November 27th, 2012
08:53 PM ET

Major Chinese news site falls for Kim Jong Un 'Sexiest Man Alive' Parody

Big news for North Korea. It's leader – Kim Jong-Un has been named the Sexiest Man Alive.

The major American media source behind his crowning wrote: "With his devastatingly handsome, round face, his boyish charm, and his strong, sturdy frame, this Pyongyang-bred heartthrob is every woman's dream come true..."

Kim Jong Un: Chinese News Site Falls for The Onion’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Parody

As you can imagine, the Communist press was delighted to hear one of their own was selected for this honor and China's "People's Daily" ran with the story, publishing a 55-page photo spread of Kim Jung Un's sexiest moments.

There's just one problem. The American media source that named him the Sexiest Man Alive was The Onion.

If you don't know, The Onion is a newspaper and website that publishes satirical stories. The whole thing was a joke.


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