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"Pyongyang Patty" (N. Korea's "Baghdad Bob") Announcer's Details Revealed by N. Korean Defector
Yahoo Japan News (Chosun Ilbo Japanese Version, South Korea) ^ | 28 December 2011 | Yahoo Japan News (in Japanese) Chosun Ilbo Sourced

Posted on 12/28/2011 1:50:31 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo

Link is to Japanese from original South Korean source.

First, and turning prematurely green, an obligatory picture of assailant (patent liar of the evening Korean Central TV out of Pyongyang for many years), tasked with emotionally reporting specifically on Kim Jong il, missile launches, underground nuke tests, heightened military alerts and the like, and now -- conceivably, on issues relating to Kim Jong Un. Secondly, her recent five-star performance wearing black mourning Korean "hanbok", telling the world that the Beloved Dear Chia Pet was no longer with us--a real tear jerker /sarc.



TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: announcer; dprk; kimjongdead; kimjongil; kimjongun; korea; nkorea; noko; nokorea; northkorea; pyongyang; pyongyangpatty; ri; richunhee
North Korean defectors reveal information about Ri Chun Hee ("RI" is family name), aka Freeper nickname "Pyongyang Patty", living a privileged North Korean life of opulence and favors due to her loyal revolutionary service to the Chia Pet, Kim Jong il (R.I.H.) and the Korean Workers Party.

Three North Korean defectors are in their 60s, 50s, and 40s. One worked for 20 years at Korean Central Broadcasting. Another with Chonjin University as a professor, and another with Northeast Asian bank Singapore office, all with knowledge about "Patty" (Ri).

Ri was initially attached to the Korean People's Army Acting/Propaganda Troupe. But her legs were said to be too short, so she was put in television announcing work on behalf of the Party.

Once she turned sixty, she spent time enjoying leisure in her home, and was called in to the studio on occasion for big projects. The Party has rewarded her for her loyalty by providing a US Cadillac and a gorgeous, large home in Pyongyang.

Kim Jong il personally supported her.

In the early 1990s when her adulterous affair had been discovered, one of the defectors was instructed to "destroy all communication from or regarding Ri Chun Hee."

It can truly be said that Ri was very dispondent at the news of the passing of Kim Jong-il.

1 posted on 12/28/2011 1:50:40 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: SevenofNine; TigerLikesRooster; mkjessup; caww; Steel Wolf; jhpigott
Pyongyang Patty Pingarama!! 정말, 의심 없이 그녀는 공산주의 자식입니다.
2 posted on 12/28/2011 1:53:58 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: All; SevenofNine
PATTY in top form (video) announcing Chia death

Crocodile tears start at 60 seconds into clip, and escalates from there.

3 posted on 12/28/2011 2:01:02 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
I read the article. Url for he source article is:

http://joongang.joinsmsn.com/article/528/6988528.html?ctg=1000&cloc=joongang|home|top

Ri Chun-hee having an affair... I have some trouble envisioning that, but strange things do happen from time to time, and this is one of them.:-)

By the way, I noticed that Jang Sung-taek himself is not really healthy either. Not that he is in any imminent health trouble, but something to watch for.

4 posted on 12/28/2011 2:04:58 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Hey AiT, thanks for the *ping*, and I see your sly humor is running at 100 percent:

Chia Pet, Kim Jong il (R.I.H.)

'Roast In Hell' I'm sure? lol
5 posted on 12/28/2011 2:05:59 AM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Who was she having an affair with?


6 posted on 12/28/2011 2:12:52 AM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Thanks. I was a bit confused for the lack of a proper (subject) noun, regarding the who, what, when, where, why and how of the adultery charge. Quite frankly, I think a lot of screwing around goes on among the bored fat, well fed, porn-ed out North Korean elite, with or without "happiness girls" (kipmujo). It doesnt surprise me.

Thanks for the G-2 scoop on "Fishlips" health, too. BTW, one wonders where eldest son Kim Jong Nam is these days. Beijing? (Safe house?). Macao? Shanghai? Some rural area with nom de plume? Now that is one marked man. He certainly was not welcome at his father's send off today in Pyongyang. I guess going to Tokyo Disneyland and getting caught has its price, eh? Not to mention Tokyo "soapland" (whore) hostesses blabbing on about the Number 1 Son in Japanese tabloids and his prowess (or lack of it I should say). What a drama. Worse than the Sopranos. Gangsters, hits ordered on people, and everything.

