Why the South Korean President’s Bodyguard Is Bae All Day

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Well, hello. On a Mother’s Day filled with far too many news stories of grief and despair, I found a little something to make a girl smile.

It’s the new South Korean president’s bodyguard.

This man’s chiseled visage has been making the rounds on social media, and this Mother’s Day has been better for it.

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HuffPost reports that his name is Choi Young-jae. Choi is said to be a part of President Moon Jae-in’s “handsome brigade,” a term coined by Korean media for the “attractive public face of the new administration.”

Choi, 36, is reportedly married with children, but that just makes this real-life James Bond motherfuckin’ fine.

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Angela Helm

Ms. Bronner Helm is a Contributing Editor at The Root. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.