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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Claims that North Korean celebrity defector Yeonmi Park earns an average of $41,000 per speaking engagement are 'completely incorrect,' the 21-year-old's New York-based agent told NK News on Monday.
Park, who has been growing in international prominence as a result of high profile speeches about North Korea and human rights, earned between $39,625-$41,875 per speaking event, data from two reports published by Speakerpedia.com said.