There will likely be more photo opportunities involving Ha Ji Won and Gong Yoo for the rest of 2014 as the two of them were officially appointed the goodwill tax ambassadors for the South Korean National Tax Service. For nearly two decades in the industry these two faves of mine have never worked together until now so I won’t look a random gift horse in the mouth and wonder what the heck they are going to be doing as goodwill tax ambassadors? Last March they were awarded the presidential good taxpayer medal, along with hundreds of other individuals and corporations selected to receive the honor, but now they head out solo as the glamorous spokescouple for good taxpaying habits. I would totally not pay my taxes on time if that means getting Ha Ji Won and Gong Yoo to knock on my door and lecture me about paying my taxes in person.
I draw the line at fraudulent tax returns, of course, but a little late paying penalty is worth it if these two charismatic specimens will be hounding me. Maybe they should be a tax collector rom-com movie next? The tax authorities should pony up money to pay for a movie where Gong Yoo and Ha Ji Won are a couple frazzled by taxes and then go on the lam and then hijinks ensue until they run across a buried treasure and baddies and eventually overcome all odds and get back together as well as finding money to pay their overdue taxes. In between there will be shirtless Gong Yoo, Ha Ji Won in a tank top kicking major ass, kissing and more kissing and bonus points for a bed scene, a trolling death scene fake out where one of them gets shot and falls off a bridge, I can go on and on in crafting a completely nonsensical vehicle solely to put these two on my screen for two hours of viewing pleasure.