Ri Sol Ju Goes Viral: What Social Media Reveal about North Korea’s First Lady

What does the South Korean internet think about Kim Jong Un's infamous wife, Ri Sol Ju?
March 12th, 2013

by Darcie Draudt

Over the past six months or so, international English-language news media outlets addressing the question of “Who is Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju?” have only provided more fodder for the construction of Ri Sol Ju into a curious international celebrity. Since her confirmation as the DPRK leader’s wife in

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