Kim Jong-un loses so much weight as Covid 'stops him importing cheese'

Kim Jong-un loses so much weight as Covid 'stops him importing cheese'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un really looks like he’s shed some pounds in photos recently released by the regime. The dictator appeared to have a slick, slimmed-down new look during a key ruling party meeting towards the end of the year. Authorities insisted Kim was eating less ‘for the sake of the country,’ which is grappling with severe food shortages. He may well want to appear like more of a ‘man of the people’, as being an overweight dictator in a country suffering from starvation isn’t the best look. But there might be a bit more to it than that, as the country’s tough border closure in response to Covid-19 could be stopping Kim from getting hold of his favourite food. The tyrant has an obsession with Swiss cheese, gorging …
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