13 Adorable facts about Time I Loved You's Ha Ji Won and Lee Jin Wook
We're so hyped to watch Ha Ji Won and Lee Jin Wook's romantic chemistry explode every weekend on Time I Loved You, 7000 Days. Oh Ha Na (Actress Ha Ji Won) and Choi Won (Actor Lee Jin Wook) are 30-somethings who've been friends for 20 years. While waiting for this week's episode updates, take a look at why they're so adorable!
13. Both believe they can fall in love with a friend
Ha Ji Won and Lee Jin Wook believe it's possible to fall in love with a friend. "I used to think men and women can never be friends," Lee Jin Wook said, "After filming Time I Loved You with Ha Ji Won, I think friends can be a couple." Ha Ji Won also said, "Thanks to this drama, I think I could develop a romantic relationship with a friend now."
They became good friends after filming Air City (2007) and hanging out with mutual friends. When they confirmed the relationship in 2009, people thought it was cute they became an actual couple because Lee Jin Wook had previously said Choi Ji Woo was his ideal girlfriend type while filming Air City. For other people, it was a surprise that Choi Ji Woo (34) was older than Lee Jin Wook (28). Unfortunately, in 2011, 3 years into the relationship, they were separated due to many reasons, including Lee Jin Wook's military duties.
Lee Jin Wook and Gong Hyo Jin were official for 3 months after they admitted the relationship in May 2014.
The I Need Romance couple starts as friends with benefits and end up becoming an adorable couple.
9. Ha Ji Won once had a minor scandal for dancing in a "thong"
In 2003, she danced to Psy's song Home Run wearing a thong-looking underwear, which became a huge issue. Ha Ji Won later explained, "it wasn't a thong but a strap attached to look sexy."
8. Lee Jin Wook understands importance of life
In an interview in 2007, Lee Jin Wook said he decided to become an actor to be satisfied and have fun, rather than to become a star and live sumptuously. He said, "No matter how slow I go, life's not an endless tunnel. I'll be content as long as I'm an actor."
7. Lee Jin Wook's always been a good looking lad
And we have his elementary, middle, and high school graduation photos to prove.
6. Ha Ji Won was a smart, popular student
She was a class president for 8 years in a row from 2nd through 9th grade. She also conducted fellow students at her school choir.
5. And she still looks like a high schooler
Can you believe she's 37? In flashback scenes in The Time I Loved You, Ha Ji Won plays high school student Oh Ha Na, who's been friends with Choi Won (Lee Jin Wook) ever since she could remember.
4. Ha Ji Won has a good looking brother
3. Ha Ji Won is the most valued Korean actress in the box office
According to an analysis on Korean films, Ha Ji Won starred in 11 films in the 2000s, amassing over 2 million audience members and over 19 billion dollars.
2. Their first kiss was at a library
In the latest episode, Choi Won (Actor Lee Jin Wook) kisses Oh Ha Na (Actress Ha Ji Won), taking advantage of a blackout at the library.
Want to watch the kiss scene? Check out Time I Loved You on DramaFever now!
1. Ha Ji Won says you'll relate to her on Time I Loved You
She believes Time I Loved You has topics that could relate to anyone. "There's a flutter that knocks on the sleeping heart," Ha Ji Won said. "The drama's full of stories anyone could relate, like work, love and life." She says she'll enjoy filming it rather than worrying over its commercial success.
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