As Kim Jong Un slims down, North Korean state media covers body weight issues | NK News
June 18, 2024
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As Kim Jong Un slims down, North Korean state media covers body weight issues

Cartoon on state TV features girl criticizing friend for being overweight

As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues to slim down rapidly, North Korean state television aired a new cartoon last week featuring criticism about a girl’s weight, the latest of several broadcasts about diet in North Korean state media.

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