The viewers were all touched to know why Lee Joon-ho (Kang Tae-oh) hugged Woo Young-woo (Park Eun-bin) when she was panicked in “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”.
In the new episode of ENA’s “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”, which aired on August 3rd, Woo Young-woo witnessed the traffic accident of her client Shin Il-soo (Heo Dong-won).
Sung Eun-ji noticed that Shin Il-soo looked for her for the same reason so she asked Woo Young-woo and Lee Joon-ho to help her avoid him. Shin Il-soo then rushed to get in his car and drove to chase the three. However, he was hit by a truck running in high speed from the side and died at the accident scene.
Woo Young-woo, who unintentionally witnessed the accident, was shocked by the loud noise. Woo Young-woo covered her ears as she was panicked by the sudden accident.
Lee Joon-ho ran straight to Woo Young-woo and hugged her from behind. He tied her hands using his hands so that Woo Young-woo would not tremble anymore.
When Woo Young-woo cried and said “Tighter”, Lee Joon-ho hugged her as hard as he could using his whole body.
Lee Joon-ho was well aware that putting pressure on the body of people with autism spectrum disorder when they are in the sensory overload state relieves their anxiety. Woo Young-woo then thanked Lee Joon-ho, “I wanted to thank you for hugging me when we witnessed Mr. Shin’s death”
Lee Joon-ho mentioned the hug chair and explained, “In France, they have hug chairs for people with autism. The back is blocked, and when someone sits down, the inside of the chair swells up and hugs the person really tight.”
When Woo Young-woo showed her interest in the hug chair, Lee Joon-ho said, “Do you really have to buy one?”. He then confessed, “I’ll be one for you, your personal hug chair”.