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Kim Jong Un Weight Loss Seems to Continue After Health Rumors

  • Kim Jong Un appeared at a military parade on Thursday and seemed to have lost even more weight.
  • Pictures released by state media showed his suit hanging more loosely than in previous years.
  • North Korea watchers have long noted Kim’s apparent weight loss, though there’s no clear explanation.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared slimmer in new photos at a military parade, renewing longstanding speculation that he’s losing weight.

Kim presided over a display of military force in Pyongyang early Thursday as part of celebrations for the 73rd anniversary of the country’s founding.

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks with children during a celebration of the nation’s 73rd anniversary at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, early Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

Kim pictured

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