Jong-un pays his respects to wrong ’un
1) Kim Jong-il was such big fan of Kids In America singer Kim Wilde he changed his name by deed poll from Jing Jong-il in 1987. 2) When Kim became leader of North Korea in 1994 he ordered the slaughter of 150,000 dogs for a huge celebration feast he called Super Fun Double Eat Day. 3) Kim’s favourite film was 1986 hit Pretty In Pink. He was so taken with the star Molly Ringwald he awarded her the nation’s highest honour – The Benighted Sun Dog Medal. When Molly ( left) refused to collect it he had a team of CGI effects wizards doctor the movie to remove her from the film and replace her with Elisabeth Shue. 4) When he was a student Kim spent three months living in Edinburgh where he developed a taste for Irn Bru – he got through thirty cans a week. 5) Kim’s left leg was three inches shorter than his right, and without a guide to walk beside he found it impossible to walk in a straight line, often finding himself walking in 200yard diameter circles. 6) When he was born, Kim’s dad Kim Il-sung got drunk and had a tattoo of his son’s name on his back. He was furious when his son changed his moniker and the pair didn’t speak for three months. 7) For his 50th birthday Kim had his engineers construct a working replica of the James Bond car/submarine from The Spy Who Loved Me. It sank on its maiden voyage, nearly killing the beloved leader. 8) Kim actually provided the voice for his character in the film
He described the film as “My number one big movie hit”. 9) Kim slept with 15,000 women. In 1999 he wrote a letter to legendary Kiss shagger Gene Simmons saying “Hah! Just 4,600 women? You gay, Gene. Big gay – I had 15,000 women, me real man. F*** you!” The letter was passed to the CIA and helped determine US policy for the next five years. a life-size replica of George W. Bush that could walk and talk. He would ride around his palace on its back. 11) Kim would hold eating competitions to decide policy during cabinet meetings. The country’s nuclear policy was decided when International Affairs Minister Li Ton Jing got his way by eating a
c hocolate eclair in four seconds. 12) Outdoors man Ray Mears was invited to be North Korea’s Minister of Food in 2009. He turned the job offer down flat. 13) Kim’s favourite breed of dog was the Highland Terrier, which he described as “the finest flavour known to humanity”. He had his own farm producing 20 Scottie puppies a day. No-one else in the country was allowed to eat the breed. 14) Kim had the only working internet connection in North Korea. It was a dial-up and Kim’s party piece was imitating the noise it made as it connected. 15) Every January 13th Kim would wrestle a monkey to prove his manliness. The bizarre event was broadcast live on state TV and the nation’s entire population was made to tuned in to watch it. As Kim got older, he had the monkeys drugged. THE body of dead North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il is lying in state in a glass coffin as weeping mourners fill public squares across the country.
State TV is showing still images of the “dear leader’s” body in the open coffin surrounded by wreaths and covered with a red blanket.
Kim Jong-un ( above) – the tyrant’s third son and successor – has paid his respects to his father along with top military and Workers’ Party officials during a “solemn ceremony”.
North Korea is in an 11-day period of official mourning, with flags flying at half-mast at all public buildings.
The streets of the capital Pyongyang are quiet, but crowds of people are gathering at landmarks to mourn Kim Jong-il, who died suddenly on Saturday from a massive heart attack at the age of 69.
His body joins that of his father, Kim Il-sung in the Kumsusan Memorial Palace. A state funeral will be held on December 28.
The Korean Central News Agency describes Kim Jong-un as a “great person born of heaven”.
10) Kim spent £5million building I told you I was il!