7 posted on 12/28/2011 2:25:36 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: kalee
I suppose there was a willing, complicit doorknob SOMEWHERE in the Greater Metropolitan Pyongyang area.
8 posted on 12/28/2011 2:28:03 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

By the way, I noticed that Jang Sung-taek himself is not really healthy either. Not that he is in any imminent health trouble, but something to watch for.


According to the BBC, he’s diabetic and has heart disease.


9 posted on 12/28/2011 3:12:28 AM PST by balch3
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To: AmericanInTokyo

The picture of Ri in dark clothing on the right reminds me of the KNP, and the ROK MP women I worked with forty-five years ago in my duties in S.Korea. They were fun to work with (S). No humor whatsoever. Stone faces, and their only facial expression was similar to the Mr. Spock raised eyebrows.


10 posted on 12/28/2011 4:07:32 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Unwed Chinese single guys with no chance of ever getting married say : “ zhe’s not guilty, hot babe “ ..


11 posted on 12/28/2011 4:25:52 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Are you sure that Pyongyang Patty is a woman?


12 posted on 12/28/2011 4:34:26 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
" The Party has rewarded her for her loyalty by providing a US Cadillac and a gorgeous, large home in Pyongyang. "

Kim Gone really Ill Funeral Limo
13 posted on 12/28/2011 4:36:41 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
" Are you sure that Pyongyang Patty is a woman? "

North Korean and Chinese single guys with no chance of ever getting married say " close enough "
14 posted on 12/28/2011 4:38:28 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“Are you sure that Pyongyang Patty is a woman?”

After hearing her voice, one certianly wonders.


15 posted on 12/28/2011 5:13:34 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: balch3; TigerLikesRooster

“By the way, I noticed that Jang Sung-taek himself is not really healthy either. Not that he is in any imminent health trouble, but something to watch for.”


“According to the BBC, he’s diabetic and has heart disease.”

Could be some interesting times ahead ......


16 posted on 12/28/2011 5:16:40 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Cry or die.


17 posted on 12/28/2011 5:40:07 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: rockinqsranch; All
10 posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 6:07:32 AM by rockinqsranch: “The picture of Ri in dark clothing on the right reminds me of the KNP, and the ROK MP women I worked with forty-five years ago in my duties in S.Korea. They were fun to work with (S). No humor whatsoever. Stone faces, and their only facial expression was similar to the Mr. Spock raised eyebrows.”

Be glad that those Korean female MPs showed no expression. Ever heard of “kimchi temper?”

There aren't many of them, but when Korean women decide to be soldiers, they do an excellent job.

I would have pity for those who end up on the wrong side of a Korean female soldier's wrath — except that in most cases, the targets probably deserved it, and the female soldier was asked to administer the discipline both because she will be harsher than her male colleagues and because being disciplined by a woman is an added humiliation to the offender subjected to her “tender mercies.”

Let's just say the ROK Army is not known for laxity in discipline, and Korean female soldiers who have to prove their toughness make the men look weak by comparison.

I'm not sure I agree with you, though, about Korean female soldiers not being fun to work with. It's hard to find an ugly Korean woman, no matter how stern they may look, and once they figure out that not all “nurangmori” (a nasty term for yellow-haired Americans) are immoral lazy slobs who drink constantly and cheat on their wives, marriages to Americans who Korean women can respect based on the American guy's self-discipline and respect for women who want to have a career outside the home are not unheard of. Most Korean men are not exactly enamored with the idea of marrying a very assertive woman with military training unless she's the daughter of a high-ranking officer, so sometimes an American looks like a good alternative to permanent singleness.

Most of us know that sooner or later North and South Korea will reunite. If the country decides to remain militarized at levels anywhere remotely close to what it has today, perhaps out of fear of a resurgent China, a unified Korean military could be a truly dangerous deterrent to any potential threats. Think Switzerland, but with a military tradition of fierce independence dating back millennia rather than centuries and a bitter hatred for the forced handover to Japanese colonization following the 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War, and you've got a pretty good idea what role a unified Korea might play in Asian regional politics.

Personally I think that's a good thing. I probably wouldn't think that way if I were a Chinese military planner or a Japanese parliamentarian concerned about the future of Japan's declining population.

18 posted on 12/28/2011 6:42:09 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina

Two Lee’s, a Pak, and a So, all married with children. Nice ladies, but they were stone faced, did their jobs meticulously.

I was the MP TDY to the local Army Medical division at Camp Red Cloud assigned to work with the Korean National Health Department, and these ladies were my counterpart in their respective units be it ROK, or KNP. We worked well together as we respected each other, the people, the soldiers, and the importance of our mission.


19 posted on 12/28/2011 7:01:12 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: kalee

Dan Rather


20 posted on 12/28/2011 7:36:54 AM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: TMA62

lol


21 posted on 12/28/2011 7:46:08 AM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I have never seen such hilarious overacting in my life. People crying and pounding the ground (but no actual tears visible)

But on a sad note- how much fear must these poor people have in order to cry on demand at the death of this miserable POS


22 posted on 12/28/2011 8:19:35 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to profreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: darrellmaurina
"It's hard to find an ugly Korean woman"
North Korea proves they're up to the task however!

23 posted on 12/28/2011 8:30:31 AM PST by ME-262 (We need Term Limits for the federal house and senate. We need new Bums up there.)
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To: Mr. K
They had practice sessions. To cry. No kidding.

When Kim Il Sung died in 1994, and people were also told then (AS THEY ARE TODAY) to cry on cue but could not summon the tears, they actually pinched themselves hard to hurt themselves and cry. Little NK kids looked at other kids crying and felt they had to do the same. But they could not summon tears, only expressions. So some of them resorted to spitting and smearing the saliva below their eyes to make it appear wet and that they were crying. Mia Farrow, no right winger by any stretch of imagination, said as a professional actor she knows acting when she sees it. SHE SAID THE NORTH KOREANS ARE ACTING, AND POOR ACTING AT THAT. I believe her.

24 posted on 12/28/2011 8:43:40 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

And the real crime is that nothing along the lines of what I have written in Post Number 24 here is being relayed to the American People back home through ABC, CBS, CNN or NBC. They are just relaying the “anguish” of the North Korean people, in other words, leaving out material information and lying to the American People. Sickening.


25 posted on 12/28/2011 8:47:09 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Many attempts were made over the years to kill Kim Jong il. This one may finally have succeeded.)
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To: rockinqsranch
19 posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:01:12 AM by rockinqsranch: “Two Lee’s, a Pak, and a So, all married with children. Nice ladies, but they were stone faced, did their jobs meticulously. I was the MP TDY to the local Army Medical division at Camp Red Cloud assigned to work with the Korean National Health Department, and these ladies were my counterpart in their respective units be it ROK, or KNP. We worked well together as we respected each other, the people, the soldiers, and the importance of our mission.”

OK... I may be getting the picture a bit more clearly now. Not knowing what the role of female MPs assigned to the Korean health services may have been 45 years ago, I'm guessing their role included dealing with the problems caused by “women of ill repute.” Female MPs and female civilian police are an absolute necessity in dealing with that issue, so even if that wasn't the capacity in which you worked with those female Korean MPs, there's a good chance they had been doing those duties at an earlier time during their work with the Korean health service.

A half-century ago, those women definitely would have been married to avoid scandalous insinuations, and definitely would have had a stone-faced contempt for the conduct of that type of Korean women who got involved with American soldiers — as well as a politely hidden but very real disgust for the behavior of too many American men.

As you know, with rare exceptions, Korean parents could be expected to object in the strongest possible terms to their daughters marrying a foreigner, even another Asian, and when daughters married an American solider, the assumption (sometimes totally false) was that they met under immoral circumstances.

Of course, it's nothing new that most Korean men aren't interested in a very assertive military-trained wife. The same traits that some male American soldiers find very attractive in fellow female soldiers are likely to turn off or intimidate most Korean men. However, it's only been in more recent years that some Korean women who choose the military as a profession have decided, based on firsthand experiences seeing how American male soldiers and civilian businessmen treat their female colleagues and wives, that marrying a foreigner may be worth the social stigma of an interracial marriage.

I'm anything **BUT** a feminist, but old-fashioned Western chivalry looks pretty “liberated” compared to the traditional Korean male attitude toward women. Of course there were always exceptions even long ago, but those often were exceptions that proved the rule. A young Korean female professional soldier in today's South Korean military may be able to find a young fellow Korean soldier who doesn't mind an American-style military marriage, but I have never personally seen an example of that. Korean women in the military are typically expected by their Korean husbands to leave the military, and if they don't, the reason may be that her father is a high-ranking officer who is willing to defend his daughter's decisions against criticism. Those cases are pretty few and far between.

26 posted on 12/28/2011 8:55:55 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: ME-262
23 posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 10:30:31 AM by ME-262: “’It's hard to find an ugly Korean woman’ North Korea proves they're up to the task however!”

Look at the ages of the North Korean women involved.

There are reasons why, with some important exceptions, American female television reporters and anchors are likely to have their on-camera careers end at a fairly young age unless they are lucky enough to keep a youthful appearance. By contrast, Asian media and viewers continue to place a priority on maturity and experience, which means older Asian women may continue to get selected for on-air coverage of important events. That's not just true in North Korea but throughout Asian media.

I'm married so I am not going to get into discussing the relative attractiveness of specific women. Also, beauty is obviously in the eye of the beholder. However, as a general rule, I think it's pretty clear that Korean women often meet Western standards of attractiveness, and Korean women often age better than their Western sisters.

I don't think going beyond that generic statement would serve a valid purpose — we're on a conservative discussion site, not a “rate her hotness” site — so while physical attractiveness is a legitimate job requirement of broadcast media and one I don't mind discussing, it's not a subject I want to discuss in detail about specific women in media.

27 posted on 12/28/2011 9:15:39 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: darrellmaurina

If I give my opinions on which races are hot and which are not, I’ll get banned again.


28 posted on 12/28/2011 9:47:57 AM PST by ME-262 (We need Term Limits for the federal house and senate. We need new Bums up there.)
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To: ME-262
28 posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:47:57 AM by ME-262: “If I give my opinions on which races are hot and which are not, I’ll get banned again.”

Not touching that one...

It doesn't take much to read between the lines and figure out that I'm married to a Korean. That's our choice; others have their choices. Preferences differ and that's fine. I happen to worship a God who said what counts is faith, not race; fortunately my Korean in-laws agree. While my broadcast TV colleagues have to deal with issues of physical attractiveness, for me it's not a job requirement, which is a good thing because most people would not want to look at or listen to me reading the news.

29 posted on 12/28/2011 10:08:34 AM PST by darrellmaurina
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Well think about it that that her “unofficial husband” LOL! I could imagine she all broken up with Chia Pet death cut her some slack AIT LOL!


30 posted on 12/28/2011 10:36:04 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I think Chia pet number one son is hiding in China that I gather even one of UK Sunday paper pick up that part of the story this weekend he is in China somewhere

Kinda remind of War of the Roses where French king was hiding one of Brit heir to the throne LOL!

Turning into Phillipa Gregory novel like Red Queen or the White Queen


31 posted on 12/28/2011 10:38:03 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: balch3; TigerLikesRooster

I was under the impression that, post-Chia Head, the major cause of death among the DPRK old guard was lead poisoning.


32 posted on 12/28/2011 12:32:54 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
It can truly be said that Ri was very dispondent at the news of the passing of Kim Jong-il.

so was I... not

33 posted on 12/28/2011 2:09:50 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12... Don't complain if 0 shreds the constitution!!!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Well SA that too about lead poisoning and bad health I think one of general Tiger or AIT mention is diabetic


34 posted on 12/28/2011 2:26:18 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Well SA that too about lead poisoning and bad health I think one of general Tiger or AIT mention is diabetic


35 posted on 12/28/2011 2:26:45 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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