiki

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Despite the controversy, Refund Sisters went on to be a huge hit, which goes to prove that Aiki’s choreography was spot on.

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And Yoo Jae Suk knew it all along.

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Check out the full revelation below: