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China's state paper duped by 'Onion' joke about Kim Jong-un as 'sexiest man alive'

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Have you ever been duped by an Onion article? I personally was convinced that Oprah Winfrey was going to donate her final studio audience to charity a few years back. It’s therefore not too surprising, but still extremely embarrassing, that The People’s Daily the online version of China’s Communist Party newspaper — ran an article and 55-page photo spread yesterday in honor of The Onion‘s pick of North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un as 2012’s “sexiest man alive.”

The photos include Jong-un squinting, waving, touring a facility with his wife, and engaged in other manly deeds. And the kicker? One of the pictorials shows the cherubic hunk on horseback (too bad he’s fully clothed). READ FULL STORY

'The Onion' names Kim Jong-un the 'sexiest man alive'

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People‘s reveal of Channing Tatum as the “sexiest man alive” completely overshadowed The Onion‘s announcement yesterday of their pick for 2012’s sexiest beast — Kim Jong-un. Sure, his abs and pecks are less blinding than Tatum’s (or more, depending on how you look at it), but North Korea’s supreme leader deserves to share the limelight!


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