North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly "expressed a strong determination to visit Seoul while watching future situation" KCNA VIA KNS/AFP/File / KCNA VIA KNS
On Monday, reports from U.S. intelligence indicated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in "grave danger" following a surgical procedure, although few details are available.
Commenters on social media were quick to weigh in on the news.
Nothing definite right now but if this Kim Jong Un reporting is true, this is a potentially game changing moment. https://t.co/lR9iDi1SZG— Philip DeFranco 👊🏻 (@Philip DeFranco 👊🏻)1587433836.0
Kim Jong Un’s poor health and premature death was always a wild card in pot’l NK scenarios. At 36, Kim is obese & h… https://t.co/YVrkZtZdNt— Jung H. Pak, PhD (@Jung H. Pak, PhD)1587431635.0
Kim Jong-un finally achieved his life goal of becoming Kim Jong-ill.— Untucked with Jeremy Newberger (@Untucked with Jeremy Newberger)1587432975.0
If Kim Jong un dies do I become supreme leader of North Korea and can I do that from my apartment in New York City.— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡)1587433582.0
Kim Jong Un is reportedly near death tonight, because 2020 wasn’t weird enough already.— Palmer Report (@Palmer Report)1587433563.0
@ShimonPro @jimsciutto Trump will show more empathy to Kim Jong Un than the 42,000 Americans who died in 7 weeks.— Lagertha (@Lagertha)1587433006.0
If Kim Jong Un is going down, what are the chances he'd try to launch his nukes and go out in a blaze of glory? ...… https://t.co/ob4aVb0a7O— Joe Buonfiglio (@Joe Buonfiglio)1587432921.0