Citing "a source in China," the Chosun Ilbo reports that "the North feels the clip, which shows Kim dancing and Kung-Fu fighting, 'seriously compromises Kim's dignity and authority.'" The newspaper says that after North Korea asked China to stop the video from spreading, "Beijng was unable to oblige."
An online video with Chinese origins has gone viral in the past week because of how it rather weirdly and bizarrely it lampoons North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Let's just put it this way: it involves lots of weird Photoshopping and ridiculous dancing.
Citing a threat to the leader's dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un's image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.
KimJongUn iscontinuingtodemonstratethathedisplaysnotthebestsenseofhumor orpriorities,becauseheisapparentlypissedaboutthis“satirical”videofromChinauploadedtoYouTubeearlierthismonth.AndbecauseKimJongUnalsoapparentlydoesnotunderstandhowtheinternetworks—NorthKoreahasaskedChinatohavethevideoremovedfromtheweb,claimingthat it“seriouslycompromisesKim’sdignityandauthority.”UhhhhOK.
The Outstanding Leader is not amused. North Korea is reportedly furious after a hilarious video mocking Kim Jong Un went viral.
Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception. Kim is trying to get China to pull the plug on a satirical video that, with some not-so-subtle digital trickery, shows him dancing, running, getting poked in the butt by a rocket and more, all set to catchy music. Show More Summary
How the Chinese are using Kim Jong Un's antics to mock their own leaders.
North Korea is really unhappy over a Seth Rogen movie in which the U.S. plans for the secret assassination of Kim Jong Un. An unofficial spokesman for the North Korean regime condemned the film, and the nation's state news agency called it an "act of war." And now North Korea has officially complained to the U.N. about, again, a Seth. Rogen. Movie.
N. Korea is accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un.
Sports broadcaster, Chris Berman, has a trademark football call that may have been appropriate for North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s recent walk across a public stage: “Rumbling, bumbling, stumbling!” But the question the world is asking since footage of the dictator limping surfaced is, why? ABC News reports that the young North Korean leader,
The state-released video showed the 31-year-old ruler hobbling across stage during a national ceremony. Recorded proof of leaders' flaws is rare in North Korea, where national heads are seen as god-like.
By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un limped on to the stage on the anniversary of his grandfather's death, footage broadcast by state media on Tuesday showed. The footage showed Kim limping quickly on to...Show More Summary
Not surprising: that a 30-something man who appears to have recently gained weight, smokes heartily, and is probably perpetually stressed out from his dictatorial duties might have physical issues. Surprising: that that man is Kim Jong Un—and that state media showed him apparently exhibiting one of those physical issues...
His look and persona are consciously imitated by his grandson, Kim Jong Un
North Korea announced Monday that it will send cheerleaders along with its 150 athletes to the Asian games in Incheon, South Korea, on Sept. 19. Kim Jong Un's announcement is a surprising one, given recent discord in the region. Reuters...Show More Summary
Pyongyang's cheerleaders have previously been lauded by Seoul for their meticulous choreography and peaceful cheers, and Kim Jong Un even made one of the delegation his wife
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday that leader Kim Jong Un guided the test launches of tactical ballistic rockets aimed at U.S. and South Korean forces, the second such launch drill reported in state media in three da...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un applauds during a military parade in 2012. According to a South Korean Defense Ministry official, North Korea fired short-range missiles off the coast, an official said Sunday, defying a U.N. ban. Credit:...Show More Summary
Kim Jong Un's Rewrites for Seth Rogen... This week North Korea warned that releasing The Interview, the upcoming film where Seth Rogen and James Franco attempt to assassinate Kim Jong Un, will be considered an act of war and put the U.S. Show More Summary
Evidently Kim Jong Un and his cronies do not have a sense of humor. They’re even threatening to declare war on the United States. Why?...