China mouthpiece falls for 'sexiest' Kim
- Published: 27 Nov 2012 at 21.47
- Online news:
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been named 2012's "Sexiest Man Alive", China's Communist Party newspaper proclaimed Tuesday after treating a spoof award by satirical US website The Onion as genuine.
The People's Daily website published two paragraphs lifted word-for-word from The Onion, along with a photo gallery of 55 images of Kim, who took over as the North's leader after his father Kim Jong-Il died last December.
The Onion parody newspaper (top) fooled the usually serious Communist Party mouthpiece, People's Daily.
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