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Dictator Kim Jong Un Spends Half A Billion More Than Father On Personal Luxury, Regime Imports Thousands Of Essential Goodies

  • Peter Black , Design & Trend Staff Writer
  • Feb, 17, 2014, 01:20 PM
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(Photo : Reuters) North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un lives an even lavisher life than his father did.

Young North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un apparently enjoys the perks of dictatorship even more than his father.

A new U.N. report suggests that Kim Jong Jr. spent over half a billion more than his father on essential governmental expenses.

''Luxury good expenditure by the DPRK rose to $645.8 million in 2012," the report said. "Reportedly, this was a sharp increase from the average of $300 million a year under Kim Jong Il."

According to Fox News and Chosun Media, among Kim Jong urgent expenses were two private yachts, a massive movie theater for 1,000 of his friends, a private ski resort, equipment to produce artificial snow and ski lifts, Mercedes' and other designer cars, Cognac, "high-end musical recording equipment and dozens of pianos," and equipment to "help him beat hangovers and fatigue."

The young dictator is also obsessed with Shih Tzus, and has reportedly imported thousands of the dogs from China in the last few years.

Kim and cronies' splurging money comes from a variety of "legal and illegal activities, such as assisting in the illegal sale of alcohol in Islamic countries and the trafficking of ivory from Africa to China," Fox News reported.

According to Reuters, ''They [the money] are kept [in] the personal disposal of the Supreme Leader and used to cover personal expenses of the Supreme Leader, his family and other elites surrounding him, as well as other politically sensitive expenditures."

Ironically, both Kim and his father are obsessed with all things American. The elder Jong Un was purportedly an avid Elvis Presley fan, and had over 20,000 DVD's in his personal collection, most of which were American flicks including timeless classics like "Rambo."

The 375-page also revealed (surprise) a plethora of human rights violations on behalf of young Kim Jong Un's regime, including widespread torture, forced labor and false imprisonment.

"The gravity, scale and nature of these violations reveal a State that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world," the report said.

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