15 North Korea Facts That Sound Made Up - Daily American Buzz

15 North Korea Facts That Sound Made Up

Pyongyang's Rungrado 1st of May Stadium is the largest stadium in the world.

The massive stadium allegedly seats 150,000 people and Kim Jong-un apparently hopes it will be a future setting for the World Cup and the Olympic Games. 

Though, considering this stadium also hosted at least one public execution where Kim Jong-il's former generals were burned alive and in light of North Korea's generally abysmal human rights record, it would be a controversial candidate to say the least.

The Rungrado 1st of May stadium also hosted the world's largest wrestling event.

The 1995 Collision in Korea was a joint venture between the now defunct World Championship Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling with a main event that saw Ric Flair and Antonio Inoki square off in the giant stadium. Flair traveled to the event alongside boxing legend Muhammad Ali and described his experience in North Korea as "intimidating."

Party officials expected Flair to make a statement to the effect that North Korea could dominate the United States, but he was able to get around that by extolling the nation's hospitality instead. 

Kim Jong-un had his own uncle executed in 2013.

It was initially reported that the Kim successor had his uncle fed to starving dogs, but this was apparently the result of confusing a Chinese satirical piece for a news source.

In reality, Jang Song-thaek was likely executed by firing squad after the Kim regime accused him of treason and denounced him as "worse than a dog."

Jang was also accused of living a "decadent capitalist lifestyle," which is an ironic statement for a member of the Kim family because...

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