Kim Jong Un’s Reaction to Trump’s ‘Handsome and Thin’ Comment Was Priceless…And So Was Twitter’s
Right before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un‘s working lunch at Tuesday’s Summit, the Singaporean press was permitted to take footage of the scene. Trump asked the press if they were taking pictures to make the two men look “handsome and thin,” and Kim just stared, open-mouthed, totally baffled.
It’s not clear how much English Kim understands. Regardless, it was a priceless moment.
And it was not long before it was completely and utterly roasted on Twitter:
make me look handsome and thin pic.twitter.com/GA7Q35q1RI
— jeremy scahill (@jeremyscahill) June 12, 2018
This is basically shot for shot a scene from The Office https://t.co/zidfb8PTuz
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) June 12, 2018
It’s all too much. https://t.co/7h5p3NJBa6
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) June 12, 2018
When you’ve out “Eccentric fascist dictatorer” the eccentric fascist dictator. https://t.co/IFNeqnZaAR
— Molly Jong Un Fast (@MollyJongFast) June 12, 2018
Interesting to watch Kim pretending not to understand English. https://t.co/dAcRLCGZJr
— Russian Market (@russian_market) June 12, 2018
— Michael Rowland (@mjrowland68) June 12, 2018
Beyond parody https://t.co/DdOrBzKZF0
— julie graham (@realjuliegraham) June 12, 2018
Oh. My. God. If I wasn’t so scared this would be hilarious ???? https://t.co/ao0nJ5rrDc
— Nadia Essex (@LadyNadiaEssex) June 12, 2018
Kim's face just now as Trump says to media, "Getting a good picture, everybody? So we look nice and handsome and thin? Perfect."
— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) June 12, 2018
Curb Your Summit pic.twitter.com/YxJnVI7W55
— Jake Johnstone (@hijakejohnstone) June 12, 2018
handsome and thin for the gram pic.twitter.com/zZQ27xJb4B
— Will (@_willjones18) June 12, 2018
@realdonaldtrump asked the reporters to make him look handsome and thin. What would that take?
1. Obama pic (by @PeteSouza)
3. Glue (to paste Pres. Obama’s face/body over Trump’s)
Just sayin’. pic.twitter.com/sbObDqNZgs
— IQ (@Bionicscode) June 12, 2018
— Shahjahan Khurram (@91Shahji) June 12, 2018
“Handsome and thin – and perfect…” ?! pic.twitter.com/QclUc0i7pX
— Peter??♂️ (@_imorph3us) June 12, 2018
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 12, 2018
Nothing to do but wait and see whether Trump’s antics actually made an impact – positive or negative.
Watch above, via CNN.
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