December 05, 2023

Jang Song Thaek executed over ‘pleasure brigade’ – Fujimoto

Former Kim family sushi chef hypothesizes that history of womanizing led to execution

Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song Thaek may have been executed for his taste of young women and role in maintaining a “Pleasure Brigade” for Kim Jong Il, former Kim family sushi chef Kenji Fujimoto has told NK News.

Fujimoto, who worked for the late dictator between 1989 to 2001, told NK News that in maintaining Kim Jong Il’s pleasure brigade – which included girls as young as 15 – Jang would often abuse his position in the talent hunting process, despite being married to Kim Jong Un’s aunt, Kim Kyong Hui.