Lee Jong Suk Opens Up About His Previous Turbulent Interval, Deep Appreciation For IU, And Extra

Lee Jong Suk has shared what it means for him to be “searching for the essence,” his heartfelt appreciation and love for IU, and extra with Esquire Korea journal!

In one of many interviews that Lee Jong Suk beforehand participated, the actor had talked about, “I’m searching for the essence.” When the interviewer introduced this up, Lee Jong Suk elaborated on his previous assertion by saying, “I believe [essence] refers to a ‘precept’ or one’s fundamental ‘ideology.’ I don’t assume it’s a nasty factor to dwell whereas discovering and defending it. However in case you take that and power it on others by telling them that they need to dwell by this too, that’s whenever you grow to be a kkondae (a time period usually used to explain an older one who is condescending or makes use of age to justify their actions).”

He reminisced, “Now that I give it some thought, I believe the rationale I mentioned, ‘I’m searching for the essence,’ was as a result of I used to be just a little shaken round that point. Everybody goes by means of that interval as they enter their 30s. Once I was in my 20s, I assumed that it doesn’t matter what I did, individuals would perceive me, however now that I’m in my 30s, I believe I ought to deal with anybody I meet and discuss with extra maturely. It’s a time when self-censorship, which requires you to grow to be extra mature in every little thing, happens. Apart from, I believe I used to be considering this stuff as a result of it was the time I used to be returning after going by means of a turbulent interval of army service.”

The interviewer requested if “that particular person” (IU) gave him lots of power again then. Lee Jong Suk laughed and jokingly mentioned, “Is that this the way you throw a sudden query similar to this?”

The actor continued, “It’d sound like a cliché if I say that her existence itself provides me [a place to] depend on and power. However so many different individuals in addition to myself are comforted by her music, her lyrics, and her comforting phrases. It’s the identical for me, too. The one distinction is that I obtain that type of consolation whereas having a dialog [with her]. However above all, we’ve been buddies for fairly a while, and I discover her to be the funniest buddy in the entire world. As I discussed earlier than, when getting into my 30s, I used to be comforted loads by that one who was my buddy.”

Lee Jong Suk additionally shared, “We’ve been buddies since I used to be in my mid-20s, which signifies that we met one another after we have been fairly younger. So, when she tells me, ‘You’ve grow to be much more mature now,’ I really feel like I wish to grow to be much more mature. Furthermore, I believe to myself that I wish to grow to be a significantly better human being than I’m now.”

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Lee Jong Suk’s full pictorial and interview might be accessible within the March concern of Esquire!

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