War on Women: Kim Jong-Un’s Ex-Girlfriend Machine-Gunned by Firing Squad

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 at 7:06 am

Breaking up is hard, especially when your ex-boyfriend has you executed.

Hyon Song-wol, a singer, rumoured to be a former lover of the North Korean leader, is said to have been arrested on Aug 17 with 11 others for violating laws against pornography.

The reports in South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper indicate that Hyon, a singer with the Unhasu Orchestra, was among those arrested on August 17 for violating domestic laws on pornography.

All 12 were machine-gunned three days later, with other members of North Korea’s most famous pop groups and their immediate families forced to watch. The onlookers were then sent to prison camps, victims of the regime’s assumption of guilt by association, the reports stated.

“They were executed with machine guns while the key members of the Unhasu Orchestra, Wangjaesan Light Band and Moranbong Band as well as the families of the victims looked on,” said a Chinese source reported in the newspaper.

Hyon’s band was responsible for a string of patriotic hits in North Korea, including “Footsteps of Soldiers,” “I Love Pyongyang,” “She is a Discharged Soldier” and “We are Troops of the Party.” Her popularity reportedly peaked in 2005 with the song “Excellent Horse-Like Lady.”

The 12 who were executed were singers, musicians or dancers with the Hyon’s band,, the Unhasu Orchestra or the Wanghaesan Light Music Band and were accused of making videos of themselves performing sex acts and then selling the recordings.

The reports stated that both groups have been disbanded as a result of the scandal.

Some of the musicians were also found to have bibles when they were detained and all were treated as political dissidents.

Kim Jong-un, who became leader of North Korea after the sudden death of his father in December 2011, is believed to have met Hyon about 10 years ago and struck up a relationship.

His father, Kim Jong-il, did not approve of the relationship and ordered him to break it off. Hyon subsequently married an officer in the North Korean military and reportedly had a baby, although there are suggestions that Hyon continued to see Kim after her marriage.

Kim’s wife, Ri Sol-ju, was also a member of the Unhasu Orchestra before marriage and one theory is that Ri objected to the continuing high profile of her husband’s former girlfriend.

Meow! Via The H2.


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6 Responses to “War on Women: Kim Jong-Un’s Ex-Girlfriend Machine-Gunned by Firing Squad”

  1. Blue Hen on 29/29/13 at 9:12 am

    Both bands have disbanded as a result of the scandal? Really? The machine gun fire had nothing to do with it?

  2. lyle on 29/29/13 at 2:54 pm

    Lefties all over the US are getting psycho-sexual arousal at the thought of doing this to evil rethuglicans.

  3. Semper Why on 30/30/13 at 11:23 am

    Normally I would have a mild curiosity about the pornography and might do some discrete searches to find a copy.

    But it is North Korea and I draw the line at VHS quality.

  4. Rich B on 30/30/13 at 12:35 pm

    Boy it’s sure good to be King. A little fat shit like Kink Junk Uncle couldn’t get laid in a whorehouse if he were here in the USA, but in Korea he gets to get rid of his ex-girlfriends on a permanent basis. Ain’t communism grand.

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  6. Ian Allan on 9/09/13 at 10:47 am

    Only goes to prove that Regimes like this are led by phsychopathic nutters who are stark raving bonkers!!
    I often wonder why they are never assassinated by their own people, even their own armies.